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Frankfurt BMW ponders car between i3, i8

i herald: The BMW i8 supercar could one day have a of smaller sub-brand siblings the i3.

BMW considers gamut between i1 and i9 as of electric vehicle rollout

11 2013

BMW has trademarked the monikers i1 to i9 as the company evaluates the next for its new electric vehicle sub-brand.

The company has launched the production of its126,000 euro i8 plug-in at this week s Frankfurt show, and recently revealed its euro i3 electric hatch. The will arrive in Australia in

Planning, steering and communications from BMW s electric sub-brand, Settig, said the company was at how and where to fill the big price gap its too existing offerings.

There are so ideas around that. We re a lot of things between i3 and i8, but we haven t yet, he told media in

Mr Settig said the decision to the range the way it has made sense, current limited battery making a city-focused pure EV as the i3 the most viable option, and the i8 supercar giving brand a halo.

Both, he said, were recipients for BMW s lightweighting technology lots of carbon-fibre produced in quantities is used, as is special — which will in carry over to BMW s road notably future performance M

BMW i8 � Electric Car 270kW Auto

The weight advantage is the biggest one we it makes sense for urban at the moment, Mr Settig said.

s a huge advantage against an SUV or 7 (EV version), for advance, with the of carbon-fibre and development of batteries.

Say, we may double the range the same capacity, then we can of larger-dimension cars. For now, environments make the most

We saved ourselves space in we saved us ourselves the numbers i1 to i9, so we have the freedom to decide one its going to be, and no one can take up those he said.

BMW s electric push t just consist of sub-brand such as the i3 and i8: the German company in Frankfurt this week a hybrid concept of its X5 SUV that just 3.8 litres of fuel per 100 on the combined European cycle.

The petrol-electric plug-in concept a four-cylinder petrol engine with a 70kW electric and a high-voltage lithium-ion battery for an range of 30 kilometres when charged.

BMW i8 � Electric Car 270kW Auto
BMW i8 � Electric Car 270kW Auto
BMW i8 � Electric Car 270kW Auto
BMW i8 � Electric Car 270kW Auto
BMW i8 � Electric Car 270kW Auto

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