BMW i3 Cool Hunting

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BMW i3

At the world debut, we dig into the of the new all-electric car

by Josh Rubin in on 29 July 2013

Today was the debut of the all-new BMW i3 electric We attended the event in NYC and spoke the BMW Group ‘s lead Adrian van Hooydonk. The release and of this new model opens an new chapter of innovative design for for urban electric vehicles the board. Its striking appearance be new to the BMW i sub-brand, but its silhouette remains BMW. According to van Hooydonk, the new is reinventing the rules for what a car can be and how it should look.

In designing the i3, van Hooydonk explains, We the restart button, take out we can take out and start over.

The or the shape of the thing becomes the important means of explaining it is or what it can do, van Hooydonk says in this case, it’s all urban mobility. In contrast to electric cars that the sports car shape—which is meant for a engine—the BMW i3’s shape its function: It’s authentic. how the look of the vehicle should the feel, van Hooydonk says, The i3 is not how fast; it’s about how how efficient.

With urban mobility in the BMW i3 will have an 80 to 100 mile EV range and an ultra-tight turning ideal for city driving. No tunnel paired with a low console creates the Slide-Through which allows for the ability to from the passenger side necessary. Its small size for easy maneuvering on city without compromising the feel of

Emission-free driving in the city both the driver and the city and the navigation will select the energy efficient route tell you—based on your style—if you will or won’t enough energy to make it to destination.

Right now, people about sustainability and premium as two things, but we want to bring together because we believe we to, van Hooydonk explains. We are projecting a image without using the connotations that you know. of focusing on the classic interior like chrome, leather and the i3 has a dashboard made of dried (reminiscent of classic Eames molds) and makes the most of fiber and the aesthetic it offers.

And van hopes that materials these—though not overtly sustainable—will something that people as eco-friendly, without coming at the of style and beauty.

The BMW i3 will be available in the States in 2014 and starts at $41,350. The Extender model is available for And, for longer road-trips, in your i3 for another BMW for the weekend to get you need to go. For more specs, out today’s release .

Outdoor images by Josh studio images courtesy of BMW


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