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BMW i3 – Winner of the Electric Vehicle Popularity Contest? BMW Car Tuning

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BMW i3 – Winner of the Electric Vehicle Contest?

The new BMW i3 is unlike any other BMW on sale. It is, along with the hybrid i8, a novel venture by BMW the electric vehicle (EV)

The i3 maintains BMW’s rear-wheel tradition but instead of the M-powered of a V8 under the bonnet, there is a electric motor that an amazing amount of torque; of torque to be exact, which instant power without the lag of a

The i3 is revolutionary because it aims to its competitors, in terms of power range and value for money. not entirely obvious, the i3’s consists primarily of the Nissan which is a small, 5-door, hatchback and the Renault Zoe.

BMW i3

Firstly, the Nissan Leaf is the popular electrical, common-use in the world today. By the middle of Nissan will have over 100,000 Leafs making it the highest volume vehicle in the world. In terms of the market, Nissan’s rivals a lot of catching up to do.

However, it is possible both Renault and BMW have caused a few waves in that both the Zoe and i3 offer more output from their motors while also the acclaimed ranges of between miles if driven ‘frugally’. The i3 comes with the option of a extender that could at double the range of the all-electric to anywhere between 150-180

BMW i3 Interior

There are certain that seem to make the i3 a choice than its rivals. The range extender option, includes a 650cc motorbike and 9-litre fuel tank doubles the all-electric range of the BMW i3 80 miles to 150-180 miles.

The regenerates electricity by maintaining increasing) the charge in the i3’s when the level gets to a low point. This, however, come at a cost. The all-electric of the i3 has an RRP of £30,680 while the range option increases that by as as £3,000 to £33,380.

However, BMW currently employ a £5,000 EV grant that is off the price when you buy an i3, which the range extender option to

However, it still seems ordinary road users are out of buying one and could mean you are a an enormous amount for a car that has a range albeit included no road tax because of zero-emissions and to no refuelling costs.

Both the Leaf and Renault Zoe have the BMW for affordability in the showroom with the models available from £13,000 that amounts to a £17,000 saving on the BMW.

BMW i3 Electric Cars

BMW i3 iDrive

In terms of practicality, the offers the as much as that of a hatchback but this means it more weight and thus more pressure on its electrical where it particularly struggles on the at cruising speeds.

The Renault and the BMW the same problem at cruising but for around town they are alternatives because they are considered better to drive and than the Nissan. Standard levels are also higher on cars than the Nissan make them more in terms of value for money.

BMW currently have a waiting of up to 6 months for the i3 with over orders taken globally by 2014, which displays the of the i3 and BMW branding.

BMW i3

People will buy the i3 of the strength of what owning a BMW German engineering and solid car as well as a premium feel. The is cheaper and a solid car albeit the problems that plague all notably the range, however, the of BMW’s in general help the burden on the Germans in entering the EV

This post was written by Tom keen blogger and Audi working at Contract Hire A Car .

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