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BMW’s revolutionary new i3 car was unveiled to the world in Britain promising fun-filled green at under 2p a mile.

The new futuristic-looking city run-around, said to be one of the important in the German company’s was revealed simultaneously in London, New and Beijing.

BMW engineers said a full battery charge empty will cost £2 and will take it up to 100 miles.

The fuel economy is equivalent to a car doing around 425 miles to the they added, while a charged battery on an overnight will cost only per mile.

Images of the full version of the electric super-mini out early on the internet, sparking interest.

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BMW’s revolutionary new electric i3 car was in London against a backdrop of The

BMW’s engineers says the economy of their new electric is equivalent to a conventionally fuelled car around 425 miles to the gallon

But now the have officially come off the that customers can buy or lease showrooms. The event was streamed on the internet at 1.15pm UK time.

First deliveries of the electric i3 be in November priced from — which includes a taxpayer-funded ‘green’ subsidy of the UK Government.

BMW is also introducing a version at £28,830, which an additional 650cc two-cylinder engine to maintain the battery and extend the range to between 160 and 186miles on one tank of fuel.

version is aimed at people who from ‘range-anxiety’ – a fear of left stranded before their destination — and has emissions of just 13g/kilometre.

global sales and marketing Dr Ian Robertson said: ’The i3 has the rule book. After 100 of landlines the mobile telephone up so many opportunities and changed the of the communications industry.

‘Electric will do the same for individual The car has been around for 130 years and marks a change in the future of One thing the i3 will share every other BMW is sheer pleasure.’

The car can be connected wirelessly to the driver’s so they can check the charge in the before and after a journey.

An view of the i3 at the London launch An app connected to a driver’s smartphone let them know how much is left and send them in the of a charging point if needed

Pictures of the BMW i3 have emerged on the ahead of its official launch

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As it is around, the i3 also keeps the in touch with traffic telling him or her where to park, a charging point and even the next train is leaving if you are out of town into the countryside.

A phone app will let drivers at any time where they parked their car – or guide on foot to their final after they park up.

A range assistant’ linked to the sat-nav will look at the charge and work out whether the is too far for the vehicle to go.

If so, the assistant can suggest to a more economical driving or direct the driver to a public station.

It even takes of traffic jams, uphill and stop-start conditions ‘to make for the energy required.’

Innovation: The company is hoping its new electric car be a breakthrough for the industry

The new car’s clamshell doors outwards to expose a futuristic with hi-tech screens many conventional dials

to save energy, the electric switches from ‘drive’ to mode once the driver his foot off the accelerator, feeding into the lithium ion battery and the car ‘brake itself’.

BMW said: recharging effect is speed which means the car ‘coasts’ maximum efficiency at high and generates strong braking at low speeds.’

It noted: ‘Thinking in city traffic can allow the to carry out 75 per cent of braking without applying the brake

The i3 is rear-wheel drive powered by a electric motor, and weighs than 1,200kg thanks to a but super-strong carbon fibre-reinforced and aluminium construction.

It has a range of 80 to 100 miles and can accelerate from to 62mph in just 7.2 seconds a top speed of 93mph.

The battery can re-charge 80 per cent of its within three hours.

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