Recently, the innovative designers at the BMW corporation set about designing the perfect city car under the BMWi sub-brand. The BMW i3 city car will be distinctly different from the BMW i8 supercar, however, it will still carry the brand’s futuristic, high quality, head-turning design and fully or partially electric drivetrain.
This new innovation from the makers of some of the best luxury vehicles in the world, is their way of investing into the future without compromising on modern, futuristic design.
Let’s look at some of the incredible features that gives the BMW i3 it’s distinct allure.
The BMW i3 is Efficiency Personified
Unlike many conventional cars that feature only an internal combustion engine, the BMW i3 offers an electric drivetrain as its main motive power source.
- BMW i3 BEV is fully electric.
- BMW i3 REx has a Range Extender
The BMW i3 REx has a solid two-day battery life. Being a BMW, the BMW i3 is not a slow car. It has that instant and quiet lift-off you have come to expect from electric cars.
During the drive, you sit up high in the car, but it gives you that awesome sprinter speed when the lights turn greet at the intersection – except, there’s no engine noise.
You can review the juice levels on the upright tablet-style instrument panel, which lists the two fuel gauges – one showing the driving range on your gas tank (generator) and the battery life bar on the other.
The BMW i3 BEV is electric only, which means that you need to recharge it when the battery runs out. From public charging stations to installing your own at home, this should not be a problem for most people. The Range Extender for which it was named, is a small 2-cylinder engine which is mounted …