BMW i3 was introduced in 2011 and started production in 2013. Between 2014 and 2016 it was considered the third most sold electric vehicle in the world and has had been a catalyst in the world of electric cars.
The i3 received an iF Product Design Gold Award, and won both UK Car of the Year 2014 and Best Supermini of 2014 in the first UK Car of the Year Awards.Wikipedia
The i3 sits on a skateboard style battery pack which has allowed for some creative and innovative ideas to reduce weight and extend range for the electric vehicle.
The use of carbon fibre and Hemp has considerably reduce traditional weight issues and allows the car to continue to push the boundaries of environmentally friendly vehicles.
The i3 specs include an electric motor with an output of 125kw and peak torque of 250Nm.
This power is transferred to the wheels through a single speed transmission and is powered by the li-ion battery pack which allows for up 160km range
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The i3 is a small compact around town car with a classic BMW look and feel. Is compact size allows it to be an everyday commute and easily manuverable within suburban settings.
New design changes that BMW has introduced has started to have a flow on to new models with greater range. This can only improve the ongoing demand for this next generation car.
Follow the link below to visit BMW electric car information for further details.