The BMW brand wants to be the number one with an electric car
The first all-electric car BMW i3 is presented at the same time in New York, London and Beijing. The BMW Company has the firm resolution to become the indisputable leader of technological premium auto manufacturers producing electric vehicles.
We consider that the BMW brand will not miscalculate because as everyone may notice nowadays, electric cars are very popular with customers in spite of the high price and limited moving compared with hybrids and cars with internal combustion engines.
The i3 is a four-seat compact city-car that made of a carbon fiber and based on an aluminum chasses has the 170-horsepower electric motor, which accelerates to 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds that is faster than the base model of the third series by 3.5 seconds. Besides this electric motor does not almost make nose. The i3 is available to move a distance of 160 kilometers without recharging and that is quiet enough in urban and suburban areas. The i3 recharges during nearby an hour at a special station and about eight hours from a wall outlet at home.
According to the report of the selling head of BMW, the next hybrid will come on market following year and it will be i8. Thereby. The era of electric vehicles for the BMW Company has just begun.
The first i3 models will be on sale in November this year in the European countries then in the middle of next year, it will come to China, Japan and, it goes without saying in the U.S.A. By the way, the BMW brand pins hopes on the American auto market because the United States will be the largest one selling i3. Therefore, there will be the start price of 34,950 euros in Europe and in the U.S.A., this model will cost from 41,350 to 45,200 dollars depending on packaging arrangement.
BMW i3 Coupe Concept
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