Source: Detroit News
quote: BMW is getting around that concern by offering a $3,950 gasoline engine/generator option that allows the vehicle to operate similarly to the Chevrolet Volt.
quote: The BMW i3 has an "extender" engine. The engine doesn't produce enough power to sustain the battery on long highway runs.
quote: It absolutely has enough power for long highway runs.
quote: At 180km I would need to have a second car for longer trips.
quote: Like you, still waiting for the 300 mile range that is <$40K.
quote: That is called the Chevrolet Volt, it can do 380 miles.
quote: According to the review of a German news site, the handling is even superiour to a Tesla Model S.
quote: I suspect the anandtech crowd is more bang for the buck kinda folks mostly so completely different way of thinking.