Sources: BMW USA, Autoblog Green, BMW Blog
quote: and the fact that the gas engine isn't connected to the wheels but merely recharges the battery (thus only 'extending' the range instead of giving you unlimited range when running on gas) seems dumb.
quote: IMO, BMW would have been smarter having a 101 mile range and a 101 MPGe efficiency rating.
quote: That would have meant more batteries and thus higher cost and weight.- See more at: http://www.dailytech.com/BMW+i3+Electric+Car+Now+O...
quote: That would have meant more batteries and thus higher cost and weight.
quote: The BMW may not be much cheaper to tun than the others, but I'm pretty sure it will be a lot more fun as it is rather zippy.
quote: Not waterproof?
quote: We’re scratching our heads on this one, but BMW will gladly sell you an “accessory bag” to keep the contents store in the frunk dry.
quote: The 2,634-lb i3 can dash to 60 mph in a respectable 7 seconds, while its 2,899-lb range extender counterpart takes nearly a second longer to reach the same speed (7.9 seconds).