BMW i3 is the first electric vehicle launched in 2014 by German auto car maker Bavaria motors and has received many awards since its inception.
BMW has sold more than 1.5 Lakhs of i3 globally making it one of the highest-selling electric vehicles in the world. i3 is a true revolutionary electric car and one of the cheapest as compared to its competitors.
Specifications BMW i3 Electric Vehicle
- 0 to 100km/hr – 6.9 seconds
- Top Speed – 150 kms/hr
- Power – 168 hp, at 4800rpm
- Torque – 250 Nm
- Battery – 42.2 kWh Li-ion
- Range – 359 kms
BMW i3 is made from sustainable materials and BMW claims it to be 95% recyclable making it a truly eco-friendly vehicle. The vehicle takes 45 minutes to get 80% charged using a powerful charging station.
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- Wheelbase: 2,570 mm
- Length: 3,999 mm
- Width: 1,775 mm
- Height: 1,578 mm
- Curb Weight: 1,195 kg
- Ground clearance: 139 mm
The upgraded version of BMW i3 was launched in 2018 with sport mode, extended range capacity & faster acceleration. BMW named the vehicle as i3s.
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- 6.5” Touchscreen display
- iDrive touchpad controller
- Standard Bluetooth & Apple Car Play
- LED Headlights & acoustic pedestrian protection
- Automatic pre-collision breaking
- Adaptive cruise control
- Forward collision warning
BMW i3’s smooth acceleration and safety features give a comfortable and safe ride making it one of the most sought after cars in the segment. Although the range & top speed are lower as compared to its competitors, one can go for i3s or a range-extended version of the car.
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The range extender option (REx) is available for both i3 & i3s versions of BMW electric fleet.
Overall, the BMW i3 is a premium compact SUV offering the comfort & luxury BMW brand offers in all its vehicles. The car provides more grip and safety which ultimately offers a smooth ride.
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