Bmw electric car range. Our aim is to create the best most inclusive ev forum for all makes and models of electric car. The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. An electric car also battery electric car or all electric car is a plug in electric automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors using energy typically stored in rechargeable batteries. Bmw has told its dealers to hold all sales of its 2018 i3 electric car due to a compliance issue detected by the nhtsa.
The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles. Bmw is to push ahead with a common platform that will allow it to produce not only additions to its i range of bespoke electric vehicles but also plug in hybrid and pure electric versions of its. When the history of modern electric cars is written the bmw i3 will likely go down as something of an anomaly. Welcome to speak ev the electric car forum for all ev owners and enthusiasts.
Since 2008 a renaissance in electric vehicle manufacturing occurred due to advances in batteries concerns about increasing oil prices and the desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. From the all electric bmw i3 and i3s to the sleek sporty plug in hybrid bmw i8 coupe and i8 roadster welcome to the world of electric mobility. Bmws electric car lineup the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug in sports car leaves a huge gap for a more practical mainstream vehicle in between.
The range extended i3 such as the giga world model ive been driving is arguably the most relevant of the bunch. The new bmw i3 and bmw i3s have an enhanced 120ah battery which provides an incredible all electric range of up to 160 miles. The future has arrived. Its carbon fiber reinforced plastic body shell aluminum underpinnings and battery.