Bmw electric car review. We couldnt get enough of the shapes the lines the numbers the possibilities. Series production of the bmw i3 destined for retail customers began in september 2013 and. The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. Bmw has told its dealers to hold all sales of its 2018 i3 electric car due to a compliance issue detected by the nhtsa.
Read more and see images of the 2017 hyundai ioniq electric at car and driver. Bmw would have you believe that the new i8 is the sports car of the future and its a believable claim of a car that is daring exotic and state of the art in just about every way you might. What resulted the i3 and i8 have helped take. Bmw stunned the world in 2009 with its vision efficient dynamics.
The bmw i8 has redefined what a supercar can be. The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles. Read our review of the 2018 bmw 530e the redesigned version of bmws mid size plug in hybrid. The german automaker will also recall about 30000 examples of the bmw i3.
With bedroom poster looks ground hugging proportions and butterfly doors its the most striking car bmw has ever made. 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. Its performance is. Its carbon fiber reinforced plastic body shell aluminum underpinnings and battery.
When the history of modern electric cars is written the bmw i3 will likely go down as something of an anomaly. The fully electric version of the hyundai ioniq is no chevrolet bolt competitor in terms of rangeand thats okay.