Bmw electric car sports. The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles. Youve never met an electric vehicle that looks or drives like this. Bmw bmws electric mini is officially on the way.
The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. The new bmw i3 and bmw i3s have an enhanced 120ah battery which provides an incredible all electric range of up to 160 miles. 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. As a plug in hybrid sports car bmw i8 is unlike anything on the road today.
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. In the early 1980s with the. This makes it just as practical as its petrol engine equivalent. Each bmw i vehicle is built to harness exhilarating electric power combining pure performance with innovative edrive technology.
The result is a new kind of high performance car. 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.