Bmw electric car with range extender. 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 bmw i3 with its optional range extender is steeped in forward thinking technologylook past the tall stubby hood and youll find an aluminum skateboard chassis driven by an electric motor. The range extended i3 such as the giga world model ive been driving is arguably the most relevant of the bunch. The bmw i3 is a b class high roof hatchback manufactured and marketed by bmw with an electric powertrain using rear wheel drive via a single speed transmission and featuring an underfloor li ion battery pack.
This makes it just as practical as its petrol engine equivalent. 2017 bmw i3 rex range extended electric car photo. Read more and see images at car and driver. 24 us gal fuel tank.
The 2018 bmw i3s is an expensive option for an electric city car. The range extender engages when the battery level drops to 6. The i3 and i3s are offered with an optional range extending gasoline enginethe i3 was bmws first mass produced zero emissions vehicle and was launched as part of bmws electric vehicle. Utilizing bmws new for 2017 94 amp or 33 kwh battery which ups electric only.
The bmw i3 all electric car with at least 22 kwh battery capacity offers an optional gasoline powered range extender apu. The us model offers a smaller 7 l tank. The bmw i3 with a two cylinder range extender engine and a 332 kwh battery is a power ranger.