Bmw electric smart car. The i3 all electric car and the i8 plug in hybridconcept versions of both these vehicles were shown at the 2009 frankfurt motor show. While its evident that this tiny convertible is a great city car whats less clear is whether it works as a full replacement for the gasoline powered smart. Series production of the bmw i3 destined for retail customers began in september 2013 and. The bmw i is a sub brand of bmw founded in 2011 to design and manufacture plug in electric vehicles.
The companys initial plans call for the release of two vehicles. Bmw stunned the world in 2009 with its vision efficient dynamics. Bmw has told its dealers to hold all sales of its 2018 i3 electric car due to a compliance issue detected by the nhtsa. In addition to our expansive inventory bmw north scottsdale is also home to a fully operational bmw parts service department.
Use our car buying guide to research smart fortwo electric drive prices specs photos videos and more. Bmw lifedrive is the first vehicle architecture designed especially for electric mobility. We couldnt get enough of the shapes the lines the numbers the possibilities. 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.
What resulted the i3 and i8 have helped take. Many fans of bmw consider the 3 series to be the core of the branda driver centric. Smart stylized as smart is a german automotive marque and division of daimler ag based in boblingen germanyit ranges in microcars and subcompacts primarily the fortwo and forfour with its primary assembly plants located in hambach france and novo mesto sloveniamarketed in 46 countries in asia north and south america africa australia and europe production of the fortwo had.