BMW tinkering with high pressure at the first mass-produced electric car of the brand: In Scandinavia, running BMW i3 already warm from 2013 to the small car factory in Leipzig, built and delivered from there to the whole world. The first customers are the Megacity Vehicle, as the relatively near-series concept car at the IAA 2011 in Frankfurt was received late 2013.
BMW I3: EXCLUSIVE PROTOTYPE OF THE ELECTRIC BMW IS TESTING IN SCANDINAVIA
The highlight of the BMW i3 While hiding under the Tarnfolie in strange design, but is nevertheless already known: The whole body is made of lightweight carbon , for the first time ever in a vehicle manufactured in large series. If getting the Munich production of complex components as planned in the handle, the result of this construction, a weight advantage of about 300 kilograms lighter than a conventional metal body.
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Thanks to the low weight to keep the batteries placed under the vehicle floor longer, will also benefit the driving performance. In addition to the normal model with a pure electric drive, it will also give the i3 with a small internal combustion engine as a range extender. The i3 REx is then suitable for people who frequently have to travel long distances and have the targeted range of approximately 150 kilometers problems.