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BMW i3 in exclusive Solar Orange metallic paint

by Tim Jones on April 24, 2013 at 10:50:00 AM

Spotted in Solar Orange metallic paint the all electric BMW i3 goes on sale in Europe in July with production vehicles hitting Euro showrooms in October. US customers will have to wait until 2014. Converted Euro pricing puts the starting price around $53,500.

First pictures of the BMW i3 production line

by Tim Jones on April 23, 2013 at 06:48:00 PM
First pictures of the BMW i3 production line

We have the first pictures of the BMW i3 production line in Leipzig. With full production starting in August the finish touches and testing are in the works. The i3 arrives in European dealerships in October, US buyers will be forced to wait until early 2014 for their i3s.

BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500

by Tim Jones on April 18, 2013 at 07:19:00 PM
BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500

The all electric BMW i3 will go on sale in Europe in July with a starting price of roughly $53,500 USD. The range extender version with a 650cc electric generator starts around $58,000 USD. Production i3 arrive in dealership in October.

BMW Keeps Up the Green Initiative Testing an All Electric BMW X1

by Tim Jones on April 11, 2013 at 09:00:00 AM
BMW Keeps Up the Green Initiative Testing an All Electric BMW X1

Don't let the hybrid stickers fool you, this is a 100% electric X1 Sport Activity Vehicle that was spied out on the streets during winter testing. Our spy photographers were tipped off that this was a 100% EV by the lack of a exhaust pipe. To be sure they waited till the test driver took off to confirm that there is indeed no gasoline engine in this car.

Would an all electric X1 be of interest to you?

BMW i8 Inches Closer to Production

by Tim Jones on December 12, 2012 at 02:00:00 PM
BMW i8 Inches Closer to Production

This prototype reveals some new details never seen before and shows that the development is well underway for a debut in 2013. For the first time the i8 is sporting the BMW Hoffmeister kink at the rear and.....

40 Years of BMW Electric Vehicles

by Tim Jones on December 11, 2012 at 05:28:56 PM
40 Years of BMW Electric Vehicles

Starting in 1969, BMW constructed two experimental vehicles on the basis of the BMW 02 Series with the aim of investigating the suitability of an electric drive unit for practical driving When the first production version of the BMW i3 rolls off the assembly line in Leipzig in late 2013, it will mark the provisional culmination of 40 years of development work at BMW.

BMW i3 EV: What will it cost?

by Bimmerfest.com Member - on November 29, 2012 at 11:23:28 AM

"They" keep saying it will come out in 2013, so let's assume it's a 2014 model year, and that it comes out in 3Q 2013... that's still only 1.3 years from now, and still no indication of price? The i8 gets more price talk. I'm really considering a Tesla, but it's as big as a 5-series (which we already have), and expensive (base model is $50K + 1.5 sunroof + 1.5 leather + 1.5 jumpseats)... AFTER a $7500...

BMW Debuts the i3 Concept Coupe

by Tim Jones on November 27, 2012 at 09:55:00 PM
BMW Debuts the i3 Concept Coupe

he world premiere of the BMW i3 Concept Coupe sees the BMW Group unveil a particularly nimble and emotive version of its concept for sustainable premium-class motoring with zero local emissions.

Preview of BMW at the 2012 LA Auto Show

by Tim Jones on November 19, 2012 at 05:16:25 PM
Preview of BMW at the 2012 LA Auto Show

From the exotic BMW Concept i8 Roadster to the versatile new BMW Concept K2 Powder Ride BMW will showcase a comprehensive product arrangement which strikes the perfect balance of high performance, innovative efficiency, and outstanding design.

Global automakers from the United States and Germany will demonstrate fast-charging technology that will enable the recharging of most electrified vehicles with compatible systems in as little as 15-20 minutes. Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen have agreed to support a harmonized single-port fast charging approach called DC-fast charging with a Combined Charging...










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