The smaller capacity i3 is ending production in March of 2017 for good. The new 94 Ah i3 and the i8 will continue production until November of 2017. The BMW i3 (94 Ah) sets a new benchmark in its segment with 94 ampere hours (Ah) cell capacity, 33 kWh total battery energy, and an electric range of approximately 114 miles combined (hwy/city) on one full battery charge.
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Rumors of a new BMW i3 are swirling, and BMW production schedule shows an extraordinarily long 16 month production for the i3 (and i8) for the 2017 model year. What exactly BMW has in mind isn't clear yet. Will we see a simple LCI facelift or will BMW i pull out something dramatic to keep pace with the Chevy Bolt and sone to be released Tesla Model 3?
The BMW i3 wins the Gold and Green Steering Wheel, but the Bolt got Car of the Year