Monday, July 22, 2013

BMW i3 Electric Car To Cost $42,275 In 2nd Quarter of 2014

BMW i3 Concept - 2012 L.A. Auto Show
The BMW i3 electric vehicle will debut in New York, London and Beijing next Monday with an MSRP of $42,275 (including Destination & Handling fee and excluding Federal incentives). The BMW i3 with a 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque hybrid-synchronous electric motor is expected to have an emission-free driving range of 80-100 miles.

There's a home charging station supplied by BMW i or the i3 can be charged at any public charging station that uses a Level 2 SAE J1772 charging system. DC fast charging, using the SAE DC Combo-Fast Charger, will be available as an option. From a public fast-charging station, it will provide an 80 percent charge from a fully depleted battery in just 20 minutes. It will arrive in US showrooms in the second quarter of 2014.