the information and freedom of the electric city car

the information and freedom of the electric city car

BMW i3: details and range of electric city car-Credit: BMW

Freedom, power, performance, progress: here is everything you need to know about the BMW i3, a model launched long before electricity became mandatory for manufacturers.

Like the first Renault Zoé, the BMW i3 was launched at a time when there weren’t many mainstream manufacturers trying the electric bet. During his long career, this model has changed and developed a lot in terms of freedom. He ended up abandoning the heater, the system that made him unique.

Today, the BMW i3 is no longer in BMW’s inventory, but of course it is still possible to find one on the used market. Usually there are two families of i3: phase I (from 2013 to 2017) and phase II (from 2017 to 2022), which is similar to the redesigned model. That said, it may be more useful to divide the work of the car according to the batteries provided: 60 Ah / 22.6 kWh from 2013 to 2017, 94 Ah / 33 kWh from 2016 to 2018, and finally 120 Ah / 42, 2 kWh from 2018 to 2022.

BMW i3 style and specs

The BMW i3 was not only technically innovative, it was also innovative in terms of style, inside and out. With a height of 4 meters, it is located in the city car section, as a Peugeot e-208 (height 4.05 meters) or a Renault Zoe (height 4.08 meters). Approved for 5 people and …