Posts Tagged BMW i3

James May

Top Gear’s James May Discusses His BMW i3

Back in May, Top Gear’s famous host, James May, stated he was considering the new BMW i3 electric car. Part of a team which has traditionally taken great pains to paint electric cars as slow, boring, expensive and impractical, the news came a surprise. May purchased the BMW i3 REx…

5 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 24

BMW i3

Consumer Reports’ BMW i3 Review – Video

Consumer Reports released a video as a complement to its BMW i3 review. A more detailed review is expected when, after nine months of waiting to take delivery, Consumer Reports will finally able to pile on the miles. For now, the price, shape and still limited range turns Consumer Reports…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 11

BMW E1

BMW E1 & i3 Cutaways Show Similarities

Comparing the BMW E1 from 1991 and the BMW i3 from 2013 shows us how much changed in less than 20 years. There are different batteries, different materials like CFRP and DC charging capability.  However, as InsideEVs found a year ago, there are a lot of similarities between these two BMW…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 12

The BMW i3 has a 50/50 weight distribution.

Edmunds BMW i3 Review – Video

Edmunds gives us a walk around and review of the new BMW i3. As one would expect, all of the i3′s key points are discussed along with why the i3 is unlike any other BEV in comparison to the Nissan LEAF, Ford Focus Electric, and if you are comparing the i3…

2 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 35

BMW i3 Powered By Diesel

See The First-Ever Diesel-Powered BMW i3 – Video

This is claimed to be the first-ever diesel-powered BMW i3. No…you can’t fill the i3′s tank with diesel, but you can charge it via a diesel generator and that’s precisely what’s being done here. “Charging an BMW i3 from diesel power generator.” In a way then it’s diesel-powered, right?

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 13