Rust free?  Check.

Thermoplastic I3 Parts Moving Down the Line

Thermoplastic I3 Parts Moving Down the Line

Light?  Yes.

Resistant to dents?  Check.

Easy to paint?  Yep.

Customizable paint choices?  Why not.

Those are just a few of the benefits of the BMW i3's thermoplastic exterior shell.  Unlike steel, the thermoplastic is produced in a highly sustainable way, says BMW.

But we're most intrigued by the promise of a rust-free exterior and custom color combinations.  Not sure is meant by custom colors?  Check out the video and you'll soon find out.