Wrecked BMW i3: 3 Day Test Drive Goes Awry
An Oklahoma City resident and now an owner of a BMW i3 was involved in a car crash during the 3 Day Extended Drive program offered by dealerships.
The customer was driving with their child in the passenger rear seat when they were were hit broadside at about 45 mph without injuries. The i3 looks to have fared well and needed new doors and the right side carbon panel. There is also some front suspension damage.
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The high voltage system deactivated as designed by the engineers when the pyrotechnic 12 volt battery separated upon impact.
According to the dealership, the customer was impressed with the safety of the BMW i3 and he ordered his very own i3.
The images below give us a closer look at the damages and also the repairs needed.