German luxury car maker, BMW has invented two world class Eco-friendly super car designed by Richard Kim purpose-built to meet the demands of sustainable and emission-free mobility it embodies an intelligent form of urban transportation and commuting. BMW has unveiled two eco-friendly models as All-electric i3 SUV and Hybrid Electric i8 Sports in New York City. BMW i3 goes on sale in 2014 price set between 35,000 and 40,000 euros ($43,500 to $50,000 ) whereas the i8 hybrid also coming by 2014 priced more than 100,000 euros ($125,400).
“The eDrive technology consisting of an extremely agile electric motor developed and built by BMW, innovative battery technology and an intelligent engine management system. Makes the BMW i3 Concept extremely agile and a joy to drive.
The BMW i3 offers you four person seating space and 200 liters of luggage space behind the rear seats. It’s dimension is 3845mm in length, 2011mm in width and 1537mm in height, the five-door i3 is 120mm longer, 326mm wider and 132mm higher than the original Mini One. It draws energy from the battery to provide drive to the rear wheels via a single-speed transmission. it also comes with an optional range extender powertrain (called REx) to satisfy those with longer commutes.
The i3 will be the first “premium electric vehicle” to launch from BMW’s new i sub brand. The i3 uses an electric motor over the rear axle generating an output of 125 kW/170 hp and impressive torque of 250 Nm (184 lb-ft). BMW i3 Concept can rocket from 0 to 60 km/h (37 mph) in under four seconds and from still to 100 km/h (62 mph) in less than eight seconds. The electric vehicle has a driving range between 85 and 100 miles on a single charge.
While Innovative connectivity functions create a seamless connection between the BMW i3 Concept and its customers’ lives outside the car. Remote functions accessible via a smartphone enable owners to find their vehicles, locate nearby charging stations, allow battery charging and preconditioning at the touch of a button, and supply information on the current status of the vehicle. Meanwhile, intelligent BMW ConnectedDrive assistance systems ease the stress on drivers in monotonous city driving situations and allow them to arrive at their destination more safely and in a more relaxed state of mind. According to BMW
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