2011 BMW i3 Concept review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 13 August 2011 , 15:08:48 byAngela

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BMW i3 Concept

The BMW i3 Concept is designed for urban areas and is driven by electric power only.
The electric motor generates an output of 125 kW/170 hp and torque of 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) from a standstill. The BMW i3 Concept goes from 0 to 60 km/h (37 mph) in less than four seconds and goes up to 100 km/h in less then eight.
This car is equipped for the demands of everyday use with four seats, wide-opening opposing coach doors and an additional functional compartment in the front.
BMW i3 Concept has a LifeDrive architecture that integrates all of the drive components within the Drive module to make everything easier for the driver.
The battery of this car can be fully recharged in 6 hours, but a high-speed charger can achieve a 80% charge in one hour.
The design of BMW i3 Concept helps the car show it's qualities at first sight, it can be seen that it is a impressively practical vehicle. It's proportions are dynamic and compact. This car features extensive glass surfaces and black elements like the window surrounds and door sills, narrow 19-inch wheels and many more.