BMW i3 review - Stylish electric car gets a sporty refresh - Carbuyer

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One year living with the BMW i3

"Born Electric" is BMW’s catch phrase for the i3. Now having lived with a BMW i3 for a year, it makes me realize just how true that catch phrase is. Owning and driving an electric car is indeed a whole new world - 12 months and 12,000 miles without a drop of gas, an oil change or a visit to gas station. Follow Us: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

Top 10 Electric Cars Will Challenge Tesla in 2018/2019

Representing Top 10 Electric Cars That Will Challenge Tesla in 2018/2019 01: BMW i3s Comes in 2018. Starting range 124 miles, 184hp, top Speed 99mph, price $48,000. 02: BMW Mini Concept Comes in 2019, Specs N/A 03: Mercedes GLC F-Cell Comes in 2019, Range 271miles (electric range-50km), 197hp, electronically-limited top speed of 99 mph, price $55,000 04: Mercedes EQ Concept Comes in 2019, Range 310 miles, 400 hp, top speed 150mph, price $39,000 05: Audi Elaine Comes in 2019, range 311 miles, 429hp, price N/A 06: Honda Urban EV Comes in 2019, Specs N/A 07: Jaguar I-PACE Comes in 2018, Range 220 miles, 400hp, top speed 200mph 08: Hyundai Kona Comes in 2018, Range 217 miles, 177hp, top speed 160mph, price $39,000 09: Volvo Polestar One Comes in 2019, Electric Range 93 miles, 600hp combined(electric 218 hp) 10: 2018 Nissan Leaf Comes in 2018, range 150 miles, 174hp, top speed 93mph, price $29,990 You can watch Tesla’s new 2 models from this video- Tesla Model 3 Specs Starting Range 220 miles, 258 hp, top speed 140mph, price $35,000.

2017 BMW i3 | 5 Reasons to Buy | Autotrader

If you're on the fence about going electric, don't be. The BMW i3 is one of the best electric vehicles out there, blending luxury and versatility with zero emissions. Here are five reasons the 2017 BMW i3 will make you not want to wait any longer. Technology Rest assured that BMW goes above and beyond for every single detail, and that definitely includes the i3's innovative technology. Coming standard is a beautiful 6.5-inch high-resolution screen. But as we all know, we have to stay connected with our smartphones. Simple enough, right? All you have to do is download the BMW i Remote app. Then you can check your battery level and even set the cabin temperature, all from your phone, tablet or even an Apple Watch, for that matter. Eco Cabin Once you step inside the i3, you'll immediately notice the cabin exudes a very eco-friendly, green feel, especially if you opt for the Giga World interior package. Over 25 percent of this interior uses renewable and recycled plastics. But there are also subtly luxurious and premium touches, too. Don't forget this is a BMW. For example, there's a really cool available panoramic sunroof, among many other top-notch features. Efficient Design We salute BMW on the design. The i3 has an aerodynamic exterior that's also super light, thanks to a special Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic that's as strong as steel but 50 percent lighter. The lighter the better, especially in an electric vehicle, where it adds to the efficiency, performance and -- let's not forget -- safety. Super Savings Never want to see a gas pump again? Well, you'll be glad to know the i3 has a 114-mile range on a full charge. If you go for the Range Extender trim level, you'll see 180 miles. Got to get going quickly? A full charge takes 4.5 hours with a Level 2 power source. Plug it in and you'll be out the door in no time. BMW Drive As far as the drive goes, the i3 is still a BMW. That means performance is taken very seriously. The i3's 170 horsepower get you from zero to 60 in just over seven seconds. Been in an electric car before? Beware if you haven't, because the torque will surprise you: When the light turns green, the i3 immediately responds. Autotrader Says In just about every way possible, this BMW is one of the best ways to go green. The future of driving is here, so don't get left behind -- check out the 2017 BMW i3. Find a BMW i3 for sale Read more about the BMW: Read more about BMW: Read BMW News and Reviews: Compare cars, read reviews and find deals at SUBSCRIBE: Connect with Autotrader: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: Instagram: Pinterest: About Autotrader: Our mission at Autotrader is to be your ultimate online solution for buying and selling new, certified and used cars. Not sure which type of car you want? That's okay. lets you research and compare cars by searching for body type, mileage, price and numerous other criteria.

BMW i3s review: Range anxiety... should you really care?

Australia is not known for its eager and rapid embrace of the electric vehicle. Infrastructure is barely existent, purchase price is high, and 'range anxiety' is a major concern. But, when most of us live in dense urban areas, should we really be all that worried about running out of juice? To find out, we drove the new i3s for a full week, without charging. FULL REVIEW: - Read the article here. ------------------------------------------------------------- is where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent reviews of new cars. Our videos are created by expert and unbiased journalists who are passionate about their work. We have fun making these videos and we hope you enjoy them too. We welcome the opportunity to answer your questions and encourage discussion. Don’t hesitate to ask us a question in the comments section. Subscribe to CarAdvice for your regular fix of automotive news, reviews and entertainment. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE CONNECT WITH US — — — — JOIN OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER Get the latest news, reviews and videos fast-tracked to your inbox by registering for 'The Shortcut' here: - Read the article here.

The REV Test: Electric cars. BMW i3s vs Kia Soul EV vs Renault Zoe

Racing driver Vicki Butler-Henderson, Millennial Rachael Hogg, and mum Erin Baker (REV!) are testing three of the UK's most popular electric cars, based on how people search for them at Auto Trader. They're looking at how easily they can fit into your lifestyle, covering practicality, connectivity, and ride and handling. And because they’re EVs, charging time, range, and the perils of range anxiety. The three cars this week are the sporty and fun to drive BMW i3S, good all-rounder Renault Zoe, and quirky Kia Soul EV. Which will come out on top? Subscribe for more videos from Auto Trader every Friday: Don't forget to click the notifications button so you'll be the first to see any new videos. Auto Trader is the UK’s biggest, best and most trusted car buying website, and our YouTube channel will help make finding your next vehicle easier than ever. Every week, we’ll present the latest new car reviews, covering everything from supercars to superminis. Our motoring experts write jargon-free verdicts, cover real-world practicality, recommended specifications and reveal the real cost of ownership. We also ask some of Britain’s most passionate drivers to share their stories, along with news, advice, Best ofs, used car guides and motorcycle reviews. Auto Trader: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

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Futuristic looks mean it's easy to forget the BMW i3 electric car has been on sale for several years now – meaning it was time for an update. Subtle styling tweaks and an improved battery are the headline changes, along with a new i3s performance version.

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