BMW confirms the arrival of a third model to the range i

bmw-i3-aparcamiento-automatizado-3In these last months, many rumors have arisen about the range BMW r. The report focused on the arrival of a new model to this blue team, this template is committed to the environment. Inspired by the i8, which is larger than the i3 or based on a model of the joint offer, each news would bet on an idea. Finally today it has been confirmed that there will come a third model to the family i. Let’s see which more is known.

Currently, the option of access to the range r and the option of electric-only responds to the name of BMW i3. It is a compact of 3.99 meters in length that mounts an electric motor of 170 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. Their range is some 190 km, and its price is around 30,000 euros.

bmw-i8-hibrido-2014on the other hand we find the BMW i8, a totally different concept. It is a sporty hybrid that combines a gasoline engine 1.5-liter 231-horsepower with an electric. The combustion engine is three cylinders and working with the electric get about 360 horsepower. Its average consumption is just 2.1 l/100 km

well, this third model that will come to the family i will be placed between both, being larger than the i3. This new option will also be purely electrical, and it could take inspiration of the compact. There are not too many details of this fact so that the date is a mystery, although if everything runs as it should not take long to arrive.

Despite the fact that this electric range it is still a long way to go, in particular the BMW i3 this back in what number of sales is referred to. This figure has almost doubled and this trend looks set to continue. In addition, in a period of three or four years you will receive a renewal.

Source – Die Zeit

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