BMW i3

  • BMW unveils a new i3 and i3S

    With over 8,000 vehicles sold in the UK since launch, the BMW i3 is the best-selling electric car in the premium compact segment. Now, the success story is set to continue with a major refresh, new technology and the addition of a new, sportier variant,… Continue reading »

  • BMW and Samsung unveil a Galaxy Gear smart watch that is connected to your i3 [video]

    Very recently Mercedes-Benz teamed up with Pebble Technology for smart watch tech. BMW is not staying behind and has also announced a smart watch their own, in this case it is the Samsung Galaxy Gear that works with the new i3. The Samsung Galaxy Gear… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 gets only four stars in the EURO NCAP safety tests [videos]

    Even though BMW i3 pre-orders exceeded company's expectations, the compact city car does not sound as good as one would imagine. The i3 achieved only four stars out of five on a recent Euro NCAP safety tests. Truth is that the i3 is a safe… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 priced from £25,680 after Government grant

    BMW has announced pricing details for the all-new i3, which the company calls "the world’s first premium car designed from the ground up to be powered by an electric drive system". Perhaps the fine folks at BMW have not heard of the all-electric Tesla Model… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 makes its debut simultaneously in New York, London and Beijing

    The series version of the BMW i3 was unveiled today simultaneously worldwide. The i3 is BMW's first pure electric series-produced model. The electric motor produces 170bhp and 250Nm of torque. Power is sent to the rear-wheels via single speed transmission and 0-62mph comes in 7.2… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 priced from £25,680 - global debut next week

    BMW has announced new details and pricing for the all-new i3, that will make its global debut on 29 July at parallel events in London, New York and Beijing. The all-new BMW i3 all electric version will reach first customers in November, with a leasing… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 spied again - most revealing pictures so far

    will be unveiled to the public on July 29th. Here we have the latest and best shots of the i3 testing in South Germany. The prototypes are testing with very little disguise, revealing most of the design, which is very similar to the concept. The… Continue reading »

  • BMW teases all-electric i3 - unveiling July 29th [video]

    We have seen the upcoming BMW i3 testing on public roads since early 2011 and it is soon time for an official reveal. BMW has released the first teaser video of the compact i3 that will be unveiled on July 29th. The video teaser below… Continue reading »

  • 2014 BMW i3 - latest and most revealing spy shots

    Here we have a new set of spy shots of a less disguised BMW i3. You can see the undisguised i3 prototype front from a photo shoot in the US. Then we have also cold weather testing photos from Scandinavia, showing new light graphics and… Continue reading »

  • BMW Celebrates 40 Years of Electric Mobility

    BMW will start the production of the i3 electric city car in Leipzig in late 2013, but not many know it all started at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, where the BMW starting line-up included two electrically powered test vehicles. The BMW 1602 electric… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 Concept Coupe Revealed Ahead of LA Debut

    BMW has revealed the i3 concept coupe ahead of its public debut later this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The i3 Concept Coupe rides on the same wheelbase as the standard i3 and is basically a three for version of it, boasting a… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 Spied Again, Shows More Of Its Interior

    BMW i3 ‘Megacity’ electric vehicle is expected to go on sale in the second half of 2013. Testing continues at various locations and we have the newest photos, showing the compact electric city car inside-out. The i3 does not have a B-pillar and features short… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 Electric Minicar Spy Shots

    BMW's electric i3 ‘Megacity’ vehicle will be launched sometimes in 2013. Here we have the latest spy photos of this new electric minicar, that is currently being tested in Spain. We can see the bonnet is open to charge the battery. The interior reveals a… Continue reading »

  • BMW Presents First BMW i Store In London, Doors Open On 25th July

    BMW has released details abouts its first BMW i Store worldwide in London. This new showroom offers a completely new brand experience focused on sustainable mobility. The event to preview the new BMW i Store was hosted by Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of… Continue reading »

  • BMW i3 prototype

    Video: 2013 BMW i3 Prototype Cold Weather Testing In Sweden

    Last week week brought you first spy photos of the upcoming BMW i3 prototype from snowy Sweden. Below we have the first video of this new electric city car drifting on snow. The i3 features an aluminium chassis and a passenger cell made of lightweight… Continue reading »