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BMW Offers Official Pricing for the I3 Electric Vehicle

BMW Offers Official Pricing for the I3 Electric Vehicle

Jul 22 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

BMW officially prices its new electric vehicle

BMW has announced the official pricing for its new compact electric vehicle called the i3. The i3 will start at $41,350 in the United States. BMW will also charge a $925 transport fee. The base...

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BMW Offers Official Pricing for the I3 Electric Vehicle

Jul 22 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

BMW officially prices its new electric vehicle

BMW has announced the official pricing for its new compact electric vehicle called the i3. The i3 will start at $41,350 in the United States. BMW will also charge a $925 transport fee. The base price for the vehicle makes it 27% more expensive than a base version of the 3-series.

In Germany the car will sell for €34,950 working out to about $46,000. The little electric vehicle will be unveiled officially on July 29 at events held simultaneously in New York, London, and Beijing. The car uses an all electric drive train.

The same weight BMW also uses lots of carbon fiber material. BMW also announced that it will be selling the vehicle via the Internet and sales reps to go to customers homes. Select dealers will also be able to sell the i3 directly.

 
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BMW GS Trophy Day 6 Report, North America 2014

Sep 13 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

BMW GS Trophy Day 6 Report The penultimate day of the 2014 International GS Trophy was a long one, taking the competitors 400 kilometers through the province of British Columbia, crossing time zones and including three special stages between the starting point at Balfour and the day’s end in Fort Steele. Each special stage had been designed by chief instructor Tomm Wolf and fellow course designer Pat Horan to be as tricky as possible. The first one – Stone Wall – came 10 ki ...
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Possible BMW M4 GTS spied again

Sep 13 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

The possible BMW M4 GTS has been spotted once again near the BMW M Test Center at the Nürburgring. ...
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Jaguar XE, Mercedes AMG GT, Disco In Space: The Week In Reverse

Sep 13 2014 9:57am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Put away the rumors and illustrations--the 2017 Jaguar XE is now reality. The long-awaited BMW 3-Series fighter promises to be a true sport sedan in every sense, with rear-wheel drive, a lightweight aluminum body and initially, an exciting 340-horsepower supercharged V-6 engine. Cou ...
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How to charge up your BMW i3 with a Honda

Sep 13 2014 8:10am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Etc., EV/Plug-in, BMW, Honda Behold a cheaper version of BMW's range extender for its i3 plug-in. And it's brought to you by ... Honda? Sort of, if you take the approach that Gadget Review took when it looked for an alternative to ponying up the $4,000 or so for the gas-powered i3 range extender that comes from the factory. What was procured was a Honda portable generator for Home Depot for the experiment, which i ...
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BMW i8 safety car drifts ahead of Formula E first race [video]

Sep 13 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Today is the first ever Formula E ePrix in Beijin ...
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Nicolas Prost sets the pace in Beijing qualifying

Sep 13 2014 3:18am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Nicolas Prost sets the pace in Beijing qualifying Nicolas Prost (e.dams-Renault) clinched pole position for the inaugural Formula E Evergrande Spring Beijing ePrix ahead of both Audi Sport ABT drivers. Sat 13.09.14, 10:10AM The Frenchman posted a 1.42.200s, a tenth of ...
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LeMons Northern California Inspections: Peugeot 404 vs Renault 10 vs Corvair, 239 Other Teams.

Sep 13 2014 12:44am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We’re back at Northern California’s Thunderhill Raceway, where the temperatures hit the three-digit mark, the penalty laps were handed out in generous quantities to many a BMW and Honda, and the largest number of teams to be accepted into a LeMons race (thanks to the recent expansion of the Thunderhill course and resulting room for more cars) showed up: 242 entries! With so many cars, we don’t have space to cover the boring fast teams, so let’s check out a few of the better Class B ...
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Arsonist Sets Fire To BMWs At Dealership

Sep 12 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Police are searching for a man that witnesses say set fire to several BMWs at a Santa Monica dealership late Wednesday night. The blaze is estimated to have caused $250,000 in damages. Authorities have released surveillance images of the suspect and are requesting assi ...
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Low interest rates, growing economy drive strong vehicle sales

Sep 12 2014 6:05pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The North American economy continues to bounce back from the last major recession and nowhere is that more evident than at new car dealerships. Sales of new cars and trucks across Canada increased eight per cent in August compared to the same month last year. That was an all-time high for the month, with eight automakers reporting double-digit, year-over-year growth. Sales in the United States also soared to levels not se ...
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BMW’s Valerie Thompson Sets New 200+ MPH Land Speed Record

Sep 12 2014 4:40pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Valerie Thompson News Motorcycle racer and team owner, Valerie Thompson, set her 7th land speed record on her CTEK sponsored BMW S1000RR during the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association’s 28th Annual World of Speed event September 6 -9 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover Utah. Thompson has been in Utah for a month to compete in the three most prestigious land speed racing events held at the famed Salt Flats, including Speed Week, the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials an ...
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