London / new york / beijing, 29. July 2013 – with the new i3, so it said bmw boss norbert reithofer today in new york, the mobilitat stands in front of a revolution. Exactly two years after the presentation of the study, bmw now shows the series version of the new electric car i3. On the 29th. July 2013 it was present at the same time in the three megacities london, new york and beijing.
Format and weight of a citroen c3
For the first time, bmw also calls the other mabe next to the body length of 3999 millimeters. The width is 1775 and the high at 1578 millimeters. Thus, the i3 occupies the flat area of a small car and reaches just the high of a minivan. A citroen c3 is about 3.94 meters long, 1.73 meters wide and 1.52 meters high. By using carbon for the passenger compartment, the electric car is not heavier despite the batteries than a comparable vehicle with a greater drive and filled fuel tank, so bmw. You can leave that, because the c3 weighs between 1135 and 1271 kilos, during the i3 exactly 1270 kilograms.
The i3 positioned near the rear axle supplies 125 kw or 170 hp and allows a spurt from zero to 100 km / h in 7.2 seconds. He transfers his strength over a single-stage gear to the rear. The energy of the lithium-ion batteries should range from everyday life for 130 to 160 kilometers. For charging, an incoming household socket, a bmw i wallbox or a public charging station can be used. Depending on the connection, charging takes 0.5 to eight hours. The power consumption will give bmw with 12.9 kilowatt hours per 100 kilometers.
A special feature has come up with bmw for the brake energy recovery: the recuperation is speed-dependent. So you can sail on the highway or on the landing the car efficiently. On the other hand, the i3 in the city is immediately slower, as soon as you go to the view of a red traffic light from the electricity medal.