BMW, Inc., also known as Bavarian Motor Works, is a German automotive company that has manufactured high-end vehicles for over 100 years. Founded in 1916, BMW began producing its first electric car in 2013 under the BMW i sub-brand.
What Are BMWs 2020 Electric Car Models?
BMW currently manufactures 2 electric car models, both targeting a different segment of the EV market. BMW i car prices range from $45,000 for the entry level 2020 i3 120Ah to more than $164,000 for an i8 Roadster. In addition, the BMW i4, a 4-seater electric coupe, will be revealed in 2020 to compete directly with the Tesla Model 3.
Price: $44,450 (base model)
Battery Capacity: 42.2 kWh Li-Ion
Range: 153 mi (battery only); 230 mi (w/ REx)
Electric Motor: 137 kW (184 hp)
0-60: 8.0 Seconds
|BMW i4 (not yet released)|
Battery Capacity: 80.0 kWh Li-Ion
Range: 373 mi (battery only)
Electric Motor: Unknown kW (530 hp)
0-60: 4.0 Seconds
Price: $147,500 (base model); $163,300 (roadster)
Battery Capapcity: 11.6 kWh Li-Ion
Range: 32 mi (battery only)
Electric Motor: 105 kW (141 hp)
0-60: 4.2 Seconds
Where Can I Buy A BMW i?
BMW offers two ways to buy its electric cars, either through a BMW dealership or online directly from the BMW website.
BMW Electric Cars In The News
BMW, Inc.: Company Website
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