The BMW i3 started life as a concept car back in 2011, it has now launched in the US, and is available with prices starting at $41,350 for the entry level model.
BMW designed the vehicle from the ground up, it is constructed using mainly carbon fiber, and it feature a 170 HP engine, and a lithium-ion battery.
“Today marks a big day at BMW of North America – What started out as a dream for an innovative sustainable vehicle under the BMW i brand can now be found on streets across the U.S.,” said Ludwig Willisch, President & CEO, BMW of North America.
The i3 has a top speed of 93 MPH, and it will give you a range of between 80 and 100 miles on a single charge, there is also a range extender version of the car which will retail for $45,200.
The BMW i3 is now available in the US, and BMW delivered the first of its vehicles to customers in the US last week, you can find out more information about the i3, over at BMW at the link below.