BMW's i3 is a five-door hatchback that will be offered with pure electric or range extender powertrains
The i3's body is carbonfibre and mounts to a chassis module that contains all the running gear
Production versions of the i3 will retain the flat floor found in the concept
The i range will expand when the i8 sports car is launched in 2014
It’s rumoured that the all-electric version will cost in the region of £35,000, while the range extender model will command a premium and be priced at around £38,000.
Due to arrive in showrooms at the tail end of October, the new i3 will be offered with an all-electric or range extender powetrain.
The hybrid i8 sports car, the second model in BMW’s new i range, is set to arrive in 2014 and will cost approximately £100,000.