For those still trying to figure out what the BMW i3 Coupe Concept is about, the Munich brand has provided an explanation in moving pictures, as well as a much better look at the interior. The result of 40 years of tinkering with electric cars, the production version of the i3 Coupe Concept will be the public's first taste of BMW's i brand and a prelude to the i8.

Word is that it will go on sale next year and, if it sticks close to the concept, should offer something like 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque being pushed to the rear wheels. That should get the high-sided hatch from zero to 60 kilometers – not miles – per hour in four seconds. For the rest of the skinny, have a watch of the video below.



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      noevfud
      • 2 Years Ago
      Never going to be for sale in that form so what's the point. I would like to se a concept meet the pavement.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Ducman69
      • 2 Years Ago
      WTF is a coopay and whats with this liter ****. Speak 'Merican!
        Lachmund
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Ducman69
        pathetic idiot
        Aaron
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Ducman69
        Interesting that the entire rest of the world (with the notable exception of Burma and Liberia) uses the Metric system. The US tried in the 1970s, but Americans are so stuck in their ways that they wouldn't change. One day "Mericans" will see the light.
      Lachmund
      • 2 Years Ago
      i have only one question. why does it have to look so stupid from the front?!
      Jesus!
      • 2 Years Ago
      If someone has to help you make more sense of this turd, it must not be all that good to begin with.
        Lachmund
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jesus!
        bet you don't get wagons either....so nothing more to say
          Jesus!
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Lachmund
          I get them plenty. They are now called SUV's/CUVs. Deal with it. Wagons are losers. Hardly anyone wants them.
          FIDTRO
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Lachmund
          According to Jesus!, just because America doesn't want wagons must mean NOWHERE else in the world does because of course there's no world outside of the US of A.
          Jonathan Lee
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Lachmund
          Wagons are lighter, faster, more agile and more economical than SUVs, while doing most of the things that an SUV can do (or all of it, if the wagon has four-wheel drive). In a time where people are willing to buy an unattractive car to save on fuel (Prius, I'm looking at you), it seems strange that people are also buying a complete dinosaur of a car just for looks.
      Svartorn
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks pretty slow and ugly. Would rather drive a 320d M-Sport Touring.
        DaveMart
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Svartorn
        Is that a miss-placed entry for the personal ads? 'Looks: Pretty slow and ugly. But I drive an 320d M-Sport Touring' ?
          Svartorn
          • 2 Years Ago
          @DaveMart
          God I wish we got those here in the US. Instead we're stuck with insufferable GT's and 4 door 6 series'.
      Michael S
      • 2 Years Ago
      Awesome. Considering most of the world's population now live in cities, and an increasing number are purchasing cars, it's nice to see BMW being proactive by creating a sub-brand for urban mobility. I see this as part of a broader urban transportation network that includes rail, bikes, and walking.
        noevfud
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Michael S
        Too bad it was done before but at a much lower cost. This will end up out of price for those that wil use it the most and not see it as a toy.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Michael S
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          skierpage
          • 2 Years Ago
          The Mini Cooper gets an abysmal 32mpg combined (29 mpg city, 37 highway), and most people get the Cooper S which is even worse. It's a nice small fun-to-drive car, but it's far from an eco or green car.
      Paul Smith
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, I love the way it looks from the front!
      Brodz
      • 2 Years Ago
      Should have ruined MINI with these econoboxes... that's the companies brief. Why ruin BMW's image with these things?
        Lachmund
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Brodz
        BMW i is a subbrand. if anything it is gonna help BMWs image away from "aggressive looking cars for men with small penises"
          Brodz
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Lachmund
          Conceit worries about image. BMW had nothing to worry about. Besides Porsche they also make the best drivers cars... so pull your head out of your arse.
      e46mike
      • 2 Years Ago
      I have lost all hope for BMW.
      RC
      • 2 Years Ago
      I hope the production version improves on its looks.
      KAG
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ugly, so what is the point of the Mini brand then?
        Lachmund
        • 2 Years Ago
        @KAG
        i don't see mini as an innovative brand with state of the art technology....at all.
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