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    Confirmed: BMW i3 to be RWD, mid-"engine"

    2013 BMW i3 prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As if the spy video we featured previously wasn't enough proof, today we've confirmed that the smallest BMW i family offering, the i3, will be coming to market in 2013 with a rear-wheel-drive powertrain, and the electric motor ...

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    Video: Drifting BMW i3 proves rear-wheel drive cars have more fun

    Footage from cold-weather testing of the BMW i3 in Sweden has surfaced, showcasing the all-electric city car's rear-wheel-drive platform and penchant for getting sideways. These are still early tests, as the full production i3 isn't expected to be ready until 2013. Still, with 150 horsepower on ...

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    Report: BMW plans to sell 30,000 i3 models a year

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    When BMW launches the i3 in 2014, it reportedly hopes to move 30,000 of the electric city cars a year. That number is derived from BMW's stated target of matching the volume of its lower-production Mini models. The i3, formerly ...

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    Spy Shots: First pics of BMW's all-new i3

    2013 BMW i3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW engineers are busy putting their new line of i-branded vehicles through the winter-ringer, and in addition to testing the i8 hybrid halo, the i3 has been spied taking to the snow. The shape of the i3 decidedly un-BMW, with its ...

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    Report: BMW i won't be limited to EVs; diesels, hybrids, motorcycles all possible

    If you're still trying to work your mind around how the new BMW i brand fits with the company's ultimate driving machine mantra, Autocar may have the piece of the puzzle that you're missing. According to reports, the German automaker is currently planning to flesh out the fledgling marque with a ...

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    BMW's new eco sub-brand to be called "i"

    BMW 'i' sub-brand – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've known for some time that BMW has been hard at work developing a range of high-tech green vehicles, from the oft-mentioned MegaCity runabout to a production version of its Vision EfficientDynamics eco supercar. But up until ...


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