BMW i3 wins 2014 Wheels COTY

The BMW i3 has been named the 2014 Wheels Car of the Year. This, we think, is a pretty cool thing. Yes, it’s expensive for a city runabout. Yes, that makes it out of reach of most people. But, the i3 represents a step forward. It’s not just that it’s not a Prius, but that […]

Stars fail to align for BMW i3

As an all-electric city car the BMW i3 is going to have to deal with its fair share of naysayers and detractors. So word from Euro NCAP saying the i3 failed to achieve a maximum five-star safety rating will come as a blow. Ever since the Renault Laguna was the first car to score a […]

BMW i3 touring Australia

Early last month BMW Australia took delivery of a pre-production all-electric i3 city car. It’s been touring the country since and was in Canberra this week so I went along to take a look. Unfortunately there was no opportunity to drive the car, or be taken for a drive, so I had to make do […]

BMW i3 revealed

After an early unofficial preview, here is the BMW i3, Munich’s first all-electric city, now car ready for daily duties. It’s the first model in BMW’s i generation, which will also see the i8 sportscar revealed in time. The i3 was revealed simultaneously at launch events in Beijing, London and New York. Speaking at the […]

BMW i3 images leaked ahead of official launch

BMW’s i generation is due to begin in earnest next Monday when the all-electric i3 city car is officially launched. We’ve seen it concept form before, most recently as the i3 Concept Coupé, but now leaked pics of the production model have emerged. Earlier this month BMW released technical details of the i3, including a […]

LA 2012: BMW i3 Concept Coupé

BMW unveiled this i3 Concept Coupé at the LA Auto Show and if this is the city car of the future, sign us up. It’s stylish, simple and has a fresh design that is unlike any current BMW on sale. The interior has a pleasing simplicity with a high-quality look. The 20″ wheels of the […]