New battery increased the range.
BMW has improved the electric citicar i3, equipping its next-generation battery with a capacity of 42.2 per kilowatt-hour. This has increased the average reserve models by 30 percent to 260 kilometers.
The production of a new type of battery does the BMW plant in Dingolfing. They consist of eight modules, each of which contains 12 battery cells. Despite the increased capacity, the size of the battery remains the same. Compared to electric vehicles of the first generation capacity grew by 19.6 per kilowatt-hour.
The BMW i3 is equipped with a 170-horsepower electric motor, accelerates sitikar to hundreds of 7.3 seconds. A 184-horsepower i3s able to do the same exercise in 6.9 seconds. The maximum speed of the basic model according to the WLTP cycle is 285-310 kilometers, “sports” – 270-285 miles.
From a household socket BMW i3 with new battery pack can charge to 80 percent in 15 hours. When you use the wall charger during recharge of the battery will decline to 3.2 hours, from a 50-kilowatt terminals – up to 42 minutes.
In addition to a new battery pack, the BMW i3 received sportpaket, composed underestimated by 10 mm suspension with special springs and dampers, 20-inch wheels and extended wheel arches. Also electric cars is based on new options for exterior, adaptive optics and matrix multimedia complex iDrive with modified graphics.
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