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The electric vehicle market continues to grow, and BMW
is going to be a major part of that expansion. The 1 Series
-based Active E
will be arriving soon, with a per-month lease rate of $499 and $2,250 due at signing.
Following the release of the Active E, the BMW i3
will head to market sometime in 2013 with a reported sticker price of around $35,000.
The rear-wheel-drive i3 is powered by a 150-horsepower electric motor and a battery system that will reportedly offer drivers a range of up to 160 miles. Besides being a premium compact EV, the BMW i3 is also an adept drifter in the snow
. Keep your eyes peeled come auto show season, because a non-camouflaged version is bound to show up soon.BMW i3 priced at $35K with 160-mile range?
originally appeared on Autoblog
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