BMW i3S hatchback has complemented the line-up (part 1)

September 10, 2017 at 12:35

The BMW i3 family has been complemented by an improved i3s hatchback. The modification is equipped by an electric motor delivering 184 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque, while the basic hatchback generates 170 and 250, respectively. The German carmakers say that it is also important that the new motor’s output at the top rpm became better by 40%.

BMW i3s with a sports design photo

BMW i3s with a sports design photo

The modified hatchback has received the Driving Experience Control switch supplied by Sport mode. The car spends 6.9 seconds to get the 100 km/h while the standard i3 version needs 7.3 s. The improved top speed increased in 10 km/h up to 160 figure. The usual BMW i3 moves on one charge 290-300 km in the European NEDC cycle while the sports i3S – 280 km. In the WLTP cycle the figures are equal to 235-255 km for i3 and 235-245 km for i3S.The novelty is also supplied by stiffer springs, shock absorbers and stabilizer bar.

An electric motor equips the hatchback image

An electric motor equips the hatchback image

The sports i3S hatchback also can be equipped by Range Extender onboard generator based on a 650-cc two-cylinder engine with a power of 38-hp. Due to ICE the novelty can pass on a single charge about 330 km in the urban conditions against 200 km without an internal combustion engine.

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