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Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by dpeilow, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. dpeilow

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    BMW Megacity EV

    BMW confirms Megacity electric car for 2013 *UPDATE - Autoblog


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    Or whether they can use a Chinese plant to undercut the Model S...?
     
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    Autoexpress had a rendering of the Megacity earlier but pulled it. Luckily someone else saved the pics :smile:

    BMW i10 - Artist impressions give indication of BMW's future electric hatch.


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    I like it, but, again, they still insist on overly large non aerodynamic grill openings :confused: Smooth out that front end!
     
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    Nice size and layout. Not excited about the razor sharp lines. This is what Franz should be looking at for the Model T (Bluestar).
     
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    In depth: BMW Megacity Vehicle and Project I

     
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    In your face Better Place! :biggrin:
     
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    I guess since they are targeting city dwellers aero is less important than weight.
     
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    I'm not really a "car scene" guy. Is it normal to have the first pics of a car be a shell like that?

    Seems like an odd choice.
     
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    suxxer ElektroVolt

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    Is that a 40ah Battery on the lower left of the pic?

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    This is surprising to me. What is the point of a whole new sub-brand and ground up design if they won't let anyone buy ?

    All this makes you feel that the only point of Merc/BMW electrification is CARB. I hope the loophole is closed soon ... atleast the leases should be for a minimum of 3 years for any kind of CARB credit.
     
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    Nik Dreaming no more :-(

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    That would be an interesting experiment to see how many would pay the extra money for the generator. My guess is few.
     
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    Wait until gas gets and sticks at over $4/gal. Or, for next year, $5/gal.
     
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    Anyone else seeing BMW i banners at the bottom of the site? Cheeky.
     

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