The range of electric vehicles is often a concern with prospective buyers. But instead of thinking about the car’s range between recharging stops, think of how far you drive daily. The UK average is between 20 and 30 miles.
An all-electric BMW i3 will take you up to 125 miles on a single charge. And since it’s simple to keep the car on charge when not in use, that range is available every time you get behind the wheel.
The BMW i8 has a different approach. Its plug-in hybrid technology means that the BMW TwinPower Turbo engine is used to power the car when the batteries can't, and charge them too, depending on the chosen driving mode. And whenever the BMW i8 decelerates or brakes, the regenerative energy created is used to charge the battery.