Go Back   BMW i3 Forum: A BMW i3 Forum > BMW i3: General > Factory Specifications

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-11-2013, 05:15 AM   #1
Mike's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 552
Post BMW i3 Weight Specifications

The BMW i3 has a curb weight of only 1,195 kg (2,634 lbs)
- carbon fiber reinforced plastic passenger cell
- 50:50 weight distribution
- MacPherson single-joint front suspension and a five-link rear setup
- 19-inch wheels are covered in specially-developed 155/70 R19 narrow tires

2014 BMW i3 full specifications released
Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 05:25 AM   #2
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: San Diego
Posts: 68

How does this compare to other electric vehicles? This seems like it would be a bit heavier or is that wrong?
Jake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 05:33 AM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 28

Weight specs seem pretty good to me for an electric vehicle. I wouldn't consider this heavy or light. I'm sure BMW put all their tech into it to make sure its as light as they could get it at an affordable price.
ben98 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 03:15 AM   #4
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 38

From the reviews I read BMW tried to use the lightest possible materials in as many things as they could, including the interior. Don't think they can drop too much more weight without the price of the car skyrocketing.
bmwi3 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1