The second member of the BMW i family, i3, was also present at the 2012 Paris Motor Show to showcase some small updates to its design. The new version of the BMW i3 Concept presented at the 2012 Paris Motor Show is fitted with eucalyptus wood used for the instrument panel, which comes from a sustainable cultivation source in Europe and is treated exclusively with natural substances.
The BMW i3 uses an electric motor over the rear axle generating an output of 125 kW/170 hp and impressive torque of 250 Nm (184 lb-ft). BMW i3 Concept accelerates from 0 to 60 km/h (37 mph) in under four seconds and from still to 100 km/h (62 mph) in less than eight seconds. The electric vehicle has a driving range between 85 and 100 miles on a single charge.
Here is a live video of the first BMW city car.