On Monday, BMW kicked-off the BMW i “Born Electric” World Tour, a week-long event in Manhattan exploring issues of future mobility. Also at the event, BMW i unveiled the BMW i8 Concept Roadster and next generation BMW i3 for the first time in North America.

The BMW i “Born Electric” World Tour at 1095 Avenue of the Americas offers the public an opportunity to explore the future of mobility through visionary new vehicles, interactive displays and demonstrations of technologies that will help shape the way we move in and around our cities in the future. The event is open to the public on Tuesday, November 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 14th through Sunday, November 18th from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Guest of honor on the first day of festivities was Uma Thurman, the famous Hollywood actress that lives in New York City.

Here are some videos from the event:

[Videos: DrivesTV]