One of the selling points of the bmw i3 electric car was the optional range extenderthe rex in the bmw i3 supplements its battery pack with an 06 liter 38 hp 2 cylinder from the bmw c600 scooter.
Range extender bmw i3 rex.
The new bev i3 is epa rated at 153 miles and the range extended versions epa electric range rating is 126 miles before the rex kicks on.
97 mile electric range lower efficiency for range extended model.
The 1000 mpg bmw i3.
The epa range rating for the 2017 i3 rex is 97 miles per charge and bmw claims 180 miles of total range when combined with the added miles from the range extender.
Owners 3 years with range extended electric car.
The bmw i3 is now an electric only model in europe as the range extender versions have been deleted from the line up.
The range extender option of the bmw i3 was designed to meet the california air resources board carb regulation for an auxiliary power unit apu called rex.
Real world long term test review of the bmw i3 range extender 94ah rex by car magazine.
Engine 125kw electric motor equivalent to 168bhp.
The range extender which uses a two cylinder 650cc petrol engine to provide.
56000 miles on 50 gallons.
This petrol powered engine is a 647cc two cylindered that is designed and intended as an emergency backup to extend the range to the next recharging location.
2017 bmw i3 rex.
According to rules adopted in march 2012 by carb the 2014 bmw i3 with a rex unit fitted is the first car ever to qualify as a range extended battery electric vehicle or bevx.
The full 24 gallons of gas is.
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