BMW i3, is a five-door urban electric car developed by the German manufacturer BMW. BMW i3 is part of BMW's "Project i" and was launched as a new brand, BMW i. The i3 is BMW's first zero emissions mass-produced vehicle due to its electric powertrain. The BMW i3's official range is 130 to 160 km under the New European Driving Cycle.
As of July 2014, the BMW i3 is the most fuel efficient EPA-certified vehicle.
BMW i3 concept car was unveiled at the 2011 International Motor Show Germany. BMW i3 production version was unveiled in July 2013. BMW i3 ranked third among all-electric cars sold worldwide in 2014, and sixth among 2014's top 10 global best selling plug-in electric cars. Among other awards, the BMW i3 won two World Car of the Year Awards selected as 2014 World Green Car of the Year and also as 2014 World Car Design of the Year. BMW i3 was also given an iF Product Design Gold Award, and, in the first UK Car of the Year Awards.