Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Electric cars:Comparison between bmw i series and tesla models


Comparison between electric cars bmw i series and tesla models .

BMW i series

BMW i series cars are the Hybrid cars which runs on the electric and gasoline .There are currently two models are available in the market MBW i3 and i8.BMW i3 is the fully electric car and  the i8 model  is the hybrid car. BMW i series was introduced in 2011 and BMW start selling its i series cars in September 2013.BMW sell more than 50,000 units till january 2016.BMW i3 is ranked 3 largest selling electric car. 

BMW i3







BMW i3 is the fully electric car it is the first bmw car with zero emission it made up of carbon fiber which make is more lighter and faster.there are four motors are used in the bmw i3 which gets the power from the lithium ion battery it can go upto 160 km in a full charge.i3 have a aluminum chassis which makes the body of the car stronger .There are two variants of the i3 are available in the US.

Specification and  features of BMW i3


  • 647 cc two-cylinder gasoline engine.
  • Electric motor powered by lithium ion batteries.
  • All electric range of 130 to 160 km 
  • Carbon Fibre  body.
  • Polycarbonate glass windows.

BMW i8 




BMW i8 is the first bmw hybrid car which works on the electric and the gasoline engine .it has the range of 35 km with electric .Front wheel have 131 hp motors  while the rear wheels will make use of a 1.5-litre 3-cylinder gasoline engine which make 231 hp.it can go 160 mph in less than 4.5 seconds it is also made up carbon fiber body which make its more lighter it has a aluminum chassis and windshield, top, doors and fenders are made from polycarbonate glass which makes it more stronger. BMW sold more than 1,50,000 units of the i8 model .

Specification and  features of BMW i8

  • Hybrid 1.5-litre 3-cylinder gasoline engine with  231 hp.
  • 0-60 in less than 4.5 seconds.
  • 131 hp electric motor in front wheels.  
  • Aluminum chassis
  • Carbon Fibre  body.



Tesla cars(MODEL X)




Tesla motors is one of the car manufacturer which uses the latest technology in its cars.it is the first company which created the super car which runs on the battery. The Tesla Roadster, is the company's first vehicle, which uses lithium-ion battery cells that can move 320 km in a single charge.
The model 3 is the latest model of the Tesla motors the production of the model 3 is in progress and the company will start delivering the model x in late 2017.
The model x is one of the fastest car in its segment it has the one of the latest technology used in the which makes it more beautiful. it has Falcon Wing doors which make model x more beautiful like a bird.
The model x has 532 hp engine which can hit 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds and the top speed of the model x is 130 mph.it has the latest gadgets used in the car .model x is first availabe in the US then the other countries.it has single speed automatic four wheel drive.
The model x uses the same huge touchscreen display as the model S which means you can control every thing of the car. The material used in the interior is good.The handling of the the model x is good
it has the automatic huge sunroof  .

The price of the model x starting  at $80,000.

COMPARISON 

                                 bmw i3  &  bmw i7            tesla model x      

Engine                      647cc 231hp                           532hp

body                          carbon fibre                        carbon fibre
                                polycarbonate glass



Speed                             4.5 sec                               3.3 sec
0-60

Battery                      lithium ion                         lithium ion 


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