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Video: BMW i3 is ‘The Revolution of the Road’

Remember the short teaser video BMW released earlier this week? Although it seemed like something exciting was being planned, the company is simply promoting its new i3 city car.

BMW i3 The Revolution of the Road

If you thought the sound wasn’t quite matching up with the visuals, there’s a reason why. At the end of the video you’ll see there is a twist.

The i3 is BMW’s first ‘i’ model, featuring an electric powertrain. It can be equipped with an optional range-extender as well, comprising of a 650cc two-cylinder petrol engine. Despite looking like a pure city car, performance is quite decent, with 0-100km/h coming up in 7.2 seconds.

BMW Australia has announced the i3 will go on sale locally in November. Head over to the original BMW i3 on-sale report for more details on specifications and pricing.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.