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AutoGuide on New 2016 BMW i3 Electric Subcompact: Great Range, Innovative Gas Engine Option

BMW is doing very interesting work on hybrid vehicles, as evidenced by the 2016 BMW i3, an electric subcompact that has a gas engine available as an optional add-on. AutoGuide recently reviewed the i3 and liked its great range and innovative styling. Click "play" on the video clip below to watch the full report.

The i3's 450-pound lithium-ion battery pack sends power to a rear-mounted electric motor producing 170 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. As equipped, the car is capable of traveling 81 miles on a single charge. AutoGuide suggests that those looking for a bit more range…

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Explore the Offerings of the All-Electric BMW i3

Recently on our blog we've been covering the details regarding the release of the BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid that brings a more efficient option to the lineup. Well today we thought we'd discuss its eco-friendly counterpart the BMW i3. This all-electric vehicle offers a thrilling driving experience in more ways than one.


In the video we've shared below, we get to see one lucky EV owner taken for the test drive of his life when professional racecar driver Erin Crocker takes the wheel. Along the way she takes note of all of the specialty features...

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We're One Step Closer the Public Debut of the BMW i8


The internet has been abuzz with details about the pending BMW i8 for quite some time. We may have even contributed to the deluge of information here on the Rick Hendrick BMW blog. While in the past we were dealing with unconfirmed reports and even a little speculation, we're pleased to report that the model in question is gearing up for production.


Everyone at our Charleston, SC BMW dealer is very enthusiastic about this...

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The BMW i5 is Currently in the Works


In today's automotive world, competition is rising within the hybrid and all-electric vehicle segments. As the push to become more eco-friendly increases, BMW has decided to step up its game. Currently the BMW i3 all-electric model is in high demand now that it's available at select dealerships worldwide. Now the automaker has a few more additions in the works.


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North American Concept Car of the Year Award Goes to the BMW i8 Roadster

Ever since BMW unveiled its eco-friendly sub-brand called BMW i back in 2011, we knew that big things were on the horizon for the automaker. The lineup includes the electric BMWi3 model, as well as the i8 plug-in hybrid. Auto enthusiasts were thrilled to see these concept models confirmed for production, as BMW continues to expand its energy efficient offerings within the new BMW lineup for the greater Charleston, SC area and beyond.

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BMW i3 Electric Vehicles to Feature Advanced Range Technology

When BMW set out to design its first all-electric vehicle for the new BMW lineup, it wanted to offer the very best in terms of technology. It also wanted to make EV vehicles more desirable to drivers by developing solutions to improve upon driving ranges and lengthy charging times. As the unveiling of the BMW i3 gets closer, the automaker is releasing some of the details regarding its plan to make its EV model a more suitable choice.


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BMW Plays with Crafty Marketing to Transform NYC Vehicles into EV and Plug-in Hybrids

BMW is going out of its way to paint you a picture of the future, or what it hopes the future will look like at least. If you find yourself passing through NYC 42nd Street and 6th Avenue in particular, you are in for quite the vision. Here at Rick Hendrick BMW we are excited to bring all of you in the greater Charleston area the details about how BMW views the future.

With its crafty marketing concept, BMW is giving pedestrians a glimpse into what...

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