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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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Hilarious Outtakes from the BMW Super Bowl Spot


With the immense popularity of Super Bowl commercials being what it is, many advertisers have begun leaking and teasing their ads in the buildup to the big game. The approach of BMW may be the best, as they have just released a gag reel from the production of the commercial. Featuring the goofy side of stars Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel, the outtakes are a great insight into what will surely be one of the…

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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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The BMW i8 Says Hello to the Future


We have seen countless concepts appear at auto shows across the world that display futuristic design and technology.  These models hardly ever make it to production, and they are left in the past as something that could have introduced us to the future of automotives.


Here at Rick Hendrick BMW Charleston we are proud to say that our brand has a production model that breaks the theme stated above.


The BMW i8 began as...

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Let's See what a BMW EV can Really Do!

It goes without saying that BMW is a brand built around vehicles created for peak performance. So what happens when the engineering, design and production that is used to create top market performance models is applied to a mid-range EV hatchback. Well we will certainly find out once the new BMW i3 arrives here at Rick Hendrick BMW Charleston.

This exciting new electric model for BMW will go on sale later this year with a…

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BMW Gears Up new Models for the Los Angeles Auto Show

Here at Rick Hendrick BMW Charleston, we have a vested interest in all the latest news surrounding the BMW brand. That is why we thought this would be a good opportunity to preview the vehicles that our favorite German automaker will be bringing to this year's Los Angeles Auto Show.
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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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