Sienna Miller joined fellow star James Franco at the launch for the BMW i3. She said of the new car “as a new mother I feel really aware of making green choices and trying to do something to leave a better world for the next generation. This is 100% electric and very cool and yes it’s the perfect city car.”
The BMW i3 passenger cell is made of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic and features a specially developed high-voltage lithium-ion battery, which gives a range of 80-100 miles between charging.
The new vehicle was introduced by BMW to the UK transport sector on Tuesday 30th July 2013. Speaking at the event, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said:
“It is fantastic to see a great brand like BMW introducing such a striking electric vehicle to the mainstream market. This shows that, like Government, industry is serious about this technology.”
The BMW i3 will be delivered to UK customers in November 2013.