Wednesday, June 6, 2012

BMW i Born Electric Tour Announced

Over the next 12 months, BMW i is going on tour! Of course the i3 and i8 concepts will be there, but what else does BMW have in store for us? The tour is starting in Rome later this month before heading off to  Dusseldorf, Tokyo, New York, London, Paris and Shanghai. The tour will end about three months before the launch of the i3 which is rumored to be in September of 2013.

My ActiveE was even used as a prop at one of the locations being scouted in New York City:
My ActiveE on display at one of the possible NYC Born Electric tour locations


  1. I thought that the i3 wasn't coming out until April 2014, and then only in South Africa! Please tell me I am wrong:

    1. Good news....yes, you are wrong! The i3 is scheduled to be released in September 2013 in the US and in limited European cities. Then by 2014 as they ramp up production it will be available everywhere which is probably why the article you are referring to says it will debut in South Africa in April 2014. I don't think it's menu to say that's only where it will be available, just that if you lived in South Africa you would have to wait until April 2014 for it to be available there.