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BMW Corpus Christi Gets Six New Electric i3 Cars

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A new and futuristic looking car will soon be hitting our streets now that the BMW of Corpus Christi received six new electric 2014 BMW i3 vehicles.

The five-door hatchback is part of the BMW Project Eye brand, and it is being launched as a new brand. It's an all-electric car, with an electric engine. It takes three hours to fully charge and it could drive up to 100 miles.

"They will be on the road in the next few months available for sale, and you'll see our models turning into electric cars," said Chris Hudson of BMW of Corpus Christi.

Starting price for the i3 is around $41,000.