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Old 05-25-2017, 06:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Minor point, but the BMW isn't made of carbon fiber. It's a carbon fiber plastic composite. Not as lightweight and strong as carbon fiber, but also not as expensive.

I'm wondering why the BMW hasn't dropped as severely in price as the Leaf? I can get a '14 Leaf for $9k and a '14 i3 for $16k, which is twice as expensive. The BMW didn't cost twice as much. The BMW should be more like $11k if it were to have the same rate of depreciation.

I've got my eye out for an i3 too, since it's more fun to drive and slightly less less annoying to look at. I'm not willing to pay way more than a Leaf, though.

That reminds me, I need to see what Spark EV prices have been doing...
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