We ‘re increasingly big fans of the idea of an electric car. Having reviewed a Tesla Roadster a few times it ‘s easy to see why. Cheap to run and full of incredible acceleration they are a complete re-think of the car in terms that enthusiasts shouldn ‘t be scared of. Yet they ‘re still an unknown quantity to many of you. And worse yet the cost of cars such as the Tesla Model S can easily approach $100k with options. Enter the i3.

According to Automotive News BMWNA is planing on selling the carbon fiber built all electric i3 for around $40k. Does that price make it finally doable? Would you be interested in a zero emission rear wheel drive BMW with maximum interior space?