Chinese have created JINMA KWM 2200 – the copy of BMW I3

April 22, 2015 at 5:46 pm

Chinese motorcycle manufacturer Qingzhou Da Jinma brought to the exhibition in Jinan its Jinma KWM2200 electric car, the design of which by tradition reminds one of European cars. At this time, the Chinese tried to create a twin of BMW i3. “Jinma” in Chinese means “golden horse”. Designers wanted the name Baoma to sound like an abbreviation BMW.

2015 Jinma KWM 2200 electric vehicle pic

2015 Jinma KWM 2200 electric vehicle pic

The car received the optics and grille, made in the BMW i3 style. The exterior of the novelty looks more like a Bavarian electric vehicle, but Chinese experts failed to create the same interior. Dimensions of Jinma KWM2200 are following: 3 meter – length, 1 meter 400 millimeters – width, 1 meter 540 millimeters – height, and 1 meter 930 millimeters – the size of the wheelbase. Thus, the car turned out to be 999 mm shorter, 375 mm longer and 38 mm below the i3.

2015 Jinma KWM 2200 twin of BMW I3 photo

2015 Jinma KWM 2200 twin of BMW I3 photo

Jinma KWM2200 has an electric motor developing 4 horsepower (3 kW). The maximum speed of a novelty is 50 km / h. The car can drive 120 km without recharging, and it needs 7 hours for being fully recharged. The price of new Chinese electric car will be 24,998 yuan.