Are Trends Electric? The average guy drives less than 65km a day. The BMW I3 ELECTRIC CAR does 130-160km on a single charge. High tech lightweight materials include a magnesium dash brace and carbon fibre seats, and the interior plastics are reinforced by hemp. Heck, even the wind-powered factory is green. The performance is impressive too: 0 to 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds (and apparently it’s a gas to drive). Estimated at R500 000,