The LAPD’s fleet of barely used BMW i3s is being sold for cheap

  • Cars from the LAPD’s fleet of barely used BMW i3s are being sold at New Century BMW in Alhambra, California. 
  • The cars all have pretty low miles and are all priced between $15,000 and $18,000, a dealership rep told Business Insider.
  • The dealership sold its first shipment of 28 cars in just four days, but a new shipment is coming this month.
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In 2016, BMW won the bid to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with hundreds of all-electric BMW i3s for use in its transportation fleet. The LAPD hardly used them, their leases expired, and now the cars are being sold for dirt cheap.

Several i3s from the LAPD’s fleet were for sale at New Century BMW as Certified Pre-Owned models, as first noticed by The Current Review, an enthusiast EV blog, and then Jalopnik. A screenshot of New Century BMW’s inventory,

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