If the Leaf is the eat-your-lettuce version of the battery-powered car, then the i3 is like a filet mignon. Built of lightweight carbon fiber and designed with engaging originality (and the likely premium price to boot), the i3 also benefits from wearing the BMW propeller on its hood. The combination of appearance and ancestry should enable it to recharge interest in electric cars. At least for high-end buyers.
Super-exclusive Ferraris, a Fiat 500 limo, and gas prices through the roof. A look at what the new year may or may not bring to the world of cars.