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i3 "Melts Away" in home fire

Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:00 pm

Cars never fare well when they burn up in a fire. However since the i3 uses very little steel, and has a CFRP passenger compartment covered with thermoplastic exterior body panels, it basically melts away in a fire. Here's some pictures of what happens to an i3 involved in a fire: ... -fire.html

Note: the fire had nothing to due with the car or charging equipment. It was a house fire that was started by an unfortunate accident.
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Re: i3 "Melts Away" in home fire

Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:17 am

I wonder if the car was a write-off...

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