BMW i3 priced from £25,680 - global debut next week

2014 BMW i3 prototype

BMW has announced new details and pricing for the all-new i3, that will make its global debut on 29 July at parallel events in London, New York and Beijing.

The all-new BMW i3 all electric version will reach first customers in November, with a leasing price starting from £369 a month. Certain terms apply like contract mileage of 24,000miles.

Customers can also buy the BMW i3 outright from £25,680 OTR (including the government grant).

The price for the range extender version, that features an additional 650cc two-cylinder petrol engine to maintain the battery charge and extend the range to an approximate 180 miles on one tank of fuel, will be announced at a later date.

Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management, Sales and Marketing BMW, said: “The BMW i3 heralds the dawn of a new era for individual mobility and for the BMW Group. True to a genuine BMW, the BMW i3 has strong emotional appeal, outstanding product substance and a guarantee of sheer driving pleasure. With this leading-edge vehicle and compelling price, we will provide customers with an attractive offer for electromobility.”

The BMW i3 comes as standard in the UK with AC Fast Charging which charges the BMW i3 from zero to 80 per cent within three hours. The all-electric i3 is powered by a 170bhp rear mounted electric motor with 250 Nm of torque.

0-37 mph comes in 3.7 seconds and 0-72 mph in 7.2 seconds, while the top speed is electronically-limited to 93 mph. Range from a 22 kWh lithium-ion battery will be between 81 to 99 miles.


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