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THE i3

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The BMW i3 is full of innovative technologies it can use to confidently master your day-to-day life. Learn more about the range, charging and efficiency of this fascinating electric car. Also discover the range of digital services and innovative driver assistance systems.

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Drive further, faster.

The BMW i3 has everything you need to combat the challenges of modern mobility – and to outmatch them in silence. It charges 80 percent of its high-voltage battery at a quick-charging station in about 45 minutes. Its intelligent energy management makes it flexible and highly efficient, both in city traffic and on longer trips.

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Getting ahead has never been so easy: the BMW i3 can cover up to 260 kilometres in a day with its extended range. The new high-performance battery now supplies the electric engine with even more energy – and you get even more electric driving pleasure.
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Home Charging.

With the BMW Wallbox Plus you can charge your BMW i3 at home safely, quickly and comfortably. In about three hours the battery will be charged up to 80% of its capacity. This is possible due to the three-phase charging power of the new BMW Wallbox of up to 11 kW* for the BMW i3. With the BMW installation service, the installation of your BMW Wallbox will be carried out by qualified experts. For even more sustainability, you have the option to use green energy and solar power you have generated yourself. (* The Wallbox Plus has a charging capacity of up to 22 kW.)
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Public charging.

There are many reasons for you to be out and about with your BMW i3 – and just as many opportunities to charge it while you are. First, the practicalities: With the BMW i3, you can use public charging stations with either alternating current (AC) or with direct current (DC). This will make you more flexible and will allow you to charge the vehicle as quickly as possible. BMW is pleased to introduce our partnership with Chargefox – Australia’s largest network of public electric vehicle chargers.


No compromises. Everything for driving pleasure with zero emissions.

The BMW i3 embodies a new attitude towards mobility. It is based on a unified approach revolving around the vehicle at all stages, including development, production, and recycling. Many of the materials are made of renewable resources – and the BMW i3 is manufactured with 100% energy from renewable sources. Driving pleasure can't feel any better.

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The sustainable cycle of the BMW i3


Sustainability isn't just a word for BMW i. It's the highest guiding principle. Therefore, the entire life cycle of the BMW i3 is structured around the principle of maximum resource conservation and sustainability.

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The entire vehicle design was developed for electric mobility, from the ground up. While innovative aerodynamic measures reduce air resistance and energy consumption, sustainable and recycled materials protect the environment and replace traditional materials such as plastics.

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Wind turbines


Exceedingly sustainable: The carbon fibres used for the BMW i3 are manufactured entirely with hydroelectric power. Manufacturing at the BMW plant in Leipzig, Germany, is powered entirely with wind energy. And, compared to the other BMW models, only half of the energy needed for production is required.

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With the BMW i3, you will drive locally without emissions, noise, or odours. This reduces the air pollution in cities. Even more importantly, it's easy to charge with "green energy" or to generate energy with your own solar panels. The ECO PRO mode increases range and reduces energy consumption.

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Recycled materials of the BMW i3 I01


With the choice of materials used for production. The BMW i3 is 95% recyclable.

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Supports their mobility. On new paths and all channels.

Don't miss anything while you're on the road. Always stay up-to-date. That's exactly what the BMW i3 offers with its numerous digital services and driver assistance systems. It's no wonder that it's still the best-connected vehicle in its market segment. And because of that, it's associated with relaxed mobility, comfort, and safety like no other vehicle.

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Send to Car.

Let’s imagine you have found a destination, want to set off immediately without losing any time at all. It’s all very easy with Send to Car. Look for interesting locations such as your favourite restaurant or the nearest day trip in the “Destinations” section of the BMW Connected App. There you will also find a display of the nearest charging stations on your route. Then click on “Go” or send the data directly to the navigation system of your BMW. When you have clicked on “Go”, the navigation launches automatically as soon as it connects with your smartphone via Bluetooth when you enter the vehicle. When you have sent your desired destination to the navigation system, you will find the address saved under the menu item “Messages”. From there you can activate the navigation immediately or at a later point in time.
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Remote Services for eDrive.

Do you have enough charge for a journey into town and are there any charging points there? With eDrive Remote Services, conveniently find the answers to such questions using the BMW Connected app on your smartphone. You can also control the temperature, lock your car or activate the headlight flash from a distance, to find it in a parking lot for example.
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Driving Assistant Plus.

The Driving Assistant Plus equipment produces a clear improvement in safety and comfort. It includes the Approach control warning and Person warning with light city braking function, Speed Limit Info, Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function as well as the Traffic jam assistant.
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Parking assistant.

The Parking assistant makes it easier to park in spaces parallel to the street. Suitable parking spaces are shown and selected via the Control Display. After turning on the indicator, and when the PDC button is depressed, the system takes over shifting gears, steering, accelerating and braking, thus parking completely automatically.