$A68700+ (estimated base price)
Dynamic and chic, the i3 is BMW's premium all-electric city car. Using BMW eDrive technology, the 2019 model with 42kWh battery will be available from February 2019 in a 120Ah configuration for double the range of the original 42kW battery. With a 125kW electric motor delivering 250Nm of torque, and around 260km range, it is zippy enough for most everyday around town needs.
|EV Type||BEV||Charging Plugs (AC)||Type 2|
|BEV Range (km)||Charging Plugs (DC)||CCS2|
|Real World Range (km)||260||Max Charge Rate (kW, AC/DC)||11/50|
|Battery Size (kWh)||42||Tow Rating (kg)|
|Max. Power (kW)||125||Max. Torque (Nm)||250|
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