Standard equipment includes the Driving Assistance Plus package with speed-limit information, forward-collision warnings and adaptive cruise control. Parking sensors (front and rear) and a reversing camera are also included.
The driver and passenger sit on manually-adjusted seats trimmed in cloth and leather combination, faced with a 10.25-inch iDrive touchscreen atop the centre console. Other kit includes DAB radio, smartphone integration, satellite navigation along with a four-speaker audio system.
BMW Australia boss Marc Werner is expecting increased demand for the i3 in 2018.
“The BMW i3 range has enjoyed refreshed interest since the upgraded 94Ah battery arrived in 2016, removing range anxiety,”
“Now the ground-breaking premium electric i3 gains new styling and technological updates, as well as the exciting i3s sports model for the first time.