Last updated on April 18th, 2021 at 07:32 pm
BMW UK has announced a pricing realignment for the BMW i3 and BMW i3s to ensure that customers can continue to benefit from the UK Government Plug In Car Grant.
As we reported, the UK government has slashed the Plug-in grant for electric vehicles to £2,500 and now restricts it to cars under £35,000. That is why the new pricing before the grant for the BMW i3 120Ah starts at £33,805 and £34,805 for the sporty BMW i3s 120Ah.
The all-electric BMW i3 has a range of 182-190 miles WLTP. Meanwhile, the sportier version has a WLTP range of 150-173miles.
The BMW i3 has been a successful model for the German manufacturer since its UK market launch in 2013 as there are now over 22,000 examples on British roads. Also, over 200,000 models have been manufactured and sold worldwide making BMW i3 the world’s most successful electric vehicle in the premium compact segment.
BMW Group will have 13 all-electric models on the road from 2023 when at least one all-electric model will be offered in approximately 90% of the company’s current market segments. Sales of the company’s fully electric models are expected to grow by over 50% per year in the coming years and the company will deliver around two million all-electric vehicles globally by the end of 2025.
The German automaker has unveiled a couple of new all-electric models in the past weeks. BMW has revealed the new i4, an electric sedan that will be available in different versions covering ranges of up to 366 miles / 590km (WLTP).
The company has also showed the first images of the two versions of its fully electric iX SUV, the xDrive40 and xDrive50. The iX promises to be one of the most interesting SUVs on the market.
As BMW is gearing up towards the all-electric revolution it has announced that its German plants will become fully electric and that it will move the manufacturing of internal combustion engines outside of the country to its plants in Austria and England.
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