Published on May 23rd, 2019 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
5 reasons to buy the BMW i3 this year
The BMW i3 is a visionary electric vehicle and an inspirational design that has helped to make BMW i range of electric vehicle so popular through its innovative mobility solutions with sustainability as a key defining element.
The BMW i brand has established itself as a pioneer for forward-thinking mobility by offering such products while also adopting an all-embracing approach that takes into account the complete lifecycle, from raw material production, through the manufacture and operation of the vehicles to their later recycling. Yes, the BMW i range of vehicles are designed and built to be 95% recycled.
For example, by using kenaf for larger interior surfaces it allows BMW to substitute petroleum-based plastics and reduce the overall weight of the BMW i3, because kenaf fibres are up to 30 % lighter than conventional materials. They add an authentic touch to the overall sustainability concept of the BMW i3. This extremely lightweight material is extracted from the mallow plant, which converts an above-average volume of CO2 to oxygen as it grows.
1. The BMW eDrive technology enables drivers to enjoy emission-free mobility with instantaneous power delivery, efficient use of energy and an optimized range for everyday practicality that even extends beyond the demands of purely urban travel.
2. The BMW i3s has 181hp which allows the driver to complete the 0-100km/h sprint in a quick 6.8 seconds.
3. Aimed at eco-conscious Malaysians. It is priced at RM279,000 and can be purchased through BMW’s Balloon Financing Plan from RM3,188 a month (80% loan, 5-year tenure).
4. This BMW i3s delivers a possible all-electric range of 260km.
5. BMW i3s owners can expect the following:
· 5-year unlimited mileage warranty with free scheduled service program
· 2-year tyre warranty programme
· Roadside Assistance and Accident hotline
· BMW White Card (Loyalty + Mobile App)
· BMW Service Online
Using a carbon fibertub, bonded aluminum, sustainable wood and plenty of recycled plastic, this i3s is one of the more environmentally friendly vehicles ever made.