Performance and battery efficiency: BMW I3 is equipped with a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 42.2 kilowatt-hours, giving 168 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. With this power, this vehicle reaches 0-100 km per hour in just 7.2 seconds, and the top speed is 150 kmph. With its battery fully charged, it travels around 322 Km. This BMW has a 11 kW charging module and a portable charging cord.
In addition, DC fast charging is standard in this vehicle which is rare in EVs. With the DC fast charging system, 80 per cent of the battery charges in just 40 minutes. On the contrary, the 240-volt charger takes around seven hours to charge the battery fully. The overall efficiency and power of this 2021 model are around 30 per cent more than the previous year’s model. BMW I3 has a starting price of $66K to $75K for upper-trim models in Australia.