BMW i3 parked at a home rear three-quarter view

BMW i.

BMW i3 parked at a home rear three-quarter view

Born electric.


With electric driving comes exciting possibilities. That’s why BMW approaches this new era in mobility just like any other; where engineering, innovation and aesthetics come together seamlessly to inspire joy in every journey. Discover how BMW’s state-of-the-art eDrive technology and sublime interior touches have created a modern masterpiece.

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BMW i.Born electric.
  • How does an electric car work?

    The way in which an electric car functions differs fundamentally from that of a vehicle with a combustion engine in that the motor of an electric car is not powered by fuel but exclusively by electricity. This electricity is stored in a battery, the capacity of which helps determine the range, in other words, the distance that can be covered with one battery charge.

  • What advantages does an electric car have?
  • Who is an electric car suitable for: families, commuters, city drivers?
  • What advantages does an electric car have over a hybrid?
  • Is support provided for the purchase of an electric car?

CHARGING YOUR ELECTRIC CAR.

BMW has supported the creation of an extensive UK network of charging facilities, which is constantly growing to meet the growing popularity of electric cars. From easy-to-use public charging stations to convenient home charging solutions, topping up is a cinch.

BMW i3 charging at a public charging station

Charging on the go.

The BMW eMobility service, BMW Charging, provides access to over 10,000 partner charging stations across the UK. These include public charging provided by bp pulse, plus access to high-power charging stations from our partner IONITY. For more information regarding BMW Charging or to sign-up please click below.
BMW Charging
BMW i3 at a charging station in front of a private home

Charging at home.

Thanks to the BP Pulse wallbox, BMW i drivers can charge their cars up to 70% faster than when using a conventional 3-pin socket. In the case of the BMW i3, a 0-80% charge time of between three and five hours can be achieved.†
Charging Cable

Charging cables.

All new BMW i models now come with two cables: a standard BMW charging cable, which is five metres long and can plug into any conventional 3-pin socket; and a BMW AC Fast Charging Cable (Type 2) – for recharging at public AC Fast Charging stations.

†Please note, this image features a BMW i Wallbox, not available in the UK.

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BMW X3 xDrive30e

TEST YOUR DRIVE.

Discover the potential savings of driving a BMW i vehicle in three easy steps.

TEST YOUR DRIVE.

Discover the potential savings of driving a BMW i vehicle in three easy steps.

BMW tax incentives BMW i3

READY FOR BUSINESS.

The BMW i3 and BMW i3s have both officially been given a Category 1 rating. This means that you can receive a £3,000 government grant towards the cost of purchasing one. Plus, if you’re considering the BMW i3 / i3s for your business, it’s good to know it will have a BIK tax rate of 1% for 2021.

BMW ConnectedDrive

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.

Discover a seamless driving experience, where cutting-edge digital services and packages transform the journey.

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.

Discover a seamless driving experience, where cutting-edge digital services and packages transform the journey.

  • Connected Charging
  • Remote Services
  • Navigation
  • Send to Car

The range of services described above are included as standard on all new BMW electric and plug-in hybrid models. For BMW ConnectedDrive full terms and conditions, please click here.

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