Video: BMW i3 Parallel Parks Itself With the Push of a Button
The BMW i3’s optional $1,000 parking package includes a self-parking feature that sandwiches the i3 between to parked vehicles with only 22 inches of extra space needed.
The automated parallel parking function is unique in that it requires no driver input, aside from pushing a button.
Unlike other vehicles, which typically require the driver to have his/her foot on the brake pedal, the i3 does away with that, which makes the system as touch-free as possible.
With assistance from ultrasonic sensors, the i3 parks itself.
But does it work as intended?
Engadget recently put the system to the test. A video of the results can be viewed below”