The newly announced BMW i3s with upgraded 135 kW electric motor, and other performance tweaks, will reatail for about 10% more than the standard i3.

BMW i3s

BMW i3s

The difference between the i3s and i3 in the plug-in's home market (Germany) to be €3,600 (nearly $4,300 USD), while the range-extender option adds €4,600.

Prices in Germany (incl. VAT):

  • BMW i3 (94 Ah): €37,550 (≈$44,600)
  • BMW i3 REx (94 Ah): €42,150
  • BMW i3s (94 Ah): €41,150 (≈$48,950)
  • BMW i3s REx (94 Ah): €45,750

In the U.S., the i3 begins at $45,445 (incl. destination charge), so adding on the same ~10% for  the i3s would be still within $50,000 (~$42,500 after federal tax credit).

In the UK, the price of the i3s are higher by £2,905 (≈$3,750).

Prices in UK:

Model Power (hp) Torque  (Nm) 0 – 62mph (Seconds) Top Speed (mph) Combined (mpg) CO2 Emissions (g/km) From (OTR)
BMW i3 170 250 7.3 93 n/a 0 £34,070
BMW i3 Range Extender 170 250 8.1 93 tbc 13-14* £37,220
BMW i3s 184 270 6.9 99 n/a 0 £36,975
BMW i3s Range Extender 184 270 7.7 99 tbc 15* £40,125