In the previous post “Range for Speed” it was explained that high speeds dramatically decreases range. If you want to travel far, it is advisable to reduce speed. The post became a blockbuster and is now followed up with episode two (Range for Speed 2) to answer questions about consumption in low speed.
There are many discussions on what accessories to select to keep power consumption to a minimum (and boost range). LED, heat pump, chargers… Sorry to disappoint all speed lovers, but keep your right foot light on the pedal if you want range. Continue reading
When picking up our BMW i3 the sales person said that the heat pump is located in the back next to the electric motor. That’s why the heat pump option is not available on models equipped with the Range Extender REX . But on our car it is empty next to the electric motor. Continue reading
For my part, the decision has now been made – a BMW i3 has been ordered. It will be assembled in January and delivered in February.
The car will be assembled as follows: Continue reading