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    Re: i3 s Traction Control adds torque

    So I assume it we turn off the traction control we will see a significant increase in acceleration . I've done this on dry pavement and did not notice any wheel spin . I'm not suggesting to do this as I don't fully understand the safety issues involved . But when researching this I've read that some people do not trust driving with traction control . They would rather trust their own instincts , I assume . But if you are pulling into a highway and you might need that extra acceleration . Is there any harm i [...]

    Re: Parking assist comes on automatically?

    Go to Settings/Parking and disable AutoPDC. When on, it triggers Park Assist when you slow down to a threshold. The sensors are always on. But you have the option to turn on the parking software automatically, when you slow down, or manually using the center console button. Found this out when the sensors iced up. Whenever I slowed down, I got spammed with gongs and the Park Assist. [...]

    Re: Your thoughts on this deal...2018 i3 REX with 20 inch wheel as the only option

    I’m in NJ. Yup took advantage of the 10k utility rebate, no sales tax and 2k loyalty. The $29,800 includes registration and fees. Negations was easy. Totally transparent that I had a Tesla 3 order and did not want to pay over 30k. It was not realistic to get a base Tesla 3 and get the fed rebate, hence I’m looking at i3 or egolf. In hindsight I think I could have gotten a better deal. The car comes standard with a 110v plug. The 240v plug was a $500 line item. I keep the 240v in the frunk and the 11 [...]


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    BMW sends out postcards to i3 owners confirming 50% more range for 2017

    Via the Facebook BMW i3 group, BMW has mailed out postcards to owners in the UK stating the 2017 BMW i3 will have a 50% increase in electric range, which would equate to around 120... Continue reading ->