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by Ki3
Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Experiences on long trips ?
Replies: 10
Views: 8409

Re: Experiences on long trips ?

Thanks all really useful. The 94ah rex should be no problem for my daily commute of 75 in total. However we like to getaway down to london about 8-10 times a year which is a 450 mile round trip for us. Getting there it looks like using using the ecotricity fast chargers every 60 miles or so (80% in ...
by Ki3
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Color choice help
Replies: 0
Views: 1268

Color choice help

hi all i am going for a 94ah rex originally in fluid black but not im wavering and undecided between black and protonic blue. Need help!
Has anyone in tnorthwest UK area got one of these in these colors so i cud check one out in person please?
by Ki3
Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Motorway commute experience?
Replies: 4
Views: 2821

Re: Motorway commute experience?

Apologies i shud clarify - its 75 miles all together - 37.5 miles each way?
by Ki3
Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Motorway commute experience?
Replies: 4
Views: 2821

Motorway commute experience?

hi all, looking at 94ah rex as next company car coming from a 5 series msport auto diesel. Will hopefully save me cash in company car tax and fuel but need to check re my commute and real world range. I have a 75 mile commute, 65 mile motorway, 5 mile on either end local A roads in the uk around 40-...
by Ki3
Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Experiences on long trips ?
Replies: 10
Views: 8409

Experiences on long trips ?

Hi all. Prospective 94ah rex owner - how do people feel it wil do for a long trip of about 250 each way to London? Would propose to charge up 80% on each leg, and also in london at some point while parked - we do a weekend in london about 10 times a year so would be useful if it would be feasible. A...
by Ki3
Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Online entertainment and internet
Replies: 2
Views: 2364

Online entertainment and internet

As i understand it, internet access is standard on the i3, and definitely if you get the professional satnav. Can anyone confirm? Also, what does the online entertainment option give you apart from access to music online (can do that through my phone anyway). What else does it gove you - can you eg ...
by Ki3
Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Best home charging option/box in UK
Replies: 10
Views: 2993

Re: Best home charging option/box in UK

This is v helpful thanks. Ill be speaking to recommendations shortly. Im told i need an order confirmation from the lease company first so will get that sorted.
Have to admit not been this excited about ordering a new car for a long time - going to be a totally different way of looking at commuting!
by Ki3
Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Best home charging option/box in UK
Replies: 10
Views: 2993

Re: Best home charging option/box in UK

Just looked at my consumer unit. All switches in there are used up. Is the extra consumer unti going to be significant cost/installation?
by Ki3
Sat Sep 17, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Best home charging option/box in UK
Replies: 10
Views: 2993

Best home charging option/box in UK

Hi all Just pressed the button on a 94 i3 and now looking at options for home charging. I will need to charge most nights and would like to understand what are the quick charge options - i had a demo for a week and the slow charging from the normal socket drove me mad. Basically, whats the quickest ...
by Ki3
Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Help with options
Replies: 9
Views: 4535

Re: Help with options

Thanks all Ive heard the enhanced bluetooth can be used to read/write texts and emails - anyone used that ? Im warming to the idea of the active cruise comtrol as i do spend time in traffic almost every morning on way to work. Not sure about the sunroof. With the dark brown suite interior the sunroo...

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