The key facts
Q Rear-wheel drive, 3,999mm long, 1,775mm wide, 1,578mm tall short overhangs, wheelbase 2,570mm.
Q Battery pack: designed to last full life of car, warranty for eight years or 100,000km, weighs 230km.
Q Electricity for i3 production in Leipzig 100pc wind generated.
Q Standard equipment includes iDrive system, telephone hands-free facility, air con, Park Distance Control, climate control, onboard connectivity through integrated SIM card. Options include choice of navigation systems, automatic climate control, heated seats.
Q Electric motor (170bhp) weighs 50kg, 0-60kmh in 3.7 secs; 0-100kmh in 7.2 secs.