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  1. Occasional very long range in i3 94 Rex

    BMW i3
    Hello I am shortly getting an i3 Rex with the bigger battery. 99% of my journeys should be well within its range probably without the Rex but once a year i drive from Santander down through Spain to Granada in the south. I got some excellent advice the other day about Spanish charge points and...
  2. BMW i3 REx issues

    BMW i3
    Hi All, I'm new to this forum. I'm having a nightmare with my 2016 BMW i3 Rex. I've already had the REx fail on me once and fully replaced (split crank shaft) and now I'm getting the dreaded drivetrain error again, so can currently only drive on electric only. There's a very loud rattling...
  3. REx injector replacement after 10,000m!

    BMW i3
    I have a 5 yr old Rex with 50,000 miles. Maybe 10,000 or less of that has been done with the REx. BMW now say it needs: -new injectors -O2 sensor -software update. £1,000 Injectors failing on a car, especially a BMW, with 10,000 miles? And then, maybe masking underlying faults with the...
  4. 2014 BMW i3 rex 12 months on......

    BMW i3
    Hi I'd thought I post my first year's ownership experience after using my REX as a commuter car for the last 12 months. Bought the 2014 car with 25,000 miles from an independent dealer with a 12 month insurance policy warranty (Just expired). So always slightly concerning to if and what they...
  5. Hey

    Ice Breakers
    Hiya Thought I'd introduce myself. Been reading forum for over two years but never got around to joining. Had a BMW 330e for two years, a perfect gentle introduction to EV. Was a short test drive in a Toyota Yaris Hybrid two years previously that revolutionised my attitude to driving as a...
  6. Leaf & Env200 Range extender

    General Nissan EV Discussion
    So I had a forum affiliated advert pop up on bottom of screen while browsing this forum just now on my PC. Range extender, improved regen in D, power, glide (roll) mode and naturally just had to click on it. What is it all about? I take it this must be a scam and nonsense, as otherwise I would...
  7. Mazda 2019 EV with Wankel Rotary Rex

    Other EV Makes and Models
    As a (soon to be ex) Mazda3 owner, I still have a foot in what Mazda are up to and I came across this today. The report says that from 2019 they plan to launch an EV that will have a Rex that will utilise the Wankel Rotary, quiet an interesting development given the form factor they are...
  8. Range extender. When does it activate?

    BMW i3
    This is old hat... everyone's going to say at 6.5% I assume? That's what I thought, as that's what's always happened... until now Recently (all sing, "driving home for Xmas") starting journey at 100%, we managed a PB of 121 miles on a single charge. 4 miles and 4% left on the GOM/SOC when we...
  9. i3 roadtrip - Warwick to Germany and back

    General EV Discussion
    My son and I are travelling to the Belgian Grand Prix, staying in Germany. Our vehicle is a 2015 i3 Rex with rapid charge (CCS), and we are travelling out just using electric (75 mile max range) but will travel back using both electric and petrol Rex. I have owned the car less than a month so...
  10. Unexpected, very powerful, acceleration surge BMWi3 UK

    BMW i3
    In October 2016, my partner and I purchased a new BMWi3, without the range extender. We understand we were one of the first buyers of this updated i3 in the U.K. Since then, in January 2017 (my partner driving) and again in April 2017 (when I was driving) we have had two accidents, both caused...
  11. Rex list

    General EV Discussion
    Still new to the EV world but reading about the i3 Rex it seems pretty nice, but somewhat on its own other than the Ampera. Am I right they those are the only Rex vehicles currently in the UK? Are there others known to be in the pipeline and coming soon?
  12. ONLY 5 left - Limited Availability i3 REX's - £321 per Month Lease

    BMW i3
    Hi all, For anyone interested in Personal or Business leases we have great terms on the BMW i3 Range Extender. WE HAVE SEVERAL VEHICLES THAT HAVE COME IN AS CANCELLATIONS DUE TO MANUFACTURING AND DELIVERY DELAYS. Example, on Personal Contract Hire the figures are: - 36 months - BMW i3 94ah...
  13. REX fuel flap will not open

    BMW i3
    Reading on Facebook, it seems that there are a number of us who have had fuel flap failure. Mine will not open & a strange message about 25% or 75% full being required appears on the dash. Anyway has anyone had this problem & had it fixed? What was it?
  14. Sold BMW i3 REX - Suite Interior

    Electric Vehicle Classifieds
    Model - BMW i3 REX ** SOLD ** EV.e
  15. Personal Leasing - new 94Ah BMW i3 REX limited stock offer

    BMW i3
    Hi all, Due to high demand this offer is now from an allocated list of vehicles due to go into build - we have limited specs of BMW i3 94Ah Range Extenders remaining on great leasing rates, please feel free to get in touch for some tailored quotes and happy to answer any questions or queries...
  16. Personal Leasing - BMW i3 REX £274 per month / BEV £269 per month w Metallic & DC Prep.

    BMW i3
    Hi all, For anyone looking at Business or Personal leasing we currently have great terms on BMW i3 100% Electric BEV and Range Extender REX. For example, on Personal Contract Hire 6+23 (24 month term), 6,000 miles per annum with Metallic Paint and DC Rapid Charge Prep. included (customer...
  17. The Grand i3 Delivery Thread

    BMW i3
    As I am real geek and can't wait for my current lease to run out and be able to collect my i3 (and everyone else is collecting in the next few days :(), I thought I'd share the status of my i3 as it progresses through the build process. I think as its not due till the end of March (just 7 days...