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      08-15-2013, 02:04 AM   #1
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New BMW i3 photos showing sliding sunroof for the first time!

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Here is some photos of the BMW i3 showing the optional sliding sunroof,












































































































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http://automobile.challenges.fr/nouv...francfort.html
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      08-15-2013, 08:41 PM   #2
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Will sunroof be standard in the USA?
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      08-15-2013, 09:09 PM   #3
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Will sunroof be standard in the USA?
There are three trim levels in the US(Mega, Giga & Terra). In the standard trim(Mega) the sunroof is an option, but if you get either of the two interior upgrade trims then the sunroof is standard:

Mega World ($41,350; $45,200 w/REx)

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Bright, lightweight Sensatec and sustainable cloth made from recycled materials
Leather trimmed steering wheel
Grained dash trim

Giga World:

All Mega World features, plus:
Interior wrapped in leather and wool cloth
Universal garage door opener
Comfort Access
Sunroof
Satellite radio
Leather-trimmed steering with contrasting stitching

Tera World:

All Giga World features, plus:
Luxurious full leather
Olive leaf-tanned interior, with textile accents and contrasting stitching
Anthracite floors mats.
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      08-16-2013, 12:08 AM   #4
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Thanks! I hadn't seen the breakdown before of the contents of the US trim packages.
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Thanks for sharing all the great shots!
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      08-22-2013, 09:03 PM   #6
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Nice pics. This thi8ng is growing on me.
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Awesome, innovative car. It is quite beautiful. The only thing that I don't like are the twin kidney badges on the front fascia. They don't do anything and the car would be better with them.
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Zadjali, thanks for the great pics! Really nice to see all these details of the sunroof and the interior.

tommolog, thanks for the package breakdown. I hope Giga won't cost much more than BMW's typical Premium package. Also, cool to see you on bimmerpost after following your ActiveE and i3 blogs!
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Like it a lot. Maybe a new car for the wife. Waiting to see what the x4 is gonna look like.
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Great to see detailed pics. Thanks!

I must be old school, but I just can't stand anything but a black steering wheel. Hopefully it's available on at least one of the trim lines.
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Car looks ok for it's purpose, if I was looking at this vs Prius etc I would probably seriously consider the i3, however I think the use of the blue color around kidney grill, roundel, and rocker panels under the doors is silly and unnecessary.
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Reminds me of my old Honda Element.

Too bad the total range, even with extender, is so limited.
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HOLY SNITCHZEL!!!

It has a power sliding roof but dosent have power seats
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Wow...it's going to cost alot if someone rear end you.
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HOLY SNITCHZEL!!!

It has a power sliding roof but dosent have power seats
The fact that the full panel glass roof is not part of the production car is sad by itself. Might as well have a crank, power does little to make up for the fact it is so small and almost worthless.
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Reminds me of my old Honda Element.

Too bad the total range, even with extender, is so limited.
I'm still unclear on if the REX has the ability to keep powering the battery after the initial 80 miles (160 mile total). I know it has a 2.5 gallon capacity, so refills would have to be frequent even if it were possible to keep going after refilling the tank.
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I still can't believe this is a road legal car! looks like a toy I love it!!
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i want this as daily and keep my Z4C for the weekend.
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Car looks ok for it's purpose, if I was looking at this vs Prius etc I would probably seriously consider the i3, however I think the use of the blue color around kidney grill, roundel, and rocker panels under the doors is silly and unnecessary.
if thats the problem - its good news...
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