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Stretch those electric legs in the longer-range 2019 BMW i3

With 30 percent more range, and an optional range extender, BMW's diminutive EV gets more and more appealing.

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The 2019 BMW i3 will come with a 42.2-kWh battery (120 amp-hours), which should permit for up to 153 miles of all-electric driving.     

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This is a roughly 30 percent improvement over the previous 94-Ah battery, which allowed for 115 miles of range.     

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The i3's first battery was just 60 Ah, offering a range of just 81 miles.

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BMW will offer the battery in both variants of the i3.    

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The standard i3 uses a 170-horsepower electric motor, while the sportier i3s offers a 181-hp electric motor.

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The 2019 i3 also features a few upgrades beyond the battery. A new exterior color, Jucaro Beige Metallic, replaces the eye-catching Protonic Blue Metallic of years past.     

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LED headlights with cornering lights and automatic high beams are now available, and BMW's iDrive 6.0 infotainment system now comes on every vehicle with navigation.     

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The i3 also adds a Wi-Fi hotspot and wireless phone charging tray for the first time.

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Production of the 2019 i3 begins in November 2018, but an on-sale date has not yet been announced.     

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