Jacbo Harb, the Head of BMW i for the U.S., tells InsideEVs that BMW centers will start taking orders for the BMW i3 in November. First Deliveries To The US Won’t Happen Until “The Spring,” But You Can Order Your Own i3 Next Month, said Harb.

Globally BMW reports that over 8,000 pre-orders for the car have been placed, a great start for the company that is looking to potentially increase the projected production.

The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (without Destination & Handling) in the US will be $41,350, before any federal or state incentives. The Destination & Handling fee in the US is currently $925. The BMW i3 with range extender option starts at $45,200.


BMW Group also announced the base price of 34,950 Euros for the BMW i3 in Germany. The BMW i3 will be available to customers in Germany in November 2013.