BMW Ireland has announced the Financial Service packages for its all-new 100 per cent electric BMW i3. The i3 will be available form the 16th November 2013, with prices commencing from €34,010 (net of current €10,000 VRT rebate and SEAI grant for consumers). The Personal Contract Hire offering is available from just €495 per month. Customers can pay an initial €5,999 deposit, followed by 36 monthly payments of €495 and contract mileage of 36,000kms. There is also a range extender variant of the i3, it’s priced at €41,040. It features an additional 650cc two-cylinder petrol engine which maintains the battery charge and extends the maximum range to approximately 300kms on one tank of fuel.