The BMW i3 range-extender hybrid will cost almost 10 per cent more than the pure-electric variant when it launches in 2014.

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Local pricing will be finalised closer to the i3's launch in July 2014, though BMW Australia corporate communications generation manager Lenore Fletcher confirmed the local division would follow the same premium pricing strategy for the hybrid as introduced by its North American counterpart.

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CarAdvice is heading to Amsterdam to drive the BMW i3 at the end of this month. Stay tuned for our review in the coming weeks.