Page Overview: BMW eDrive Training



On this new training course, you experience the fascination of BMW i in all its glory. Our experienced instructors introduce you to the urban mobility of the future, first through the theory and later in practice. Initiate yourself in the various driving modes of these trendsetting vehicles, and take them out for a spin on a specially erected course on the grounds of the BMW and MINI Driving Academy. The highlight of the day is an opportunity to take your place at the wheel of the sports car of the future, the BMW i8, and experience for yourself how a combination of sporty performance and maximum energy efficiency feels in the stylish cockpit.


  • Theory of driving dynamics
  • Driving exercises
  • Snack
  • Insurance
  • Small souvenir


½ day / max. 8 participants per group (2 participants per car)

Training vehicle: the BMW i8.

Take the sports car of the future to track. Experience the sporty character of the BMW i8 with plug-in hybrid drive technology. With its precise interaction of the combustion engine and the electric motor, the BMW i8 is ready to revolutionise its vehicle class. As the first sports car with the consumption and emission values of a compact car. The strength of the plug-in hybrid lies, among other factors, in the perfect synchronisation of electric motor and combustion engine, which makes itself apparent in maximum efficiency and dynamics on the road.

Fuel consumption: 1,8l/100 km (combined)
CO2 emissions: 42g/km; Electricity  (combined)
Energy consumption: 14kWh/100 km (combined)

Training vehicle: the BMW i3s.

Get electrified and let yourself be fascinated by the exceptional driving characteristics of the BMW i3s. Not only its acceleration from a standing start is breathtaking: the BMW i3s will continuously surprise you with its driving performance. Powered by its zero-emission, electric engine, the BMW i3s guarantees urbane mobility right where it is so important for a big-city car: in city centres, many of which already apply driving restrictions to certain cars.

Power consumption and CO2 emissions for the BMW i3s (94 Ah):
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 0
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 0
Power consumption in kWh/100 km: 14.3
Electric range in km (combined): 280
Customer-oriented electric range in km: up to 200


Training venue: the BMW and MINI Driving Academy.

A former airport near Maisach, about 30 kilometres west of Munich, has been home to the Driving Academy since September 2012. The location, where military and subsequently civil aircraft took off in the past, is now home to one of the largest road-safety training sites in Southern Germany – the ultimate in driver training for passionate petrol heads over a total area of 130 hectares. This is where both experienced drivers and novices learn how it feels to have total control of a car in extreme and dangerous situations.