Jakarta. Maybank Indonesia, the organizer of the Maybank Marathon, consistently seeks to improve thequality of this competition. It not only provides comfort and safety for the participants, but also gives thema unique running experience - exclusive only at the Maybank Marathon. This year’s Maybank Marathonwill feature the New BMW i3s, a pure electric vehicle (EV), as the lead car for the full marathon category(42,197 km). The use of pure electric vehicles with zero emissions is a commitment of MaybankIndonesia and BMW Group Indonesia when it comes to helping elite marathon runners to achieve asgood a performance as possible, while also contributing to a zero carbon footprint. Together with theBMW i3s, BMW Indonesia is also supporting this international running event with The new BMW 7 Seriesas a VIP Shuttle and The new BMW X1 as the official car for the Committee and Marshals of theMaybank Marathon 2019.
PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk (Maybank Indonesia) will hold the Maybank Marathon 2019 onSeptember 8, 2019 in Denpasar, Bali. In this year's event, the contested categories include: full marathon(42,197 km), half-marathon (21.0975 km), 10K and kid’s dash. The Maybank Marathon has been certifiedby the International Measurement Certificate number INA2012 / 009 and has been approved by theAssociation of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). Meanwhile, the Indonesian AthleticsFederation (PASI) has made the event a qualifier for the 2020 National Games (PON) in Papua.
The new BMW i3s, which is the lead car in the 2017 Maybank Marathon, represents a more sportyinterpretation of electric mobility. Boasting no emissions, it is equipped with an electric motor with anoutput of 184 hp and a peak torque of 270 Nm. The motor speed, power and torque of the latest drivesystems have been further developed, and show an increase of up to 40% from the BMW i3, allowing theNew BMW i3s to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / hr in just 6.9 seconds. BMW Indonesia is launching theBMW i3s variant with a 120Ah battery that has a range of more than 250km on a single charge at a priceof Rp. 1,299,000,000 off-the-road.