If BMW has actually turned down among its “timeless” electrical designs and is prepared to do so in the majority of its variety, then this is the very first time a comparable “i” has actually been presented prior to a hot design. i4 is really originated from the upcoming 4 Series Gran Coupé.
As when it comes to the X3/iX3 duo, shapes prevail, as are headlights and lights. The distinction in between i4 and the future Gran Coupé depends on its protective cover, door sills and door deals with. Therefore, these components are studied to make sure much better aerodynamic efficiency. We discovered the grill with substantial beans, these beans are popular, however they are closed here. Their summary includes a blue border, which is my signature color.
If the i4 is BMW’s very first electrical vehicle, then it is likewise the very first electrical vehicle with the M logo design. The look of the M50 variation is more manly, near M440i. BMW for that reason even more conceals the reality that it is electrical! But one aspect is not incorrect: there is no vent. As an alternative, M might have carbon aspect.
Internally, we have a Dashboard based upon Series 4 with significant modifications. The i4 is geared up with a set of curved screens allowed by the big iX SUV. There is a 12.3-inch meter screen and a 14.9-inch infotainment screen. The latter incorporates a/c control. Thanks to the “BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant”, many functions can be managed by voice.
The i4 is 4.78 meters long and has a trunk volume of 470 liters, which is still real for electrical automobiles geared up with big batteries. With folding benches, we have up to 1290 liters of area.
One or 2 motors
At launch, there will be 2 variations: eDrive40 and M50. The eDrive40 has an electrical motor that sends its power to the back. The power is 340 horse power, the optimum torque is 430 Nm, and the leading speed is restricted to 190 km/h. It takes 5.7 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h.
For the M50, i4 has 2 motors, one on each axis, to accomplish 4×4. The peak power is 544 hp (with Sport Boost function) and the torque is 795Nm The optimal speed is restricted to 225 km/h, and it just takes 3.9 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h!
Both variations share the exact same battery with a net capability of 80.7 kWh. The optimum autonomy in the WLTP cycle of M50 and eDrive40 is 510 kilometers and 590 kilometers, respectively. In rotating present, the charging power depends on 11 kW. In direct present, it depends on 200 kW. With the aid of ultra-fast terminals, eDrive40 can restore a series of 164 kilometers in 10 minutes.
The vehicle can be purchased now. But shipments will start in November 2021.
|engine||1. Advance||2. Four-wheel drive|
|Maximum power||340 channels||544 channels|
|Maximum torque||430 Nm||795 Nm|
|Maximum speed||190 km/h||225 km/h|
|0 to 100 km/h||5.7 seconds||3.9 seconds|
|Battery (net capability)||80,7 kWh||80,7 kWh|
|Maximum WLTP autonomy||590 km||510 km|
|Length, width and height||4,78 m-1,85 m-1,45 m||4,78 m-1,85 m-1,45 m|
|chest||470 liters||470 liters|
- i4 eDrive40: 59 700 EUR
- i4 M50: 71,650 euros