Even though BMW is developing other vehicles for future launch, the German-based company wants to continue to impress on the topic of electric cars.
For this reason, before the presentation of the i4 in 2021, the company announced through a video its older brother, the BMW i4 Concept, a model to be arriving with curved display on the dash, 390 kW motor engine and battery with autonomy of 600 km. Here we have all its characteristics.
What we know about the BMW i4 Concept, one of the manufacturer's most elegant electric models
The video above belongs to the official announcement from BMW Spain to reveal the company's first fully electric Gran Coup. In him, we can observe the curved dash with a sophisticated display, as well as part of the seats and the exclusivity of the model.
The board have 3 modes available: Core, Sport and Efficient. Each of them changes the appearance of the digital interface. In the i4 Concept, any mode can change the ambient lighting.
In addition to the above, the brand has been generous in revealing other characteristics of its luxury-looking beast. Its motor, for example, is 390 kW and can accelerate from 0 to 96 km / h in about 4 seconds.. Its maximum speed will be up to 199 km / h and will include BMW's fifth generation eDrive powertrain.
The i4 Concept will have an 80 kWh battery that will average a range of 600 kilometers, this using the European standard WLTP.
Another highlight of the vehicle is the grill with a most futuristic finish. The images show a grill that, according to BMW, serves to house the intelligence panel with the sensors that are part of the car's electrical system.
Through the Engadget portal it has also been known that BMW's main plant in Munich will have an investment of 200 million euross for the restructuring of the factory. Approximately 10% of the plant will have to be rebuilt.
Possible launch date of the BMW i4 Concept
It is still too early to announce a specific date. However, BMW's plans is to have a million electric cars on the market by 2021, and this will be possible with the output of the i4 and i4 Concept together with the electric hatchback.