New BMW model for the first time photographedJanuary 25, 2019
BMW is preparing to sell another brand new model: the developers have begun to test the road news.
The first photos of the latest BMW brand new electric four-door coupe, which will compete with the Tesla Model 3, have appeared on the Web. The car should appear on sale in 2020.
Surprisingly, the BMW i4 does not have that futuristic design, which had the prototype of the model – the concept of BMW i Vision Dynamics. It looks more like a BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and it has nothing to do with the i3 or i8 models.
Probably, the choice of design is due to the desire of BMW to emphasize the availability of i4, since too bright appearance often scares off buyers. That is, the novelty should be one of the first models i, which will go to the masses and which should be accompanied by commercial success.
It should be noted that the four-door coupe of the 4th series is one of the most successful models of the company in the world market. Naturally, the electric version of the machine will receive a number of unique features, but in general, its design will not go beyond the usual framework for the family. These can be special door handles or, for example, a unique grille pattern.
BMW i4 will be offered to customers in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions. In rear-wheel drive cars, the engine will be installed under the hood, and with the rear wheels it will begin to connect the transmission with a fixed gear ratio. All-wheel drive i4 will be equipped with two electric motors: one – in the front (for the front wheels), the other – in the back (for the rear).
The company is working to ensure that the range of the electric car reaches 700 km and that this coupe has the most dynamic overclock.
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