The pure electric BMW i4 Gran Coupe, with a range of 373 miles, will enter production in 2021 and is previewed by the BMW Concept i4.
The BMW Concept i4 has a power output of up to 530hp, 0-62 mph acceleration in around 4.0 seconds, and a top speed in excess of 124mph.
The Concept i4 features fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology which will appear in the BMW iX3 which is due to go into production in 2020, and will also be introduced in the BMW iNEXT.
The electric motor developed for the BMW i4 generates maximum output of up to 530hp, which is similar to a current BMW V8 combustion engine.
The fifth generation of BMW eDrive also brings a newly designed high-voltage battery with the very latest battery cell technology. The version of the battery developed for the BMW i4 weighs roughly 550kg, has an energy content of around 80kWh and achieves an operating range of up to 373 miles in the WLTP cycle.
Series production of the new BMW i4 will begin in 2021 at the BMW Group’s main plant in Munich. This means that, in the future, combustion-engined vehicles, plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles will be manufactured on the same assembly line in Munich.