Drive it hard, drive it long – the BMW i4 will have over 500 hp


It won’t be anytime soon before the BMW i4 is ready for the public’s eye but the details BMW have shared should be sufficient to whet your appetites for the inevitable electric future.

Based on the next generation BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, the i4 is set to be capable of 500 hp from a single motor placed at the back.

And the claimed performance is simply staggering – 0 to 100 km/h is done in around four seconds with top speed well in excess of 200 km/h.

Positioned flat under the floor, the 80 kWh battery is capable of offering up to 600 km of electric driving range and can be 80% charged in just 35 minutes.

BMW says the modular powertrain can be applied in various models including all-wheel drive and plug-in hybrids.


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Pan Eu Jin

Pan Eu Jin

Regularly spend countless hours online looking at cars and parts I can't afford to buy. How a car makes you feel behind the wheel should be more important than the brand it represents - unless resale value is your thing.
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