Published on March 18th, 2021 | by Subhash Nair0
All-Electric Production-Ready BMW i4 Revealed
Not a lot of specifications, but the BMW i4 is finally ready to take the fight to Tesla.
It may surprise some of you to learn that BMW still doesn’t have a direct competitor to the Model S from Tesla or the Model 3. This is despite the fact that the Model S was launched way back in 2012, nearly a decade ago.
Now though, BMW are gearing up to launch their first all-electric sedan. It appeared as an i4 Concept first, and now we have the official production body of the BMW i4. The factories are ready, and so is the car.
The BMW i4 will be available with a maximum range of 590km and have a maximum output of 530 horsepower which allows for a 0-100km/h time of around 4 seconds.
The amount of details shared in the press release is spare (but you can read it below anyway). It’s best to watch the 5-minute video they have below.
It at least tells the story of why the BMW i4 is the way it is.
At today’s BMW Group Annual Conference the upcoming BMW i4 was revealed. “With its sporty looks, best in class driving dynamics and zero local emissions, the BMW i4 is a true BMW. It makes the heart of the BMW brand now beat fully electric,” said Pieter Nota, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Customer, Brands, Sales.
The BMW i4 is a fully electric 4 door Gran Coupé and will enter the market during the course of 2021, including a BMW M Performance model. Its refined balance of BMW typical sportiness, comfort and sustainable performance are unique in its segment.
The BMW i4 model line will be available in different versions covering ranges of up to 590km (WLTP) and up to 300 miles* (EPA). With a power output of up to 390kW / 530HP the BMW i4 can accelerate from zero to 100km/h in around 4 seconds.
First pictures, sketches, footage and video can be found attached to this media information.
Full details on the BMW i4 will be released over the next weeks.