After the iX electric SUV and Mini Cooper SE electric hatch, BMW India is all set to launch its third fully-electric offering in the Indian market today - the i4 electric sedan. The BMW i4 is based on an updated version of the BMW CLAR modular architecture which also underpins the current-gen G20 3 Series.Read Less
BMW i4 electric sedan
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BMW i4 electric sedan
The BMW i4 electric sedan distinguishes itself from its ICE sibling with a closed kidney grille, redesigned alloy wheels, and blue accents.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Third EV from BMW India
The BMW i4 electric sedan is the third EV from BMW India in 6 months.
BMW i4 electric sedan: CBU route
The BMW i4 electric sedan will come to India as a completely built-up unit (CBU).
BMW i4 electric sedan: Price announced
The prices for the new BMW i4 electric sedan stars from Rs 69.9 lakh
BMW i4 electric sedan: Wraps are off
Wraps of the new BMW i4 electric sedan are off!
BMW i4 electric sedan: Few minutes to go
The stage is all set and the BMW i4 launch event is about to start in a few minutes. Stay tuned for further details.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Rivals
When launched, it will rival the likes of the Audi e-tron GT, Porsche Taycan, etc.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Powertrain
The BMW i4 eDrive 40 gets a rear axle-mounted electric motor that produces 340 PS power and 430 Nm torque, with a claimed 0 to 100 kmph sprint time of 5.7 seconds. On the other hand, the i4 M50 xDrive, gets two electric motors, one mounted on each axle, with BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive system. The two motors together put out 544 PS of max power and 795 Nm of peak torque. BMW claims that the i4 M50 xDrive can sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.9 seconds.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Price expectation
BMW is likely to price the i4 electric sedan above the ₹80 lakh (ex-showroom) mark.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Expected features
The i4 is expected to get features like wireless charging, automatic climate control, electronically powered front seats with cooling functionality, electric sunroof and connected car features
BMW i4 electric sedan:Dimensions
The BMW i4 electric sedan stands 4,783mm in length, 1,852mm in width, and 1,448mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,856 mm.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Interior
On the inside, the i4 gets BMW's Curved Display that consists of a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster as well as a 14.6-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The system runs BMW’s latest iDrive 8 user interface with support for OTA updates.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Range
The BMW eDrive40 and the M50 xDrive will likely be equipped with an 81 kWh battery pack, with the eDrive40 having a claimed range of around 590 km (WLTP cycle), whereas the performance-oriented M50 xDrive has a range of 510 km (WLTP cycle). However, in India, the ARAI-certified range could vary.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Variants
The BMW i4 is expected to be offered in India in two variants – eDrive40, and the more powerful M50 xDrive.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Design
The BMW i4 electric sedan is basically an all-electric version of the 4 Series Gran Coupe, available in foreign markets. Hence, the overall design of the EV is similar to the regular sedan, apart from a few changes of course. The distinguishing factors include a closed front kidney grille, distinct alloy wheels for better aerodynamics, slightly tweaked front and rear bumpers, as well as blue accents all around.
BMW i4 electric sedan: Platform
The BMW i4 is based on an updated version of the BMW CLAR modular architecture which also underpins the current-gen G20 3 Series.
Bmw i4 electric sedan LIVE updates
Good morning and welcome to the LIVE blog of the BMW i4 electric sedan launch. Stay tuned to this space for further updates on the launch event which is set to take place a few hours from now.