BMW extends its electric car lineup

In starting of this summer, BMW will expand its electric vehicle lineup in the US. BMW ensured that they would include a new i4 version and the 7th series, will receive a new electrified version and the i7 could have another powertrain.

The new version of the BMW OS 8.5 will release to some models at the beginning of July. With i4 xDrive40, the xDrive40 trim makes its place in the US. It is different than the eDrive40, that trim has two electric motors providing an all-wheel-drive setup. The power increased to 396 hp, and the torque sits at 443 lb-ft(602Nm), from eDrive40. These details convert 0 to 60mph in 4.9 seconds which shows an estimated range of 307 miles (494km).


When they brought th i7 M70xDrive, the company bring a bit less powerful version to the US lineup. In this year’s third quarter i7 eDrive50 will be introduced.

With full new trim, single GEN5 electric motor powering rear wheels at 449 hp. Right now, we know the price of this model begins at $107,995, and destination charges also.


First, they release BMW OS 8.5, which comes with a new and enhanced experience to a new homescreen with all features adjusted clearly. In th new-zero-layer approach means needed features that help to control without got to the submenus. With the new layout, the widget can be easily accessible by the driver.

Now, the user can choose or leave the menu because of the updated home button, along with the climate control and navigation needs only one tap. For other options like comms, media, and CarPlay or Android Auto users only need one Tap.

Lastly, at the beginning of July BMW iX could first get the updated OS, the BMW i4 is next, and the 7-series will follow later.

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