BMW’s electrical fleet retains rising. At present, the agency’s all-electric luxurious sedan is making its debut on South African shores. A 4-door Gran Coupe with all of the bells and whistles packaged in traditional Bavarian wrapping with a punchy electrical coronary heart. Right here’s all you could know concerning the i4 M50…
As BMW’s newest electrical nameplate — and one with an M badge no less — the M50 is positioned as a pioneer for the agency’s electrical phase. As a part of the M household, the M50 is a performance-orientated utterly electrical Gran Coupe that doesn’t sacrifice its creature comforts for its genetic athleticism.
To play with the larger children, the M50 homes a powertrain able to producing 400 kW and 795 N.m propelling the M50 from 0 to 100km/h in 3,9 seconds, that’s quicker than the Audi e-tron GT’s claimed sprint time. The claimed vary of the M50 is 510 km, which implies it trumps the vary of the Porsche Taycan. Except for its spectacular vary, its charging skills are most actually a standout level for the Bavarian contender. BMW claims that whereas charging at a DC charger, an additional 140 km might be anticipated for each 10 minutes of charging.
Bear in mind these creature comforts? The i4 M50 is ladened with options geared towards a safer and extra pleasing driving expertise. It has one of the best noise vibration harshness ranges (NVH) in its class and a decrease centre of gravity than the BMW 3 Collection.
It’s virtually a wolf in sheets of sheep’s clothes, and in case you want to invoke both the wolf or the sheep, BMW’s Consolation and new “E-Punch” Driving Dynamics can assist you just do that. Accompanying you as you pilot the M50 are the specially curated sounds composed by Hans Zimmer and BMW M to reinforce your driving expertise.
Though it’s an electrical automobile, that M badge means one thing. As customary, the i4 M50 options Adaptive M suspension, M sport brakes, an M aerodynamics bundle, and M inside parts. The inside — for probably the most half — is similar to that of a 3 or 4 Collection, aside from the brand new BMW Curved shows, half and parcel with BMW’s iDrive 8 working system.
Not solely is it a well-endowed M automobile, however don’t overlook that it’s nonetheless a 4-seater Gran Coupe and with these seats flip into 470 to 1 290-litres of cargo area in case you could lug round some hefty trinkets.
Pricing for the BMW i4 M50 begins at R1,6 million and naturally a bunch of individualisation choices can be found to assist one personalise their dream electrical BMW M automobile…