According to some rumors, BMW would work currently on a M5 100% electric, with a power greater than 1000 hp !
Soon a BMW M5 100% electric ?
The German automaker BMW is a forerunner in the market of the electric car, with its model i3 available on the market since 2013. It is obviously of the first electric vehicle of the German mark, until the future models iX3 and other BMW z4 which will arrive soon.
In 2014, BMW had surprised everyone by revealing the very futuristic sporty i8, sold over 20 000 copies, as well as a hybrid. A sport whose production is now stopped, but this does not sound the end of the sporting power at BMW.
In fact, according to our colleagues of the british Car Magazine, BMW is planning to develop a new BMW M5… 100% electric. A sporty, high so that embarquerait a battery of 135 kWh (400v) for a distance of approximately 700 km. Side motorization, they are no less than three electric motors, which would be considered here (a to the front and two at the back), for a total power output of… 1006 ch !
Recall that BMW has just recently cancelled its project of BMW Vision Next, may be to focus on this future generation of M5. However, the next BMW 5-Series is not expected before 2023, which implies that the variations of M (thermal) are expected to arrive for their share in 2024. Has now see if BMW will launch this M5 electric at the same time that the models ” standard “, but whatever it is, it should not expect to ride in a BMW M5 power before approximately 4 years.
In the meantime, we should be able to already be able to enjoy the new BMW i4, which should give an overview of the new electric adopted by the German giant. An electrical model which should be in the form of a coupé 4 doors, and to inaugurate a new common visual identity for future electric models from the bavarian manufacturer, not to mention a maximum speed of over 200 km/h and a 0 to 100 km/h in 4 seconds.