During the annual general meeting of BMW, the company released a teaser of upcoming concept which is named as iNext
BMW i Series of vehicles are hybrid vehicles which has electric and petrol engine to give maximum performance and efficiency. In future, the i brand cars from the German manufacturer will be all electric models. The company showcased iX3 concept at Beijing Auto Show which is the only concept based on a current production car.
During the annual general meeting of BMW, the company released a teaser of upcoming concept which is named as iNext. The future model is going to be an electric model with all the latest technologies in the world. The iNext will come with autonomous driving technologies along with advanced safety system and latest infotainment technologies.
According to BMW, iNext will be the building kit for the future and this model is going to influence heavily future models of the company and it’s sub-brands. BMW chairman Harald Kruger said that they are combining all key technologies for future mobility in one vehicle. The company released a small teaser of the iNext Concept.
The teaser shows the body shape of the concept and it will be not be a sedan for sure. The iNext might be a crossover or a hatchback like i3. The tall A-pillar along with a flowing B-Pillar to C-Pillar confirms that it will be a 5 seater. BMW hasn’t released much details about the iNext and the concept will be officially revealed later this year.
The production model of iNext will make its debut in 2021 and it will be built at Dingolfing plant in Europe. This plant already produces 3,5,6 and 7 series along with i3 and i8. Mini and Rolls Royce models are also manufactured in this same plant and it is one of the modern factories of the company which is why they choose to manufacturer iNext production model there.
BMW will officially launch its first all electric car next year which is iX3 as the concept model produces 270 hp of power and the range of iX3 is 400 km. The iX3 comes with fast charging and it can charge the battery in 30 minutes. BMW iX3 will compete against Mercedes EQ C, Audi e-Quattro and Jaguar i-Pace.