Revealed On Dec 05, 2021 08:00:00 AM
BMW to tackle the Mercedes-Benz EQS with the i7, which might be unveiled subsequent yr.
- BMW i7 to rival EQS
- Might be unveiled subsequent yr
- Anticipated to return with a number of vary choices
BMW i7 to tackle Mercedes EQS
Whereas the model has not launched particulars on the i7’s powertrain, the dual-motor set-up utilized by the iX xDrive50 produces 523hp. On this kind, the iX is able to 0-100kph in 4.6sec and an electronically restricted 250kph prime pace, so the i7 ought to put up broadly comparable figures.
The iX will initially be out there in three varieties – xDrive40, xDrive50 and top-rung M60, with the final one packing greater than 600hp – and the i7 is more likely to roughly comply with swimsuit. The 105.2kWh lithium-ion battery pack within the iX is claimed to be able to round 611km of vary, and if geared up with the identical unit, the lower-slung i7 may enhance upon that.
Earlier spy pictures have proven an inside carefully mirroring that of the iX, with a outstanding central infotainment show and a curved digital instrument cluster. BMW is anticipated to formally unveil the i7 within the coming months, forward of its launch in direction of the tip of 2022.
BMW in India
In India, BMW is ready to enter the luxurious SUV phase with the launch of the iX electrical SUV on December 13. Subsequent yr, BMW can be anticipated to usher in facelifts for the X3 and X4, together with the launch of the much-anticipated new M3 and M4.
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