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    BMW introduced the concept of the i4 electric sedan, revealing in detail its design and some technical characteristics. The main thing is that this is not just an idea of a car that will never go on sale, but a prototype of an electric car that is being prepared for the upcoming release.

    The BMW i4 looks similar to the previously introduced BMW Concept 4, at least from the front. However, the huge "nostrils" in this electric car is more of a design solution, since the electric car does not need to be cooled while driving.

    BMW introduced the concept of the future electric sedan i4

    Externally, the electric car looks modern, but at the same time not too futuristic, which distinguishes it from many other concepts. An interesting detail is the panoramic glass roof, without any full-length partitions. However, it is not clear whether BMW will retain this design in a commercial model.

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    The concept is based on the fifth-generation eDrive transmission and a 390 kW electric motor, which is equivalent to 530 horsepower. Declared the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 4 seconds. The maximum speed is not declared. The 80 kWh battery power reserve is about 435 km on the EPA cycle and 600 km on the WLTP.

    BMW introduced the concept of the future electric sedan i4

    Minimalism prevails inside the electric car. So, in front of the driver is a huge curved display, information on which changes dynamically during the ride. It is expected that it will move to the production version of the car. An interesting part of the BMW i4 is the "voice-over" during driving, opening doors, and other actions. It is reported that all the sounds were created by the famous composer Hans Zimmer, who wrote music for many cult films like "Gladiator", "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "The Dark Knight".

    Commercial production of the BMW i4 electric sedan is planned for 2021.

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