BMW’s upcoming range of all-electric models, featuring the BMW iX3, BMW i4 and the BMW iNEXT, have all undergone extensive performance tests at the winter test centre in Arjeplog, Sweden.

Situated within the Arctic Circle, Arjeplog allows for specific drive and suspension components to be tested under extreme weather and road conditions.  On the icy surfaces of frozen lakes, on snow and in the bitter cold, the electric motors, the high-voltage batteries and the power electronics of BMW eDrive technology, as well as the suspension control systems, are thoroughly tested to ensure high levels of performance and reliability.

The launch date of the new BMW iX3 is set for 2020, while the new BMW i4 and BMW iNEXT are scheduled for market release in 2021. 

New BMW iX3.

BMW iX3.

The next generation of BMW's electric range will include the first all-electric Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). Featuring fifth generation BMW eDrive technology, its exceptionally powerful electric motor and state-of-the-art battery cell technology will have a range over 400 kilometres* and possible compatibility to DC charging stations with a capacity of 150 kW. Clearly, this SAV has been designed to handle day-to-day journeys and also bigger adventures.  

New BMW i4 and BMW iNEXT

BMW i4.

The highly anticipated new BMW i4 also comes with fifth generation BMW eDrive technology and delivers locally emission-free driving pleasure for over 600 kilometres*. The new-look four-door coupe maintains its expected sportiness, sprinting from a standstill to 62mph in just 4 seconds, while reaching a top speed of over 124mph. Adding to this dynamic and thrilling driving experience is the electric motor’s spontaneous power development, which ensures that putting your foot down on the pedal is felt instantly.


Discover next-generation driving pleasure with the new BMW iNEXT. Boasting the proportions and dimensions of a luxury Sports Activity Vehicle, a fifth generation electric drive unit and the latest highly automated driving systems (designed for Level 3), it feels like a glimpse into future of driving. What’s more, thanks to BMW eDrive technology, it ensures a range exceeding 600 km*. The BMW iNEXT represents BMW Group’s future modular construction system, which will be produced at the BMW Dingolfing plant as from 2021. 

Learn more about the current BMW i range or book a test drive today.

*All figures relating to driving performance, consumption, emissions and range are provisional. The details marked * have already been calculated based on the new WLTP test cycle. 

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