The 2022 BMW i4, first revealed back in March 2021, will be available in two trims once it arrives in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2022.
BMW has confirmed prices and specs for the new i4 electric saloon, including a high-performance i4 M50 model, which is the first all-electric performance car from BMW’s M division.
Now let’s see the specifications and features of BMW i4 M50 here.
Specifications of BMW i4 M50
It’s a three-phase synchronous motor. The three-phase synchronous motor is a unique and specialized motor. As the name suggests, this motor runs at a constant speed from no load to full load in synchronize with line frequency. As in squirrel-cage induction motors, the speed of a synchronous motor is determined by the number of pairs of poles and the line frequency.
The power of i4 M50 is 400 kW (544 PS ; 536 hp). The torque of i4 M50 is around 795 Nm (586 lb-ft). The acceleration speed of 0→100 kmph (62mph) is within 3.9seconds. The top speed of this i4 M50 is around 225 km (140 mph).
It’s a Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive (x Drive) powertrain. X Drive is classed as ‘all-wheel drive’. In the standard system during normal driving, 40 per cent of the power is sent to the front wheels and 60 per cent is sent to the rear.
It’s a lithium-ion battery. The battery capacity is up to 83.9 kWh and the battery usable is around 80.7 – 81.5 kWh.
The AC Charge Port is Type 2 and the Port Location is in Right Side — Rear. The Charge Power is 11 kW AC. The Charge Time (0→450 km) is within is 8h45m and the Charge Speed is around 52 km/h.
The DC Fast Charge (DCFC) Port is CCS Combo 2. The FC Port Location is in Right Side — Rear. The Fast charge Power (max) is around 200 kW DC. The Fast charge Time (45→360 km) is within 30 min and the Fast charge Speed is up to 630 km/h.
The BMW i4 is compatible with 200kW public chargers which (in the case of the i4 eDrive 40) can boost your car’s range by up to 102 miles in 10 minutes. The same 10-minute charge will boost the i4 M50’s range by 87 miles.
Energy And Consumption in BMW i4 M50
EVDB Real Range :
The EVDB Range is around 450 km and the Vehicle Consumption is up to 179 Wh/km. The CO2 Emissions is 0 g/km and the Vehicle Fuel Equivalent is around 2.0 l/100 km.
WLTP RATINGS :
The WLTP Range is around 510 km and the Rated Consumption is 190 Wh/km and the Vehicle Consumption is around 158 Wh/km. The CO2 Emissions is 0 g/km and the Rated Fuel Equivalent is 2.1 l/100 km and the Vehicle Fuel Equivalent is around 1.8 l/100 km.
EPA RANGE :
The EPA range is around 386 km (240 miles).
REAL RANGE ESTIMATION :
The Real Range Estimation is between 330 – 645 km.
The City — Cold Weather is up to 430 km and the Highway — Cold Weather is around 330 km. The Combined — Cold Weather is all over 380 km.
The City — Mild Weather is up to 645 km and the Highway — Mild Weather is around 425 km. The Combined — Mild Weather is all over 520 km.
REAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION ESTIMATION :
The Real Energy Consumption Estimation is between 125 – 245 Wh/km.
The City — Cold Weather is up to 188 Wh/km and the Highway — Cold Weather is around 245Wh/km. Combined — Cold Weather is all over 212 Wh/km.
The City — Mild Weather is up to 125 Wh/km and the Highway — Mild Weather is around 190 Wh/km. The Combined — Mild Weather is all over 155 Wh/km.
The Length of the i4 M50 is 4783 mm and the Width is 1852 mm. The Height is 1448 mm and the Wheelbase is all over 2856 mm.
WEIGHT AND CARGO SPACE :
The Weight Unladen is 2290 kg and the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating(GVWR) is 2735 kg. The Max. Payload is about 520 kg.
The Cargo Volume is about 470 L and the Cargo Volume Max is 1290 L. The Roof Load is 75 kg. There is possible for Tow Hitch. The Towing Weight Unbraked is 750 kg and the Towing Weight Braked is 1600 kg. The Vertical Load Max is around 75 kg.
BODY , SEGMENT , SEATS , TURNING CIRCLE :
It’s a Sedan body type. A sedan, or saloon is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with separate compartments for engine, passenger, and cargo. It’s a D – Segment car. The D-segment is the 4th category of the European segments for passenger cars, and is described as “large cars”. It is equivalent to the mid-size car and muscle car category used in North America. There is a seating for 5 adults. The turning circle is around 12.5 m.
Interior And Infotainment in BMW i4 M50
The new BMW i4 M50 has its huge infotainment screen. This huge widescreen display is shared to the iX SUV and looks in no way like what you get in a normal BMW 3 Series or 4 Series. It combines a 12.3-inch digital driver’s display with a 14.9-inch central touchscreen in a curved unattached plan.
The new i4 M50 will accompany Apple CarPlay and Android Auto cell phone reflecting, and 5G mobile capability it can refresh its product naturally in just 20 minutes utilizing remote over-the-air refreshes.
This screen will run the most recent iDrive 8 version of BMW’s infotainment programming, which means it has the most recent ‘Hello BMW’ voice enactment highlights and a large group of new personalisable menu works so you can focus on highlights you utilize most.
Safety And Driver Assistance Features in BMW i4 M50:
The 2022 i4 offers a variety of standard and optional driver-assistance technology and safety features are, Forward-collision warning, Automatedemergency braking, Lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist (LKA), Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology,
Warranty And Maintenance Plans in BMW i4 M50:
BMW as of now offers a competitive warranty that incorporates one of the better free maintenance time frames. Since the i4 M50 is an electric vehicle, its battery segments will likewise be covered, likely for a very long time or 100,000 miles. The plans are Limited warranty covers four years or 50,000 miles, Drivetrwarranty covers eight years or 100,000 miles, Complimentary maintenance is covered for three years or 36,000 miles,
Cost Details of BMW i4 M50:
The cost of the BMW i4 M50 is around £63,905 ($90,153 USD). As in India the cost i4 M50 is up to RS. 66 Lakh INR.
The specifications and features are extraordinary and the cost is also good enough. The BMW i4 M50 is an all-new electric sedan that is expected to compete against the Tesla Model 3 and other mid-size EV sedans when it launches in 2022. So, we will wait for the launch of i4 M50 in upcoming first quarter 2022