At the disposal of the foreign editions BMWBLOG were the data on electric versions of its flagship sedan BMW 7 Series. The novelty is unlikely to appear until 2022.
When BMW announced that the most powerful version of the full-size 7 Series sedan the next generation does not receive the standard internal combustion engine, it did not disclose any details about the power generated by the motor of a novelty. Now our friends from authoritative foreign publications BMWBLOG claim to know almost everything about hottest versions of full-size luxury sedan.
According to rumors, Mi7 or i7 M60 – more precisely known as the same will be called new, will have at least two electric motors with a total capacity of more than 650 horsepower, about 50 horsepower more than the current M760i with a gasoline engine.
About torque says nothing, but whatever it is, the whole moment will be available immediately. The current M760i torque is 850 Nm and is available at 1550 rpm.
Further, the report mentions that the flagship sedan, the 7 Series will have a large battery pack with a capacity of over 100 kWh to ensure that the movement range to 644 km. It is unknown how long it takes the battery to fully recharge, but the edition BMWBLOG claims that EV-car mounting will be compatible with the systems of rapid charging, which will significantly reduce charging time.
Also “seven” and get a slightly less powerful version that will be able to boast a plug-in hybrid powertrain – rumored to be the performance of the car will receive the designation of M750e. Under the hood is a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine with turbocharging and an electric motor. The power plant will make 500+ HP Below the price of the brand is present 745e.
Rumor has it that there will be two new versions: i740 with one motor with rear wheel drive and twin-engine i750 with all-wheel drive with power from 350 to 450 HP BMW said that the next 7 series will still be conventional gasoline and diesel powertrains.
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