German media reported the new eco-model BMW i5

June 18, 2015 at 16:21

Management of BMW discusses several types of doors and types of power plants for its new representative eco line, which will be called i5. In particular, the possibility of installing doors on the novelty of the “gull-wing”. This is with reference to its own source said the publication Autobild.
This version with four conventional doors is currently the standard arrangement for the Germans and it is more preferred. By its dimensions BMW i5 will be similar to the current sedan 3-Series, but differs from it more spacious interior.

BMW i5 picture

BMW i5 pics

It is expected that the novelty will be offered with two types of power plants. A fully electric version will get 225-hp engine and a set of batteries with a capacity of 75 kilowatt-hours. With a fully charged battery electric car can travel up to 400 kilometers.

BMW i5 pics

BMW i5 image

Other security installations include two-liter petrol turbo engine that will be used to recharge the batteries. The total capacity will be 400 units of horsepower. Production is expected to start in the BMW i5 mid-2015.

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