Reviews BMW launches series production of the «Tesla Fighter» i4
2022 BMW 3 Series
Pros Surprisingly large trunk Newly standard digital gauge display Strong powertrains; sharp handling Cons Common driver aids are extra cost Lackluster interior design Uncomfortable M Sport suspension As it closes in on five decades in production, the BMW 3 Series maintains standard-setter status among compact luxury sport sedans. Now in its seventh generation, the current G20 3 Series debuted for the 2019 model year. As always, it aims to balance performance, luxury, and technology to provide drivers with a signature BMW experience. For 2022 it's available in different performance levels topping out with the legendary M3, or as a plug-in hybrid.
Three months after the electric SUV BMW IX, the car maker has also started the series production of the fully electric BMW i4. In the Munich tribe movement, the first vehicle ran on Friday.
«The start of the BMW I4 is a milestone for this work and his team on the way towards e-mobility," said production board Milan Nedeljković. "From 2023, more than half of all vehicles from Munich has an electrified drive. The vast majority of it will be fully electrically motorized. »
So far, around 7,000 employees in Munich build about 1000 cars of the 3er and 4 series and 2000 gasoline and diesel engines in Munich. But at the end of the year, the production of the four-cylinder engines will be relocated to Hams-Hall in England and Steyr in Austria. 2024 the shift of the Munich engine construction should be completed.
2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe First Drive: Where Do We Sign?
Auto123 had the opportunity to test drive the new BMW 2 Series coupe. See what impressions the road and track sessions in California left us with after we encountered this car for the first time.Thus, the M2 is from 2017, the Gran Coupe variant from 2020 and the coupe from... now. Yessir, the 2-door gets a makeover for 2022. The model will be coming to us in the early months of next year, but good news, we had the opportunity to go test drive it at a BMW driving event put on by the automaker at its performance centre in Thermal, California.
Gasoline, Diesel, Hybrid - Everything runs Parallel
With a "Tesla fighter", automakers want to make automakers on the market for E-Cars industry pioneer Tesla competition. Teslas Model 3 and the BMW i4 are aimed at the same buyer groups. BMW sold 390,184 cars of the 39 and 4 series in the first nine months of the year. Competitor Tesla sold in the same period 614.358 E-Cars Model 3 and the derived model Y.
The fully electric I4 runs in Munich from the same band as the 3er and 4s with gasoline, diesel and hybrid drive. "We managed to integrate the vehicle into our existing production system during an ongoing production," said plant manager Peter Weber. The reconstruction cost 200 million euros.new work in Hungary
The Gran Coupé I4 differs from the 3er and 4er mainly through the electric drive and the battery. In body construction, 90 percent of existing production facilities are also used for the I4.
The I4 is pioneer for the next vehicle generation, the "new class", which is uncompromisingly aligned "electrical drives," said. The construction of these vehicles with new platform, new batteries and new software should start 2025 in the planned BMW plant in Hungary and then rolled out on all the works and model classes. In 2030, BMW wants to sell around three million cars, half of them completely electric.
2022 BMW X6 .
Pros Spacious cargo area Luxurious interior Thrilling X6 M model Cons Harsh ride Controversial looks Frustrating infotainment system Essentially an X5 with a rebellious streak, the BMW X6 competes in the niche midsize luxury fastback SUV segment with the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and Porsche Cayenne Coupe. The BMW’s sloped roof gives it a standout design, but limits practicality. For the 2022 model year, the X6 receives minor updates.