The upcoming BMW i5 SUV is a plug-in hybrid car that will appear on the market in the coming years. Being partly electric, the vehicle is expected to be fuel efficient and environment-friendly. When it comes to the exterior and interior, the car will be pleasing to the eye and will offer great comfort to passengers & cater for a good amount of cargo.
BMW i5 SUV – Latest Information:
The i5 SUV will borrow exterior design clues from a number of cars such as the 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series and i8. The car will be light as the automaker is planning to build it with lightweight materials such as carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic and aluminum in the body and chassis respectively. It will be crowned up by classic colors such as green, black, red and silver. One of the major highlights in the front end of the BMW i5 SUV will be a refreshed kidney grille- the company’s iconic grating. The grille will be flanked by big headlamps. In the lower fascia, there will be air vents and fog lamps. The rear end will have big taillights and huge bumper as it is common with SUVs. Other exterior features include aluminum wheels and modern windows.
Interior wise, the upcoming BMW SUV will feature luxurious styling on the entire cabin. Premium leather upholstery will be available on interior components such as seats, dashboard and steering wheel. The cabin will also get a classic color scheme and a durable floor cover. In addition, the cabin will offer ample seating space for occupants and enough compartment space for cargo. When it comes to the technology, the car will get a high-tech infotainment system featuring a large screen display and a navigation unit. There will also be a climate control system and an audio system. Moreover, the car will not miss connectivity features such as Smartphone integration, USB ports, Wi-Fi and wireless Bluetooth.
BMW i5 SUV – Engine and Accelerate Time:
The BMW i5 SUV will be using an ICE unit and electric motors. The powerhouse will be backed by an automatic transmission system. The range will be in excess of 200 miles. As for speeds, the car will take 5.0 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. The top speed is estimated at 155 mph. As mentioned above, the vehicle will record good fuel consumption and emission rate figures. You can look forward to 32 mpg in city and 39 on highways.
Safety and Security:
The new BMW i5 SUV will come with a fair share of protection features. It will offer great safety and security features such as emergency brakes, parking assist, airbags, traction control, seat belts, lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control.
BMW i5 SUV – Expected Date of Arrival, Price, and Competitions:
The BMW i5 SUV will be more expensive than other hybrid cars. You can expect to pay around $60,000 to own this SUV. If there will be premium models, they will definitely fetch higher prices. Concerning release date, you will wait longer to see the vehicle in the showroom. The earliest it can become available for sale is 2018.