BMW i5 Might Be The New iPHEV

author image Monday 25 May 2015, 12:52 PM Greens

Though much hasn’t been known about the upcoming electric car from BMW’s stable, we bring you the best excerpts that summarize basic details of this model. BMW officials have denied acknowledging BMW i5’s existence, but there is a lieu of substantial proofs welling completely against this fact. From what we have collected, it is being assumed that BMW i5 will come equipped with 245-hp, 4-pot power mill on front end. On the other end it will be supported by a 204-hp and a 90-hpe-motor. This combination in will be capable enough to generate a combined power figure of 544-hp.

BMW I5 - New kind of i phev
BMW I5 - New kind of i phev

Though there are a few other sources that claims that the gas engine this BMW model will be in capacity to generate power worth 218-hp while the front electronic motor would yield 150-hp. The mill on the rear end will be churning 272-hp which will bring the total output close to 640-hp. Sounds like a super hero car, doesn’t it?

The nomenclature of this new car is still under debate, some groups think it will be named as i5 while another group favors the term i7. Its looks and styles are expected to be inspired from 7-Series and 6-Series Gran Coupe and will get positioned as their equals in BMW car models lineup. Speaking of BMW i5 price, it is being presumed that the car will be coming with a hefty price tag which will be marked somewhere around $105.686 US.

What makes this new car so noteworthy is that its power train will be heavily based over electric motors than the other way round. It’s an evolutionary step given the fact the car’s speed limits will be exceeding 35mph record. And those waiting for its arrival, you may have to sit a bit longer as it is not hitting roads before 2019.

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