BMW India has announced the launch of the I4 electric sedan in the Indian market with the highest range of up to 590 kilometers. BMW Group has expanded its electric vehicle range in India with the new i4 electric sedan taking the total to 3 including IX electric SUV and mini-SE electric hatchback. BMW’s new EV for the Indian market is an all-electric version of the 4 series gran coupe available in single variant drive 40.

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BMW I4 Electric Sedan launched

BMW i4 draws power from an 80.7-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack connected to a single electric motor on the rear axle. The motor is capable enough to develop a maximum power of 340 PS and 430 Nm of peak torque. The car can reach 100 kilometers per hour in just 5.7 seconds while the top speed has been electrically limited to 190 kilometers per hour.

BMW I4 Electric Sedan launched

The vehicle can deliver a total claim range of up to 590 kilometers on a single charge. And it can be charged using a 205-kW direct current charger and the battery can be charged from 10 to 80% in just 31 minutes. An 11-kilowatt AC wall-mounted charger takes around 8 hours to charge the battery completely from zero to 100%. BMW I4 gets set twinkle screen set up on the table similar to the regular 4 series Gran Coupe. This setup consists of a 12.3-inch digital instrument console and a 14.9-inch infotainment touch screen system. The car runs on the brand’s latest Idrive8 with supports Android Auto in apple CarPlay and even gets OTA updates.

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BMW I4 Electric Sedan launched

Other main highlights of the sedan are 3 zone climate control wireless phone charging electric sunroof power-adjustable front seats ambient cabin lighting 360-degree camera reverse parking camera car connect technology and so on. BMW I4 edrive40 comes with a price tag of 69,90,000 ex-showroom New Delhi and it is brought to our market through the CBU import route.

The electric sedan is priced in the same ballpark as the BMW 5 Series and X3 while being only marginally more expensive than the 3 Series. BMW I4 currently doesn’t have any direct rivals in the Indian market. However, Kia EV6 is set to launch in India soon and is expected to have a similar price tag as the new BMW EV.