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BMW i7 to debut alongside 7 Series PHEV

The world debut of the BMW i7 has been confirmed for April. We get a couple of teaser photos of the car, revealing the massive illuminated twin kidney grille and part of the tiered headlight layout. BMW says that the upper lighting elements are made of crystal and should give the car a distinct look. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/16/2022
BMW i7 undergoes acoustic lab testing

The BMW i7 is inching closer to production and is now undergoing acoustics testing at the Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ) in Munich, Germany. BMW is aiming for a combination of driving pleasure and comfort that’s in a class of its own and keeping noise levels down is crucial to that. Near-production prototypes are being […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/22/2022
BMW iX, i4 comes with two years of free charging at Electrify America

BMW and Electrify America have announced an agreement that owners of the former’s battery-electric vehicles will get two years of complimentary 30-minute charging. The free charging period starts from the date of the vehicle’s purchase and will launch with the iX xDrive50, i4 eDrive40, and i4 M50 this coming March. This will give drivers of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/4/2022
Next-generation BMW X1, X2 to get PHEV and EV variants: Report

BMW is serious about electrification. From its lineup of plug-in hybrids, which includes the excellent X5 xDrive45e and the upcoming XM performance crossover to battery-electric vehicles like the iX and i4, the brand’s offerings are starting to broaden. The company has been open about its move toward sustainability and electrified vehicles, it confirmed last year […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/14/2022
2022 BMW iX EPA-rated up to 324 miles

The 2022 BMW iX will have one of the longest driving ranges with all variants rated over 300 miles. With the standard 20-inch alloy wheels, the iX is rated at 324 miles. Oddly, the optional 21-inch alloy wheels cut the range down the most to 305 miles while examples equipped with the 22-inch units travel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/10/2022
BMW debuts changing exterior color on iX crossover

Cool tech features and battery-electric vehicles aren’t the only things debuting at the 2022 CES Show. BMW used the venue to show off an iX that can change its exterior colors. Called the iX Flow, the crossover comes with something BMW dubs E Ink, a wrap that allows for changing hues. It was tailored specifically […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/5/2022
2023 BMW iX M60 gets generous range and up to 610 hp

The performance-oriented variant of the BMW iX has arrived virtually at the 2022 CES Show. Offering more power and performance than the standard model, the 2023 BMW iX M60 is the hottest version of the battery-electric crossover to date. Featuring two electric motors, the iX makes 532 hp and 749 lb-ft of torque. Use Launch […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/5/2022
2022 BMW i4 EPA-rated for up to 301 miles per charge

The EPA range estimates for the 2022 BMW i4 have officially been announced and it’s up there among the highest. If you’re looking for the model that goes the farthest, get the i4 edrive40 with 18-inch alloy wheels, which is good for 301 miles per charge. Opting for the 19-inch units cuts those estimates down […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2022
BMW i7 teased again undergoing high-temperature testing

From one extreme to another. The last time we got a glimpse of the upcoming 2023 BMW i7 was a prototype undergoing testing in bitterly cold conditions in the Arctic regions of Sweden. Now the German automaker has brought its flagship electric luxury sedan to the extreme heat where it continues with its final testing […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/15/2021
Autopia 2099 is Radwood’s techie cousin and that’s a good thing

Electrification is such a big deal these days. Automakers are scrambling to electrify vehicles and people, especially enthusiasts, are eager to see what it will do to cars and car culture. Between curiosity and the need to move to something more sustainable, consumers want to learn what electrification can do for them. For car enthusiasts, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/6/2021