2017 BMW i5 will be full electric

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Already has passed enough time from the moment when it became clear that the company BMW is preparing a new car i-series. The model would have to be equipped with a hybrid motor, which is installed on 5-series. Now the company has informed that the model i-series will be made in the body of the cross and the novelty will be called i5.

2017 BMW i5 redesign

2017 BMW i5 facelift

Cross from BMW called the i5 will move with an electric motor. Also under the hood will be installed and a completely different unit. Now instead of new hybrid plants will receive only an electric unit. Several electric engines will give the impact force of 225 horses, and in the future may increase the power up to 275 HP. No extra charge a BMW i5 electric car can travel 400 kilometers.

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2017 BMW i5 changes the body type

2017 BMW i5 engine specs

Now, according to the printed edition of Auto Bild, the manufacturer decided to change the body type and make i5 crossover. The basic rate will be made on an electric version of course. It was initially expected that the newest vehicle will be a hybrid only, which will be driven through gasoline power engine and 2 electric motors. It is expected that the car will have an electric motor with a power of 225 horses. On full charge the car will be able to drive up to 400 kilometers. And in the future power plant output may increase by an additional 50 “horses”.

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2017 BMW i5 hybrid version

2017 BMW i5 pictures

The heads of the German brand announced about the fact that soon will be released another car with a hybrid motor. While no details and technical equipment reported. It is expected that the hybrid would consist of one engine volume of 2.0 liters or 3.0 liters and a few electric engines. Final power output will be 200 horsepower.

2017 BMW i5 release date and price

2017 BMW i5 review

The novelty of the Bavarian company i5 will be released before the end of 2017 and will come into serial production already after 4 years. The price of new items not yet disclosed.

Release date: late 2017

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2017 BMW i5 review video

2017 BMW i5 pictures and spy shots

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