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BMW Announces Future Plans with 'NEXTGen'

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

With the #NEXTGen event, which was implemented as part of the BMW Group communication plan, the next generation mobility and its future steps were shared with the participants.

With the 'NEXTGen' event, BMW AG  revised its expansion plan for electromobility within the framework of the 20 Highway of the Future 2025 ”. BMW plans to bring together 25 electric models by 2025,  and set this goal as a new date for 2023 by pulling it forward by 2 years. The new models, which continue their R & D process, can easily adapt to changing conditions thanks to their flexible structures suitable for electric, rechargeable hybrid and internal combustion engines.

Krüger: In 4 years we will produce 25 different electric models.

Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of BMW AG, said that they are gearing up for transformation towards sustainable mobility. By 2021, we will have doubled our sales of electric and hybrid cars in 2019. Two years earlier than planned, we will meet our model with 25 electric and hybrid engines by 2023. Towards 2025, we expect significant growth in our sales of electric and hybrid cars. We expect sales of these cars to increase by 30 percent on average every year. At this point, our vision for the future is very clear: sustainable mobility produced in a sustainable way. Since 2020, we will meet the electrical energy we need at all points around the world from renewable sources. This is how we put our social responsibility. We are firmly committed to our emission-free driving target. At the same time against our employees, investors and shareholdersWe are also aware of the corporate responsibility we hear.”

BMW Group: The pioneer of electromobility.

By the end of 2019, the BMW Group will have sold over 500,000 electric and hybrid cars. To date, the first fully electric BMW i3, the first fully electric BMW model to sell more than 150,000 units worldwide, will also be able to launch the fully electric MINI. will be one of the important supporters of the group. In addition, in 2020, the BMW iX3 100% electric, and in 2021 BMW iNEXT and BMW i4 will meet the roads. In addition to the 3 Series, 7 Series, and BMW X5 models, BMW has introduced the BMW X3 plug-in hybrid model this year, offering the largest plug-in hybrid model in the automotive industry. The 5 Series and 2 Series Active Tourer models will be added by the end of this summer.

BMW eDrive Zone will change your driving habits.

Starting in 2020, BMW's plug-in hybrid models will be available as standard BMW eDrive Zones function, thanks to the automobiles, cities 'green area' designated as the emission-free areas will automatically detect. Hybrid BMW models, which will act in fully electric mode, will be used in the most environmentally friendly way as in fully electric BMW models.

Automobiles will adjust itself to 'mode'.

In the future, drivers will choose the EASE mode for autonomous advancement of the car, and the BOOST mode when they want the steering to be on their own. 'EASE your life, that is to make life easier and BOOST your Moment to enjoy the moment with the definition of the next period will be presented in the models will be presented in the driving modes of BMW, cars are no longer just a means of transportation on the contrary, people argued that an environment where people can relax, entertain when necessary. On the other hand, besides being a real driving machine; users will also be able to offer driving experiences that they have never experienced before. In short, cars can become a new type of living center according to the needs of people.

The future of BMW is hidden in the Vision M NEXT.

One of the cars that gave important ideas about the future of BMW was the Vision M NEXT at the NEXTGen event. At this point, the Vision M Next concept, one of BMW's most remarkable models, was exhibited here for the first time. BMW Vision M NEXT, BMW's model that sheds light on the future of electric sports cars, is designed to be completely driver-oriented. Introduced for the first time in 2018 with the BMW Vision iNEXT, Vision M NEXT best reflects BMW's EASE and BOOST definitions in the world of experience.

100 km electric range, 0-100 km/h acceleration in 3 seconds.

Having a design similar to its predecessor, the i8, the Vision M Next represents the ultimate in BMW's sports car DNA. Like the i8, the Vision M NEXT is equipped with a hybrid engine, with a dual-tone body color, carbon-composite details and upward opening doors. Vision M NEXT, with details such as the rear window detail and BMW logos hidden in the taillights, also refers to the BMW M1, which is considered the beginning of BMW's sports car history. Designed as a rechargeable hybrid, the BMW Vision M NEXT produces a total of 600 hp with its 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine and electric engines. Vision M NEXT, whose last speed is 300 km / h, completes the acceleration of 0-100 km/h in only 3 seconds. Vision M NEXT 100 km electric driving mode with zero emissions in the city can travel. Vision M NEXT uses Laser Wire technology on both headlights and rear taillights. Vision M NEXT also opens the doors automatically when the vehicle's defined user approaches, thanks to the face recognition feature.

Generates 720 hp with three electric motors

The BMW Group also presented its new experimental electric car, the Power BEV. Equipped with the 3rd generation electric motors, the BMW 5 Series demonstrates how technically powerful electric cars BMW can produce. Electric motors work together to produce a full 720 hp power and thus 0-100 km/h acceleration in less than 3 seconds allows to perform. Developed with the aim of reflecting the pleasure of sporting driving from the genes of BMW, this prototype draws attention not only with its acceleration on the plains, but also with its performance on the winding road. Developed as a result of the joint work of chassis and engine engineers, the electric motors in the rear axle of the prototype operate independently of each other, promising superior driving pleasure.

New BMW M8 Coupé/Convertible, New BMW M8 Competition Coupé/Convertible

At the top of its range, BMW is launching four new high-performance sports cars and expanding its range of high-performance products with the new M8 Coupé, the New M8 Convertible, the New M8 Competition Coupé and the New M8 Competition Convertible. The cars feature a V8 engine with high-speed M TwinPower Turbo technology. The new M8 Competition Cabriolet and the New M8 Competition Coupé push the limits of performance with the new BMW M8 Coupé with 750 Nm of torque, 600 horsepower and the New M8 Cabriolet, which produces 625 horsepower.

The high-performance power unit Drivelogic is combined with the 8-speed Steptronic transmission and the M xDrive four-wheel drive system transmits the car's power to the road. One of the highlights of the model's chassis technology is the Integrated Brake System, which provides the driver with two different braking senses for the M version. The performance-oriented characters of the engine, transmission and chassis enable the New M8 Coupé and the New M8 Convertible to reach 0 to 100 km in 3.3 and 3.4 seconds. The new BMW M8 Competition Coupé is available in 0 to 100 km in 3.2 seconds, The new M8 Competition Cabriolet reaches 0 to 100 km in 3.3 seconds.

The new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupé.

Representing the third body type after the Coupé and Convertible options of the BMW 8 Series, the New 8 Series Gran Coupé combines the comfort and usability of a 4-door sedan with the sporty design and driving pleasure expected of a Coupé. Designed for power and elegance enthusiasts with its dynamism, the New 8 Series Gran Coupé stands out as the only model in its segment produced directly from a two-door sports car.

Featuring the latest innovations in control systems and connectivity, the M850i ​​xDrive, the most powerful version of the new 8 Series Gran Coupé with a characteristic 4.4 liter 530 horsepower and 750 Nm of torque, reaches 0 to 100 seconds in 3.9 seconds. The new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupé is expanding the choice of car lovers with the 840i xDrive versions, which reach 0 to 100 in 5.2 seconds, and 0 to 100 in 4.9 seconds with a 3-liter inline 6-cylinder engine producing 340 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. In addition, 320 horsepower and 680 Nm torque that provides 3-liter diesel engine is offered in the 840d xDrive model.