BMW has recently announced a new and more affordable electric car. All-new i4 eDrive35 is the new addition to its electric lineup of BMW. It will have less power and fewer features than any other electric car in the BMW lineup. Though it is an affordable BMW, you must compromise on some specifications. The i4 eDrive35 comes with a starting price of $51,400. It is $4000 cheaper than the eDrive40. If you don’t have a good budget but want an electric BMW, this will be the perfect car for you. It will come with various features and a premium cabin, just like the German automaker provides. The i4 eDrive35 is built on the ICE 4-series Gran coupe platform. Other cars built on the same platform are the eDrive40 and the M5. The eDrive40 is a more powerful eDrive35 with a little more price. M5 is the performance EV by BMW, and it is the most expensive among the three.
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What Power Does The eDrive35 Have?
The affordable BMW will get a single-rear motor, and the eDrive40 rides on a dual-motor and all-wheel drive setup. New and less expensive BMW will offer less power in comparison to other electric BMW. The eDrive35 can generate 281 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the eDrive40 and M50 have the horsepower of 335 ponies and 536 ponies, respectively. New BMW will take 5.8 seconds to accelerate from zero to sixty mph. The eDrive40 took just 4.8 seconds to accelerate to the same speed. If we talk about the range, the eDrive35 will provide 260 miles on a single charge, while the eDrive40 has a range of 301 miles. The small battery pack of eDrive35 is the reason behind the lower range.
Although eDrive35 is the same as the eDrive40, The major difference is only the power and the performance. Features and the interiors are almost the same as the eDrive40. Now let’s discuss a few features of the same to get an idea of how eDrive35 will be from the inside.
Expected Features And Interiors Of eDrive35
If the eDrive35 gets the same interiors as the eDrive40, it will be very lucky to get a rich cabin. It will have BMW’s latest infotainment system and features. The new BMW will get the same 14.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This infotainment system can connect wirelessly with the whole car with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay It will also get a 12.3-inch curved digital instrumental cluster. The eDrive40 offers some important safety features that will be replicated in the eDrive35. Therefore, it comes with lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, an automated emergency braking system, and lane-keeping assist.
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So, these were some details about the new BMW i4 eDrive35. It will offer less power with a lesser price tag. Although you will get a better BMW, it will cost some extra thousand dollars.