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2022 BMW i4 now available to reserve in Australia
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16th Apr 2021
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2022 BMW i4 now available to reserve in Australia

The 2022 BMW i4 is now available to pre-order via the BMW Australia website. BMW is allowing potential buyers to reserve their all-electric i4 on a $500 deposit, with deliveries expected to begin in the first quarter of 2022 (January to March inclusive). Unveiled in March 2021, industry rumours suggest the battery-powered four-door coupe will be offered in three variants: an entry-level i4 eDrive35, a mid-spec i4 eDrive40, and a performance flagship i4 M50 with up to 390kW.
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Ben Zachariah
BMW i1 electric vehicle still years away from production – report
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11th Feb 2021
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BMW i1 electric vehicle still years away from production – report

The long-rumoured BMW i1 electric vehicle – based on the existing 1 Series hatchback – could still be years away from production, according to German publication Automobilwoche. The outlet claims that a lack of market appeal in China and the US has resulted in existing plans for the BMW hatchback being "put on the back burner" for the time being.
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William Davis
BMW to offer three electric i4 models, but no plug-in hybrid – report
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2nd Dec 2020
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BMW to offer three electric i4 models, but no plug-in hybrid – report

The 2022 BMW i4 will be offered in three variants when it goes on sale, with the company adopting its traditional naming conventions for the electric vehicle. According to multiple sources, including BMW Blog, it's suggested BMW will initially offer a mid-spec i440, which is expected to use a single electric motor to drive the rear wheels. Rumours suggest power will be somewhere around 225kW, but may have an 'overboost' feature allowing a shot of up to 250kW for overtaking.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 BMW iX3 electric SUV revealed early, Australian debut confirmed 
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28th Apr 2020
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2021 BMW iX3 electric SUV revealed early, Australian debut confirmed 

The upcoming 2021 BMW iX3 electric SUV has been revealed, thanks to a set of leaked marketing images that offer a clear look at what's to come. The EV (electric vehicle), based on the BMW X3, is expected to be officially unveiled in the coming days or weeks, with an Australian launch confirmed for 2021. As expected, the iX3 plays much closer to the look of its regular X3 stablemate, just as the i4 will share much with the design of the upcoming new 4 Series.
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Mike Stevens
BMW i1: 1 Series EV coming in 2021 - report
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9th Oct 2019
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BMW i1: 1 Series EV coming in 2021 - report

The new-generation BMW 1 Series range looks set to be joined by an all-electric i1 next decade, according to a report out of the UK. Auto Express claims "BMW bosses have exclusively revealed" the company is planning to introduce an entry-level electric hatchback, which could launch as early as 2021. BMW plans to launch 12 electric vehicles and 13 plug-in hybrids over the next four years, including the upcoming iX3 electric SUV and the i4 electric sedan.
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James Wong