How the BMW i4 is Shaping the Sound of the Future

The BMW i4 concept gives us a clear look at the future of the German auto manufacturer. From its beautiful exterior down to the way it sounds, the BMW i4 is the whole package. BMW seems very proud of the work they’ve done crafting the sound of the i4. They’ve given us some teasers, so today we’re going to listen to the sound of the future of driving.

Iconic sounds

BMW has teamed up with renowned composer Hans Zimmer to craft the sounds of the i4. Working alongside BMW sound designer Renzo Vitale the pair has created a soundscape that imbues the car with power.

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Geneva Motor Show Canceled, the Global Effects of Coronavirus

BMW m340d driving on a road

While many of us in communities that haven’t been hit by the coronavirus may not feel directly affected, the economic impact of this outbreak is undeniable. Production delays due to the virus in South Korea could have contributed to Audi’s stalled production of the e-tron. Now, after a confirmed case of the virus in Switzerland, the Geneva motor show has been canceled. What effects will the coronavirus have on the electric car industry?

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BMW i4: What We Know So Far

BMW i4 in snow

The BMW i4 Electric Car is almost here and to celebrate we thought we would share a few details of Munich’s new vision for electric vehicles. 

Facts about the i4 have been drip-feeding out for quite a while, but BMW has finally stopped teasing and released a whole heap of information about their upcoming (potentially) Tesla beating EV. The new car will have an engine capable of 522bhp, matching their non-electric V8 engines, and will run at 390kW. It will be powered by a 550kg, 80kWh battery unit, that should be able to go for over 370 miles between charges. When you do need to charge the vehicle, the included 150kW charging capability will allow the car to reach 80% of its battery’s capacity within just 35 minutes. More impressively, it will be able to run for over 60 miles from just a six-minute charge.  

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