2020 has been and will continue to be busy for BMW as they look to evolve future model generations and whilst keeping focussed on driving the electric revolution. The launches we are awaiting include the pure electric BMW iX3, the 4 Series Coupé and the all new M3 & M4 models. What will 2020 and 2021 have instore for use? Keep checking here to keep up-to-date.
THE BMW M3 TOURING PROTOTYPE
How about an extra-large and highly variable luggage compartment in a high-performance sports car? What is presently still a rhetorical question will soon become a concrete offer. A few weeks prior to the world premiere of the all-new BMW M3 Saloon, there are increasing signs of unparalleled model diversity in the range of premium mid-range BMW M automobiles. Together with the all-new BMW M4 Coupé, the new BMW M3 Saloon will be celebrating its world premiere in September 2020. It is also no secret that the new edition of the BMW M4 Convertible is to follow next year. However, attentive observers will soon be able to catch a glimpse of the prototype of a new high-performance automobile. In Garching near Munich, home of the BMW M GmbH, work is being carried out on a further dream-come-true: For the first time in the history of the BMW M GmbH, the model range will be complemented by a BMW M3 Touring.
The BMW iX3 Premier Edition is a sign of things to come. Elevating traditional X model design with amazing levels of refinement and flair, the new look and feel is a celebration of the first all-electric Sports Activity Vehicle. With one sweeping look, your eye will catch unexpected delights; these include the BMW i specific kidney grille, redesigned 20" aerodynamic wheels and a flourish of BMW i Blue accents. Everything about it feels like the future of driving.
Driving in pure electric has never felt so natural. The perfect balance of innovation and style allows your journeys to benefit from being all-electric while keeping the experience pure BMW. Inside, details such as the BMW i entry sills and ambient light pre-set to BMW i Blue ensure a modern atmosphere, while impressive standard features like the sun protective glazing and fully electric seats in Vernasca leather takes comfort levels up a gear.
Two exclusive editions for the UK market – Premier Edition and Premier Edition Pro.
Enhanced levels of standard equipment, four exterior body paint options and two exterior trim choices.
Harman Kardon surround sound, Head-up Display and BMW IconicSounds Electric developed with Hans Zimmer offered as standard on BMW iX3 Premier Edition Pro.
First UK customer deliveries in summer 2021.
Pricing from £61,900 OTR for the BMW iX3 Premier Edition.
Seen here in the scintillating Arctic Race Blue paint finish, the all-new BMW 4 Series Coupé is not for blending in. With its new distinctive kidney grille, short overhangs, slender pillars and frameless windows, it expresses a sense of athletic confidence from every angle. This bravado extends to the interior. From the Vernasca leather seats to the new enhanced digital cockpit, you always feel front and centre.
Complementing the overall sportiness of the new BMW 4 Series Coupé is a suite of stylish and functional details that grab your attention. From the outside, the M rear spoiler and a stylised light carpet welcomes you. Once inside, you’ll notice ambient lighting, 3-zone air conditioning, and an acoustic windscreen; together creating an exclusive atmosphere.
The new M3 isn’t a vehicle for blending in. With a new frameless kidney grille, contoured bonnet and a wide selection of exclusive BMW M paint finishes, every inch of the new BMW M3 Competition screams confidence. This boldness is given a razor sharp edge thanks to some amazing standard design features, including the carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) roof, distinguished high-gloss black runner boards beneath the doors and the choice of colour with brake calipers – Red, Blue and Black. Prepare to steal the show.
The new BMW M4 Competition is all about you. With a superb range of paint finishes, three choices of brake calipers – now available in red, black or blue – and a wide selection of optional enhancements for wheels and seat colour combinations, high-performance driving now fits like a glove. Add to this the fantastic complement of standard design elements, such as the carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) roof and distinguished high-gloss black runner boards beneath the doors, and you are sure to grab attention.
As for the X5, X6 and X7 models, BMW has set the pace for a xDrive40d with the 48V integrated starter generator technology. These upgrades will showcase a more dynamic line with sharp new headlights and restyled kidney grille and new tail lamps. The interior upgrade is likely to include the intelligent and comprehensively developed BMW OS 7.0 infotainment platform which also comprises the BMW Live Cockpit fully digital instrument cluster.
The New 5 Series launches on 24th July 2020.