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New BMW iNext teaser reveals six-sided steering wheel

23-07-2019 11:35
BMW has deigned us worthy of seeing another pic of its upcoming all-electric crossover SUV, the iNext. The image focuses on the car’s originally shaped steering wheel. According to the company, the hexagonal wheel ensures more legroom for the driver while also improving dashboard visibility.

BMW has deigned us worthy of seeing another pic of its upcoming all-electric crossover SUV provisionally known as the iNext. The image focuses on the car’s originally shaped steering wheel. According to the company, the hexagonal wheel ensures more legroom for the driver while also improving dashboard visibility.

Aside from the above, the BMW iNext will be getting an enormous, curved, touch-enabled display with anti-glare coating and magnesium bezel. The display will combine the functions of the instrument cluster and the multimedia system.

The exterior of the SUV stays true to its namesake prototype revealed on board a Boeing 777 °F in 2018. The car will surpass the iX3 in terms of dimensions.

Depending on your chosen configuration, driving range will vary between 450 and 700 kilometers (280 and 435 miles, respectively). As for the engine specs, rumor has it the top trim may produce as much as 800 hp (596 kW). It may also get an autonomous driving system, but no details are available right now.

The premiere is scheduled for 2021.



Editor Andrew Raspopov
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