BMW i7 and iX1 made their Spanish debut at Copa del Rey

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The fortieth version of the Copa del Rey MAPRE de Vela kicked off final week and BMW had some particular fashions to show. The Palma de Mallorca occasion hosted the all-new BMW i7 electrical limousine and the BMW iX1 electrical crossover. Sustainability is the frequent denominator this 12 months, so the brand new fleet of electrical BMW vehicles matches the general theme. The BMW i7 was unveiled earlier this 12 months as the primary ever electrical 7 Collection limousine.

First Ever Electrical 7 Collection

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Sábado 30 de Julio 2022 – 40 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, Palma de Mallorca.

The BMW i7 xDrive60 is powered by twin electrical motors, made utilizing no uncommon earth supplies in any respect. Most energy output is 536 horsepower and 549 lb-ft of torque. Based on BMW, 0-60 mph occurs in 4.5 seconds and the i7 has a high pace of 149 mph. These two electrical motors, which offer torque-vectoring all-wheel drive, get their vitality from a 101.7 kWh (usable) battery pack, which is alleged to be able to as much as 300 miles of vary. That vary determine is a BMW-estimated determine, based mostly on EPA testing procedures.

It’s value mentioning the xDrive60 is at present the only member of the i7 lineup, however the household will develop in 2023 to incorporate the M70. It’s going to ship a wholesome energy enhance from 544 hp and 549 lb-ft (745 Nm) to 660 hp and a mountain-moving 737 lb-ft (1,000 Nm) of torque. It received’t be BMW’s most potent manufacturing automotive thus far as that function has been reserved for the 750-hp XM.

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Día 5, VIernes 5 Agosto 2022 – 40 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, Palma de Mallorca

However it’s not all about energy. The brand new BMW i7 additionally comes with a formidable suite of tech goodies. So that you get an extremely cool “Interplay Bar,” which is basically only a lighted bar of trim that wraps across the entrance cabin and may show completely different lights for various issues. It can be custom-made, to show no matter coloration the driving force desires. It’s a bit gimmicky however in a great way. Then there’s the unbelievable door panel touchscreens for the rear passengers, that are used to regulate every part concerning the rear cabin; local weather controls, sunshades, and even the sensational, elective 31-inch theater display.

Pulling a web page out of Rolls-Royce’s guide, the brand new BMW 7 Collection additionally options automated opening and shutting doorways. Press a button on the outside door deal with and the door will robotically open. As soon as contained in the automotive, press a button on the inside door deal with, and the door will robotically shut. The brand new 7 Collection may not be the perfect wanting automotive in BMW’s historical past however it has BMW’s finest cabin, its most luxurious inside, and the best tech the model has ever had.

BMW iX1 Electrical

Día 4, Jueves 4 de Agosto 2022 – 40 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, Palma de Mallorca

Sadly, the BMW iX1 received’t come to the US market. Initially, there’ll solely be one model in Spain–the BMW iX1 xDrive30e. Being an xDrive model, it has two electrical motors, one at every axle, which mix to make 308 horsepower (230 kW) and 364 lb-ft (494 Nm) of torque. BMW claims a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) time of 5.7 seconds and a high pace of 112 mph (180 km/h). Offering the electrical energy to make that occur is a 64.7 kWh (usable) battery pack which, in response to the WLTP cycle, ought to present 413–438 km (257 – 272 miles) of vary within the BMW iX1. At that 130 kW charging pace, BMW claims 10-80 p.c state of cost of the BMW iX1 will be replenished in 29 minutes.

To see extra pictures of the 2 electrical BMWs, click on within the gallery under. [Photos by Laura G Guerra for BMW Spain]

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