BMW will launch the pure electric vehicle토토사이트 i5 and the 8th generation 5 series in the Korean market for the first time in the world in October . This is the first time that BMW has introduced a new car for the first time in Korea, not in the US or Europe.
BMW Korea announced on the 28th that it will launch the i5, an 8th-generation 5-series gasoline or diesel model, a pure electric vehicle that is being prepared for release, first in the Korean market this fall, and then sequentially in the US and European markets . The 8th generation 5 series plug-in hybrid model is expected to be released in Korea at the end of the year.
BMW ‘s pure electric car i5 and the 8th generation 5 series are released to the Korean market first thanks to the ‘5 series love’ of domestic drivers. According to official BMW statistics, the annual sales of the BMW 5 Series in Korea last year were 21,513 units, the highest in the world. An official from BMW Korea said, “The German headquarters judged that the popularity and influence of the 5 series in Korea is still great, so it decided to be the first to launch the core 5 series lineup, including the i5 , in Korea.”
The design of the i5 was previously revealed in May. The i5 M60 xDrive is the top-of-the-line model in the New 5 Series lineup, with two electric motors mounted on the front and rear axles, demonstrating a combined maximum output of 601 horsepower and maximum torque of 83.6 kg m. It takes 3.8 seconds to accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h. The BMW i5 eDrive40
, a rear-wheel drive model equipped with one electric motor, has a maximum output of 340 horsepower and a maximum torque of 43.8 kg m, and accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h in 6 seconds. The BMW i5 M60 xDrive and BMW i5 eDrive40 can travel up to 516 km and up to 582 km, respectively, on a single charge based on European WLTP standards. The timing of the domestic release of the BMW i5 and the 8th generation 5 series was officially announced in May, but this is the first time that news has been reported that Korea will be released first compared to other countries. 8th generation 5 series and i5 Korean standard selling price and i5
The Korean standard drivable distance will be released when it is released in October.