2023 BMW i5 Electric Sedan Revealed With 582 Km Range: Design, Features, Specs - IN PICS
BMW i5 is the electrified version of the new-gen iteration of the 5-Series, and it gets a claimed range of 582 km on a full range. Scroll down to know in detail about it.
The BMW i5 remains an all-electric sedan in eDrive40 and M60 xDrive trims. While the former does a top speed of 193 kmph and 0-100 kmph sprint in 6 seconds, the latter does 0-100 kmph in 3.8sec and has an electronically limited top speed of 230 kmph.
BMW i5 Front View
The BMW i5 gets a similar styling as the ICE version, except for a closed-off grille, which also gets illumination inserts like the larger i7. The design looks modern and sharp. It gets an overall drag coefficient of 0.23.
BMW i5 Rear View
The tails look familiar with slim tail lamps like the i7 and a large black splitter around the lower portion of the bumper. Yes, there aren't any exhaust pipes here.
BMW i5 Side View
The new 5-Series is now longer, wider, and taller. It measures 5,060 mm long, 1,900 mm wide, and 1,515 mm tall. The wheelbase tapes in at 2,995 mm. In between the wheels sit an 81.2kWh battery pack, delivering a range in between 455-582 km (WLTP), depending on the variant you choose.
BMW i5 Cockpit
The cockpit on the new BMW i5 sports a 12.3-inch instrument cluster, along with a 14.9-inch infotainment unit. The latter runs on the latest BMW Drive 8.5 operating system, which operates on Linux and offers video and gaming functions.
BMW i5 Dashboard
The dashboard features a chunky ambient lightbar, which stretches across the width of the car.
BMW i5 Centre Console
The centre console gets a slew of buttons and a knob to operate the high-tech touchscreen infotainment unit. Well, it is a direct lift from the BMW i7.
BMW i5 Steering-Mounted Paddles
Another direct lift from the larger BMW i7 on the i5 is the Boost button.