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One in Two: BMW i7 Got Its Most Powerful Version

The high performance of an M car and the environmental friendliness and economy of a pure electric car united in the new BMW i7 M70 xDrive to make it the fastest and most powerful model in the Bavarian brand’s EV range.

The company opens the spring season with new products. Yesterday, the M division introduced a new member to top BMW’s all-electric range – the 2024 BMW i7 M70 xDrive.

2024 BMW i7 M70 xDrive
2024 BMW i7 M70 xDrive_Rear

Some Facts About the Newcomer:

  • It is now the quickest and most powerful car in BMW’s EV portfolio
  • It is the third performance BMW model to have a fully electric drive system. The first two are the i4 M50 and iX M60
  • The global debut takes place at the Auto Shanghai 2023
  • The model will be built at the BMW Group Plant Dingolfing
  • The worldwide market launch of the BMW i7 M70 xDrive will start in the second half of this year
BMW i7 M70 xDrive 2024_Front
2024 BMW i7 M70 xDrive_Front

And Some Technical Info:

  • The car is equipped with the most powerful electric motor from BMW – a rear-axle one with a power density of 2.41 kW/kg and a peak output of 483 hp, while a front-axle motor produces 255 hp
  • The total system output generated by two electric motors is 650 hp and max. 748 lb-ft (Sport mode) or up to 811 lb-ft with M Launch Control or the M Sport Boost function activated
  • The 0-60-mph acceleration takes 3.5 seconds
  • An electronically limited top speed is 155 mph
  • The battery provides 101.7 kWh of usable energy
  • The pre-estimated EPA range is up to 295 miles
  • It is one of the brand’s first models to feature the updated BMW Operating System 8.5 with QuickSelect 
BMW i7 M70 xDrive 2024 Cabin
2024 BMW i7 M70 xDrive Interior


We don’t know now how much the 2024 BMW i7 M70 xDrive will cost, but definitely much more than other BMWs (see below), whose MSRPs before a $995 destination fee and other charges are the following :

  • BMW i4: $52,00-68,700
  • Range: up to 301 miles

  • BMW iX: $87,100
  • Range: up to 324 miles

  • BMW i7: $119,300
  • Range: up to 318 miles

We dare to assume that the i7 M70 xDrive’s price tag will be around $135,000-138,000

Source: BMW

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