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Old 10-04-2016, 01:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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BMW i5 takes on Tesla models

Product of BMW's CLAR 'cluster architecture', a modular chassis that expands or collapses depending on the application. https://cosmos-magazine.imgix.net/fi...0&h=659&w=1061
The differing wheelbase variants will house the battery and range options. These are speculative renderings that are registered patents in Japan. The busy-detailed design still has the twin kidneys in front, top hood EV controller heat venting, suicide rear doors, upright tall hatch form, and the corporate brand 'split C-pillar' similarity to the i3 and i8. The size and model design fits the i5 model. In EV form, it will have electric motors front and back and a hybrid will have a 3 or 4 cylinder ICE engine in the front.

BMW i5 Revealed in Patent Images?

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