BMW has officially confirmed an M-badged electric performance model will be unveiled this year, bringing a “completely new manifestation of the distinctive M feeling”.
- Electric BMW M car likely to be derivative of the i4 electric sedan
- i4 M expected to be an ‘M-lite’ model similar to a M340i
- M performance variant of electric iX SUV also on the cards
The carmaker confirmed the development of an M electric model in its release detailing its performance arm’s 2020 sales performance. While there is no official confirmation as to which electric model will get the M derivative, our sister publication Autocar UK understands this is expected to be an M-badged variant of the forthcoming BMW i4 electric sedan.
All-electric car from BMW M will be similar to the M340i and not M3
However, unlike the new M3 and M4, the i4 M is believed to be an ‘M-lite’ model…