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Thursday, June 27, 2019

BMW revealed a new two-seater plug-in hybrid coupe concept

As we mentioned in the previous article, that the German automotive giant is preparing the latest hybrid car (here). And as technology continues to innovate, drivers will be able to choose whether they want to drive or be driven by autonomous system in the future.

The BMW Group like not wanting to miss from other automotive manufacturers in an effort to fulfill those desire above, made them recently introduced a new two-seater plug-in hybrid coupe concept named BMW Vision M NEXT to express its views on how to enjoy driving in the future and autonomous driving experience. It was also stated, that these new concept coupe is inspired by their previous 3 production cars, BMW i8, M1 and Turbo.
BMW Vision M NEXT concept shown off side along with the previous SUV concept, BMW Vision iNEXT (seen on back) in the exclusive #NEXTGen event at the BMW Welt, Munich, Germany. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2RzTQqM)
The BMW Vision M NEXT concept car has made its debut at the exclusive #NEXTGen event at the BMW Welt, Munich, Germany. The event is also a showcase of BMW Group's excellence in the fields of design, autonomous technology, connectivity, electrification and mobility services. On the event, BMW Vision M NEXT shown off side along with the previous SUV concept, BMW Vision iNEXT. 

"BMW Vision M NEXT provides a glimpse into the future about a sporty driving experience," said Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President of BMW Group Design.
Front-left side view of BMW Vision M NEXT concept in the exclusive #NEXTGen event at the BMW Welt, Munich, Germany. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2X6arUn)
"BMW Vision iNEXT illustrates how autonomous driving is set to change the lives of our vehicles, BMW Vision M NEXT shows how advanced technology can also make the driving experience purer and more emotionally attractive. In both models, the focus is strong on the people inside. The design and technology of this vehicle makes the 'EASE' and 'BOOST' experiences more natural and intense," Adrian added.

BMW Vision iNEXT and BMW Vision M NEXT are the vehicle represents a prototype version of the concept of future experiences of BMW "EASE" and "BOOST."
Right side view of BMW Vision M NEXT concept in the exclusive #NEXTGen event at the BMW Welt, Munich, Germany. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2RzTQqM)
EASE covers all experiences during the trip when the vehicle assumes its own driving task. Here, the vehicle is converted into a living space on four wheels, and passengers can feel safe and comfortable. From rest and relaxation, through talking, interacting, and enjoying entertainment in the car, to maximum concentration - the experience offered with the EASE concept varies according to the needs of residents.
Rear view of BMW Vision M NEXT concept in the exclusive #NEXTGen event at the BMW Welt, Munich, Germany. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2RzTQqM)
While BOOST is a manifesto of the ultimate active driving experience. The EASE and BOOST concepts are supported by the same size as the building blocks for the future of the BMW Group, which consists the innovation fields of Autonomous, Connectivity, Electrification and Services (ACES).
The actual driving experience at the BMW Vision M NEXT is just as interesting as its outward appearance. The PHEV Power drive system offers a choice between electric drive all-wheel drive and pure rear wheel drive, with power derived from an electric motor and the power of a four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine with 600 hp power output, maximum speed of 300 km/hr Those engine also allows BMW Vision M NEXT to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just three seconds.
There is also a BOOST+ mode that provides additional strength on each pedal kicked. The maximum distance when driving in full electric mode is 100 km - more than enough to complete most trips purely by electric power. This means that BMW Vision M NEXT is a sports car that will also be suitable for use in the city center with zero emission zones in effect in the future. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOCAR | MOTOR1]
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