BMW will exhibit Asian premier cars at Beijing 2018 Show
In addition to the new BMW X3 produced in China, the X2 and X4 coupe SUVs will also be presented, plus the X7 iPerformance, Series 8 Coupe and iVision Dynamics concept cars.
BMW will be officially present at the 15th edition of the Beijing Motor Show scheduled from April 25th to May 4th. The Bavarian manufacturer will exhibit only Asian premier cars, starting from the third generation of the X3 that will be produced at the Dadong plant in Shenyang, managed in a joint venture with the local manufacturer Brilliance Automotive.
The other new features include the new generation coupe SUVs, like the average BMW X4 and the compact BMW X2, also exhibited at the Chinese premiere in Asia. In the same way as the new BMW X3, the second generation of the X4 will also be available on the Chinese market in the xDrive25i and xDrive30i petrol versions. The new BMW X2, on the other hand, will initially be offered only in the sDrive20i declination, but the range will soon be expanded to sDrive18i and xDrive20i all-wheel-drive versions.
In addition, three concept cars will be presented that prefigure as many standard cars: X7 iPerformance, the large SUV with hybrid propulsion Plug-In; Series 8 Coupe, rediviva supercar that will place itself at the top of the range; iVision Dynamics with 600 km of autonomy and 0-100 km / h in 4.0 seconds net, anticipation of the future i4 Gran Coupe. At the Beijing Motor Show 2018, BMW will also present the BMW Wireless Charging system, mainly composed of the inductive charging station GroundPad that provides recharging via an electromagnetic field, wirelessly connected to the CarPad device of the car.
The BMW Wireless Charging system will be available as an option for the 530e iPerformance, the plug-in hybrid propulsion version of the BMW 5 Series, as well as the 530 long-wheelbase iPerformance that is produced and marketed exclusively in China. 2018 of the Auto China event will be exhibited also one of the 80 prototypes of the flagship BMW 7 Series used in the BMW iNext project, an integral part of the development plan of the self-driving car that will debut in 2021.