Thursday, October 29, 2020
News Electrifying BMW M division to get electrified

Electrifying BMW M division to get electrified

The corny title does refer to a serious situation. The electrification of the automobile is not the future, it’s the present. The majority of OEMs currently have at least one hybrid, plug-in hybrid or 100% EV. If they don’t, they’ve got one or more in the works that will arrive within two years.

BMW’s already well in the game with its iPerformance cars and the i3 and i8. A while back, they more or less pledged that roughly 40% of all the vehicles they will sell in 2025 will be electrified in one way or another. The big news is that BMW’s holy grail, the M division, is more than likely going to be headed in the same direction.

As well all know, the electrification of cars is not only about being green. Some of the fastest production cars in the history of the world, such as the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918, are actual hybrids. It seems very possible to imagine an M3 powered once more by a 4-cylinder engine, turbocharged this time, aided by batteries and an electric motor, crushing the current boosted straight-6’s performance numbers.

Trending Now

Ford Confirms E-Transit Reveal For Next Month

Electric version of world's best-selling cargo van Farley says "Ford owns 'work'" Ford has officially announced that there is an electric version of its...

Innovative “Super White” Paint Could End Need For A/C

This new paint reflects 95.5% of sunlight. This means that the surface is nearly 8°C cooler than its surroundings. The paint can be used...

Super Cruise Takes Top Spot in Massive Driver Assistance Tech Test

Super Cruise smashed Autopilot in CR testing Test shows semi-autonomous cars aren't Every new model launch brings a slightly different form of driver assistance...

Ford Bronco, Bronco Sport Configurator Live in Canada and US

Build your Bronco now! Just in time for a slow Friday afternoon Bronco fans get ready because you can finally price and spec our...

Chevrolet Electrifies 1977 K5 Blazer

Blazer-E shows off upcoming eCrate packs from Chevrolet Performance 90 percent of kit uses Bolt EV parts Chevrolet Performance is best-known for building literally...
Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.