Saturday, October 1, 2022
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

Battery Problems will Lead to a Volkswagen EV Recall

A manufacturing defect has been found in some battery cells This problem affects the ID.4 and the ID.3 Volkswagen estimates this recall to...

Porsche Could be Working on a Three-Row Electric SUV

This model would be positioned above the Cayenne in the automaker’s lineup Descriptions of this model say it could be part-sedan, part crossover ...

The new 2023 BMW M760e xDrive is a Plug-In Hybrid Powerhouse

It more or less replaces the lauded M760Li and its boosted V12 engine. The M760e xDrive is the ICE 7 Series flagship. The BMW...

Valérie Limoges Makes History in the Nissan Sentra Cup

For the first time in Canadian racing history, a female driver has clinched a class title in Canadian road racing. When Quebec’s Valérie Limoges and...

The 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Will Deliver 61 km of EV Range

This will be possible thanks to its 20kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The total system power is 248hp and 332 lb/ft of torque. It feels...
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.