It is undeniable that almost all automotive manufacturers in the world have now started to switch to using electric powertrains instead of internal combustion engines, BMW is no exception. through the M division, BMW is now shifting its focus to high-performance electric drivetrains.
The concept has an all-wheel drive system, comprised of four electric motors that are said to provide “an unprecedented level of performance and experience.” Each motor is connected to a central control unit that permanently monitors driving conditions and driver input.
The M Division used the BMW i4 M50 as a test subject for this new technology, grafting the M3/M4 front-end into it in this testing process. The wider wheel arch also accommodates high performance oriented front and rear axle designs.
However, this doesn’t seem to be the end for internal combustion cars as BMW is rumored to be revealing the next-generation M2 in the coming months.
The BMW M3 Touring’s recent reveal also gave the BMW M a few last breaths of internal combustion engine inline 6 cylinders.
With this electric motor test, it looks like BMW M has already set the highest standards for its future high-performance electric cars.