The production of the new Series 7 BMW and of i7 inside Dingolfing factory has started. The investment to adapt the plant to the production of the new sedan, offered also with Plug-in and 100% electric powertrains, the company has invested 300 million Euros.
The transformation towards a “BMW iFACTORY” is in progress, with much automation and optimization of processes, and to have more flexibility the new Series 7 is assembled on the same line of BMW Series 5, of Series 8 and of the fully electric BMW iX.
The direction is traced: by the end of 2022, one BMW out of the four leaving Dingolfing is expected to be equipped with an electric motor.
The electric BMW i7 sedan will be proposed in the xDrive60 variant with double electric motor able to deliver on the whole 400 kW (544 HP) with 745 Nm of torque. Due to the 101.7 kWh battery, the autonomy according to the WLTP cycle reaches 625 km.