With the i4 Gran Coupe, BMW has put a striking electric coupe on the road with its own accents. Even the first visual impressions bring to life the typical characteristics of the Bavarian engine works. The self-predicted "driving pleasure" is tailor-made for the BMW offspring with its sleek appearance and successful design. The transformation of the manufacturer with a passion for conventional engine construction into a premium supplier of electric cars has taken place continuously over the past decade.
The model range in the BEV segment is growing for all premium manufacturers. With the EQE, Mercedes offers a lucrative alternative to the conventional E-Class. The younger brother of the large-format EQS is slightly smaller at second glance, but offers a few technical highlights and conjures up a full entertainment package at night. Finally there are real innovations when it comes to relaxed long-distance journeys.
The second generation of the Kia Niro was presented as a compact SUV last year. With a total of three engine types, customers can choose between full hybrids, plug-in hybrids and purely electric cars. After the extensive European test in 2022, we have now taken a close look at the electric version. The new generation is based on the current K platform, which means that the vehicle has grown by 6 cm in length and 2 cm in wheelbase. There are also some innovations in the area of assistance systems.
Since being directed by BMW in 2021, the Mini has matured into a sought-after premium vehicle in the compact class. Since the market launch by 2022, the KBA has now reported 762.593 new registrations for Germany alone. Now the Mini is going for the next coup with the next vehicle generation and only produces the Mini Cooper in China. With the new generation, the popular compact car is broader in format and more international in terms of form and design. Continue readingThe new Mini has an international focus
The market for compact electric vehicles for metropolitan areas is growing continuously. The Japanese already shone at the IAA with its compact exterior dimensions and attractive design. At first sight it looks like the prototype of a sporty car from the future with a friendly grille. The body appears slick, which is further emphasized by the omission of the exterior mirrors.
The current Ioniq 5 is a technical treat in the field of 800 volt BEV vehicles. With some unusual ideas, it stands out as a new rival in the phalanx of electric SUV top dogs. It scores with many functional design elements that completely underline the E character. With its dimensions of 4,60 m in length and 1,90 in width, it is in the midfield. For this he uses the interior very consistently and offers five people enough space for long distances