In March 2021, it was introduced in March 2021, and the 2024 BMW i4 Facelift went on sale in the U.S. in March 2022. Its Tesla Model 3 competitor isn’t that old, but the preparations to refresh it have begun, and reports suggest the mid-cycle refresh is scheduled for 2024. The brand new BMW i4 (facelift) could be just a year from being available to dealers. this is what we expect from the new electric car which we’re expecting to launch as part of the MY2025 Series for the United States.
2024 BMW i4 Facelift Redesign
The camouflaged prototypes that have been spotted in Europe have revealed the brand new 2024 BMW i4 Facelift sporting revised slim headlights with the same shape, but have new internals. New daytime-running lights appear to have an inverted L-shape. It’s which is a design cue, and reminds us of Peugeot’s fang-shaped light fixtures for the daytime. The new design gives the car an aggressive design compared to the existing i4. The kidney grille looks complete and sealed and is expected to display a modern design. The functional grille at the bottom will likely see some minor changes too.
For a more attractive side design, BMW may offer the revamped i4 with new wheels that come in the 18-, 19-inch, and 20-inch options. The sketch (pictured above) shows the possible changes expected at the front and along the sides of this new electric car. In the back, spy photos suggest the new lighting on the model that has been updated but their design isn’t yet clear. It is believed that rear lighting will be equipped with laser lights, much as the headlights. The colors will include the latest options.
Inside, the refreshed BMW i4 may not have radical modifications. It is expected to include its BMW Curved Display (including a 12.3-inch display for driver information as well as a 14.9-inch LCD for the control panel) operating on BMW Operating System 9. The brand new BMW iDrive operating system is built in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) software, and not Linux as the version currently in use. BMW Operating System 8.5.
The latest version of the BMW iDrive system offers a new home screen that is designed with a modern look, along with the transferred QuickSelect feature, which makes the menu structure akin to mobile phones and tablets. So, expect a simpler and less distracting experience with fewer inputs and faster speed. Expect more necessary integrated apps, shorter updates to functions as well, and improved accessibility for BMW ConnectedDrive’s services online. Alongside improved electronic systems, we’re expecting the brand-new BMW i4 to have trim upholstery, material, and trim modifications.
Engine & Specifications
The updated 2024 BMW i4 Facelift should continue in the eDrive35, EDrive40, M50, and xDrive40 versions similar to the original model. There are two models: eDrive35 as well as eDrive40 is a single motor RWD models with 282 hp/295 lb.-ft. as well as 335 horsepower/317 lb.-ft. powertrains and. These xDrive40 and M50 models are dual-motor AWD models that have 396 hp/443 lb.-ft. respectively. horsepower/586 lb.-ft. powertrains, respectively. A few of these will likely come with enhanced performance when it comes to the new I4 lineup.
The eDrive35 variant will have the standard battery pack of 67 kWh capable of charging at 180 kW or more and the other variants will keep their 81.1 kWh battery pack which can charge as high as 200 kW. Both versions could feature an AC fast-charging rate of 10-80% with a time of about 30 minutes. For AC charging maximum output could be more than double the output of the previous model 22 kW, leading to a shorter time of about 4 hours. While the current i4 can go up to 301 miles with a full charge The new model might be able to travel 315 miles.
2024 BMW i4 Facelift Price & Release Date
To those in the U.S. market, we’re anticipating that the newly designed electric car will go on sale in 2025 as the BMW i4 during the second quarter of the year. It will be competing with new versions that include the Polestar 2 the Tesla Model 3 and the coming Mercedes CLA Electric, which is expected to be launched in the second half of 2024. The price could begin at USD 53,000.