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2022 BMW i4 - Finally a proper driver's EV!

Kimberley Ng
14/04/2022

We’ve been waiting for an EV that’s properly nice to drive and doesn’t cost half a mil and this could be it: The BMW i4 eDrive40.


SINGAPORE

We’ve been waiting for an EV that’s properly nice to drive and doesn’t cost half a mil and this could be it: The BMW i4 eDrive40. It’s sedan-shaped and not an SUV, it has 340hp that’s sent only to the rear wheels. Derryn takes it for a spin in Singapore and finds out if it could be better than the Tesla Model 3 from behind the wheel – but he also explains why the i4 has a big surprise up its sleeve in terms of price!

ERRATA :

1. Our mistake, the Tesla Model 3 Single Motor is not front-wheel drive, we’ve removed references to that in the video. Thank you commenters for letting us know!

2. When Derryn says “all EVs” in the opening line he means “most EVs”.

00:00 Start

00:22 What is the BMW i4?

01:57 Interior of the i4: BMW Curved Display and OS 8

03:40 Controlling the i4 with your phone via app

04:21 Parking Test 06:36 Connectivity Test

07:41 Backseat Test (feat. Khailord) : HIGH KNEES

09:35 Boot space Test

10:15 Driving experience: “Very enjoyable car to drive…and really efficient”

13:00 Pricing and competition breakdown

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Kimberley Ng

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