On the eve of the Shanghai Auto Show, at the “2023 BMW Creative Future Night” in Shanghai, BMW presented the Asian premiere of the Dee Digital Concept and the full-colour E Ink version of the Dee Digital Concept, as well as the most powerful electric car in BMW’s history – the innovative electric BMW i7 M70L. In addition, BMW also announced that 11 electric models will be launched this year.
It is reported that the new car has been confirmed to be introduced to the domestic market, can be reserved in April and will be officially put into production in July.
BMW i7 M70L adopts the fifth-generation BMW eDrive electric drive system and is equipped with electric motors at both the front and rear axles, with a combined maximum output of 485 kW (660 hp) and a peak torque of 1100 Nm.
For comparison, the BMW i7 xDrive60 uses a dual-motor electric drivetrain with 536kW and 549 lb-ft.
The new car basically follows the exterior design of BMW’s new 7 Series but can be had in a unique two-tone custom paint job. The family-style BMW ring shine grille, BMW Crystal Daytime Running, the ink rhythm welcome light carpet and the interior ambient light have a common light language design, which will light up one by one when the user approaches the car.
The picture above shows the two-tone paint, liquid copper with jewel green, but the new car can also be customized in other colours. This time Dee has also changed the colour, inspired by the classical Chinese culture of “Tang San Cai”.
The i7 M70L is identical to the new BMW 7 Series, with a length, width and height of 5391/1950/1548mm and a wheelbase of 3215mm. from the outside, the electric M car differs from other i7 models by its front bumper and distinctive illuminated grille.
The i7 M70 xDrive features a uniquely tuned air suspension with continuously variable damping control, four-wheel steering, active roll stability and active roll comfort, as well as upgraded brakes and uniquely designed 21-inch alloy wheels as standard.
As for the interior, the new car does not differ much from the regular version, incorporating some design elements in the details that highlight the sporty attributes. In addition, BMW’s first 31-inch BMW suspension screen with a resolution of up to 8K can create an exclusive mobile private theatre for the rear.
It adopts the latest BMW iDrive operating system and is equipped with a 31-inch BMW suspension screen with a resolution of up to 8K. At the same time, the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant adopts a new visual image, creating an anthropomorphic and animated “double eyes” design and six emotional visual designs.
It is also worth mentioning that BMW has joined hands with internationally renowned composer Hans Timmer to create a BMW electric car sound simulation.
It is equipped with a 107.8kWh battery and has a WLTP range of 329 to 364 miles (about 585.8 km), with electric consumption between 23.9 and 21.5kW / 100km.
Of course, the new car also supports fast charging (up to 22kW AC and 195kW DC) and claims to be able to recharge 170km in 10 minutes.