The first Volkswagen model with the GTX label is now here: this abbreviation stands for a new level of sportiness from Volkswagen which will continue the tradition of the successful GTI, GTD and GTE models. The ID.4 GTX is therefore the new top-of-the-range model in the purely electric ID.4 model series. Its two electric motors – one each on the front and rear axles – combine to deliver a maximum output of 220 kW (299 PS) and work together as an electric dual-motor all-wheel drive. This technology offers a high level of driving stability and large power reserves – in short: more driving pleasure. The compact ID.4 GTX will be launched in Europe in Summer 2021. In Germany, it will start at an entry-level price of 50,415 euros, with customers being able to apply for a (net) grant of 7,500 euros.
In the range of the new BMW 5 Series - Engines
From autumn 2020, the latest BMW eDrive technology will join forces with a four-cylinder gasoline engine to power not only the new BMW 530e Sedan and the new BMW 530e xDrive Sedan, but also the new BMW 530e Touring and the new BMW 530e xDrive Touring. The engine produces a maximum output of 135 kW / 184 hp, while the electric motor develops 80 kW / 109 hp. The system output of the two units can be increased for a short time to a maximum of 215 kW / 292 hp thanks to the XtraBoost function. The electric range is 58 to 62 kilometers (NEDC) for the new BMW 530e Touring and 53 to 56 kilometers (NEDC) for the new BMW 530e xDrive Touring. The new BMW 545e xDrive Sedan completes the range of plug-in hybrid variants. In this model, the 80 kW / 109 hp electric motor combines with an inline six-cylinder gasoline unit that generates 210 kW / 286 hp, resulting in system output of 290 kW / 394 hp. The new BMW 545e xDrive Sedan achieves an electric range of 54 to 57 kilometers (NEDC). The digital BMW eDrive Zone service is available in all plug-in hybrid models as standard. This exclusive feature automatically switches to all-electric operation mode when the vehicle enters a "green zone."
The BMW iX is ready for series production and is due to arrive on the world’s roads from November 2021. The BMW Group’s new technology flagship combines locally emission-free driving pleasure, sporting agility and a compelling operating range with a character profile dedicated squarely to sustainability. With its trailblazing design and an interior devoted to luxurious spaciousness, the BMW iX embodies a fresh new take on the Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) concept. Conceived from the outset for purely electric mobility, this model is based on a new toolkit for the future, whose vast potential for innovations in the areas of automated driving, operation, connectivity and digital services translates into a premium mobility experience unparalleled in this segment.
Fuelled by the excitement of adventure, Nissan reveals the Primastar 'Seaside by Dethleffs' custom campervan – the perfect partner for bringing the spirit of summer to European roads. Designed in partnership with the specialists from seasoned campervan converter, Dethleffs, road-trippers have everything they need for fun-filled outdoor escapes – from an interior cabin built to easily suit a family of six to user-friendly appliances, on-board connectivity and infotainment tech. The all-new camper is based on the new, highly dependable Primastar van. The intelligent design is compact on the outside and spacious within, providing the ideal blend of comfort, practicality and reliability to keep travel plans rolling come sunshine or rain. "The Primastar 'Seaside by Dethleffs' offers intrepid travellers the comforts of home in a comprehensive package for the road. Our partners at Dethleffs bring over 90 years of expertise in campervan conversion. Combining this with the Primastar's strong design and Nissan's industry-leading five-year warranty, together we've created a truly compelling proposition for summer holiday plans in Europe," said Emmanuelle Serazin, LCV & Corporate Sales Director, Nissan Europe.