With the i8 guaranteed for production (well, nearly guaranteed), rumors are starting to swirl that BMW will add two more models to its high-efficiency i brand. Likely dubbed the i4 and i5, they will expand on the i3 and i8 platforms, respectively.

The i4 will likely be a sporty, two-door play on the i3 platform, wearing the same carbon fiber and plastic skin as the smaller hatchback. You can expect a wider track for the i4, and likely more power from the electric motors. The optional two-cylinder range-extending engine offered in the i3 will probably make the i4 checklist, too.

The i5 will be a sport sedan akin to the Audi A5 Sportback, and will play off the i8's platform. That means a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder mill helping electric motors do their thing. Don't expect the i8's 349 horsepower, but the i5 should move along just fine.


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      Justin Campanale
      • 3 Years Ago
      That i4 is probably the bast looking green car I've seen so far.
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      • 3 Years Ago
      A pencil neck geek's dream car. Not since the Aztek have I been so excited!
      Sineira
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks like Volvo design language.
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      • 3 Years Ago
      Forget the car. Just do an app.
      Agilis
      • 3 Years Ago
      Mismatch is misleading: "BMW i4 and i5 on the way?" but the pictures are of i3 and i8.
      Lyla Burns
      • 2 Years Ago
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      khernau
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'm not sure how I feel about these car designs. I like the more classic look, this one is more futuristic. I think it would certainly draw a lot of attention when driving. I do like the i8 more than the i3, that's for sure. I wouldn't mind driving it to the dentists and back. http://www.loveyoursmilevictoria.ca
      Tyler
      • 3 Years Ago
      The i5 is not the sport sedan, it's the crossover and the i6 is the sports sedan. My sources have also given me more news about the I6. My sources say that the i6 will be a hybrid sports coupe, that will likely be based on the chassis of the i3. My sources sya that the reason for this being developed on that chasis is to make sure that its pricepoitn is lower the the i8. It will be a 2+2 with 2 large convential opening doors. My surces sya that this model will be the third in this new brand under the BMW umbrella. My sources say that power will come form the i3's hybrid drivetrain engine to keep development cost low as possible.
        ACSRHS
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Tyler
        Lots of "my sources say"... but cool beans.
      G Prodigy
      • 3 Years Ago
      I like how the designs are dramatically different which actually reflect the drastic change in technology that the cars actually have. I'm tired of seeing these cool looking cars on the out side with basic technology on the inside.
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