The highly anticipated new supercar of BMW is the latest project to pull the ax against the coronavirus.
The German automaker will not progress with a supercar inspired by the Vision M Next concept. multiple reports. Only two models in the entire BMW history –– M1 and i8–– They had mid-mounted engines and both were stopped. Marque avid followers may expect 600 hp successors soon, but it seems unlikely to happen anytime soon.
Although no specific reason has been provided, the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be the primary culprit. Unlike bright sedans and SUV fleets, the company also manufactures, super cars require additional, comprehensive development with expensive carbon fiber components. In anticipation of the global economic downturn due to the pandemic, the company may have been hesitating in the significant investment required to launch supercar.
Aside from these costs, BMW should now tackle other expensive promises made publicly – that is, its commitment to producing 25 electric models by 2023. So far both i4 and iX3 have been approved for production, I have seen whether the pandemic will cause delays in this process. But when these electric vehicles start off the assembly line, they are confident that the electric car market will generate much needed income as it grows. As a result, Tesla stepped the wave of eco-consciousness into new financial ambitions and became the first US automaker to pass the $ 100 billion mark in valuation.
When MotorTrend a spokesperson asked for comments on the fate of the supercar from BMW, "We cannot comment on any product not officially disclosed." As of the press period, BMW CarsRequest s comment request.
See other photos of the Vision M Next concept below: