2021 BMW iNext Electric SUV Shows Off Unique Interior Layout

Last time we saw BMW testing the 2021 iNext electric SUV was close to the Arctic Circle, but this time we get to see the camouflaged test car in a more urban environment and peek inside for a quick look.

It’s obvious that the dashboard in this particular car is far from complete, but the layout appears to be new and totally bespoke, contrary the interior of the i4 that appears similar to that of a 3-Series.

The dashboard’s lower lines create a more airy feeling in the cabin, reminding us of the interior in the i3, while the traditional-for-BMW high center console remains, along with a gear lever, despite the fact that this is an electric vehicle and there are no actual gears.

Also Read: BMW i4 And iNext EVs’ Driving Range To Exceed 373 Miles

Of course there’s always the possibility that BMW just cobbled together a temporary interior for testing purposes. After all, we’re still two years away from seeing the actual production version, so we can’t be 100 percent sure about if it’ll look like this.

The 2021 iNext is expected to ride on the BMW’s radical new architecture that’s compatible with both ICE and EV models. The iNext is expected to feature a rear-mounted electric powertrain, with the battery pack mounted on the floor between the two axles for a lower center of gravity and better weight distribution.

BMW has officially promised that, when the iNext arrives on the market, it will offer more than 600 km (373 miles) of driving range, Level 3 automated driving technology and cutting-edge connectivity features. Straight-line performance is also expected to be quite strong, with the iNext concept promising a 0-62mph (100km/h) in around 4 seconds.

Finally, the iNext will also serve as a development mule for the company’s fully autonomous Level 4 and Level 5 technologies, starting from 2021 onwards.

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  • Finkployd

    After the fake exhausts on ICE vehicles, here comes real exhausts on EVs 💁🏻‍♂️

    • Bash

      At least it comes with fake grille. It is fake right?

  • no25

    Honestly, good. I do love BMW interiors because they are sporty yet luxurious, but they’re all the same and have been for years. Unfortunately, a lot of brands are doing this now like Mercedes and Audi. Even Lexus has more distinction but they’re staring to be very similar from model to model. I like uniformity but not just copying their other models. It’s almost lazy.

  • SteersUright

    Overall shape is boxy and good looking. Love the big wheels with big tires. So tired of the rubber band tire look and ride. Would like to see a bit more ground clearance as this is a CUV of sorts I suppose.

  • Bash

    At least it won’t look like a pig we all seen as vision inext.

    • ME

      Or the oddly shaped i3. It has the same spedo that will soon come (possible option) to all Minis.

      • Johan Mo

        i3 is the coolest car ever. Had one for 4 years.

      • Bash

        Good catch, I hate that speedo.

  • Mike anonymous

    Is BMW Trying To Fool People, Or Inform Them?. What is the point of the Fake Exhaust Tips If It States That It Is An “Electric Test Vehicle” Only A Number Of Inches Away.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/42d69249dc8b22b97b14b48cf1e5912e336dbe8ab9df4fcb7a43c2250c109ca6.png

    • Ruel Lewis

      lol They really wanna confuse people.

  • Harry_Wild

    The iNext looks like an attractive luxury BMW crossover. It is about time that EV are design for the overall general public instead of try to design EV to make a statement and look frugly!

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