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The new BMW electric range and PHEV models at Stephen James make a statement like never before. Fusing premium style with world-leading technology, our electric and hybrid BMW cars lead the way and offer luxury like never before. Explore the range below to find out more or simply get in touch to book your appointment.
You wouldn't be the first person to be confused with the varying types of electrification available on the market today.
Join Chris and Molly as they look at the differences between fully-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. They'll also help you decide which is the best option for you.
A few familiar models might make an appearance too...
The eighth generation 5 Series fuses advanced technology with elegant style, generous space and exceptional refinement. Offering all-electric drive in the BMW 5 Series Saloon for the first time is the BMW i5 eDrive40 (up to 361-mile range*) and BMW i5 M60 xDrive reaching 0-62mph in 3.8s. Deliveries begin in October 2023 with a BMW i5 Touring confirmed to arrive in Spring 2024.
The new BMW i5 is available to order from Stephen James today.
As the first all-electric Gran Coupé, the BMW i4 combines next-level performance with modern comforts to deliver a truly outstanding driving experience. Equipped with fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology, the BMW i4 M50 delivers up to 544hp, while the BMW i4 eDrive40 offers up to 365 miles* and the eDrive35 provides 299 miles in range. Don't worry about recharging - the i4 can go from 10% to 80% charge in just 31 minutes when using a 200 kW charging station. Take a look at what Ben Green thought of the BMW i4.
The new BMW i7 combines a groundbreaking design language, driving dynamics and the latest generation of technological innovations. The VIP lounge experience in the spacious interior fascinates the driver as well as the passengers with details such as the BMW Interaction Bar or the 31.3'' BMW Theatre Screen with Theatre Mode. As the world's first fully electric luxury saloon, the BMW i7 brings innovative driving pleasure to the road with more than 372 miles.
The new BMW i7 is available to order from Stephen James today.
The first fully-electric BMW iX1 combines the innovation of BMW i with the flexibility of a BMW X model. The iX1 eDrive20 offers a range of up to 296 miles* on a single charge and starts from just £44,560. Equipped with advanced, fifth-generation eDrive technology, the spacious yet compact BMW iX1 has an exciting sporty exterior delivering a visual statement of self-assured presence.
The all-electric BMW iX1 is available to order now.
Powered by cutting-edge 5th Generation BMW eDrive technology and a fully electric all-wheel-drive system, the BMW iX achieves an exceptional range and delivers powerful acceleration from a standstill. This Sports Activity Vehicle is ready to change the face of adventures and comes available in two superb models: the BMW iX xDrive40 and the BMW iX xDrive50. The BMW iX xDrive50 offers a superb range of up to 380 miles* and sports-car level of acceleration – effortlessly going from 0 to 62mph in 4.6 seconds (BMW iX xDrive 40: range of up to 257 miles* and 0 - 62mph in 6.1 seconds).
The BMW iX3 M Sport is a sign of things to come. Whether for short or longer journeys – with a range of up 285 miles* the new BMW iX3 M Sport is ideally suited to every route. With one sweeping look, your eye will catch unexpected delights; these include the BMW i specific kidney grille, redesigned 20" aerodynamic wheels and a flourish of BMW i Blue accents. Everything about it feels like the future of driving.
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The BMW 550e xDrive provides a purely electric range of up to 50 miles. This enables you to cover everyday routes free of local emissions and almost in silence. You can also drive in inner-city environmental zones without any problem.
Orders are expected to open towards the end of 2023.
The BMW 230e xDrive and the BMW 225e xDrive Active Tourer bring an innovative blend of BMW eDrive technology and powerful petrol engines to deliver thrilling driving dynamics and an electric-only range of up to 49 miles (230e xDrive).
The BMW 225e xDrive and BMW 230e xDrive Active Tourer are now available to order today.
BMW XM plug-in hybrid reaches 653hp and 800Nm of torque thanks to the virtuoso interaction of the high-performance 4.4-litre V8 and the 197hp electric motor. If you wish, you can choose to cruise for up to 50 miles purely on electric power. This powertrain is expected to be seen in the upcoming all-new BMW M5.
The BMW 3 Series Plug-In Hybrid responds with an energy that’s electric. The combination of a powerful electric motor and the 2.0 litre TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder petrol engine makes the BMW 330e Saloon a joy to drive. With harmony comes efficiency. The combined 292hp* driveline produces CO2 emissions of just 37g/km, is capable of a monumental 201.8mpg and has an electric-only range of 38 miles. The BMW 330e Touring, also available with BMW’s intelligent all-wheel xDrive system, offers an all-electric driving range of 37 miles and a combined range of 372 miles.
Give your journeys an electric boost with the new BMW X1 xDrive30e Plug-in Hybrid, offering up to 55 miles* of pure electric driving. However, what’s really impressive is the selection of intelligent driving modes, such as AUTO eDRIVE, which automatically selects your power source and lets you just enjoy the drive.
The new BMW X5 xDrive50e will make you rethink electric driving. The enhanced BMW eDrive technology, which offers up to 67 miles of pure electric range, and superior xDrive handling combine perfectly so that you get more out of every journey. Adding to this, it goes from zero to 62mph in 4.8 seconds.
The new BMW X3 xDrive30e is breathing new life into electric adventures. Boasting enhanced BMW eDrive technology, which offers up to 31 miles of pure electric range, and superior xDrive handling, this plug-in hybrid SAV is oozing confidence. And when it can go from zero to 62mph, when using both electric and combustion engines, in just 6.2 seconds – why wouldn’t it be?
Combining optimal driving pleasure with efficiency, the BMW 7 Series plug-in hybrid offers up to 55 miles* of purely electric range.
Intelligent driving modes switch between combustion engine and electric motor seamlessly for every traffic situation so you can drive through environmental and zero-emission zones without any worries.
The BMW X2 xDrive25e combines versatile sportiness with exemplary efficiency, thanks to the intelligent eDrive technology it offers a pure electric driving range of up to 32 miles. Athletic looks and a seamless transition between performance and efficiency make the X2 enticing proposition.
THEY DON’T HAVE ENOUGH RANGE.
PHEVs have a combustion engine and an electric motor, which means their range is not limited. The two can operate together or independently, providing the flexibility of local emission-free electric driving over shorter distances and efficient petrol power for longer journeys.
THEY’RE TOO EXPENSIVE AND DON’T SAVE ENOUGH IN OPERATING COSTS.
PHEVs offer impressive lifetime savings over combustion engine models.
Find out how much you could save at testyourdrive.co.uk
THEY AREN’T ANY GREENER THAN NORMAL VEHICLES.
All BMW PHEVs are classed as ‘ultra-low emission vehicles’, with CO2 emissions of less than 62g/km and as low as 27g/km for the X5 xDrive45e. You can read more about PHEV efficiency and emissions here.
THEY’RE COMPLICATED, SLOW AND BORING TO DRIVE.
The best way to experience a plug-in hybrid is from behind the wheel. Why not book a test drive at your nearest Stephen James showroom so you can compare a PHEV to a regular combustion engine car? Read our Plug-in Hybrid Guide to learn more about electric driving.
All electric cars are built to meet the same strict design and manufacturing regulations as petrol and diesel vehicles. Visit the Euro NCAP website to find detailed information on the safety ratings of all BMW PHEVs.
THEY’RE COSTLY TO MAINTAIN AND REPAIR.
A 2020 report analysed real-world maintenance and repair cost data from thousands of households, concluding that PHEVs cost half as much to maintain as standard combustion engine vehicles.