What could make the BMW Vision M Next Concept coupe eve more futuristic? Hiring Hans Zimmer to engineer the motor sounds of course. Before we get to that, this EV boasts a four-cylinder gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain generating a combined output of 600 horsepower, enabling it to accelerate from zero to 62 mile-per-hour in just 3.0 seconds, while topping out at 186 mph. There’s also a “BOOST+” function that adds extra power at the push of a button, while offering 62 miles of pure electric driving. Since EVs don’t produce any engine noise, legendary film composer Hans Zimmer developed a Blade Runner-inspired sound for the Vision M Next. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
“The BMW Vision M Next provides a glimpse into the future of sporty driving. Where the BMW Vision iNEXT illustrated how autonomous driving is set to transform life on board our vehicles, the BMW Vision M NEXT demonstrates how state-of-the-art technology can also make the experience of driving yourself purer and more emotionally engaging,” said Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president of BMW Group Design.
“The M Next Concept’s interior is as radically styled as its exterior suggests. Facial recognition opens the gullwing doors with simply a glance. Once inside, an augmented reality head-up display, curved glass center display, and sleek digital dashboard display information in real time,” according to Motor1.