BMW confirmed the i8 Roadster for 2018, plans to double the the i3's battery capacity for 2017 and announced plans to dominate the autonomous scene as well. They will also keep on working on hydrogen cars, while after 2020, we are getting a new electric model called the iNEXT—plus a bigger X7 SUV, finally.
Honestly, how hard is it to make a BMW X7? You just take an X5 and make it longer to accommodate a useful third-row seat. Oh, well it looks like BMW is way ahead of us.
In the midst of celebrating 20 years of its Spartanburg, South Carolina assembly plant, BMW today announced it's going to invest $1 billion in the plant and add a range-topping X7 SUV to the lineup.
Following my rant on why it's taken so long for BMW to make an X7 SUV, various outlets have reported that the company's announcement next week about its South Carolina plant will include a big new crossover.