Public invited to test drive BMW electric vehicles Oct. 28-30
The public is invited to test drive BMW's first-ever, all-electric iX Sports Activity Vehicle and other new models at the Portland Expo Center from Oct. 28 to 30.
Anyone interested in driving a vehicle at the local stop on the annual Ultimate Driving Experience must first register here or by calling 1 (844) 793-3898.
The 2022 version of the Ultimate Electric Driving Machines tour includes:
· The first-ever, fully-electric BMW iX Sports Activity Vehicle and first-ever, fully-electric BMW i4 Gran Coupe; BMW M and other BMW models.
· A full brand immersion experience, including professional instruction on closed courses, local street drives, interactive vehicle displays and more.
The 2022 BMW Ultimate Driving Experience will visit 25 different locations across the U.S., including Portland. At each stop, the tour includes:.
Autocross: Guided by a BMW professional driving instructor, guests will hone their driving skills as they experience the exhilarating, fully electric acceleration, power, handling, and performance of the first-ever BMW i4 through the sharp turns and bends of an autocross course. (Ages 18+)
Street Drives: Guests will have the opportunity to get behind the wheel and experience a wide array of BMW products on local roads from the BMW iX and BMW i4 to the newly updated BMW X7 M60i, plug-in hybrid electric BMW 530e xDrive, and the range-topping BMW M850i xDrive Convertible and four-door Gran Coupe. (Ages 25+)
BMW iX Experience: Take a deep dive into the new and innovative features of the BMW iX. With 516 hp and a 0—60 time of only 4.6 seconds, the BMW iX offers an exhilarating driving experience with an EPA estimate of up to 324 miles of all-electric range and the latest in-vehicle technology, including 5G connectivity, a sweeping curved display that unites the 12.3-inch information display with a 14.9-inch central control display, and the debut of BMW iDrive 8, the company's latest user-interface system.
Interactive Displays: A showcase of new in-vehicle technology — and what's coming soon — from BMW, including displays of various models such as the all-new BMW 7 Series, newly updated X7, and a look at the BMW at-home charging setup.
The event is taking place each day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the main parking lot at the Portland Expo Center, located at 2060 N. Marine Dr. in Portland.
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