Van Meel says M autos will at present have a back wheel drive inclination for philosophical reasons and the all-wheel drive highlight is prone to be discretionary. The M manager additionally says that it's as of now getting hard to offer back driven M autos with 600 hp-in addition to in business sectors, for example, Canada and Switzerland.
The framework wouldn't be named as xDrive on M autos, be that as it may. BMW trusts the all-wheel-drive execution models merit their own marking. Van Meel proposed a name like 2+2WD or something comparable was conceivable, with a specific end goal to underline the auto's back one-sided set-up.
The up and coming era of M autos – due out in late 2017 – will likewise acquire a progression of self-ruling elements from the most recent 7 Series car and the forthcoming G30 5 Series. Hands-off operation up to a pre-decided rate, an advanced against impact framework and completely self-sufficient braking are all on the table.
While this new M5 and M6 are a mellow redesign as far as self-ruling components, the accompanying era could be radically not the same as anything BMW has delivered as such.
Van Meel additionally touched on the subject of "M electrification" saying that the coordination of i-brand electric powertrain parts into M autos is still far off, in light of the fact that the innovation is still too overwhelming. He clarified that adding 150kg of gear to M autos was a lot of a bargain to taking care of.