BMW Landshut Plant Starts Production Of Components For iNEXT

The kidney grille in the production iNEXT seems similar to the one in the concept version.

Preparations to launch the all-new BMW iNEXT progress at full swing. The company intends to start production of this new model in 2021 at its Dingolfing plant.

The other German plant – in Landshut, this month has started production of the first “high-tech components” for the iNEXT, which is envisioned as the first hardware-ready for autonomous driving.

Below we can see an all-new, huge, closed, multifunctional and lightweight kidney grille for the iNEXT – a central element in the automated driving system. It gives the iNEXT the face and the “eye”:

“The technologically complex kidney grille is vital for highly-automated driving: It allows the integration of camera technology, radar functions and further sensors required for highly developed driver assistance systems into the front end of the vehicle.”