According to Carscoops, last week Japan Patent Office received an application from BMW. The application has several 3D renderings of a new BMW i model – considering the concept’s size it can represent the i5, since the design lies between the compact i3 and i8. However, the i5 index had not been officially announced, though the fact of working on a BMW i lineup extesion was already proved. The image below suggests the Autobild’s render of how the BMW i5 could look like, and the slideshow below consists of patenting 3D images from Carscoops.


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