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BMW's Bullet-Proof i7

  BMW's 1st All-Electric, Armored i7                                                       Source:  BMW Bringing New Levels of Sustainable Security to BMW Perhaps it's a sign of our turbulent times.  German luxury automaker BMW is building an electrified armored version of its classic flagship vehicle, the BMW i7.  It will offer blast and bullet protection.  For BMW, this electric bullet-proof vehicle is a first.  The EVs will roll out in 2023.  BMW CEO Oliver Zipse says the EVs will demonstrate "how sustainability and security can go hand in hand".  CEO Zipse adds that it will have a new and innovative protection shield. Tech Specs The balancing act to create a fortified vehicle that isn't too heavy is not easy.  The i7xDrive60 has a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive power system that pumps out 536 hp and 549 lb-ft of torque.  It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and can drive 300 miles on a single charge.  For BMW the challenge is maintaining those tech s