BMW powered by hydrogen confirmed will be available for public when the infrastructure are ready for the consumer. BMW said their constraint in developing new vehicle powered by hydrogen is not cause by the technology itself but more on the infrastructure to support it.
In 2007, BMW have produce a limited units of BMW Hydrogen 7 which powered by 6.9 L V12 internal combustion engine. The Hydrogen 7 is base on 7 Series model and able reach 62 mph (about 100kmh) in 9.5 seconds.
The new generation hydrogen model will be based on the i5 platform with power train came from Toyota. The “i” series is a new series from BMW which focus on new energy.