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BMW's i Hydrogen Next fuel cell vehicle starts testing in public

BMW plans on offering the hydrogen SUV to customers in late 2022.

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Kyle Hyatt
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The BMW i Hydrogen Next is based on the current X5.

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It uses fuel cell technology from Toyota.

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It also uses BMW's own eDrive electric motor technology.

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The vehicle was debuted back in 2019, but now its starting public road testing.

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BMW wants to ensure that the X5 platform works well with the hydrogen drivetrain.

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This is important because BMW plans to offer the i Hydrogen Next to the public.

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Customers will be able to get their hands on it in late 2022.

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BMW claims a power output of 374 horsepower.

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The i Hydrogen Next uses a small battery pack in addition to the fuel cells to act as a buffer.

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This battery pack also allows for things like regenerative braking.

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