- BMW has announced UK pricing and specification for the new BMW iX.
The new iX is a fully electric Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and is the first model based on a new, modular, scalable platform on which the future of the BMW Group will be built.
The model range will comprise the BMW iX xDrive50 with a combined output of 523hp and a range of up to 380 miles (WLTP), plus the BMW iX xDrive40 that produces 326hp and is able to cover up to 257 miles on a single charge. Both versions are equipped with an intelligent all-wheel-drive system, making the iX the very first all-wheel-drive pure electric vehicle produced by BMW.
Both variants will be available in Sport or M Sport trim levels, with the extensive standard specification including 21-inch alloy wheels, Driving Assistant Professional, Parking Assistant, BMW Live Cockpit Professional, climate comfort windscreen, four-zone air conditioning, heated front seats, wireless phone charging and Shadow Line exterior trim.
Also set to join the model line-up at a later date is the BMW iX M60 which, with an expected maximum output in excess of 600hp.
The BMW iX will launch in November this year, with prices starting at £69,905.
- BMW also announced UK pricing and specs for the new BMW i4 this week.
Beneath its four-door gran coupé body style, the i4 utilises the same scalable platform as the iX and features fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology; incorporating the latest power electronics, charging technology and high-voltage battery as well as the highly integrated electric motors.
The BMW i4 will be available in three different model variants from launch, including the first ever BMW M car with all-electric drive, the BMW i4 M50. Equipped with electric motors at both the front and rear axle with a combined maximum output of 544hp and M-specific chassis technology, the i4 M50 promises exceptional performance while achieving a range of up to 316 miles (WLTP)
In the BMW i4 eDrive40 Sport and BMW i4 eDrive40 M Sport, a 340hp electric motor teams up with rear-wheel and has a range of up to 367 miles (WLTP).
Launching alongside the BMW iX in the November this year, the BMW i4 range will start at £51,905.