Electric crossover BMW iX will receive a “charged” versionApril 3, 2021
According to official figures, the flagship electric car BMW iX will receive the high-performance version of the M60. The novelty will be able to boast of 560 horsepower, a sportier suspension tuning and a more aggressive exterior.
The BMW iX electric crossover will reportedly receive a more powerful version from BMW’s M sports division, with its debut expected in late 2022 or 2023. According to new rumors, which came from the foreign edition of BMW Blog, the “charged” crossover will have 560 horsepower (418 kilowatts) of power.
The performance electric vehicle will be called the iX M60. In addition to the increased power, it will have other improvements such as a sportier suspension setup. Its design will be more aggressive to visually emphasize the iX M60’s particularity.
BMW will begin accepting orders for the xDrive50 electric iX in the US in June, with deliveries beginning in early 2022.
Prices will start at $ 85,000 or RUB 6,498,462. The crossover will have two electric motors with a total capacity of over 500 hp. This will be enough to accelerate the car to 100 km / h in less than 5.0 seconds. A 100 kWh battery will provide an estimated cruising range of more than 483 km.
The basic version of the iX will be the xDrive40, which will receive 296 horsepower (221 kilowatts). According to the company, the exact battery capacity for this version of the car is not yet available, but it will be over 70 kWh. The calculated cruising range in the WLTP test is over 400 kilometers. This version of the electric vehicle is equipped with a 150 kW charger, which in 40 minutes allows you to increase the battery capacity from 10 to 80%. American prices are not yet available, but in Europe this version of the novelty starts at 77,400 euros.
Not so long ago, AutoTimesNews wrote that a prototype of a “charged” BMW M3 Touring was spotted. Western publications have published photographs of a camouflaged prototype of the BMW M3 Touring station wagon. The test car was completely covered in camouflage, which did not prevent its exterior from being examined.
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