BMW Introduces iX In India At INR 1.16 Crore

Mobility Outlook Bureau
13 Dec 2021
02:38 PM
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The car will be available as a completely built-up unit and can be booked through its dealerships across major metropolitan cities in India through the company's website.


BMW India on Monday announced the launch of its new technology flagship iX for an ex-showroom price of INR 1.16 crore. 

The SAV – sports activity vehicle comes without any numerals in its designation, and the 'iX' stands for the first electric all-wheel-drive vehicle, combining premium mobility with sporting agility and a long operating range. 

Deliveries will start by the beginning of April 2022, a press release from the company said. 

The SAV'sSAV's notable features include the longest ever single-piece curved glass display angled towards the driver, race car-inspired hexagonal steering wheel making entry/exit easier, electrochromic sky lounge panorama glass roof, multi-functional seats with integral head restraints and massage function, leather upholstery, ambient lighting for every mood and luggage capacity of up to 1,750 litres with 40/20/40 split.

The fifth-generation eDrive technology features an integrated drive unit within a single housing powered by two electric motors (for front and rear axles), single-speed transmission and power electronics. The iX instantly accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometres/hour in 6.1 seconds with an output of 326 hp. The intelligent all-wheel drive is quick to respond and distributes the right torque between the front and rear wheels to suit the driving situation and road surface. 'My Modes'Modes' switch changes driving character to Personal, Sport or Efficient. BMW IconicSounds Electric creates engaging driving sounds and pedestrian alerts.

Two high-voltage batteries integrated into the floor have a combined capacity of 76.6 kWh and provide a range of up to 425 kilometres. The vehicle can be charged through three options. With 150 kW DC charger, the car will get charged up to 80% in 31 min; 95 kms added range in 10 min; 50 kW DC charger - 80% in 73 min / 100 kms added range in 21 min and 11 kW AC Charger - 100% in about seven hours / 100 kms added range in 2.5 hrs. 

The vehicle will come with a complimentary smart wallbox charger as an introductory offer. It can be integrated at home to enable safe and convenient charging up to 11kW, the press release from the company said.  

The company plans to build one of the best charging networks in the luxury segment with fast chargers at the dealer network in 35 cities across India. 

The SAV comes with a standard two-year warranty for unlimited kilometres. The batteries are covered by a warranty valid for eight years or up to 160,000 kilometres. Repair inclusive can extend warranty benefits from the third year of operation to the fifth year without any mileage limitation.  

Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, 'Latest BMW eDrive technology, combined with the functionality of X5, dynamics of X6 and striking appearance of X7, has given birth to the symbol of a new age. Born Electric, the BMW iX imbibes the principles of sustainability throughout its lifecycle, right from production to usage to end-of-life, making comprehensive use of natural and recyclable materials.'

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