The BMW iX1: Leading the Electric Vehicle Revolution in India
BMW has taken a bold step in India’s automotive landscape by launching the country’s first all-electric version of the iconic X1 – the BMW iX1. Priced at just Rs 66.90 lakh (ex-showroom), the BMW iX1 is poised to capture the imagination of eco-conscious car enthusiasts and drive the electric vehicle revolution forward.
BMW iX1 Electric SUV: Design
When it comes to design, the BMW iX1 retains the elegance and charm of its traditional ICE counterpart. It features an impressive front fascia adorned with an almost square BMW kidney grille, flanked by Adaptive LED headlights that provide a striking presence on the road. This electrifying SUV also showcases L-shaped LED tail lights and a sleek roof spoiler at the rear, all riding gracefully on magnificent 18-inch M light alloy wheels.
BMW iX1 Electric SUV: Features
The cabin of the BMW iX1 is a testament to luxury and innovation. It boasts a clean dashboard adorned with Aluminium Mesheffect trim, an M Anthracite headliner, and an M Sport leather steering wheel. The feature highlights include:
- A 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster
- A 10.7-inch touchscreen infotainment system running BMW’s state-of-the-art iDrive 8.5 operating system
- A 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system for an immersive sound experience
- 2-zone automatic climate control to keep you comfortable in any weather
- Active Seats for ultimate driving comfort
- A panoramic sunroof that lets you enjoy the view
- Wireless charging for your devices
- Ambient lighting that sets the mood
BMW iX1 Electric SUV: Powertrain
Under the hood, the BMW iX1 boasts a powerful dual-motor setup that delivers an impressive combined output of 313 bhp and 494 Nm of torque. This powerhouse propels the iX1 from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 5.6 seconds, with a top speed that peaks at 180 km/h. At the core of the BMW iX1 lies a 66.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, promising an impressive range of 417-440 km on a single charge, according to the WLTP cycle.
Charging is a breeze, with the battery reaching 10-80 percent capacity in just 29 minutes when connected to a 130 kW DC charger. Alternatively, you can opt for an 11 kW AC charger, which takes 6.3 hours for a full charge.
BMW iX1 Electric SUV: Safety Features
The BMW iX1 prioritizes safety with features that include:
- Adaptive M Suspension for a smooth and controlled ride
- An all-wheel-drive system featuring electronically controlled ‘Automatic Differential Brakes/Locks’ (ADB-X)
- DTC, Hill Start Assist, and Hill Descent Control for confident handling on various terrains
- DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) and ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) for enhanced stability and braking performance
- Cornering Brake Control for added safety during turns
- Lane Departure Warning to help you stay in your lane
- Cruise Control with Braking Function for a relaxed driving experience
- Pedestrian protection to keep everyone safe on the road
The BMW iX1 comes with a complementary 11 kW BMW Wallbox charger, ensuring your electric journey is always hassle-free. Plus, it’s backed by a reassuring 2-year/unlimited km warranty, while the batteries are covered by an extensive 8-year/1,60,000 km warranty, giving you peace of mind as you embrace the future of driving with the BMW iX1.
Experience the future of mobility with the BMW iX1. It’s more than just an electric SUV; it’s a symbol of progress and innovation in the automotive industry.
For more information and to book a test drive, visit your nearest BMW dealership today.