BMW iX1 is an all-electric version of the compact luxury SUV
BMW iX1 launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 66.90 lakhs (ex-showroom). The all-electric version is available in a single variant – BMW iX1 xDrive30 M Sport.
It looks the same as its ICE counterpart but gets some mild tweaks to differentiate the two models. The interior too looks very similar to the diesel and petrol models of the new generation X1.
It is the first car in its segment to be available in an all-electric avatar. The X1 is now being offered with petrol, diesel and electric powertrain options. The iX1 is being imported to India as a completely built-up unit. It can be exclusively booked on BMW India’s official website. Deliveries of the BMW iX1 will commence in October, during the festive season.
BMW iX1 comes with standard two-year warranty for unlimited kilometres. Repair Inclusive can extend warranty benefits from third year of operation to maximum fifth year without any mileage limitation. The batteries are covered by a warranty valid for eight years or up to 1,60,000 kilometres.
It is powered by an electric motor each on front and rear axle that produces a combined power output of 313 HP and 494 Nm of torque. It does 0-100 km/hr in 5.6 seconds and has a top speed of 180 km/hr.
The iX1 comes with a battery pack of 66.4 kWh and returns a claimed WLTP range of 440 km on full charge. The 130 kW DC Charger charges the car from 10%-80% in 29 min (120 km added range in 10 min). The 11 kW AC Charger does 0%-100% in about 6.3 hrs.
The German luxury carmaker will be offering a complimentary BMW Wallbox charger with installation which enables charging up to 11 kW.
It comes with the xDrive all-wheel-drive system that includes electronically controlled ‘Automatic Differential Brakes/Locks’ (ADB-X), extended ‘Dynamic Traction Control’ (DTC), Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control help to conquer every terrain.
Connected Drive tech includes BMW ID, MyBMW App, Digital Key Plus, Intelligent Emergency Call, Real-time Traffic Information, Remote Services, etc.
Safety features on the BMW iX1 include Lane Departure Warning, Cruise Control with Braking Function, Automatic Emergency Braking, Pedestrian Protection, six airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobiliser and crash sensors, Tubeless Tyres with Tyre Pressure Indicator, ISOFIX child seat mounting, integrated tyre repair kit and acoustic protection for pedestrians.