BMW has made a significant entrance into the Indian electric vehicle (EV) market with the launch of the iX1 Electric SUV, starting at an attractive price point of Rs 66.90 lakh (ex-showroom).
Positioned as the entry-level SUV in BMW’s EV lineup, the iX1 is a fully built unit, taking its cues from the popular X1 model.
While sharing a similar design with its petrol and diesel counterparts, a few distinctive cosmetic touches set it apart.
The standout feature is the ‘i’ designation on the front grille, along with the presence of 18-inch M lightweight alloy wheels.
This sleek EV is available in four classic colors: grey, silver, black, and white.
Sleek Cabin Design
Inside the iX1’s cabin, the interior closely mirrors the X1, offering a spacious and tech-savvy environment.
Key highlights include a 10.7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, complemented by a 10.25-inch digital instrument console equipped with BMW’s latest iDrive OS.
The cabin boasts chrome accent highlights, M Sport leather detailing on the seats, steering wheel, and door panels, and features an aluminum ‘mesh effect’ finish.
Impressive Features Package
With a capacious 490-liter boot space, the iX1 doesn’t compromise on practicality.
It also comes loaded with a 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, front seats featuring massage functions, dual-zone climate control, customizable 6-mode ambient lighting, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive LED headlights, and automatic tailgate operation.
The safety suite includes advanced features such as ABS, ESP, traction control, parking assist, and ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems).
Powerful Performance and Range
Under the hood, the iX1 boasts a twin-motor setup producing a robust 309 bhp and 494 Nm of torque.
Its energy is derived from a 66.4kWh battery pack, providing an impressive 440 km of range on a single charge.
The iX1 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in a swift 5.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 180 km/h.
This EV represents the perfect blend of power, style, and eco-friendliness for Indian consumers.
The BMW iX1 Electric SUV offers a compelling choice for those seeking an electrifying driving experience, with its attractive pricing and impressive features.