German luxury carmaker BMW has introduced the new electric SUV BMW IX. It comes in two variants, xDrive50 and xDrive40. This flagship car has been introduced with a brand new platform, new design and connected car technology. Its length is the height of the BMW X5, the height of the BMW X6 and the size of the wheel like the BMW X7. It can travel up to 483 km at full charge. It will compete with vehicles like the Audi E-Tron, Jaguar i-Pace, and Mercedes EQC.
The 2021 BMW IX is based on the company’s new architecture, which uses an aluminum space-frame and a carbon-cage. It is specially designed for battery electric vehicles. It gets a big kidney grill like the BMW 4 Series. The grille features an intelligent driver assist system that includes radar, cameras and sensors, while the BMW eDrive powertrain is hidden behind the bonnet.
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70% charge in 40 minutes
The car is powered by two electric motors, which together generate 503bhp of power. This electric SUV accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 4.6 seconds. It takes very little time to charge. It can be charged up to 70 percent in 40 minutes with a 200 kW fast charger. Within minutes of charging, the car was hitting 120 mph. According to the European WLTP test cycle, the car is capable of driving 483 km / h in full charge. Offers range up to
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Such is the interior
Speaking of interiors, BMW is the first car from the IX to come with a hexagonal steering wheel. Like the Mercedes, the car also gets seat adjustable buttons on the door panels. It has a dual screen, one part of which acts as an infotainment system and the other as an instrument cluster. There is a rocker switch on the center console to change gears.