first-ever BMW iX electric car has been launched in India. The BMW iX is the
BMW Group’s new technology flagship. It is the first BMW without any numerals
in its designation. ‘iX’ stands for the first BMW electric all-wheel drive
vehicle (SAV – Sports Activity Vehicle). The first-ever BMW iX xDrive40 has
been launched at an introductory price of Rs 1,15,90,000, ex showroom.
It effortlessly combines premium mobility with
zero-emissions, sporting agility and a long operating range with luxurious
car will be available as a completely-built-up unit (CBU) and can be booked
through BMW dealerships across major metropolitan cities in India as well as
shop.bmw.in. Deliveries will start by beginning of April 2022.
first-ever BMW iX is available in exciting metallic paintworks Mineral White,
Phytonic Blue, Black Sapphire and Sophisto Grey. It is also optionally
available in BMW Individual Aventurine Red metallic paint finish. Exclusive
olive-leaf tanned natural leather upholstery ‘Interior Design Suite’ comes in
Castanea color scheme.
Tech’ (or stealth technology) is technology that remains out of sight with
exterior and interior features that only become visible when actually in use –
Intelligent BMW kidney grille with sensors, camera and radar tech, proximity
sensors in body edging, flush door openers, washer under front logo, camera
with washer in rear logo, integrated speakers, BMW Head-Up Display’s projector
recessed into the instrument panel among others.
by sculptural and monolithic design, the iX represents a new face that makes
mobility easier and comfortable while creating powerful presence and dynamics
rarely seen in a vehicle – large BMW kidney grille, narrowest BMW headlights
ever, frameless windows, 3-D bonnet, rectangular wheel arches, flared shoulder
area and slim one-piece rear-lights. Interior is minimalist yet spacious due to
absence of central tunnel and a flat floor that leaves one surrounded with a
feeling of ease and relaxation with freedom of movement giving it a lounge-like
most striking features include the longest ever single-piece BMW Curved Glass
Display angled towards the driver, race car inspired hexagonal steering wheel
making entry / exit easier, electrochromic BMW Sky Lounge Panorama Glass Roof,
multi-functional seats with integral head restraints and massage function,
bespoke leather upholstery, Ambient Lighting for every mood and luggage
capacity of up to 1,750 litres with 40/20/40 split.
generation BMW eDrive technology features a highly integrated drive unit within
a single housing that is 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 amount of torque between the front and rear wheels to suit the driving
situation and road surface. ‘My Modes’ switch changes driving character to
Personal, Sport or Efficient. BMW IconicSounds Electric creates engaging
driving sounds and pedestrian alerts.
high-voltage batteries integrated in the floor have a combined capacity of 76.6
kWh and provide a range of up to 425 kilometres. The first-ever BMW iX ensures
fast and hassle-free charging. Charging time is:
kW DC Charger - 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
11 kW AC Charger - 100% in about 7 hrs / 100 kms added range in 2.5 hrs
an introductory offer, the BMW iX will come with a complimentary smart BMW
Wallbox charger. It can be integrated at home to enable safe and convenient
charging up to 11kW. BMW Group India aims to build one of the best charging
networks in the luxury segment with fast chargers at BMW dealer network in 35
cities across India.
BMW Live Cockpit Professional includes the freestanding BMW Curved Display with
Navigation, a 12.3-inch digital information display behind the steering wheel,
a 14.9-inch Control Display and BMW Head-up Display.
occupants can operate a number of car functions simply by speaking to their BMW
Virtual Assistant. Hands do the talking with BMW Natural Interaction that
recognizes six pre-defined hand movements for control of a number of functions.
The smartphone holder integrated into the centre console allows inductive,
Wireless Charging for mobile phones. Wireless Apple CarPlay / Android Auto
ensure seamless smartphone connection with the car to access several functions.
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System with 18 speakers conjures an engrossing
treat for the ears.
Assistant Plus with Surround View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier.
The Reversing Assistant provides unmatched support in reversing out of a
parking spot or narrow driveways. It records the last 50 metres driven and
assists by taking over the steering.
first-ever BMW iX comes with 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 third year of
operation to maximum fifth year without any mileage limitation.
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