Curated By: Shahrukh Shah
Last Updated: September 19, 2023, 14:49 IST
The luxury car maker BMW has been planning to drop one of the much-awaited iX1 electric SUVs in the Indian market. Now, it seems like the brand is almost ready, and is likely to launch the massive e-SUV in October 2023.
It has been reported that the German car manufacturer might introduce the vehicle under the price range between Rs 60-65 lakh (ex-showroom), making it the most affordable electric car in the lineup. However, the company has not revealed or hinted at the related information as yet. But, the report suggested that it will share the official details in the upcoming days.
BMW iX1 Electric in India
The upcoming BMW iX1 electric will share a lot of similarities with the iX1 third-generation fuel-powered model, which made its official entry into the Indian market last year. It is expected the company might not assemble the electric model locally.
BMW iX1 Electric Design and Features
Talking about the exterior first, customers will not get any surprise elements in terms of design as it will share a lot of style elements with its fuel-powered sibling. However, it is expected that the company might make some cosmetic changes to give the EV its unique identity. The iX1 EV likely to get some noticeable updates that include redesigned LED headlights setup, updated BMW twin-kidney faux grille, new style alloy wheelss, and some changes from the back as well.
BMW iX1 Electric Battery
Under the hood, the EV avatar will be powered by a 64.78 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which will generate a max output of 201 bhp and 250 Nm peak torque. As far as the range is concerned, the unit is expected to release a claimed range of around 470 km to 78o km on a full top-up. The model also will feature a single motor setup, circulating the power in front wheels.