BMW revealed the 2023 X1 to us the opposite day, however what it didn’t unveil for People is the fully-electric BMW iX1. That’s as a result of the iX1 isn’t at the moment slated to be offered right here, however nonetheless, we now have footage and particulars for the curious.
Look-wise, you’ll discover that the iX1 appears similar to the common X1. Apparent variations embrace the brilliant blue accents in all places, the massive “iX1” lettering on the rear … and that’s it. BMW made the electrical model mirror the gas-powered X1 very carefully, so it’s a slightly normal-looking EV.
Beneath the sheetmetal is a completely totally different energy supply, although. The iX1 is being supplied in a single trim degree for now, named the xDrive30. All-wheel drive is normal, and the system consists of two motors, one to energy the entrance wheels and one for the rear. Whole system output is 313 horsepower and 364 pound-feet of torque, and people numbers mirror the “momentary increase impact” BMW employs to bump output for brief intervals of time. BMW doesn’t quote energy figures when not within the “increase” mode. Ground it from a cease, and it does the 0-62 mph dash in 5.7 seconds.
Vary shouldn’t be closing, however BMW estimates will probably be rated for 257-272 miles on a full cost. Remember the fact that estimate displays WLTP vary, which could be very doubtless extra optimistic than nonetheless the iX1 can be rated in EPA testing. BMW says the iX1 makes use of the identical up to date charging tech and software program as the brand new i7, however the firm doesn’t give specifics for the battery dimension or estimated charging occasions.
If you wish to learn all the small print in regards to the X1 that we will be getting within the U.S., head right here.