BMW to launch iX3 electric SUV on July 14
A German luxury car and motorcycle manufacturer is all set to launch its new iX3 electric Sports Activity Vehicle on July 14. The world’s leading automaker will conduct its launch through a digital platform.
The BMW iX3 electric SUV is the first next-generation EV. It was first unveiled BMW iX3 concept vehicle in 2018. The company claims that this will be the first electric vehicle based on its fifth-generation electric powertrain technology, which is designed to enable a longer electric range.
BMW to launch iX3 electric SUV
Last year the company had announced in December that it will start its production in 2020. Now let us look into its specifications and features. The iX3 electric SUV will be equipped with a 74kWh battery pack which will give a range of 440 km of range on a single charge. Its electric motor is said to be able to churn out 290 PS of power and 400 Nm.
Its NMC-811 battery which can take up to 150kW of DC fast charging. It can be charged in just 30 minutes with the help of a 150kW charger. The company claims that the WLTP-tested power consumption of 20kWh/100km, which is 2.2kW/100km which is lower than a Mercedes EQC.
Earlier, SUV is also expected to first launch in Europe when the coronavirus pandemic will be under control. The company didn’t say anything about its launch in India. Two months back BMW has revealed its electric concept i4 electric sedan to preview the production specification i4 that will launch in 2021. The new model will be an all-electric 4 Series Gran Coupe. The BMW Concept i4 takes electric drive to the core of the BMW brand and heralds a new era in Sheer Driving Pleasure.
It will compete with the Audi Q4 Sportback e-Tron concept. Its some of the marketing images were leaked and now the automaker is releasing the first official production pictures.
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