It seems that BMW Malaysia is preparing to launch iX as soon as possible because the company has updated its Facebook page to include new visual effects of an all-electric SUV and invites the public to participate Register their interest again. iX first launched World premiere in November last year Before appearing Official website of BMW Malaysia One month later.
Two variants are listed on the model page, including xDrive40 and xDrive50, Although it has not yet been confirmed whether we will get both at the same time.The latter already For sale in Thailand It is also equipped with two electric motors (one on each shaft), which can provide 523 horsepower (516 horsepower or 385 kilowatts) and 765 Nm of torque, allowing a 0-100 km/h time of 4.6 seconds.
At the same time, the dual-motor setting of the xDrive40 has a rated power of 326 PS (322 hp or 240 kW) and 630 Nm, and a 100-year sprint time of 6.1 seconds-the top speed of both variants is 200 km/h. The smaller model is equipped with a 71-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery and has a cruising range of up to 425 kilometers, while the xDrive50 is equipped with a 105.2-kilowatt-hour battery and has a cruising range of up to 630 kilometers.
Regardless of the battery capacity, iX comes standard with an 11-kilowatt on-board AC charger. It takes about 8 hours to fully charge the xDrive40, while the xDrive50 takes less than 11 hours. The charger can output this amount.
There is also DC fast charging. The power of xDrive50 is up to 200 kW, so it takes about 35 minutes to charge the car from 10-80% state of charge (SoC). The xDrive40 has a low DC charging rate of 150 kW, but due to its small battery capacity, the recovery of the same 10-80% SoC takes only 31 minutes. If you can find a DC charger that can output the above numbers, xDrive50 can get 100 kilometers of cruising range in 6 minutes, while xDrive40 is 8 minutes.
We have also seen the various colors and devices that iX can specify, but we have not yet confirmed what we will actually get. Other unknown factors include pricing and release date, so stay tuned.When iX arrives, iX will fill the gap of i sub-brand left by the departed i3s,along with i4 seem on the way In the future.
Gallery: BMW iX xDrive40
Gallery: BMW iX xDrive50 with sports package