BMW iX1 Electric SUV Sold Out on Launch Day in India!
The first fully electric BMW iX1 launched today in India has been completely sold out for 2023 within a few hours. Bookings for the first fully electric BMW iX1 were opened exclusively online and received an overwhelming demand. The car was launched as a completely-built-up unit at an ex-showroom price of INR 66,90,000.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “It is thrilling to receive such an extraordinary response for the first fully electric BMW iX1. Being sold-out completely on launch day itself is a great debut for the iX1 in India. True to its nature, it has charged ahead and exceeded. And this is just the beginning! We are confident that this exclusive electric SAV is poised to be a front-runner in the luxury electric car segment. With cutting-edge electric choices from BMW Group India, our progressive consumers will further drive the advent of sustainable mobility.” BMW Group India continues its dominance in electric luxury segment thanks to the most diverse electric portfolio – BMW iX1, BMW i7, BMW iX, BMW i4 and MINI SE.
The BMW iX1, an electric SUV based on the X1, shares a nearly identical design with its ICE counterpart, distinguished by the 'i' badge on the grille. It features 18-inch alloy wheels, adaptive suspension, and offers four monochromatic color options. Inside, you'll find a 10.7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 10.25-inch digital information display, Aluminum 'Mesheffect' interior finish with chrome accents, a reclining rear bench, and a 490-liter boot.
The iX1 pampers passengers with two-zone climate control, massage-enabled front seats, a Harmon Kardon sound system, ambient lighting options, and a panoramic sunroof. Safety features include ABS, ESP, traction control, and ADAS. It also emits artificial sounds at low speeds to alert pedestrians.
The electric powertrain delivers 313hp, 494Nm of torque, 0-100kph in 5.6 seconds, and a top speed of 180kph. Its 66.4kWh battery provides a claimed 440km range, with 6.3-hour charging via an 11kW AC charger and 29-minute 10-80 percent charging via a 130kW DC fast charger.