What are the features of the BMW iX1?
The importance of the X1 for BMW cannot be underestimated, especially on the B2B market. Today, the plug-in hybrid model represents the lion’s share of fleet sales, but starting from the end of this year, the leading role could be played by the new iX1 xDrive30. It is the first all-wheel drive all-electric BMW in the compact segment.
According to BMW, the iX1 xDrive30 averages between 17.3 et 18.4 kWh/100 km, resulting in a driving range of between 413 and 438 km.
It looks like a regular X1, but technically, the iX1 is an entirely different car, with its twin electric motors delivering 313 hp and 494 Nm. With these numbers, it even outperforms the iX3, which has to content itself with 286 hp and 400 Nm: 5.7 seconds are enough for the iX1 to reach 100 kph from a standstill.
In the cabin, the new BMW Curved Display takes centre stage. It comprises two wide-screen displays boasting a 10.5 and 10.7-inch diameter, respectively, controlled by BMW’s Operating System 8. The almost iconic rotary iDrive controller has not been carried over: all vehicle functions must now be operated by means of the touch screen of by voice recognition.