The third era of the BMW X1 is scheduled to enter stage subsequent 12 months round spring. Along with the U11 era, the first-ever pure electrical model of the compact SAV, dubbed iX1, can even rejoice its premiere in the direction of 2023. As you might know, BMW is at the moment busy with creating the subsequent era of a few of its front-driven mannequin collection, similar to the two Collection Energetic Tourer (codenamed U06) and the brand new X1 (codenamed U11). In Summer season 2020, BMW formally introduced the arrival of the all-electric 5 Collection and X1 by 2023.
Earlier this week, spy photographers in Germany had been capable of seize the primary pictures of the forthcoming iX1 mannequin, utilizing the identical physique as U11 X1 prototypes and sporting the all-so-important “Electrical Check Automobile” on the doorways. As we don’t personal the images, you may see them here. The primary-of-its-kind iX1 will come full with a brand new electrical powertrain below the fifth era of the BMW eDrive structure. The intelligent flooring packaging and the low placement of the Li-Ion battery will guarantee the brand new iX1 fulfills the burden distribution rules and stays as gentle as doable.
No actual particulars on the important thing efficiency figures of the iX1 can be found, however being positioned beneath the iX3 implies that the powertrain beneath the pure-electric X1 will allegedly boast decrease output figures, in all probability round 170 kW – 190 kW in comparison with 210 kW on the iX3.
Moreover, the brand new iX1 will initially be obtainable solely with front-wheel drive, but BMW managers don’t exclude the potential for providing a correct xDrive iX1 at a later date sooner or later.