2022 BMW iX xDrive50 Review
THE FIRST BMW iX: PIONEER OF A NEW ERA.
Born from a vision. Created for electric mobility. Thanks to efficient BMW eDrive technology and its fully electric all-wheel drive, the BMW iX achieves an exceptional range and delivers powerful acceleration from a standstill. The intelligent BMW Operating System 8 always keeps itself up to date and can be operated completely intuitively.
2022 BMW iX xDrive50 Review
The BMW iX is an all-electric midsize SUV that has some of the most striking features introduced to an electric vehicle in recent times. The futuristic headlight and taillights along with the blue highlights and floating roof effect offer quite a visual appeal.
The battery pack of the iX offers 106.3 kWh of usable capacity which gives the vehicle a maximum range of approx. 483 km. the iX can draw up to 200 kilowatts using a fast-charging system. According to BMW, fast charging can add up to 145 km of range in 10 minutes and can charge the battery from 10% to 80% in approx. 40 minutes.
On the inside, the interior is covered in faux suede materials arranged in unique patterns, giving it quite a distinctive appearance. The real leather variant is quilted and treated with olive leaf extract instead of the usual tanning chemicals, adding to the sustainable factor for which iX is known.
When it comes to technology, the front passenger compartment has a pair of screens joined as a single display. The central display is controlled via the touchscreen or BMW’s iDrive controller. The iDrive wheel surround features capacitive controls and has a gloss black finish.
- Estimated range of up to 475 km
- Low energy consumption
- 516 horsepower
- 0-100 km/h in less than 5 seconds
- DC Fast Charger 50 kW – Approx. 20 min., 150 kW – Approx. 9 min.
Minimalist Interior Design
Lounge Seats in the Rear
Panorama Glass Roof
The new BMW iDrive immerses you in a completely new holistic interior experience and allows you to communicate with your BMW in a natural manner for the very first time. In addition to the haptics of the iDrive user interface, you control the infotainment system with the aid of its intelligent digital assistant, which reacts to your voice and gestures and makes your stay in the BMW iX as pleasant as possible.
BMW iX Shy Tech Concept
The Shy Tech concept focuses on the passengers and allows the modern technology in the BMW iX to blend into the background until needed or explicitly desired. This invisible intelligence can be experienced in many details of the exterior and interior – such as the kidney grille, which functions as an intelligent surface and houses camera technology, radar functions, state-of-the-art sensor technology, and heating elements.