BMW iX electric SUV unveiled, scheduled for U.S. launch in early 2022
German luxury automaker BMW unveiled an electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) called the BMW iX on Wednesday, which it plans to go on sale in the United States in early 2022 to compete with Tesla and other rivals.
BMW He said the iX should have a range of 300 miles (480 kilometers). That’s less than the estimated handling range of the Tesla Model X Long Range, which is rated at 597 kilometers (371 miles) in the United States. BMW said drivers could add 75 miles (120 kilometers) of range in ten minutes at a fast-charging station.
BMW said the iX would be comparable in size to the current BMW X5 SUV. The board will be a wide, curved screen.
The electric iX will enter a rapidly growing field of battery-powered SUVs aimed at wealthy customers.
Tesla Model X already has competition from the Chinese startup Child and General engines’ The Cadillac brand recently unveiled a mid-size electric SUV called the Lyriq, which is expected to launch in 2022. Daimler. it is Mercedes Benz and Volkswagen we have premium electric models in the works.
Ford Motor Mustang Mach-E targets a slice of the performance enthusiast market that BMW defined decades ago. Ford said Monday that it intended to add a second model built on the foundations of the Mach-E.