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First-ever BMW iX xDrive40 launched: All you need to know

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BMW has officially launched the first-ever BMW iX xDrive40 at an introductory price of Rs 1.15 Crore (ex-showroom). BMW iX will be available as a completely-built-up unit (CBU) and can be booked through BMW dealerships across major metropolitan cities in India as well as shop.bmw.in. Deliveries will start by beginning of April 2022.

BMW iX 3D bottom

3-D bonnet

The first-ever BMW iX xDrive40 sports a sculptural and monolithic design, the iX represents a new face with a large BMW kidney grille, narrowest BMW headlights ever, frameless windows, 3-D bonnet, rectangular wheel arches, flared shoulder area and slim one-piece rear-lights.

BMW iX

Metallic paintworks

The first-ever BMW iX xDrive40 is available in metallic paintworks Mineral White, Phytonic Blue, Black Sapphire and Sophisto Grey. It is also optionally available in BMW Individual Aventurine Red metallic paint finish. Exclusive olive-leaf tanned natural leather upholstery ‘Interior Design Suite’ comes in Castanea color scheme.

Curved glass display

The interior is dominated by a long single-piece BMW Curved Glass Display angled towards the driver, which combines a 12.3-inch instrument cluster and a 14.9-inch infotainment display. The system operates BMW’s latest iDrive 8 infotainment software. Other key features include race car inspired hexagonal steering wheel, electrochromic BMW Sky Lounge Panorama Glass Roof, multi-functional seats with integral head restraints and massage function, bespoke leather upholstery, Ambient Lighting and luggage capacity of up to 1,750 litres with 40/20/40 split.

BMW iX xDrive40 interior

Two electric motors

The BMW iX xDrive40 is powered by fifth generation BMW eDrive technology, which features a highly integrated drive unit within a single housing that is powered by two electric motors (for front and rear axles), single-speed transmission and power electronics. The 2 high-voltage batteries integrated in the floor have a combined capacity of 76.6 kWh and provide a range of up to 425 km. The iX xDrive40 produces 326 HP & 630 Nm of torque and sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds. Apart from intelligent all-wheel drive system, the BMW iX xDrive40 also gets 3 drive modes and BMW IconicSounds Electric, which creates engaging driving sounds and pedestrian alerts.

BMW iX xDrive40

10-80 percent charge in 30 minutes

As an introductory offer, the BMW iX will come with a complimentary smart BMW Wallbox charger. It can be integrated at home to enable safe and convenient charging up to 11kW. The BMW iX also gets DC fast charging option, can charge the battery from 10 to 80 percent in 73 minutes at 50kW capacity, and in just 31 minutes at 150kW capacity.

Shy tech

BMW iX comes with features like Intelligent BMW kidney grille with sensors, camera and radar tech, proximity sensors in body edging, flush door openers, washer under front logo, camera with washer in rear logo, integrated speakers, BMW Head-Up Display’s projector recessed into the instrument panel among others.

BMW iX xDrive40 rear

2-year warranty

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The first-ever BMW iX xDrive40 comes with standard two-year warranty for unlimited kilometres. The batteries are covered by a warranty valid for eight years or up to 160,000 kilometres. Repair Inclusive can extend warranty benefits from third year of operation to maximum fifth year without any mileage limitation.

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