Facelift: BMW refreshes the Elektro-SUV IX3

Facelift: BMW refreshes the Elektro-SUV IX3-refreshes

As part of its electrification offensive, BMW has revised the mid-range SUV IX3 in some, especially cosmetic details. According to a recent communication, the manufacturer optimized the sporting radiance, driving pleasure, ease of use and premium characteristics in the interior. Fresh design accents should underline the conceptual and technological proximity to the BMW IX and BMW I4, the two latest electromodials of the Munich. The base price of the new IX3 is 67.300 euros, where interested parties about the environmental bonus can receive a promotion of 7500 euros.

The IX3 designates BMW as a pioneer for a new era of electromobility. He is the first model in which the BMW EDRive’s fifth generation technology was used. At the same time, thanks to its flexible vehicle architecture, the X3 is the first model of the brand offered both as a gasoline, diesel, plug-in hybrid and under the exclusive abbreviation IX3 as a pure electric car. A sophisticated overall vehicle harmony enabled a loud BMW unique combination of sportiness, high efficiency and long-distance accurate range of up to 460 kilometers according to test cycle WLTP.

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The European premiere for the new IX3 wants to celebrate BMW at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, the start of production is targeted for September 2021. The production takes place at the Chinese location Shenyang of the Joint Ventures BMW Brilliance Automotive for both the local market as well as for export.

On the front of the vehicle falls after the facelift a slightly larger BMW kidney, as well as the flatter headlights around 10 millimeters and a neumemodized apron. The stern has received a more powerful surface design as well as striking, three-dimensionally modeled LED tail lights. Model-specific accents in BMW I blue on front and rear refer to the electric drive.

The new BMW IX3 is delivered as standard with the M Sportpaket. New M aerodynamic wheels in format 20 inches are optionally available as an alternative to the standard 19-inch aerodynamic wheels. Adaptive LED headlights are also part of the standard equipment, the BMW laser light is available as an option.

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The IX3 should also bring its sporting characteristics to the interior. The standard BMW Live Cockpit Professional now includes a Control Display with a screen diagonal enlarged to 12.3 inches. The control panel on the center console for gear selector switch, BMW controller, start / stop button and driving experience switch and parking brake buttons has been revised. Sports seats in the new upholstery variant Sensatec perforated and interior strips in the new version Aluminum rhombicle dark are standard. Also in the interior are BMW I blue accents that identify the IX3 as an electric car: on the gear selector switch, start / stop button and steering wheel.

On the drive, the Munich did not change anything. Even to the model start, the IX3 had a highly integrated drive system with electric motor, gearbox and power electronics in a common housing, which allows a space-saving arrangement in the rear axle. The maximum performance of the electric drive is 210 kW (286 hp) and a maximum torque of 400 nm. The power transmission takes place on the rear wheels, the acceleration from zero to 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds.

The high-voltage battery between the axes has a gross energy content of 80 kWh, of which 74 kWh are used. The Combined Charging Unit enables DC high-speed loading with a capacity of up to 150 kW. In other words, the IX3 electricity for a good 100 kilometers reach according to WLTP per ten minutes at a quick load column.

Facelift: BMW refreshes the Elektro-SUV IX3-elektro-suvBMW

BMW offers IX3 customers two equipment lines: The model Inspiring includes, among other things, metallic paint, adaptive suspension, automatic tailgate operation, panoramic glass roof, electrically adjustable seats, sports leather steering wheel, storage packet and automatic climate control with 3-zone control as well as parking heading and stand climatization.

The model impressive comes additionally with 20 inches of alloy wheels, acoustic glazing, leather equipment Vernasca, BMW Head-Up Display, Harman Kardon Surround Sound System and BMW Iconicsounds Electric.

BMW also refers to an exceptionally large selection of driver assistance systems as part of the standard equipment, including Driving Assistant Professional with steering and tracking assistant and speed control with STOP & GO function, automatic speed limit assist and route control. Also as standard, the Parking Assistant including reversing camera and recorder assistant as well as the BMW Live Cockpit Professional with cloud-based navigation system BMW Maps and BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.

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1 thought on “Facelift: BMW refreshes the Elektro-SUV IX3”

  1. He is that first Model in which the BMW Edrive technology of the fifth Generation was used.

    and the 4 previous generations have hidden where?
    All in the I3? So small battery, slightly larger battery and a little bigger battery?

    But you have to be Mega Fanboy to fall in on this crap pure ..


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