BMW Luxury Electric SUV iX xDrive50 launched in India at 1.40 Cr.

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BMW has recently launched the iX xDrive50 in India, with an ex-showroom price of Rs 1.39 crore. The iX xDrive50 will be available for purchase through BMW showrooms in India as completely built-up units (CBUs). The iX xDrive50 comes equipped with a larger battery pack and upgraded electric motors that deliver increased power, and boasts new features compared to its predecessors.

Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, of BMW Group India said,

”The BMW iX is the highest-selling electric luxury vehicle in India and significantly drives BMW Group India’s number one position in the luxury electric segment. Now, with the introduction of the new BMW iX xDrive50, the car will not only impress but also take your drive to new electric heights. With its best-in-class range, comfort-oriented features, and fast charging capabilities, the new BMW iX xDrive50 is ideal for both city driving and long distances. With an intelligent kidney grille and expansive size, this all-electric SAV exudes daring, innovative style from the inside out. It surely sets new standards for style and sustainability. We will continue to boost the ramp-up of electric mobility by carefully expanding our range with well-thought-out and innovative products.”

Let’s quickly take a look at some of the key specs of the iX xDrive50:

DESIGN AND LOOKS 

The iX xDrive50 flaunts the iconic BMW kidney grille and muscular contours, giving it a distinct and striking appearance. One of its standout design elements is the inclusion of the ‘narrowest BMW headlight ever,’ adding a touch of sophistication to its front fascia. Additionally, the SUV comes standard with impressive 22-inch wheels, further enhancing its visual appeal and presence on the road. The vehicle’s design is further accentuated by the inclusion of frameless doors, contributing to its sleek and modern aesthetic. For those seeking a personalized touch, customers have the option to customize their iX xDrive50 with a Titanium Bronze finish, allowing them to tailor the vehicle to their unique preferences and style. 

INTERIOR 

The BMW iX’s spacious cabin offers ample legroom in both front and rear seats, ensuring a comfortable driving experience. Key interior features include the single-piece widescreen BMW Curved Glass Display, race car-inspired hexagonal steering wheel, and electrochromic BMW Sky Lounge Panorama Glass Roof. The iX also boasts multi-functional seats with massage function, bespoke leather upholstery, and Ambient Lighting. Additionally, it offers generous luggage capacity and optional features like Active Seat Ventilation. Standard Interior Design Atelier specification includes surfaces in Vegan Leather with a distinctive seam pattern and perforated areas.

EXTERIOR 

The exterior design of the BMW iX xDrive50 is characterized by precise lines, lending it a powerful and robust appearance. The car exudes dynamism with its frameless windows, 3-D bonnet, rectangular wheel arches, and flared shoulder area. The slim one-piece rear lights add to its distinctive look. Optional features include the latest generation BMW Laserlight and the BMW Individual Exterior Line Titanium Bronze finish. Standard is the newly introduced 22-inch light-alloy wheels, designed for aerodynamic efficiency and range enhancement.

SPECIFICATIONS 

FeaturesSpecifications
BMW eDrive TechnologyFifth generation
Range (WLTP test cycle)Up to 635 kilometers
Acceleration (0-100 km/hr)4.6 seconds
Electric MotorsTwo (front and rear axles)
Battery Capacity111.5 kWh (combined)
Power Output523 hp
Maximum Torque765 Nm
Intelligent All-Wheel DriveQuick to respond, adjusts torque distribution
Driving ModesPersonal, Sport, Efficient

 

The new BMW iX xDrive50 prioritizes fast and convenient charging, ensuring minimal downtime for owners. Here are the charging times:

  • 195 kW DC Charger: 10% to 80% in just 35 minutes, adding up to 145 kilometers of range in just 10 minutes.
  • 50 kW DC Charger: 10% to 80% in approximately 97 minutes.
  • 22 kW AC Charger: Fully charges in about 5.5 hours.
  • 11 kW AC Charger: Fully charges in approximately 11 hours.

 BMW iX xDrive50 offers a standard two-year warranty with unlimited kilometers, providing peace of mind to owners. Additionally, it comes with a five-year Roadside Assistance package, ensuring support in case of emergencies. The batteries are covered by an eight-year warranty, valid for up to 160,000 kilometers, reaffirming BMW’s commitment to quality and reliability. For extended warranty benefits, owners can opt for Repair Inclusive, which extends coverage from the third year of operation to a maximum of the fifth year, without any mileage limitations.

FEATURES 

BMW’s ConnectedDrive technologies elevate driving experiences with features like the BMW Live Cockpit Professional, offering a freestanding BMW Curved Display and Augmented Reality Video navigation. Occupants can effortlessly control functions via the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant and BMW Natural Interaction. Sustainability is paramount, with BMW’s Circular Economy principle driving eco-conscious practices, including the use of recyclable materials. The iX xDrive50’s Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension ensures a comfortable ride, while safety is enhanced through features like Parking Assistant Plus and the Reversing Assistant.

BMW’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its Circular Economy principle, prioritizing eco-conscious practices throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle. The iX xDrive50’s features, including the Adaptive 2-Axle Air Suspension and Parking Assistant Plus, prioritize comfort and safety, while sustainability remains a core focus.

COLORS 

BMW iX xDrive50 will be available in many attractive color options. The colors are as follows:

  • Mineral White
  • Phytonic Blue
  • Black Sapphire
  • Aventurine Red
  • Oxide Grey

Additionally, the BMW iX50 is optionally available in BMW Individual Storm Bay Metallic paint finish.

For upholstery options:

  • Vegan Leather upholstery in ‘Interior Design Atelier’ is available in Oyster or Mocha color scheme.
  • Natural Leather upholstery in the ‘Interior Design Suite’ is optional.

PRICING 

The new BMW iX xDrive50 is available at an ex-showroom price of INR 1,39,50,000. The range-topping variant features upgrades including a larger battery for extended range, more potent motors, and subtle alterations to both the exterior and interior compared to the iX xDrive40 model, available at Rs 1.21 crore.

Pranali Naik
Pranali Naik
An avid reader and an M.A. in English Literature. Currently, I'm on a journey to master the German language. I'm passionate about crafting natural, pure writing that reflects the world's unexpected surprises.

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