San Francisco: Leading German luxury carmaker BMW Group has launched the iX xDrive50, a production version of its iNext concept electric vehicle, in the US.
“BMW is proud to announce the BMW iX xDrive50. Envisioned as purely electric mobility since its inception, the iX sees BMW redefine its breakthrough Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) concept ,” the company said in a statement.
The BMW IX is built to offer something beyond just mobility – an exciting driving experience with a sense of well-being for both drivers and passengers while enjoying the journey with safety, security and luxury.
The IX xDrive50 brings together the company’s latest developments in design, sustainability, connectivity, electrification and digital services.
The expertise accumulated over many years by the BMW Group in the area of sustainability has been incorporated into the creation of the BMW iX xDrive50.
Key components include closely monitored raw material extraction, exclusive use of electricity from renewable sources in the production process, and an exceptionally high proportion of recycled materials.
With an initial MSRP of $83,200, it is expected to launch in the US market in the first quarter of 2022.