Auto Shows BMW Concept iX3 All-Electric SUV Revealed in Beijing

20:31  01 may  2018
20:31  01 may  2018 Source:   trucktrend.com

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BMW has revealed the iX 3 concept , which combines SUV styling and functionality with an all - electric powertrain as the brand looks to expand its electric vehicle offering. Unveiled at the 2018 Auto China show in Beijing , the iX 3 uses the brand’s fifth generation eDrive system

BMW will expand its full- electric powertrain technology into its core lineup, as evidenced by the Concept iX 3 SUV seen today at Auto China 2018 in Beijing . 49. Prince Louis Arthur Charles! Royal baby's name revealed by William and Kate.

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The new all - electric SUV , unveiled at the 2018 Beijing auto show, closely previews BMW says that the concept has 270 horsepower and a driving range up to 249 miles on the the WLTP cycle. Another benefit is that the iX 3 concept can be hooked up to fast-charging stations generating up to 150 kW.

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a car parked on the side of a road: 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 And I Vision Dynamics© Truck Trend Network Staff 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 And I Vision Dynamics

Working in the Concept iX3’s immediate favor is its inoffensive, attractive styling, which represents an about-face from BMW’s polarizing i3 and i8 electric cars. Clearly based on the production-spec 2018 BMW X3 SUV, the iX3 gets a closed, two-element version of BMW’s classic kidney grille—squint and you’ll see influences from the futuristic i Vision Dynamics concept. The iX3 also gets aerodynamic enhancements, such as reshaped front and rear bumpers, a rear diffuser, unique side skirts, and lightweight alloy wheels with a wind-cheating design. The Concept iX3 also gets signature BMW i Blue accents throughout.

a car parked on the side of a road: 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 Side Profile© Truck Trend Network Staff 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 Side Profile

Underneath the skin, the Concept iX3 gets BMW eDrive technology, now in its fifth iteration. eDrive groups the electric motor, transmission, and powertrain electronics into a single unit, allowing BMW engineers to integrate the flexible component into different vehicle architectures. The power unit is also modular, which facilitates adding performance as appropriate (a larger or M-Sport–branded machine, for example).

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Share. Tweet. Share. Share. Email. Comments. BMW has unveiled the Concept iX 3 at Auto China 2018 in Beijing . The iX 3 is not only BMW ’s first all - electric SUV , but also the first model from the brand to be driven purely by electric power.

The fully electric BMW iX 3 SUV concept has been unveiled at the Auto China motor show in Beijing . More all - electric models are expected to follow. The iX 3 will be a global car, exported from its production plant in Shenyang, China.

a close up of a car: 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 Rear Quarter 02© Truck Trend Network Staff 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 Rear Quarter 02

Thanks to eDrive and a 70-kWh battery, the Concept iX3 has a theoretical driving range of nearly 250 miles, and BMW claims it can be recharged from a fast-charging station in as little as 30 minutes. With 200 kW (or 270 hp) on board, the Concept iX3 should slot in just above the X3 xDrive30i, performance-wise.

a view of a car: 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 Front Fender Charging© Truck Trend Network Staff 2018 Bmw Concept Ix3 Front Fender Charging

BMW maintains that it will continue building dedicated electric vehicles through its i sub-brand, but machines like the iX3 will allow the company to introduce even its more mainstream customers to the virtues and advantages of all-electric motoring. When the iX3 makes the transition from concept to production—possibly sometime next year—it will likely be built by BMW Brilliance Automotive in Shenyang, China, using parts supplied from other BMW production facilities (including our own Spartanburg, South Carolina, plant). Pricing is still an unknown, but we expect it’d demand less than a base Tesla Model X, which starts at $78,300 before destination charges or tax incentives.

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The Beijing ’s Auto China 2018 show opened this week, and manufacturers are already unveiling their latest entries into the electric vehicle onslaught. BMW ’s big news, aside from the world debut of the M2 Competition, is the Concept iX 3 , a streamlined, fully- electric interpretation of the

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Volvo Plans to Sell a Ridiculous Number of EVs by 2025 .
Aiming for EVs to account for half of all salesIn a statement released this week, Volvo announced plans to significantly increase sales of EVs over the next few years. By 2025, its goal is for half of all its sales to be electric vehicles. Not electrified vehicles. Fully electric. Plus, since Volvo intends for all newly introduced models to use an electric motor starting in 2019, the other half of its sales will be mild hybrids and PHEVs.

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