Today, the German giant automobile company, BMW, has officially announced the unveiling of the new electric SUV iX3 series in Malaysia. Recall that the Bayerische Motoren Werke company had earlier stated that it will unveil a new pure electric SUV iX3 series with a slightly lower positioning than iX.
The new electric SUV iX3 series has now been unveiled in Malaysia with a medium-sized all-electric SUV available in two models: iX3 M Sport Inspiring and iX3 M Sport Impressive. Both variants come with 80kWh lithium-ion battery packs with a range of 461 kilometers.
Endurance, with 286 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 6.8 seconds, and tops out at 180 kilometers per hour! In addition, the BMW iX3 is capable of fast charging at up to 150 kW. It can be charged to 80% in 32 minutes, according to the official. It may, of course, be charged using a conventional 11kW three-stage AC charging plug, which takes roughly seven and a half hours to charge. In just a few hours, you’ll be at 100%.
The iX3 is a pure electric SUV based on the X3, therefore the appearance is quite similar to the X3, but several pure electric appearance designs, like the closed water tank shield and blue trim, are still used. Of course, both models come with the M Sport exterior aerodynamic package, which makes the entire car look more sporty.
It’s also worth noting that the inspiring version comes with an LED headlight set that automatically adjusts the far and near beams, whereas the impressive version comes with BMW’s most advanced Laserlight headlights. The cabin of the BMW iX3 is very similar to that of the BMW X3.
In Malaysia, the BMW iX3 series is presently available for pre-order. Those interested can schedule a test drive by visiting the official website (bit.ly/Pre-BookYourBMWiX3).
Furthermore, under BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia’s Balloon Financing plan, the monthly installment plan for the BMW iX3 M Sport Inspiring and BMW iX3 M Sport Impressive would start at RM 3518 and RM 3728, respectively (based on an expected 80% loan and 5-year term car loans).