The BMW iX1 EV Will Make Its Global Debut This Year


The BMW iX1 will be globally unveiled at some point in 2022, according to an official announcement. At the same time, the automaker will also present the third-generation X1 with pure-combustion and plug-in hybrid versions. However, the automaker will unveil the i7 alongside the new-generation 7 Series at Auto Beijing on 20 April, 2020. e the new-generation 7 Series at Auto Beijing on 20 April, 2020.

iX1 will utilize a modular platform similar to the BMW Cluster Architecture (CLAR) used in iX and i4. The platform will support pure combustion, plug-in hybrids, and even pure electric powertrains. Additionally, the electric equivalent of the X1 will also benefit from BMW’s fifth-generation eDrive technology.

In terms of the exterior, the iX1 will feature a wider and boxier kidney grille adjoining the headlights and V-shaped daytime running lights. The front bumper is likely to feature C-shaped air dams to improve aerodynamic. Meanwhile, the SUV will reportedly feature flush door handles.

Its infotainment system will be on par with the other up-to-date BMW models since the all-new iX1 will feature BMW’s latest iDrive, Operating System 8. Moreover, the sub-compact SUV will be equipped with 5G for enhanced connectivity. The BMW electric vehicle lineup consists of the i3, i4, iX3, and iX.