- BMW’s all-electric iX3 is based on the third-generation X3
- Rear-mounted electric motor produces 286hp and 400Nm of torque
- BMW claims the iX3 can go 458km (WLTP cycle) with its 80kWh battery
BMW’s second fully electric model, the iX3, has been revealed in production form, two years after making its debut as a concept. First previewed at the 2018 Beijing motor show, the iX3 breaks new ground by being the first BMW to be produced in China for export to key world markets.
Based on the third-generation X3, the electric SUV is positioned above the i3 hatchback and introduces what BMW describes as its fifth-generation eDrive system. It features a newly developed electric motor and battery combination that provides it with 286hp and an official WLTP range of 458km.
Production of the iX3, which is the first of three new electric, i-branded BMW models due to go on sale in…