BMW iX1 eDrive 20

BMW Australia has announced details of three new EV variants due to arrive here 
either late this year or early in 2024.
The three additions are i4 eDrive35, iX3 M Sport and iX1 eDrive20. All three will be 
priced below $89,332, exempting them from both Luxury Car Tax (LCT) for fuel 
efficient vehicles and Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) for fleet operators.
The BMW i4 eDrive35 and iX3 M Sport will arrive at the end of 2023 followed by the 
iX1 eDrive20 in the first quarter of 2024 and will expand BMW will have 13 variants 
across six fully electric models in its line-up, the widest selection of fully electric 
vehicles in the Australian market.  
By next year, the BMW Group anticipates that at least one in five of the company’s 
new vehicles should have a fully electric drivetrain. The following year it should be 
one in four, and in 2026, one in three.
With this expansion, the BMW Group aims to have more than two million fully electric 
vehicles on the road by the end of 2025.
The rapid growth in fully electric models is in alignment with strategic sustainability 
initiatives. By 2030, the BMW Group will halve C02 emissions per vehicle per 
kilometre driven compared with 2019 levels. 
Throughout the lifecycle, from the supply chain, through production to the end of the 
use phase, the company will achieve a 40 per cent reduction in C02 emissions.
The BMW iX1 eDrive20 is powered by an electric motor with a maximum output of 
150kW (with temporary boost) and achieves a range of 430 to 475 kilometres 
(provisional values according to WLTP).

BMW i4 eDrive 35

The highly integrated drive unit on the front axle of the new entry-level model 
generates an instantaneously available maximum torque of 247Nm in addition to the 
maximum output of 150kW. The iX1 eDrive20 accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 
8.6 seconds, while its top speed is electronically limited to 170km/h.
The power system of the i4 eDrive35 includes a single motor that drives the rear 
wheels and develops 210kW and peak torque of 400Nm. 
Driving range is listed at 430km on the Combined Driving Test Cycle in accordance 
with ADR 81/02. The high voltage battery, which has a net capacity of 67kWh, can 
be charged at up to 11kW via AC, or at 180kW on a high-speed DC charger.
The new iX3 M Sport produces peak power output of 210kW and torque of 400Nm, 
helping to propel the iX3 M Sport from zero to 100km/h in just 6.8-seconds.

BMW iX3 M Sport

We’ll provide more details features and specifications as the new variants arrive.
BMW i4 eDrive35: $84,900
BMW iX3 M Sport: $89,100
BMW iX1 eDrive20: $78,900
Note: These prices do not include government or dealer delivery charges. Contact 
your local BMW dealer for drive-away prices.

About Alistair Kennedy

Alistair Kennedy is Automotive News Service and Marque Publishing's business manager and the company's jack-of-all-trades. An accountant by profession, he designs the Marque range of motoring book titles, operates the company's motoring bookshop on the NSW Central Coast and the associated web site, as well as its huge digital and hard copy database. Whenever we can escape from the office he does so to cover new vehicle releases and contributes news stories. Alistair's other interests include cricket and family history on which he has written three books.
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