This is the impressive new BMW iX xDrive40 car lease range that has been revealed to offer a range of up to 373 miles.
Alongside this model, there’s an xDrive50 variant with both offerings gearing up to take on the Tesla Model X.
This SUV comes with a choice of two battery sizes, with the smaller battery offering a range of 249 miles.
Prices are expected to start and £69,000 which will make the contract hire deals worth checking out for those who are interested.
Contract hire iX xDrive40
BMW says that the contract hire iX xDrive40 will blaze a trail for an SUV packed with luxury and for its digital and connected services.
This is the firm’s new technology flagship and will deliver emission-free driving pleasure, while also offering great handling and sporting ability.
The new vehicle is not available until the end of the year, but the carmaker is hoping that the sports activity vehicle will deliver great sales success.
It should help too that for those wanting to reduce their carbon footprint, there will be documentation to prove that the car is carbon friendly – and BMW says its impact will be 45% lower than that for a diesel engine.
Power for the iX xDrive40
The power for the iX xDrive40 comes from electric motors that have a feed-in of electricity.
This means there’s no need for magnets and all of the power is available in full from a standing start.
There’s one electric motor for the rear axle, and another for the front with both producing a combined 300bhp to deliver a 0 to 62 mph sprint time of six seconds.
Rapid charging of the battery will take 40 minutes to reach 80% of capacity. The normal charging time will be 11 hours.
Latest regeneration of eDrive electric motors
The new model will be using the firm’s latest regeneration of eDrive electric motors that are more sophisticated than found in other BMW models, including the ID.3.
The SUV will also be all-wheel drive with the battery pack being mounted under the floor.
The larger battery will deliver a performance of 500bhp, and a sprint time of less than five seconds.
For those interested in leasing the BMW iX xDrive40 range, then expect a lot of equipment including 5G capabilities and sophisticated software.
More details will be revealed closer to the contract hire BMW iX xDrive40 and xDrive50 launch dates.