INext SUV aka 2021 BMW iX5 has been tested and we have some exclusive photos. According to many speculations online, the upcoming model will likely adopt the iX5 name plate.
In addition, it becomes fully electric. The new electric SUV has been tested near the Arctic Circle and is covered with heavy camouflage. But at first glance, we see many similarities to the base model X5.
2021 BMW iX5 are the same dimensions as the Base X5
The exterior design of the latest 2021 BMW iX5 will be completely different from the current SUV. As mentioned before, the test mule is tested in the Arctic Circle and the iX5 body is completely camouflaged. In terms of dimensions, the electric SUV is close to the base of the X5.
However, the main difference is that the iX5 supports the company’s latest flexible architecture, which will be used in all electric vehicles and ICE powered vehicles in the future. At first glance, the BMW iX5 has a pair of stylish headlights and a fake grille. Additionally, he is likely to use the same kidney and background language pattern as the conceptual model. In addition, the side profile reveals elegant aluminum wheels.
2021 BMW iX5 Interior
According to officials, the upcoming 2021 BMW iX5 cabin will be one of the best. Moreover, we can expect a luxurious cabin with many technicians. Among the latest spy photos, the dashboard features two giant, curved screens that are highly customizable.
Comfort will also be higher than the X5 base. Like the base model, the new SUV will also come with two rows of seats and enough space for five passengers. The unique dual-spoke handlebar with flat top and bottom parts for a smoother transition between automatic and regular driving is standard.
2021 BMW iX5 Drive system
The all-new 2021 BMW iX5 is an all-wheel drive electric car that delivers a great performance. According to the manufacturer, iX5 will use the same powertrain technology as the upcoming i4 and iX3 models. The electric motor is installed at the back, while the battery is of course located under the floor of BMW’s flexible architecture.
BMW also promises an impressive range of driving of approximately 373 miles (600 km). Plus, acceleration is the next big thing, and the manufacturer has estimated this from 0-62 mph (100 km / h) in about 4 seconds. The final version will definitely offer a wide range of different power outputs and battery capabilities.
2021 BMW iX5 Release date and price
The 2021 BMW iX5 test mule shows many similarities to the base X5. According to the latest news, BMW will unveil the iX5 sometime near the end of the year, and sales will start in early 2021.
In terms of dimensions, this model is almost the same as the X5. Therefore, it will compete with models such as Audi E-Tron, Mercedes EQC, Tesla Model X and possibly even Ford Mustang Mach-E. The price is not yet available, but we can expect to announce it soon.