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With the iX, BMW imagines the rolling lounge


TEST - Spearhead of the Bavarian brand's electric offensive, the iX is shaking up our references, conveying an avant-garde vision of automobile travel.

The iX does not replace any existing model.

It heralds a new era for BMW.

The "i" signifies belonging to the family of electrified BMWs;

the X defines the SUV category.

As long and wide as an X5 but no taller than an X6, this family vehicle mounted on X7 wheels (up to 22 inches) intrigues as much as it disturbs.

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It is that once again, the Munich manufacturer plays the nonconformism - remember the Series 7 of 2001 - with smooth forms displaying an unprecedented relationship between the glass surface and the bodywork.

This style, which is distinguished by a vertical grille and flush door handles, is rewarded with an aerodynamic Cx of just 0.25.

It is clearly the priority for an electric vehicle to seek to slow down the decline in range.

This fluidity compensates for a pachydermal weight, 2585 kilos despite an aluminum frame and a shell partly lined with carbon fiber reinforced plastic.

In question, the lithium-ion battery housed in

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Source: lefigaro

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