The SUV is powered by an 80 kWh battery that supports the fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology electric motor, generating 286 horsepower and peak torque of 400 Nm with a range of 286 miles.
BMW Group’s fifth generation eDrive technology also includes an innovative charging unit, which sends power to both the 400V battery and the 12V on-board power supply.
When charging using alternating current, it enables both single-phase and three-phase charging at up to 11 kW. Plugging the vehicle into a direct current rapid-charging station opens the door to charging outputs of up to 150 kW, meaning the high-voltage battery can be charged from 0 to 80 percent of its full capacity in 34 minutes. Drivers can inject the power required to add 62 miles to the car’s driving range (in the WLTP cycle) in just 10 minutes.
The BMW kidney grille is now larger than before and has a single-piece frame. This comes in Pearl-effect Chrome with a blue accent along the inner edges, whilst the inner surfaces of the kidney grille elements have a mesh-like structure and feature a BMW i badge.
The BMW iX3 is equipped with the latest generation BMW Operating System 7, which allows for every line of software code in the car to be updated over the air in the future. The standard-fit BMW Live Cockpit Professional offers a fully digital screen grouping comprising a high-resolution 12.3-inch instrument cluster behind the steering wheel and a 12.3-inch Central Control Display.
The enhanced intuitive multimodal interaction allows the driver to take their pick of control interface for the situation at hand: Control Display touchscreen, iDrive Controller, multifunction buttons on the steering wheel, voice control or BMW gesture control.
With the launch of BMW Charging in the UK, BMW iX3 customers have access to one of the world’s largest public charging networks using just one App. Customers can charge at more than 11,000 charging points from different operators across the UK, as well as 173,000 charge points across Europe.
The BMW iX3 M Sport is available to order now from retailers nationwide, with pricing from £59,730 OTR. Alternatively, the BMW iX3 M Sport Pro is offered from £62,730 OTR. The first UK customer deliveries will commence from December 2021.
For customers choosing the BMW iX3 M Sport Pro, they will also have the BMW IconicSounds Electric, developed in collaboration with Hans Zimmer, which allows the EV to create ‘emotionally engaging’ driving sounds.
|Model||Max Power (hp)||Peak Torque (Nm)||Acceleration
|Top Speed (mph)||Range (miles)||Electric Power
|OTR Starting Price|
|iX3 M Sport||286||400||6.8 seconds||112||281 – 286*||18.9 – 18.5*||£59,730|
|iX3 M Sport Pro||286||400||6.8 seconds||112||281 – 286*||18.9 – 18.5*||£62,730|
*All figures relating to output, charging capacity, charging times, performance, energy consumption and range are provisional and based on the standard specification in Germany.