The BMW iX M60 is here, combines the best of the three worlds of i, X, and M

5 January 2022, 02:29:33

The BMW iX M60 is here, combines the best of the three worlds of i, X, and MThe BMW iX M60 has been unveiled at CES 2022. BMW Group's technology flagship has a power output of 455 kW/619 hp, a maximum torque of 1.015 Nm in Sport Mode, respectively, and 1100 Nm with activated Launch Control and an M specific suspension set-up, it adds an outstanding performance experience to the world of locally emission-free mobility.

The BMW iX M60 accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h in only 3.8 seconds. The vehement power delivery of its M-specific electric drive continues steadily into high load ranges so that the increase in speed also remains almost constant up to the electronically limited maximum speed of 250 km/h. The range of the BMW iX M60 determined in the WLTP test cycle is up to 566 km.

The BMW iX M60 is manufactured together with the other model variants of the all-electric Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) at the BMW Group Plant Dingolfing. The venue for its world premiere will be the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (USA) in January 2022. The global market launch will begin in June 2022.

The vehicle concept of the BMW iX provides an ideal basis for an all-electric SAV with high-performance characteristics. Both the body structure and the design principle as well as suspension set-up are geared towards combining superior ride comfort with sporty handling characteristics. The aluminum spaceframe concept and the carbon cage with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) in the roof, side, and rear sections are an intelligent mix of materials that combines increased rigidity with optimized weight. The use of CFRP to reduce weight has a long tradition at BMW M GmbH. The particularly lightweight high-tech material already achieved great results in combining engine performance and weight in the BMW M3 CSL, which was introduced in 2003. BMW M GmbH thus pioneered the use of CFRP in large-scale automotive production. In numerous current BMW M GmbH high-performance sports cars, a standard carbon fiber roof and other components made of CFRP are part of the intelligent lightweight construction principle.

The BMW iX M60 performance, efficiency, and range also benefit from its optimized aerodynamic properties, which give it a drag coefficient of Cd 0.26 in Sport Mode. The high-voltage battery is located deep down in the underbody, lowering the vehicle's center of gravity which ensures agile handling as well as balanced axle load distribution. That is why the performance characteristics of the BMW iX M60 are not only characterized by fascinatingly spontaneous acceleration, but also by outstanding cornering dynamics and handling that can be precisely controlled at all times, even in highly dynamic situations. The perfectly balanced driving characteristics give the BMW iX M60 a confident and light-footed feel at all speeds. It can also be driven at the physical limits giving the driver clear feedback in typical BMW M style.

The BMW iX M60 combines its typical M performance characteristics with the exceptionally advanced technology of the BMW Group's new future modular system in the areas of automated driving, operation, connectivity, and digital services. Like the other model variants, the BMW iX M60 features the most extensive range of standard equipment ever offered by BMW in the field of driver assistance systems as well as numerous innovations. A new generation of sensors, a new software stack, and a powerful computing platform also provides considerable potential for consistently advancing automated driving and parking functions - with level 3 functionality in the medium term.

The latest generation iDrive display and control system expands the interaction between driver and vehicle allowing natural dialogue. It is based on the new BMW Operating System 8 and has been designed with a clear focus on the touch function of the new BMW Curved Display and voice communication with the extensively enhanced BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. The Remote Software Upgrades offer the possibility to install new and improved vehicle functions over-the-air. Navigation with the cloud-based BMW Maps system and Augmented Reality Video on the Control Display ensures fast and precise route planning as well as perfect traffic guidance. The BMW iX is also a pioneer in data transmission using the 5G mobile phone standard and in integrating the personal mobile phone account into the vehicle with the help of the Personal eSIM.

Clear design language, innovative feeling of space, exceptionally comprehensive standard equipment. The powerful proportions of a modern SAV, reduced surface design and precise details characterise the clear exterior look and give the BMW iX M60 its distinctive presence. The brake callipers of the sports brake system painted in blue and featuring an M logo, the BMW Individual Titanium Bronze Exterior Line and M logos in the new High Gloss Black/Titanium Bronze finish on the front side panels and the rear of the vehicle provide clear indications of the high performance character of the BMW iX M60. 22-inch aerodynamic wheels featuring exclusive Titanium Bronze design are optional.

The spacious, high-quality and innovatively designed interior helps the driver concentrate on driving actively while also providing travel comfort and the pleasure of progressive luxury. Multifunction seats with integrated headrests, the large BMW Curved Display, the hexagonal steering wheel and the anthracite-coloured roof liner enhance driving pleasure. The elimination of the centre tunnel creates additional legroom as well as space for storage and a centre console designed in the style of a high-quality piece of furniture. The optional Suite interior includes natural leather seats, instrument panel, centre console and door trim surfaces, as well as Gold Bronze surfaces and controls. Regardless of the selected display layout and the activated My Mode, an M logo is shown in the left-hand area of the information display.

The exclusive character of the BMW iX M60 is further emphasized by its exceptionally comprehensive level of standard equipment. Among other things it includes BMW Live Cockpit Professional and BMW Natural Interaction, which allows functions to be operated using speech and gestures, the Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System, BMW Laser Light, Comfort Access, Active Seat Ventilation for driver and front passenger and the Heat Comfort Package.

Responsibly using resources throughout the entire value chain and the maximum reduction of the CO2 footprint all across the entire product life cycle express how BMW i understands and defines forward-looking premium mobility. This holistic approach is consistently implemented in vehicle development, throughout the supply chain and in the production of the BMW iX M60. The BMW i brand stands for both ecological and social sustainability.

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2022 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

2022 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1615 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2022 Audi e-tron S quattro

2022 Audi e-tron S quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1615 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2021 Audi e-tron S quattro

2021 Audi e-tron S quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Vorsprung

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 70 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Edition 1

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 70 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro S Line

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 70 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning PLATINUM Extended Range (710A)

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 232.7 in / 5911 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 131 kWh

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning LARIAT Extended Range (511A)

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 232.7 in / 5911 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 131 kWh

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 205.6 in / 5223 mm
Height: 59.8 in / 1520 mm
Curb weight: 5853.27 lb / 2655 kg
Electric motor #1: 245 kW @ 4500 - 13500 rpm, 565 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 239 kW, 290 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 107.8 kWh, Voltage: 500 V

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 205.4 in / 5216 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 5698.95 lb / 2585 kg
Electric motor #1: 245 kW @ 4500 - 13500 rpm, 565 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 140 kW, 290 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 107.8 kWh, Voltage: 500 V

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 205.4 in / 5216 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 5467.46 lb / 2480 kg
Electric motor: 245 kW @ 4500 - 13500 rpm, 568 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 107.8 kWh, Voltage: 500 V

2022 Genesis GV60

2022 Genesis GV60 Performance AWD

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 177.8 in / 4515 mm
Width: 74.4 in / 1890 mm
Height: 62.2 in / 1580 mm
Curb weight: 4761.98 lb / 2160 kg
Electric motor #1: 160 kW, 350 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 160 kW, 350 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2022 KIA EV6

2022 KIA EV6 Extended Range 4WD GT

Length: 184.8 in / 4695 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 697 V

2022 KIA EV6

2022 KIA EV6 Extended Range 4WD GT-Line S

Length: 184.8 in / 4695 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Curb weight: 4530.5 lb / 2055 kg
Electric motor #1: 165 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 350 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 74 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 255 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 697 V

2022 KIA EV6

2022 KIA EV6 Extended Range 4WD GT-Line

Length: 184.8 in / 4695 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Curb weight: 4497.43 lb / 2040 kg
Electric motor #1: 165 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 350 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 74 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 255 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 697 V

2022 BMW iX xDrive50

2022 BMW iX xDrive50

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 195.0 in / 4953 mm
Width: 77.4 in / 1967 mm
Height: 66.8 in / 1696 mm
Curb weight: 5379.28 lb / 2440 kg
Electric motor #1: 250 kW, 400 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 200 kW, 352 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 111.5 kWh, Voltage: 330.3 V

2022 BMW i4 M50

2022 BMW i4 M50

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 188.3 in / 4783 mm
Width: 72.9 in / 1852 mm
Height: 57.0 in / 1448 mm
Curb weight: 5048.59 lb / 2290 kg
Electric motor #1: 230 kW @ 8000 - 17000 rpm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 190 kW @ 8000 - 17000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 83.9 kWh, Voltage: 398.5 V