BMW will quickly launch the all-electric iX SUV within the US market. Powered by two electrical motors producing 496 horsepower, the iX will carry BMW’s most superior drivetrain in North America; but it surely will not be the corporate‘s most superior drivetrain globally. Final 12 months, BMW stated it could construct a hydrogen gasoline cell model of its widespread X5 SUV. These plans for a small sequence of autos primarily based on the 2021 BMW X5, known as the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT, are on monitor for 2022.
The Bavarian model’s Light-weight Building and Expertise Heart (LuTZ) in Landshut, Germany will produce parts for the i Hydrogen NEXT, with set up happening in Munich. BMW hosted a “Hydrogen Expertise Day” in Germany, displaying off the upcoming hydrogen mannequin. The i Hydrogen NEXT appears principally like an X5, however with a novel livery, blue wheels, a unique grille, and a brand new bumper with no exhaust pipes.
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