It's a car that BMW has long needed, an affordable, practical electric vehicle that most BMW customers can afford.

Its front-wheel-drive layout provides more space for the battery pack on the floor than the rear-drive layout

There isn't much that's different about the BMW iX1 versus the standard X1. Except for a few blue highlights, it looks the same from the outside.

The iX1 may not be as optimized for an electric powertrain as the top-shelf iX, it's better suited for EV duty than the i4.

The new BMW iX1 is expected to be launched in India by the middle of 2023. BMW iX1 prices are expected to start at Rs.60 lakh (ex-showroom).