BMW released X1 crossover with electric motor

November 19, 2016 at 18:55

Recently BMW added to a range of ecological models another one. More precisely, the automaker has released a new modification of the X1 crossover. It is noteworthy that the potential buyers can count not only on gasoline, but also on the electric engine. As a result, the new product meets all applicable environmental regulations.

2017 Environment friendly BMW X1 pic

2017 Environment friendly BMW X1 pic

For charging electric vehicle it is sufficient to use home network (regular outlet). However, according to rumors, this model is unlikely to be released in Europe since it was developed specifically for customers in China. According to the representatives, the novelty has received index xDrive25Le iPerformance. Also it is worth noting that under the hood of crossover there is a turbocharged 1.5-liter 136-hp engine. A motor that works with 1.5-liter unit is installed on the rear axle. And, according to representatives, its capacity can be up to 95 horsepower.

2017 Electric BMW X1 crossover image

2017 Electric BMW X1 crossover image

As a result, advanced BMW X1 can accelerate to the first “hundred” in about 7.4 seconds. Moreover, the speed can increase up to 120 kilometers per hour due to the electric motor. However, it will work only as long until the car will travel 60 kilometers per hour (this is its maximum power reserve). And the battery charging process will take approximately 3.5 hours.

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