Test-drive: BMW takes a key step forward with its all-electric SUV

BMW’s EV plans are back on track with the iX3, which offers all the familiar advantages of the SUV with the bonus of an all-new lithium-ion battery pack

6th December, 2020
Test-drive: BMW takes a key step forward with its all-electric SUV
The new BMW iX3, an all-electric version of the familiar X3 SUV

Here we have the new BMW iX3, an all-electric version of the familiar X3 SUV. The expectations surrounding BMW are high. The Bavarian carmaker whipped out the ground-breaking i3 EV and the i8 hybrid sports car, and it seemed to be on the cusp of EV greatness.

But then it wasn’t. For a long time, the i3 soldiered on as the lone EV, even as BMW added plug-in hybrid after plug-in hybrid to the fleet....

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