New go-faster BMW iX M60 is even quicker off the mark, but rather pointless

The one thing the all-electric iX didn’t need was more power, but it seems BMW’s engineers just couldn’t resist

The BMW iX M60: the new model might be faster, but it seems superfluous to the iX range

There are many words that can be used to describe the BMW iX. “Striking” is one. “Divisive” is another. But “slow” certainly isn’t.

Even the entry-level xDrive40 version has 326hp and gets from 0-100km/h in just 6.1 seconds. Yet, for some reason this has been deemed not enough and so BMW’s M division has created a new M60 version of the iX with more power, more performance and a lightly revamped suspension.

The M division, ...