BMW releases electric SUV to challenge Tesla's plans to launch in the U.S. in 2022

According to reports, on Wednesday, German luxury car manufacturer BMW released an electric SUV called BMW iX. The car is expected to be officially launched in the United States in early 2022 and will compete with other electric car manufacturers such as Tesla. .

BMW stated that the iX has a range of 300 miles (approximately 480 kilometers), which is lower than Tesla's long-range Model X, which has a range of 371 miles (approximately 597 kilometers). BMW said that with fast charging, the owner only needs 10 minutes to add 75 miles (approximately 120 kilometers) of battery life to the vehicle.

BMW said that the size of the iX will be similar to that of the X5 SUV sold today, and a penetrating curved screen will be used inside the vehicle.

The current electric vehicle market is developing rapidly. Many start-ups and traditional car companies have launched their own electric vehicles, and the electric SUV segment has also attracted consumers’ attention. BMW iX is aiming at this market. VIP.

In the current market, the main competitors of Tesla Model X include NIO and GM's Cadillac brand. The latter has just released a medium-sized electric SUV called Lyriq. The new car is expected to be launched in 2022. Daimler's Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Group are also developing their own high-end pure electric SUV products.

Ford's electric version of Mustang Mach-E also hopes to have a share in the high-end electric vehicle market. Ford said on Monday that the company will launch a second electric car that will use the same platform as Mach-E.