Could the BMW iX M60 be all things to all car enthusiasts? It’s fast, sleek, high-tech and high performance – but as Gav found out in this very New Zealand review, this quarter of a million dollar car isn’t perfect. But boy, does it come close!
Something that really sets this car apart from the competition is its enormous lithium ion battery, giving the car an incredible claimed range. At 112 kWh in capacity, it has enough energy to reach up to 566 km per charge. But is that claim realistic in New Zealand conditions? As usual, there’s only one way to find out!
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0:00 – Introduction; price & range
0:45 – Statistics and features
2:15 – Interior design
3:41 – City driving experience
6:42 – Interior features & tech
8:53 – Self parking demonstrated
9:34 – The controversial front grille
10:09 – Driving modes & Heat Comfort pack
12:00 – Embarking on a long distance road trip
14:02 – Lane keeping assist & adaptive cruise control
15:16 – Seat massage function
15:53 – Complaints and design flaws
18:08 – Augmented reality map system
19:44 – Battery down to 37% on road trip
20:47 – Cabin noise on coarse chip roads
21:24 – Arriving to destination
23:17 – Record-braking distance achieved
24:35 – DC fast charging speed
25:25 – Battery mining & emissions
26:08 – Launch control & 0-100 time