Published on August 6th, 2023 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
BMW Malaysia Presents All-Electric BMW iX M60 At RM630,800
This all electric iX M60 accelerates faster than a petrol powered M sports coupe
BMW Malaysia has just unveiled the First All-Electric BMW iX M60 which further exemplifies the brands’ commitment towards innovating for Sheer Electric Driving Pleasure with the unbridled power that is hallmark of the Ultimate Driving Machine.
First shown to the world in early 2022, this was the third variant for the all electric SUV. The debut of this BMW iX M60 in Malaysia marks a milestone in the history of BMW M GmbH, which began 51 years ago.
The BMW iX M60 accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h just 0.3 seconds faster than a BMW M2 sports coupe using all of its 619 horsepower. Imagine a SAV of this heft accelerating faster than a petrol powered compact M2!
The vehement power delivery of its M specific electric drive continues steadily into high load ranges, so that the increase in speed also remains almost constant up to the electronically limited maximum speed of 250 km/h. The range of the BMW iX M60 determined in the WLTP test cycle is up to 561 kilometres.
This All-Electric BMW iX M60 features advanced technology and exceptional driving characteristics to deliver hallmark M performance.
In case you didn’t know this, the power delivery is accompanied by an emotive sound design from BMW M IconicSounds Electric designed by Hans Zimmer, the new Launch Control feature offers the vehicle a powerful start with up to 1,100 Nm of torque, providing a slip-free sprint to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 250km/h.
Interestingly, this All-Electric BMW iX M60 comes equipped with high-power charging at rates of up to 195 kW, accelerating utilisation by bringing the vehicle from 0% to 80% charge in just 35 minutes.
Also, this BMW iX M60 also holds the distinction of being the first BMW vehicle in Malaysia that is able to receive up to a 22kW from an AC Wallbox Charger, which significantly reduces the charging time to under 5.5 hours for a complete 0 to 100% charge while the vehicle can be charged from 0 to 100% via an 11kW AC Wallbox Charger in 11 hours.
PRESS RELEASE: Meanwhile, owners of the New First All-Electric BMW iX M60 will also be able to enjoy charging access at over 1,000 charging facilities nationwide, powered by major local EV charging providers who are in partnership with BMW Group Malaysia.
A key highlight within the First All-Electric BMW iX M60 is the top-end Bower and Wilkins Diamond surround sound system, the most advanced sound quality found in a vehicle, giving drivers an experience akin to being physically present with the artist in the studio, a concept referred to as “True Sound.”
The ultra-luxurious sound system features embellishers in brushed stainless steel with etched branding and light staging, 30 speakers (1,615W) with two diamond tweeters, and fully active speaker control for optimum 3D surround sound, as well as dedicated surround sound speakers in the head restraints of each seat for True Surround.
Other features include the Bass Performance Plus which offers two subwoofers under the second row seats, along with a seven-band equaliser, ShyTech and audio cloth implementation for mid-range speakers.
The luxurious design language extends into the cabin of the vehicle, with opulent options for upholstery that includes the unique Interior Design Suite Amido and the Interior Design Suite Castanea, complemented by the central console and central armrest in Sensatec. The BMW Live Cockpit Professional is ever-ready to welcome its driver, coming in a curved 12.3-inch instrument display and 14.9-inch central display fitted as standard.
Comfort and convenience come in the form of multifunctional seats for the driver and it is further elevated with storage for wireless charging and automatic air conditioning with 4-zone control. Also standard to the First All-Electric BMW iX M60 are the Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices, ConnectedDrive Services, Connected Package Professional, BMW Natural Interaction and Active Protection via the high-resolution BMW Live Cockpit Professional.
In terms of assistance, the new all-electric SAV features the Driving Assistant Professional, Parking Assistant Professional and new cruise control with braking function.
Standard exterior colour options for the New First All-Electric BMW iX M60 include the Mineral White, Alpine White Metallic, Black Sapphire Metallic, Sophisto Grey Metallic with Brilliant Effect, Phytonic Blue Metallic, and Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic. Two special colours are also available, namely the Individual Storm Bay Metallic and Aventurine Red Metallic. Inside, owners may choose between Interior Design Atelier in Mocha or Black, or the Interior Design Suite in Amido or Castanea.
Dynamic financial programme.
With the Easy Drive Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the New BMW iX M60 can be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM7,412.00 (based on 5-year Easy Drive plan with a mileage of 100,000 km at 80% loan amount). Additionally, they can also benefit from a RM10,000 Easy Drive Cash Rebate upon registering for the Easy Drive Financing.
Complete premium ownership experience.
Owners of the First All-Electric BMW iX M60 will receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:
- BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme
- BMW 8-Year / 160,000 km Battery Warranty (whichever comes first)
- BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
- BMW Privileges Card
- BMW Service Online
The retail pricing (on the road, without insurance) for the First All-Electric BMW iX M60 with Extended Warranty and BMW Service & Repair Inclusive isRM630,800.00 which is just RM78,000 more than the BMW iX xDrive50 Sport which has been selling very well in Malaysia.