March 06, 2017
(BEIJING) On March 6, the latest member of the BMW NEV family, the all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le was officially launched in China with MSRP 398,800 RMB. This is the third new energy vehicle developed by the joint-venture, BMW Brilliance Ltd in less than four years time. Setting a new milestone in sustainability, and R&D capability as a front runner in the new energy vehicle market.
The all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le fully meets the regulation of new energy vehicle industry development guilde lines in China. The vehicle successfully entered the 1st batch of 2017 NEV Recommendation Catalogue, as well as the 9th batch of NEV Purchase Tax Exemption Catalogue. From now onwards, with purchase of the all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le, customers are elegible of full vehicle purchasing tax exemption benefit, and a central government subsidy in value of 24,000 RMB. In additional, application for local government subsidy is under process, and this is another huge benefit for customers opting the all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le.
The all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le is the first plug-in hybrid car in the premium compact SUV segment in China. Powered by electric and fuel, generates an outstanding driving performance, at the same time consumes as low as 1.8L of fuel per hundred kilometers, a perfect choice by means of green travel. The electric power comes from the innovative BMW eDrive originated from the BMW i brand, delivers a responsive and effiency-optimised performance through the Intelligent Energy Management System, taking only 7.4 seconds to accelerate from 0-100 km/h. It offers 60 kilometers of pure electric driving and maximum 630 kilometers combined driving distance to both satisfy 0 emission trip for urban city commuting or long-distance travel. The BMW xDrive intelligent technology system makes sure that powerful traction and driving safety is secured for driving in all weather conditions, as well as all road situations. The electric motor and the high-voltage battery pack on the all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le is covered with warranty services for upto 8 years or120,000km traveling distance.
BMW is also focused on providing comprehensive e-mobility solutions for its customers in China. Customers can enjoy free wallbox and standard installation services from authorized BMW dealerships. For those customers who do not own a permanent parking space, BMW offers free public charging service and charging package to the extent of 2 years or 1,920 hours. Meanwhile, BMW is seeking to build public charging facilities with third parties to extendBMW ChargeNowTM to 2,500 pillars in 2017.
BMW Brilliance Automotive has always been determined to become the leading premium NEV development in China. The joint-venture company has continuously launched NEV products starting with the premium electric SAV, ZINORO 1E in 2014 and BMW 530Le in 2015. At this stage, BMW Brilliance will be the only premium automotive company in China to build a high voltage battery assembly line in Shenyang, the company continues to be encouraged and determined to promote the development of NEVs.