Americans will have to wait until 2022 to buy BMW’s new iX all-electric SUV, that’s 7 years after Tesla
That’s the view of Professor Stefan Bratzel, director of Germany’s Center of Automotive Management, who says upcoming premium electric vehicles from the likes of Mercedes and Audi will also lag behind Tesla.
Some analysts though reckoned the new iX would be a formidable competitor in this rarified market, where prices start in Europe at close to $90,000 after tax when it goes on sale late next year. The base model iX is expected to be priced at just over $100,000 after tax.
The 500-hp iX, powered by 2 electric motors that drive all the wheels,