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BMW dropped a first glimpse of its new electric SUV, ready to rival Tesla

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW has released the first images of it's new electric SUV, the Vision Neue Klasse X.BMW
  • BMW unveils its Vision Neue Klasse X, a futuristic electric vehicle.

  • The new model is set to compete with EVs like Tesla Model Y.

  • The vehicle will go into series production in 2025, expanding BMW's electric range.

The first look at the BMW Vision Neue Klasse X, shows the company's futuristic and sleek design of its electric car range set to hit the roads in 2025.

Last year, BMW revealed the first images of the Vision Neue Klasse — its next-generation electric vehicle range.

The Vision Neue Klasse X is a larger model, SUV, which will compete against EVs like the Tesla Model Y, according to Bloomberg.

Here is a first look at the vehicle:

The Vision Neue Klasse X is part of BMW's new all-electric Sports Acitivity Vehicle range

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

It is an SUV version of the Vision Neue Klass sedan that was unveiled last year.

"It is redefining the BMW brand," said Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW.

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

It retains BMW's classic kidney grille and double headlights, with a more modern update.

BMW is calling it's new software, a Super Brain

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

These super-brains are high performance computer systems, designed to make driving feel smoother and more efficient.

The EV can take in electricity and can supply it

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

The car charges bidirectionally meaning it can accept electricity and it can store it to resupply the household or the electricity grid.

Drivers can use it to charge an e-bike or to supply electrical equipment while camping, the company said in a press statement.

Charging speed has also been improved by 30%

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

It will take just 10 minutes for drivers to charge their vehicle up to 300 km range.

BMW Panoramic Vision projects key information onto the windscreen

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

Drivers can activate panoramic vision via voice control and manage the car through the flashy central control screen.

It's designed to have special lighting and sound effects

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

Users can adjust the car's personalized sounds using the steering wheel.

The first cars from the range will go into production at Plant Debrecen in Hungary in 2025.

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X
BMW

The company have not yet released information on how much the car will cost.

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