The high-profile 2015 BMW X5 M sport is absolutely ready to take on Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG and Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged. It is based on the third generation SUV. The first generation started with BMW X5 and was followed by the M model. This one is touted to be better performing than its predecessors.
The SUV is available in two full body color choices i.e. Donington grey metallic and long beach blue metallic. Front ends are noticeable for the bigger intakes, and side grills and signature M mirrors are there on the flanks. The rear of the vehicle has body-color diffusers and quad exhausts.
Interior of the car shows a predominance of M. The steering wheel displays the M badge just like the head-up display and M multifunction seats. The backrests are covered with Merino leather in fine-grain texture having M logos.
The M Laptimer is an attractive addition. Drivers by using the laptimer app on their smartphones can get their acceleration, accelerator position, steering angle, gear, and clocking laps recorded.
Engine and mileage of 2015 BMW X5M
It will be inhabited by twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine producing 567 hp at 6,000 rpm. The engine has the rating of 567 horsepower. Torque of 553 lb-ft falling between 2,200 and 5,000 rpm is to be availed. Maximum speed has been controlled to 155 mph but according to some claims if no governor were present, it could touch 180 mph easily. The leap from 0 to 60 mph can be achieved in exactly 4 seconds.
Cross bank manifolds, direct injection, Valvetronic valve-timing system from BMW and closed deck crankcase that enables greater cylindrical pressure and higher power are to be availed.
Mileage for this vehicle is not yet available for the US but as per the claims made by BMW, on Euro cycle, the fuel efficiency is 20 percent greater than other SUVs launched in the past. From this information, one thing is sure. While driving at an aggressive speed for 200 miles, you will not have any requirement of entering a gas station, thanks to the 8-speed automatic.
Price and release date of 2015 BMW X5M
This magnificent SUV will cost around $99,650 as declared in the Los Angeles auto show. A destination charge of $950 will be applied. It will hit the market in the spring of 2015.
Splendid performance and great style upgrade can be expected from this SUV. The high price of 2015 BMW X5 M should not be a deterrent for the real lovers of luxury cars.