In case you missed it, BMW has just lately launched the most recent fashions of the X5 and X6 and so they include thrilling updates. These Bavarian SUV’s now characteristic 48V mild-hybrid expertise and superior automated driving and parking techniques.
Picture: BMWRight here’s how a lot the complete vary will value in SA:
- BMW X5 xDrive 30d – R1 690 000
- BMW X5 xDrive40i – R1 720 000
- BMW X5 xDrive50e – R1 880 000
- BMW X5 M60i – R2 090 000
- BMW X5 M Competitors – R3 095 000
- BMW X6 xDrive30d – R1 810 000
- BMW X6 xDrive40i – R1 840 000
- BMW X6 M60i – R2 150 000
- BMW X6 M Competitors – R3 155 000
Let’s rapidly recap the efficiency particulars. As we talked about earlier than, the outgoing X5 and X6 M50i fashions are being changed by the M60i, which is provided with a brand new 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine and 48-volt delicate hybrid expertise. The ability output stays the identical because the outgoing M50i, with 390 kW and 750 N.m of torque. Nonetheless, the brand new M60i is predicted to ship higher efficiency and improved effectivity, because of its 8-speed automated transmission.
Each the X5 M60i and X6 M60i can go from zero to 100 km/h in simply 4,8 seconds. BMW has additionally confirmed that the brand new V8 powertrain can even be used within the X5 M. This mild-hybrid system incorporates an electrical motor built-in into the transmission, offering an extra increase of as much as 9 kW and 200 N.m of torque.
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The outgoing X5 xDrive45e has been renamed because the X5 xDrive50e and now affords elevated efficiency. It combines a latest-generation 3.0-litre turbo-petrol engine with a brand new electrical motor, leading to mixed outputs of 360 kW and 700 N.m, earlier energy figures had been recorded at 290 kW and 600 N.m of torque. The engine now produces 230 kW, and the electrical motor produces 142 kW, enabling acceleration from zero to 100 km/h in 4,8 seconds. The battery has a claimed electrical vary of 94 to 110 kilometres within the WLTP cycle.
The most recent era 3.0-litre, 6-cylinder engine within the X5 and X6 xDrive40i now produce 30 kW extra energy than earlier than, reaching a peak energy of 280 kW. Torque has additionally elevated by 70 N.m to 520 N.m. BMW claims a 5.4-second dash from zero to 100 km/h.
Within the X5 xDrive30d, the only real diesel providing, the 6-cylinder 3.0-litre turbodiesel engine has been up to date with metal pistons, an optimized oil separation course of, and a brand new direct injection system. Mixed with BMW’s delicate hybrid system, the X5 and X6 xDrive30d now produce 219 kW and 670 N.m, beforehand they produced 195 kW and 620 N.m of torque. It’s stated to dash from zero to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds.
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