BMW is without any questions one of the most recognized car makers in the world. This German giant has consistently maintained its reputation by delivering the best and almost flawless cars. Over the years alone, some of their cars have dominated the automobile market; one classic example is X5 M. The BMW X5 M was first introduced to the public in 1999 and since then the car has made headlines all over the word and for all the right reasons. The company is now developing a new model; the 2017 BMW X5 M and while the company has not released any official information about this upcoming ride, here is what we are likely to see.
2017 BMW X5 M – Immaculate Design
The ride is expected to get a whole new platform, which is expected to bring down the weight of the car. New amenities will also be brought in and consumers are going to see new broad grille, refreshed headlight, defogger on the back window, thin taillight, and highly polished double exhaust system. The inside, just the exterior will also see a lot of work go into it. The car will acquire a stylish and elegant cabin which will come fully complete with exquisite design. Seats will get high-grade materials along with leather bolstering. The instruments panel will also be upgraded and will get all kind of high-end gadgets along with the basic features like Bluetooth infotainment stem, USB ports, 4G LTE and iPod connectivity.
2017 BMW X5 M – Engine and Performance
Although the company has not made anything about the engine and performance official, we all know that this car will rest on changed variation of the 2nd generation BMW X5’s system. It will incorporate a 4.4-liter V8 engine with a power output of more than 567 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired with 8-speed automatic transmission and shall be available in either four-wheel or rear-wheel drive. When it comes to performance, the company claims that the upcoming ride will combine the spirit of the M sport car with the ridiculous performance of the version X high torque M Twin Power Turbo engine. When it comes to fuel economy, the engine is expected to have a relatively high fuel economy and it will be able to propel this car from 0 to 60 mph in only 5.8 seconds.
2017 BMW X5 M – Release Date and Price
The new 2017 BMW X5 M is likely to go on sale in the later part of 2016, but there’s been speculation of its actual release date being delayed. As for the price, considering this is a posh crossover with high-class performance, its price is also to be high. We could see the base model start from around $100,000.