Posts Tagged: BMW X5

BMW’s fully automatic Parking Assistant
By November 5, 2013 Read More →

BMW’s fully automatic Parking Assistant

The fully automatic BMW Parking Assistant system helps the driver to identify and drive into parking spaces positioned parallel to the road. The new version of the Parking Assistant not only carries out the steering movements required to reverse across into the parking space, it also controls the accelerator and brake pedal and selects the correct gear.

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BMW X5 with a four-cylinder diesel and rear-wheel drive
By October 29, 2013 Read More →

BMW X5 with a four-cylinder diesel and rear-wheel drive

The third-generation BMW X5 will be available for the first time from December 2013 with a BMW TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder diesel engine and rear-wheel drive. The engine powering the new BMW X5 xDrive25d and BMW X5 sDrive25d uses two turbochargers and common rail direct injection to produce maximum output of 160 kW/218 hp and links up as standard with an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

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BMW Concept X5 Security Plus
By September 27, 2013 Read More →

BMW Concept X5 Security Plus

The BMW Concept X5 Security Plus protection concept is based on an armoured passenger cell constructed from high-performance steel mouldings and panels and offering secure protection for up to four occupants against assault from the world’s most popular firearm, the AK-47.

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BMW Individual range for the new BMW X5
By August 30, 2013 Read More →

BMW Individual range for the new BMW X5

BMW Individual paintwork guarantees an impression of exclusivity at first glance. The BMW Individual finishes available for the new BMW X5 comprise the luxurious shades Ruby Black metallic and Pyrite Brown metallic. The intense lustre of these paintwork options derives from reflections triggered by red or gold pigments beneath the surface. Likewise adding an elegantly sporty touch to the exterior are the 20-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels in V-spoke design, fitted with mixed tyres.

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BMW Concept X5 eDrive
By August 22, 2013 Read More →

BMW Concept X5 eDrive

BMW eDrive technology hooks up with the intelligent all-wheel-drive system BMW xDrive for the first time in the BMW Concept X5 eDrive. The new study vehicle offers superior driving characteristics underpinned by the electronically controlled and fully variable distribution of drive between its front and rear wheels. Regardless of the driving mode selected, the power generated by the electric motor, combustion engine or the two units together is channelled quickly and precisely to the wheels where it can be converted most effectively into propulsion.

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New suspension packages for BMW X5
By June 17, 2013 Read More →

New suspension packages for BMW X5

The new BMW X5 can be ordered with different suspension packages. The Comfort Adaptive Suspension package comprises Dynamic Damper control and air suspension with automatic self-levelling rear suspension. The electronic control logic adapts the damping characteristics to changing road conditions and driving situations. Two different damping modes can be selected using the Driving Experience Control switch. The same functionality is also provided by the Adaptive M suspension, which is standard on the BMW X5 M50d and also part of the M Sport package for the other model versions. In this version, SPORT or SPORT+ modes offer extra-firm suspension and damping characteristics.

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Two new design packages available for BMW X5
By June 8, 2013 Read More →

Two new design packages available for BMW X5

The new BMW X5 can be ordered with two new design worlds as an alternative to the standard specification. Each package represents a harmonious blend of design, colours and materials. The design worlds for the exterior and interior can be selected independently – i.e. customers can combine them both with one another and with standard specification, as desired. In addition, the two interior design packages are also available in combination with the M Sport package. The design worlds also encompass the new-look remote control key with operating buttons in an extremely high-quality design.

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BMW X5 xDrive50i powered by the new V8 engine
By June 5, 2013 Read More →

BMW X5 xDrive50i powered by the new V8 engine

At the launch, the most powerful version of the BMW X5 is the xDrive50i with the new-generation V8 engine. It develops 10 per cent or 30 kW/43 hp more power (330 kW/450 hp) than its predecessor, and combines this with a 16 per cent reduction in average fuel consumption. The improvement is down to BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, which in addition to twin turbochargers and High Precision Injection direct petrol injection now also includes Valvetronic variable valve timing, resulting in improved response and efficiency.

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BMW X5’s interior offers noticeable improvements
By June 4, 2013 Read More →

BMW X5’s interior offers noticeable improvements

The new BMW X5 offers noticeable advances over its predecessor with its luxurious ambience, enhanced ride comfort, spaciousness and seating comfort. Added to which, the array of possible uses for its generously sized interior has grown once again. The newly designed seats for the driver and front passenger ensure a high level of long-distance comfort and impressive lateral hold through dynamically taken corners. Comfort seats and sports seats (standard in the BMW X5 M50d) are available as options. Seat heating and comfort seats are both now also available for the rear compartment.

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The third-generation BMW X5
By June 4, 2013 Read More →

The third-generation BMW X5

The new, third-generation BMW X5 will be quite easy to recognize. It has familiar proportions with short front overhang, long wheelbase and upright A-pillars. The particularly muscular design of the BMW kidney grille, set within the triangle of the twin circular headlights and front foglamps, and the bumper’s X-shaped contour lines also mark it out as a member of the BMW X model family.

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