2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M Get Boosted Engine and Other Changes


On the eve of the North American auto show LA Auto Show 2014 in Los Angeles, the Bavarian automaker declassified the new crossovers X6M and X5M, which received a set of improvements compared to the predecessors of 2009, including a marked reduction in fuel consumption with an increase in the power of the 8-cylinder engine.

What’s New In 2015 BMW X5M and X6M?

From standard versions, the sports X5 M and X6 M feature an aerodynamic body kit with other bumpers, a different grille, rear diffusers, twin exhaust pipes and 20-inch or 21-inch (optional) wheel disks. Depending on the equipment, cars can be equipped with xenon adaptive headlamps 4-zone climate control, navigation, Harman Kardon audio system and other equipment.

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Off-road cars also received a modified suspension, reduced by 0.4″ clearance (up to 7.6″) and sports braking system. The steering and shock absorbers have three operating modes: Comfort, Sport and Sport +. The M-versions show the following changes: a sports steering wheel with aluminum shift knobs, a different instrument panel, a projection display, a gearbox selector “M Steptronic”.

BMW X5M and X6M 2015 Sporty Design and Interior

The sporty design from BMW M GmbH was embodied for the “M” X5 in the front bumper with a large grille and side air intakes of the original shape, air ducts in the front fenders with the letter M on the chrome trim and sparkling metal pipes of the sports exhaust system in the rear diffuser, Pair on each side.

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The interior features front-seat sports seats with electric position adjustment, a special steering wheel with a cherished M letter and shift buttons made of lightweight aluminum, and the wheels for the fast SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) are available in different widths for the front and rear axles – 20-inch standard And 21-inch with forged discs as an option.

2016 X5M and X6M Awesome Performance

Under the hood of cars is an upgraded 4.4-liter V8 engine with a double turbo, which now produces 575 hp (+20 hp) and 553 ft lb of torque (+51.6 ft lb). The pair of engines will be the 8-speed automatic transmission Steptronic. From 0 to 60 SUVs will accelerate in 4.2 seconds (-0.5 seconds). The maximum speed is 155 MPH (electronically limited). However, with the “M Drive” package, cars can accelerate to 174 MPH.

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