BMW introduced the X5 crossover new generation at a private event in Spartanburg (USA). The public debut of the car will take place in early autumn, and the start of world sales of the new X5 is scheduled for November.
Externally, the BMW X5, the fourth generation is distinguished by the very large “nostrils” grille. Punch is now not as deep as before, and the waist bends over the rear arch. Changed the proportions — the new X5 looks much wider. The length of the new X5 stretched 4922 mm (+36 mm), and increased the distance between the axes — 2975 mm (+42 mm). The car was at 66 mm wider by 19 mm higher.
The design was made in a new way — the same style will be used for the flagship X7. A large multimedia display is docked with a digital dashboard like the Mercedes-Benz. The unit climate control is now on top and United by a frame with Central air ducts, and the media block at the bottom. As an option will offer a glass selector “machine”, the faceted engine start button and the washer multimedia system.
The trunk was less (645-1860 l), but has added functionality. Fold back doors open remotely. In addition, the shutter trunk is equipped with electric and can move not only horizontally, but also vertically, hiding in a special niche in the underground. Pads on Polycom in motion lifted and do not allow bags to slide.
BMW X5 moved to the CLAR platform, shared with the sedan of 7-Series and future off-road flagship, the X7, so now can be fitted with active stabilizers polnopravnym chassis. The base suspension — coil springs, adaptive shock absorbers. As options are available pneumococci of all wheels. In sportbike at high speed, the ride height automatically lowered by 20 mm. For off road is available, plus an additional 40 mm.
The new BMW X5 will be released in four versions: two petrol xDrive40i (340 HP and 450 Nm) and xDrive50i (462 HP and 650 Nm), and diesel xDrive30d (265 HP and 620 Nm) and M50d (400 HP and 760 Nm). The fastest option xDrive50i with V8 engine accelerates to “hundred” in 4.7 s. All motors are available with 8-step “automatic”. Transmission with multi-plate clutch to drive the front wheels. In cars with M Sport packages and Offroad available electronically controlled locking rear differential.
For the new X5 for a fee offer a panoramic roof with a “starry sky”, audio system Bowers & Wilkins with 20 speakers, 10-inch monitors for rear passengers, adaptive laser lights, four-zone climate control with ionization and flavoring. Plus a whole set of electronic assistants, helping to safely drive and Park.
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