Here comes the M range of cars of BMW to India. BMW recently launched X5 M and X6 M, which are claimed as one of the most coveted badges of all. Philipp von Sahr, president of BMW Group India describes the BMW X5 M and X6 M as cars of next level in the series of high performance sports car. He said “The next chapter will begin now with the all-new BMW X5 M and the all-new BMW X6 M, raising the bar for high-performance sports cars with highly emotive design, increased output and outstanding efficiency. Their exclusivity, breath-taking agility and powerful acceleration combined with everyday usability sets them apart in its segment. When these two athletes from the M family flex their muscles, extreme power is unleashed.”
The prices of these cars are declared. BMW X5 M will be costing Rs1.55 crore and BMW X6 M will cost Rs 1.6 crore.
Moving to Engine specifications, then both the cars will be powered by same M TwinPower turbocharged V8 petrol engine that will be mated with new 8-speed M Steptronic transmission that is capable of providing the horsepower up to 575hp and torque of 750Nm.Manufacturers of BMW claims that it can speed up to 100km/hr from 0km/hr in just 4.2 seconds. Seriously, so fast it is.
Talking about dimensions then both the cars are somewhat similar in sizes with minute differences in length, width and height .Wheelbase of both cars are same and it is 115.5 in. Length, breadth and height are approximately 193in, 78in, and 67in respectively.
Talking about equipment’s, then both, the BMW X5 M and X6 M are accompanied by large three-part air inlet in the front apron, M twin tailpipes and kidney grille with double slats. Their interiors are decorated by hallmark BMW driver-oriented design, leather-trimmed BMW Individual instrument panel etc.
Its safety equipments consists 8 airbags, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Crash sensors, Electronic vehicle immobilizer, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Hill Descent Control (HDC), etc.
Additional features like presence of 25.9 cm HD colour display, Harman Kardon 16 speaker Surround Sound system, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition etc makes it very comfortable and Convenient car.