The next generation of BMW’s popular crossover SUV models have been spied on during testing. This is the famous 2019 BMW X5 model which will also be offered with a high performance model called 2019 BMW X5 M. So, this time we will talk about the latest 2019 BMW X5.
Just like the standard version of BMW X5 model, BMW X5 M will bring various improvements. This will represent the next fourth generation model so that change cannot be avoided. First, they will be based on a new platform since the current model goes up in architecture that began in 2007.
Thanks to this new platform, BMW will be much lighter, better to handle and more funny to drive. In addition, there are also several upgrades in the engine department where an upgraded version of the current V-8 unit will be placed. Of course, styling updates are very possible. The new X5 M cabin will also get some adjustments with new features and regarding convenience.
2019 BMW X5 M : Exterior, Interior
The latest 2019 BMW X5 M will be transferred to a new platform. This is the new BMW CLAR (Cluster Architecture) platform which also supports BMW X3, Series 5, Series 6 and Series 7 models. Thanks to this new architecture, the new 2019 BMW X5 M will be much lighter even though it will grow in a small size.
As for the outside display, 2019 BMW X5 M will feature many upgrades. They will include a revised kidney grille, larger air intakes, new headlights and a sporty bumper on the front. On the back, there will also be a new bumper, a revised exhaust pipe, and a fixed taillight. Next, we will also see larger wheels and different designs from the “M” badge.
2019 BMW X5 cabin will be more comfortable than before and will provide more legroom for all passengers. The seats will be more sporty and will ensure comfort too. The dashboard will be revised but will most likely receive the same 10.2 inches infotainment touch screen as the current model. This screen will provide various features such as navigation, entertainment features and so on.
2019 BMW X5 M : Engine, Performance
Under the hood of 2019 BMW X5 an enhanced version will be placed from the same engine that drives the current model. This is a 4.4-liter twin turbo V-8 engine. This unit will be able to produce more than 600 horses and 570 pound-feet of torque.
For example, the current version has an output of 567 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be mated to a revised version of 8 speed ZF automatic transmission. This will be able to do 60 mpg in just 3.8 seconds which is quite extraordinary. The all-wheel drive system will become the standard. However, a rear wheel drive configuration will also be available.
2019 BMW X5 : Release Date, Pricing
Standard release date 2019 BMW X5 will arrive later this year, while 2019 BMW X5 M 2019 must be sold after that. The price must be slightly higher than one of the current models. We estimate around the $ 103,000 range.