For those who want to buy an SUV and get a vehicle that never loses power, recent rumors are telling about two famous faces from this segment that came with more horses than the previous one. These are 2019 BMW X5 M and its sibling X6. The new crossovers come with even more power than before. These SUVs are still in their second generation, and next facelift will refresh both interior and exterior.
The proven formula of the Bavarian carmaker’s success is to give more energy to already quite powerful units. That is the reason behind the performance-tuned 2019 BMW X5 M version. The drivetrain is the same as before. However, the revisits will boost its overall power and torque level beyond current values.
2019 BMW X5 M Engine
Under the hood of the 2019 BMW X5 M will be the same unit as for its predecessor. This is a certain fact, since there with no info about further developments. However, a revisit will help the new X5 M develop more power than before. A 4.4-liter V-8 twin-turbo drivetrain was good for 567 horses. In 2019, we could see this performance-tuned SUV above 580 horses. The same unit is going to take a position in the X6 M engine room.
A 4.4-liter unit is very powerful. In combination with an 8-speed automatic transmission, this mill can produce 560 pound-feet of torque. This, with 580 hp, will definitely deliver better acceleration. The 2019 BMW X5 M will be a step closer to 3.5-second mark to reach 60 mph. Limit of maximum speed is set at 155 mph (250 kmh).
2019 BMW X5 M Features and Equipment
Standard features on the 2019 BMW X5 M will include unique alloy wheels. Once again, we will see 21-inch rims by default, and 22-inch wheels as optional. The M package will add xenon headlights. These are about to improve the overall safety thanks to dynamic auto-leveling and cornering lights. Of course, LED fog lights are part of the BMW X5 M offer. Other mentionable features are heated side mirrors and headlight and rear-window washers.
This is not all. The buyers of the 2019 BMW X5 M can upgrade its vehicle even further with additional packages. The Executive trim will boost the overall comfort with the Head-up display system. This feature is futuristic, and driver will have information about navigation and speed beyond the windshield. Of course, BMW is trying to make a ride easier. So, there are few helpful features, such as parking and an active driving assist. There, we will get lane departure and collision warning systems, as well as the pedestrian protection. Thanks to the 360-degree cameras, the X5 M is going to make the safety feeling better than before.
2019 BMW X5 M Price
The 2019 BMW X5 M will keep the pricing of the current vehicle. Although there are updates on hi-tech features, the crossover will cost around $100,000. In Europe, buyers can get it for around 80,000 euro. The bigger sibling, X6 M costs around $5,000 higher.