The third generation of the world’s most successful Sports Activity Vehicle, the all-new BMW X5, has been launched in India. The BMW X5 xDrive30d will be locally produced at the BMW plant in Chennai and will be available at BMW dealerships across India from June 2014 onwards.
Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said, “The third-generation BMW X5 sees BMW once again setting the benchmark for powerful design, interior spaciousness and luxury, versatility, driving pleasure, efficiency and innovative equipment features. It accentuates the masculine presence and powerful personality and offers customers an all-round package that meets the most exacting and varied demands.”
Design Pure Experience package includes features such as front/rear bumpers with moulding in titanium look; B and C pillar finishers and mirror base in black high gloss; decorative moulding side frame and window recess covers in satinated aluminum; override guards in stainless steel in front, side and rear; remote control key with buttons in chrome and tailpipe finishers in matt chrome.
A TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line diesel engine in the all-new BMW X5 has state-of-the-art fuel injection technologies for enhanced efficiency, as well as innovative turbocharging technology for a more dynamic ride. The 3.0 litre diesel engine combines CommonRail direct injection and a turbo charger with variable turbine geometry to deliver a power output of 190 kW / 258 hp and torque of 560 Nm. It takes just 6.9 seconds to sprint from 0 to 100 km/hr and the top speed is 230 km/h.
Priced at Rs 70, 90,000, the all-new BMW X5 will be available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork and also in Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver, Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect, Space Grey and Sparkling Brown.