With its BMW M Performance Automobiles, BMW M GmbH is adding four newly developed models to its product range. These cars come with a significant boost in performance and hallmark M precision in the interplay of the powertrain, chassis and aerodynamics – coupled with unrestricted everyday utility and high levels of efficiency. The BMW M550d xDrive, BMW M550d xDrive Touring, BMW X5 M50d and BMW X6 M50d models will have their world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show (8 – 18 March 2012).
The market launch of the BMW M Performance Automobiles starts just a few weeks later. The BMW M550d xDrive and BMW M550d xDrive Touring models will be available in German showrooms from 12 May 2012, with the BMW X5 M50d and BMW X6 M50d following on 16 June 2012. Below are the selling prices of the BMW M Performance Automobiles in Germany, including VAT (19%):
BMW M550d xDrive 80 800 EUR
BMW M550d xDrive Touring 83 750 EUR
BMW X5 M50d 82 300 EUR
BMW X6 M50d 85 800 EUR
The BMW M550d xDrive and BMW M550d xDrive Touring models will be built at the BMW plant in Dingolfing, which also manufactures the other models of the BMW 5 Series range, the BMW 6 Series models and the BMW 7 Series luxury sedans. The BMW X5 M50d and BMW X6 M50d will be produced at BMW Plant Spartanburg in the USA, the competence centre for BMW X models within the BMW Group’s global production network.