2015 BMW X5 M looks great in Melbourne Red

BMW X5 M | March 26th, 2015 by 2
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South Carolina-based spy photographer Palbay has spotted the all-new 2015 BMW X5 M in Melbourne Red. The M utes also come in two new colors, …

South Carolina-based spy photographer Palbay has spotted the all-new 2015 BMW X5 M in Melbourne Red. The M utes also come in two new colors, Long Beach Blue Metallic and Donington Grey Metallic. The typical color finishes is available as well: Mineral White Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Silverstone Metallic, Melbourne Red Metallic and Alpine White. The launch color for the X5 M was the new Donington Grey and until today, the Melbourne Red could have only been visualized online.

Two packages are offered for the M SUVS: Driver Assistance Plus and the Executive Package. Two choices of wheels are available, the 21″ M Light Alloy Style 612M and 20″ Style 611M. For audiophiles, the Bang & Olufsen system will set you back $3,700.

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Both cars are powered by a reworked M TwinPower Turbo engine, a V8 that provides more power and torque, and better power delivery. The peak output of the new M turbocharged engine is 567 hp, three percent higher than that of its predecessor and is available between 6,000 and 6,500 rpm.

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At the same time, the engine’s peak torque has been boosted by around 10 percent to 553 lb-ft, which can be enjoyed across an extremely broad rev band – from 2,200 to 5,000 rpm. The extraordinary power development of this M turbocharged engine allows the new M versions of the BMW X5 and BMW X6 to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in a mere 4.0 seconds. The top speed of both is electronically limited to 155 mph.

The 2015 BMW X5 M is offered at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $99,650 and first U.S. deliveries have already started this month.

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