New BMW X5 xDrive30d M Sport Launched in India, priced at Rs. 75.90 lakh sporting M Sport body kit, performance package and interiors
The all-new BMW X5 xDrive30d M Sport has been launched in India at Rs. 75,90,000(ex-showroom). Locally manufactured at BMW’s Chennai facility with a turbo V6 diesel, it embodies all the huge-list of equipment and performance the M Sport package has been accustomed with.
The exterior features coming along with the M Sport package include Carbon Black and Space Grey metallic paint schemes with Alpine White being the only non-metallic exterior colour. The sport kit consists of the M Aerodynamic Package, M-specific vehicle key, high-performance 19-inch M light alloy wheels, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line, Tailpipe surround with glossy chrome covering and other sporty embellishments.
Inside the cabin, the BMW X5 xDrive30d M Sport comes available with M leather steering wheel, premium quality leather upholstery, BMW Individual roofliner anthracite, new-gen BMW iDrive with touch controller, BMW Navigation Professional, 16 loud speakers with 600 Watts high-end Surround Sound system from Harman Kardon, sporty comfortable seats, Panorama glass roof, full-colour HUD (Head-Up Display), Park Distance Control (PDC) and comfort seats for driver and passengers that are electrically adjustable.
The sturdy overall appearance is emphasised by the M aero package’s air breather, air curtains and aero blades regulating air flow and improving aerodynamic efficiency. The signature M badge is fitted on the front wings and door sill strip with Adaptive LED Headlamps, kidney grille finished in matte-black and muscular side profile enhancing its whole stance. The SUV is configured to provide sportier response aided by the Adaptive M Suspension, Dynamic Damper Control and air suspension on the rear axle.
The new BMW X5 xDrive30d M Sport derives power from the same TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line diesel motor but with improved fuel-injection system, turbocharging and launch control for maximum efficiency and performance. The CRDI 3.0-litre turbo diesel unit with VGT produces a maximum power output of 258 hp and 560 Nm of peak torque. The car can whistle off from 0 to 100 kmph in just 6.9 seconds and can top out 230 kmph.
The eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission with standard BMW xDrive transfers power to all four wheels and tunes the amount of power and torque sent to each wheel depending on the road conditions. The safety technologies offered are six air bags, Hill Descent Control (HDC), Electronic vehicle immobiliser, Anti-Lock braking system (ABS), crash sensors, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC) and Side impact Protection among others.