2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance – Four fat exhaust tips and twin kidney grilles poke out of a mid-size SUV sitting low on wide tires. Its driver pulls it into BMW X5 M testing center outside the Nürburgring. We therefore wager that what we’re looking at is the next-generation BMW X5 M.
2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance
The current 2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance is five years old as of 2018 and, according to the company’s lifecycle plan, it will be around for a couple more. However, the fourth-generation SUV has already been spotted testing on public roads, and as a result, we’ve already created a rendering based on the camouflaged prototype. Now, BMW Review has begun testing the beefed-up M version near the Nurburgring and it’s time to have a closer look at the range-topping version of the SUV.
Likely to break cover toward the end of 2018, the upcoming BMW X5 M will ride on the same CLAR platform as the new 5 Series sedan and the next-generation BMW X5 M it will be based on. Of course, the M-badged SUV will get unique chassis tuning as well as a wild V-8 with massive yield. Interestingly enough, the new BMW X5 M will arrive just in time for the redesigned Mercedes-AMG GLE63, also due to break cover in 2018. Find out all you need to know about the upcoming BMW X5 M in the speculative review below.
2019 BMW X5 M Interior
The 2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance interior is still a mystery, however we can look inside the 5 Series for a few hints. For starters, it’s safe to say that the X5 will also take inspiration from the 7 Series, so look for a really wide center stack and center console, with the A/C vents and the radio and HVAC controls integrated into the same element. The revised dashboard should add a couple of extra inches of leg and knee room for the driver and front passenger, who will also benefit from bigger door pockets The sedan’s built-in sound absorbing materials in the headlines should find its way into the SUV as well.
The front units should be 20-way adjustable and come with optional ventilation and massage function. A M Sport steering wheel will sit in front of the instrument cluster, which should have custom graphics and a “M” badge. While the infotainment screen will be largely identical to the standard X5, it should have a custom display and start-up screen. Aluminum pedals and footrest and exclusive, M-branded floor mats will round off the front compartment. In the rear, passengers should get revised seats and maybe more leg and knee room than before.
2019 BMW X5 M Exterior
2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance due to the first prototype being camouflaged to the teeth, there wasn’t much to talk about back in 2019. However, a new test car was spotted testing in Sweden and there’s somewhat less camo on the body, giving us a better glimpse at the new X5 M. 2019 BMW X5 xDrive50i Review. Of course, we can also use our rendering of the standard BMW X5 M and the design elements of the current X5 M to get a smart thought of how the upcoming performance SUV will look like.
Much like most new-generation Bimmers, the BMW X5 M will get bigger everything in advance. That includes a wider and taller kidney grille, larger outlets on each side of the bumper, and redesigned center vents. This is noticeable on the prototype as well, despite all that camouflage getting in the way. The profile of the M model shouldn’t differ much from the standard SUV apart from the beefed-up fenders, slightly revised side skirts, unique-design lightweight wheels wrapped in performance tires, and a lowered ride height. Look for black-painted mirror caps with optional carbon-fiber as well. The spy shots reveal significantly wider side skirts, bigger wheels, and huge, blue-painted calipers with drilled disks.
2019 BMW X5 M Engine
2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance there’s no hint as to what engine will lurk under the SUV’s hood, yet it’s very likely that BMW will continue to use the twin-turbo, 4.4-liter in the outgoing BMW X5 M. The N63 unit may seem somewhat dated given that it has been around for 10 years now, however the V-8 gained various updates over the years and it should get a makeover for the new generation. As always, it will also get a host of upgraded internals, which should translate into more power, enhanced fuel economy, and better reliability.
While the current V-8 is no slouch at 567 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, BMW is reportedly aiming for at least 600 horsepower, to run with more than 570 pound-feet of twist. 2019 BMW X5 xDrive35d Review. The extra 30 to 50 horsepower would not only make the redesign worth while, however would also put the BMW X5 M M in a better position against the Mercedes-AMG GLE63, which will deliver 603 horses and 627 pound-feet in its range-topping S version.
2019 BMW X5 M Release Date and Price
2019 BMW X5 M Review and Performance as it always happens with redesigns, pricing of the fourth-generation BMW X5 M should be higher than the outgoing model. It’s hard to predict how much since it could be a hike of anywhere between $2,000 to $6,000. In any case, with the current model priced from $100,700, it’s safe to assume that you’ll have to pay at least $103,000 to take the next BMW X5 M home.