THE BMW X5 M MODELS IN COMPARISON.
The most important performance facts at a glance: power train, suspension and engine output.
BMW X5 M COMPETITION.
- High-performance M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine
- M xDrive with Active M differential and 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic
- Exclusive design elements and equipment
- 460 kW (625 hp), 750 Nm, 0–100 km/h in 3.8 sec
- BMW X5 M COMPETITION.
- BMW X5 M50i.
BMW X5 M COMPETITION – PERFORMANCE FEATURES.
Inspired by motorsport: overview of drive train and chassis technologies.
High-performance M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine.
The latest version of the high-performance M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine guarantees performance in keeping with the latest standards. The high-revving unit develops an output of 460 kW (625 hp). The two turbochargers stand out thanks to their cross-cylinder bank exhaust manifold with optimum response characteristics. The V8 engine is also designed for extreme loads on the race track.
M specific suspension.
Featuring the Active M differential, the M specific suspension highlights the vehicle's dynamic potential. In addition to the three driving modes COMFORT, SPORT and SPORT+, you can also choose between three different Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) settings in order to adapt the level of stabilising support to suit your preferred style of driving.
8-speed M Steptronic Sport transmission with Drivelogic.
The 8-speed M Steptronic Sport transmission with Drivelogic offers numerous shifting options: from dynamic to comfortable, and smooth to fuel-saving. You can shift manually using the gear lever or the gearshift paddles on the steering wheel, or put the vehicle into automatic mode and let the transmission do the work.
M Compound brake.
M Compound brakes are stable and highly durable. Weighing less than regular BMW brakes, they have a positive impact on agility and dynamics, whilst the Blue metallic brake calipers feature the hallmark M designation.
M Sport exhaust system.
The M Sport exhaust system delivers a dynamic sound that can be modified via the integrated exhaust valve mechanism. The SPORT and SPORT+ programmes, which can be selected via the Driving dynamics buttons, are accentuated by an intense engine sound, while the comfort-oriented programme prioritises more discreet engine acoustics.
BMW X5 M COMPETITION – DESIGN FEATURES.
M specific design highlights in the exterior and interior.
M specific kidney grille.
M side gills in Black.
Mirror caps in Black high-gloss.
The Black high-gloss mirror caps give the X5 M Competition a particularly sporty character.
Tailpipe trims in Black Chrome.
Door sill finishers with “X5 M Competition” designation.
M Multifunctional seats.
The centre console of the BMW X5 M Competition comes with upholstered knee pads for the driver and front passenger, providing additional lateral support.
M seat belts.
The M seat belts with belt tensioner and belt force limiter boast an exquisite stitched highlight in the classic M colours and emphasise the high-quality and sporty ambience in the interior.
M gear selector with Drivelogic switch.
The M gear selector in a new design with Drivelogic switch and P button feels great in the driver's hand and is easy to use.
M specific instrument cluster.
The fully digital M specific instrument cluster offers you all relevant information including the possibility to customise the selection of the displayed content. Additionally, you can reduce the displays to the essential with M View, so that you only see the most needed information during highly dynamic driving on track.
BMW X5 M COMPETITION – IMPRESSIONS.
The design highlights of the BMW X5 M Competition in the exterior and the interior.
BMW X5 M50i – PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS.
Driving dynamics and design features of the BMW X5 M50i.
With precisely coordinated driving dynamics features and exclusive M design highlights, the BMW X5 M50i turns every trip into an experience. Innovative technologies such as the optional BMW Laserlight create optimum visibility at night while the intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system offers stability and traction on every terrain.
- Driving dynamics
BMW X5 M50i.
The M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine in the BMW X5 M50i combines two turbochargers with Valvetronic fully variable valve control and the direct petrol injection High-Precision Injection. It achieves a peak output of 390 kW (530 hp) with a maximum torque of 750 Nm. Both turbochargers are positioned neatly between the cylinder banks.
M Adaptive Suspension.
The M Adaptive Suspension can be electronically adjusted at any time to suit the road and driving conditions. The driver can also adjust the suspension characteristics via the Driving Experience Control to enable their preferred driving style.
Integral Active Steering.
The optional Integral Active Steering combines support that varies based on the steering angle on the front axle, and rear wheels that also contribute to steering. At lower speeds, it offers greater manoeuvrability and agility by turning the rear wheels opposite the front wheels. Beginning around 60 to 80 km/h, the rear wheels turn parallel to the front wheels, to increase driving stability and comfort.
Steptronic Sport transmission.
The 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission with Launch Control offers sporty gear changes, both automatically and manually via the selector lever or gearshift paddles – for comfortable cruising or dynamic driving.
The intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system smoothly and variably distributes drive power to the front and rear wheels for maximum traction, driving dynamics and safety in different driving situations.
M Sport exhaust system.
The M Sport exhaust system delivers a sound that can be adjusted to an intense engine sound with the driving dynamics buttons in the SPORT and SPORT+ programmes, while the comfort-oriented programme prioritises more discreet engine acoustics.
In laser high-beam mode, the optional BMW Laserlight in a unique X design illuminates a range of up to 600 m, nearly twice as far as that of conventional headlights. Better visibility in the dark significantly increases safety. The blue X signature and the “BMW Laserlight” lettering underline the vehicle’s technological standards.
M specific design elements in Cerium Grey.
With M specific details in the exclusive signature colour of Cerium Grey, the BMW X5 M50i indicates its sporty origins. Alongside the BMW kidney grille and the air inlets in the front apron, the design features also include the exterior mirror caps and the M roof spoiler. In addition, the trapezoid tailpipe trims and the M lettering on the distinctively designed rear are finished in Cerium Grey.
747 M light alloy wheels.
The 22-inch 747 M light alloy wheels provide a powerful foundation for the BMW X5 M50i. Designed in V-spoke design in the M specific paint finish of Cerium Grey, the wheels round off its sporty and authoritative appearance.
Tailpipe trims and rear diffusor.
Expressive details such as the trapezoid tailpipe trims in the signature colour of Cerium Grey and the rear diffuser designed in body colour masterfully underline the athleticism of the BMW X5 M50i .
M Leather steering wheel.
M interior trims Aluminium Tetragon.
The M interior trim strips in Aluminium Tetragon with their elaborately finished design alongside the distinctive details such as the M Leather steering wheel and the M specific instrument cluster define the sporty and exclusive interior of the BMW X5 M50i.
BMW X5 M50i IMPRESSIONS.
The design highlights of the BMW X5 M50i in the exterior and interior.
BMW X5 M MODELS: DRIVER ASSISTANCE & DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES.
Driving Assistant Professional.
The optional Driving Assistant Professional offers optimum comfort and safety during critical or monotonous traffic situations. Apart from the contents of the Driving Assistant, it also includes Steering and Lane Control Assistant with extended functions, Lane change and Emergency Stop Assistant and Lane Keeping Assistant with active side collision protection.
Parking Assistant Plus.
Parking Assistant Plus, standard on the X5 M Competition. It features among others the Surround View system including Top View, Panorama View, Remote View 3D, as well as a lateral parking aid, the emergency braking function Active Park Distance Control, Parking Assistant with longitudinal and lateral guidance and Reversing Assistant.
BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.
Communicate with your vehicle using the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. Say natural commands to operate numerous vehicle functions. It can also explain topics about your vehicle and helps you to get to know your BMW even better.
M specific Head-Up Display.
The full-colour BMW Head-Up Display incl. M specific display* projects all information relevant to the journey directly into your field of vision, allowing you to fully concentrate on driving. Information such as the current speed and, depending on the equipment, navigation directions, Speed Limit Info including no-overtaking indicator, along with telephone and entertainment lists are displayed. * Only available in the BMW X5 M Competition.
BMW Live Cockpit Professional.
BMW Digital Key.
The BMW Digital Key turns your compatible smartphone* into a vehicle key. To unlock, simply hold the smartphone next to the door handle; before starting your BMW place it on the smartphone tray. In addition, you can send a Digital Key to up to five friends.
*BMW Digital Key is compatible with selected smartphones only. A list of compatible smartphones is available at bmw.com/digitalkey. The use of BMW Digital Key requires the Teleservices equipment.