Renowned as the first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand, the new BMW X5 hybrid is a truly revolutionary electric SUV. Fusing the skilful traction provided by the BMW xDrive all-wheel-drive system and premium aesthetics of the X5 together with BMW’s very latest eDrive technology to create a hybrid SUV that is athletic, poise and incredibly resourceful.
Undoubtedly, the showpiece of the new BMW X5 xDrive45e is the intelligent hybrid powertrain control system which successfully maintains the balance between an all-new 3.0-litre engine and the BMW electric motor, powered by a high-voltage a lithium-ion X5 battery. A six-cylinder engine replaces the four-cylinder unit of this hybrid SUV’s predecessor, making it smoother yet more powerful. Working harmoniously, the fully electric and petrol engine produces 394hp and a maximum torque of 600Nm, meaning the phenomenal new BMW X5 xDrive45e can shoot from 0-62mph in a mere 5.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 140mph. Nevertheless, CO2 emissions of the new BMW X5 xDrive45e are just 49g/km, which is significantly lower than the previous xDrive45e.
Additional touches help differentiate the xDrive45e from the traditional BMW X5 model. The most obvious feature is the charging connection for the high-voltage X5 battery, here a blue light signifies that the X5 battery is in process. In addition to the model emblem at the front of the new BMW xDrive45e’s flanks, the renown “eDrive” logo has been stamped on the tailgate.
The BMW X5 hybrid for sale at BMW Aberdeen and Tayside, Dundee However, can cover distances of up to 50 miles using purely electric power. In addition, the lithium-ion X5 battery is housed in the underbody area of the vehicle and therefore does not jeopardise the boot capacity of the new BMW X5 xDrive45e. When all the seats in the BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance are being used, the storage volume is 500 litres, however, if the rear backrests are folded down, a volume of 1 716 litres is available. The BMW X5 hybrid has been glorified for its everyday practicality. In fact, a significant number of owners probably won't even charge their X5 PHEV very often.
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