THE BMW X5 M AUTOMOBILES IN COMPARISON.
Quick facts about BMW X5 M Competition, BMW X5 M, BMW X5 M50i and BMW X5 M50d.
BMW X5 M COMPETITION
Maximum driving dynamics and highest exclusivity.
- 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
Driving dynamics and exclusivity at the highest level.
- High-performance M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine
- M xDrive with Active M differential
- 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic
- 441 kW (600 hp), 750 Nm, 0–100 km/h in 3.9 sec
BMW X5 M50d
High power and efficiency with maximum suitability for everyday use.
- M TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder diesel engine
- 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission
- BMW xDrive
- 294 kW (400 hp), 760 Nm, 0–100 km/h in 5.2 sec
- BMW X5 M COMPETITION
- BMW X5 M
- BMW X5 M50d
BMW X5 M COMPETITION AND BMW X5 M – PERFORMANCE FEATURES.
Inspired by motorsport: overview of drive train and chassis technologies.
The extraordinary performance and dynamics of the BMW X5 M Competition and BMW X5 M are based on a set of highly developed drive train and suspension technologies derived from motorsport. Whether you are cruising comfortably or racing on a track, outstanding precision and agility constantly define the M typical driving sensation.
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 exquisitely 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.
BMW M xDrive with Active M differential guarantees maximum traction and driving dynamics for everyday driving, as well as at the racetrack. The M specific technology combines the typical agility of a rear-wheel drive with the control of an all-wheel drive. You can choose between the two drive variants 4WD and 4WD Sport.
8-speed M Steptronic transmission.
The 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic offers numerous shifting options: from extremely dynamic to particularly 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.
In every driving situation, M Servotronic delivers the right steering power, by adjusting to suit the current driving speed. In addition, it delivers a direct and precise steering feel at any speed. The system is specifically calibrated to M vehicles and offers two different characteristic curves.
M Compound brake.
Thanks to the use of various materials, M Compound brakes achieve outstanding deceleration values and are extremely stable and highly durable. They also weigh less, which has a positive impact on agility, dynamics and acceleration. The Blue metallic brake callipers with the M designation are the hallmark of these high-performance M specific brakes.
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 even more 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.
Precision in every detail: the BMW X5 M Competition not only sends out a signal of excellent performance but also one of progressive design. Distinctive features in Black complement the dynamic appearance of the high-performance SAV, from the M kidney grille through to the tailpipe trims. In the interior, M highlights such as the M Multifunctional seats with illuminated X5 M logo and fully integrated headrest or the M specific gear selector emphasise the exclusive sportiness of the driver-oriented cockpit.
M specific kidney grille.
The M specific kidney grille with black kidney grille slats in double-bridged design and frame in Black has a black X5 M logo and underlines the further enhanced sporty character of your vehicle.
M side gills in Black.
The M side gills in the front wings and the integrated X5 M logo are designed in Black on the X5 M Competition.
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.
The exclusive M Competition specific tailpipe trims in Black Chrome are located to the left and right of the rear diffuser and underline the particularly sporty performance of the vehicle.
Door sill finishers with “X5 M Competition” designation.
You and your front passenger are welcomed by front door sill finishers with the “X5 M Competition” designation as soon as you get in. The designation on the inserts in Black in the door sill finishers in the front on the left and right radiates quality and exclusivity.
M Multifunctional seats.
The M Multifunctional seats for the driver and front passenger in exclusive design and with illuminated X5 M logo on the headrest reflect the vehicle's athletic look. Lower seat bases and high side bolsters emphasize the shell-seat look and guarantee flawless lateral support. Accompanied by a comprehensive range of adjustment possibilities, maximum comfort is achieved.
The centre console of the BMW X5 M Competition comes with upholstered knee pads for the driver and front passenger, which provide additional lateral support, particularly advantageous during highly dynamic driving.
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 extremely 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 extremely 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.
BMW X5 M50d HIGHLIGHTS.
Selected driving dynamics and design features of the BMW X5 M50d.
Sporty through and through with precisely coordinated driving dynamics features and exclusive M design highlights, the BMW X5 M50d turns every trip into an experience. Innovative technologies such as the BMW Laserlight create optimum visibility at night while the intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system guarantees stability and maximum traction on every terrain.
Adaptive M suspension.
The Adaptive M 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 at the time – from comfortable to extremely athletic with markedly agile handling.
Integral Active Steering.
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 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. In SPORT mode and with the gear lever in the left-hand S/M position, the gear shifts are configured for maximum performance.
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 every driving situation. For even better agility, the electronically controlled power distribution for instance counterbalances oversteer or understeer on bends.
M Sport exhaust system.
The M sport exhaust system delivers a sound that can be adjusted to an even more 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, 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 and M50d indicate their sports 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.
M light alloy wheels 747 M.
The 22-inch M light alloy wheels in 747 M style provide a powerful foundation for the BMW X5 M50i and M50d. Designed in V-spoke design in the M specific paint finish of Cerium Grey, the wheels round off the sporty and authoritative appearance of the two SAVs.
Tail pipe 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 and M50d.
M Leather steering wheel.
The M Leather steering wheel including multifunction buttons, an M badge and an integrated driver-side airbag is featured in three-spoke design. With a steering wheel rim in leather 'Walknappa' Black with black stitching and contoured thumb rests, it provides a direct, athletic steering experience.
Interior trims Aluminium Tetragon.
The 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 and M50d.
THE BMW X5 M AUTOMOBILES.
Driver assistance and connectivity.
The BMW X5 M Automobiles not only impress with their performance and design but also offer an extensive range of assistance systems and intelligent functions. Innovative features such as the BMW Display Key clearly illustrate the special comfort of these vehicles even before you enter. Groundbreaking driver assistance systems support you during the journey all the way through to the final parking manoeuvre. Thanks to the BMW Live Cockpit Professional and the M specific Head-Up Display, you constantly have the key information in view at all times, while the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant is at your side to provide you with advice and assistance throughout your journey.
Driving Assistant Professional.
Driving Assistant Professional offers optimum comfort and maximum safety during lots of critical or monotonous driving situations with Steering and lane control assistant incl. support in narrow places, Emergency Stop Assistant, local hazard alert, Lane Keeping Assistant with active side collision protection and other safety functions.
Parking Assistant Plus.
Parking Assistant Plus makes parking and manoeuvring the vehicle easier. 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.
'Hey BMW. Who are you?' Wouldn't it be incredible if your BMW was also your personal assistant? Communicate with your vehicle using the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. It knows you, gets better every day and helps out whatever the situation. You can assign your own personal activation word. It can explain everything about your car 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 and BMW X5 M.
BMW Live Cockpit Professional.
The BMW Live Cockpit Professional with navigation function includes two high-quality displays consisting of a high-resolution 12.3" Control Display that can be operated by touch and a fully digital 12.3" instrument display.
Display Key with M logo.
The BMW Display Key with M logo displays various vehicle status data and allows selected functions to be operated via the integrated touch display. That allows vehicle functions to be conveniently operated with the key.