BMW in India, on Thursday, launched X5M Competition, that is the SUV for hooligans. Well, this is one of the most powerful SAV or Sports Activity Vehicle. For those who are not aware of this term, this is something, that is produced when slapping a super powerful engine in an SUV. This does sound a bit insane but it is what it is.
That said, the German automaker has decided to bring the BMW X5M Competition to the Indian shores via the CBU (Completely Built-Up units) route. This simply men’s it’ll be super expensive.
Does this SAV have the right ‘M-Sport’ DNA?
Let’s get straight into the detail and talk numbers. For the most part, the BMW X5 M Competition gets 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine. This motor churns a whopping 625ps of max power and 750Nm of peak torque. The SAV puts down the power to all the 4 wheels via an 8-speed Step-Tronic transmission.
|Engine||4.0-Litre Twin-Turbo V8|
|Transmission||8-Speed Step-Tronic Automatic Transmission|
|Power||625hp @ 6000 rpm|
|Torque||750Nm @ 1800-5600rpm|
|Top Speed||Limited to 250Kmph|
Along with a supremely refined and powerful engine, BMW X5M gets different driving modes, namely track, sport, and road.
- The riding modes, change how the car drives and behaves on the road.
- The SAV also comes with the BMWs M xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive with fully-variable torque distribution.
- Adaptive M Suspension Professional, Launch Control Function adaptive cruise control are also a package.
- Also, it sports Active M Differential to conquer the corners.
Just for you to know, this Beemer goes from 0-100 in just 3.8 seconds.
How much does this monster costs?
Unfortunately, BMW is getting the X5M Competition to the Indian market as a complete import, so it is likely to be priced very high. Talking about the price, the SUV is priced at ₹1,94,90,000 (ex-Showroom). For that money, you are getting an SAV that is suited best for every purpose, from road driving to track days on weekends.