BMW launches M badge X5 and X6 in India

Chennai, Oct 15 (ANI): BMW Group India launched its high performance M range in India today. Its top end SUV’s, X5 and X6 received the M badge, which gives the car a combination of flexibility and superior handling. These variants are available as completely built units and are open for booking from today, BMW Group India President Philipp von Sahr told reporters.

The X5 is priced at Rs. 1,55,00,000, whereas X6 is priced at Rs. 1,60,00,000 (Ex Showroom Delhi). Both cars will be powered by the M twin power turbocharged V8 petrol engine, which has an output of 575 hp and produces a maximum torque of 750 Nm at 2200-5000 rpm. The cars accelerate from 0to 100 km per hour in 4.2 seconds and have a top speed of 250 km per hour (electronically limited).

The cars also feature BMW’s new eight-speed M steptronic transmission with drivelogic and the intelligent BMW xDrive four wheel drive system.

“Inspired by motorsport, M is one of the most coveted badges of all and has shaped the history of performance automobiles. The next chapter will begin now with the all new BMW X5 M and the all new BMW X6 M, raising the bar for high performance sports cars with highly emotive design.

Both the cars are equipped with a comprehensive technology package including features such as intelligent lightweight construction, automatic start or stop function, brake energy regeneration, electric power steering and 50-50 weight distribution among other features. (ANI)

By: ANkit Berry

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