BMW X5 xDrive40e : Overview
WORLD few weeks ago at the show in New York, plug-in hybrid SUV BMW X5 xDrive40e, also presented to the Chinese public in Shanghai.
September 2013 at the Frankfurt Motor Show BMW presented a concept called hybrid SUV BMW X5 eDrive. Just two years later, the production version called BMW X5 xDrive40e happens. Plug–in Hybrid, this SUV combines a gasoline engine and an electric motor coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission and a 9kWh lithium ion battery.
BMW X5 xDrive40e : Engine
The engine 2-liter 4-cylinder engine delivers an output of 245 hp and 350 Nm of torque, while the electric motor shows 113 additional horsepower and a torque of 250 Nm. With this, the amounts of combined power of 313 hp torque of 450 nm. 6.8 seconds are required to go from 0 to 100 km / h top speed is electronically limited to 210 km / h.
But the real interest of this BMW X5 xDrive40e is its fuel consumption of just 3.4L per 100 km and CO2 emissions to 78g per km. It can also operate in zero-emission 31 kilometers with a top speed up to 120 km / h. Finally, it can be recharged through an SUV network for the house in less than 4 hours (depending BMW), but with the option wallbox, this time can be reduced to 2 hours and 45 minutes.
No price announced for this BMW X5 xDrive40e whose production will begin in the fall at the plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, next to the BMW X3, X4, X5 and X6.