This is BMW's first plug-in hybrid volume model, the four-cylinder X5 xDrive40e with 313 hp.
After the i8 and i3 at the PHEV BMW makes the crossing to the core brand. The X5 xDrive40e is the production version of the X5 eDrive concept, which - as we know from BMW - actually nothing was different.
In the '40' operates the 2.0 liter engine with 245 hp and 350 Nm - known from the 28i's- together with an electric motor which is integrated in the eight-speed automatic transmission. This is good for up to 113 hp and 250 Nm, albeit at different speeds, making the system power comes at 313 hp and 450 Nm.
The BMW X5 xDrive40e is capable of 0 to 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds and has bad - with a battery pack of 9 kWh - a pure electric range of up to 31 kilometers. In electric mode, the maximum speed limited to 120 km / h with the engine seizes limiter at 210 km / h. The paper consumption amounts to 3.3 liters / 100 km, with emissions of 77 g / km. The batteries are located under the trunk space, even for the rear axle.
BMW is also fair as more realistic to give figures: with a full battery you can come on a ride of 50-60 kilometers around 6.5 l / 100 km. On long journeys where the tank is run dry, the four cylinder should be more to the tray, this BMW is targeting a consumption of "below the 11.0 liters per 100 kilometers mark," 1 to 9 so. xDrive is standard, whether you ride him now fully electric or otherwise.
The Germans aim for a market launch in the autumn of 2015, just in time to put him on 14% addition on license so. In 2016, the Bimmer falls in the 21% category.
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