BMW has just released the F15 generation of the X5 M50d performance diesel model. The previous generation's model 3.0 liter tri-turbocharged inline-six diesel with 375hp and a peak torque of 740Nm gets into a bigger but lighter body of the F15 X5.
Even though the engine remains the same, the new model reaches 100km/h 0.1 seconds faster at 5.3 seconds. Fuel economy is also improved by more than ten percent at 6.7l/100km (equal to 35.1 mpg US or 42.2 mpg UK) on the combined cycle, with CO2 emissions of 177 g/km.
Check out some pictures of the model in the gallery below:
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular around the world. In 2022, they made up more than 15% of cars worldwide and that statistic has continued to grow in 2023. This is likely to do with the rising cost of fuel, the concern for climate change, and the introduction of low-emission zones in populated cities. As well as this, they are becoming cheaper and more accessible. There are more Electrify America charging stations than ever before which makes owning an electric car that much easier. However, is it worth it just yet to buy an electric vehicle? Find out here. Read more
In recent years, the automotive industry has witnessed a significant shift towards online sales. The convenience and accessibility of digital platforms have revolutionized the way consumers research, compare, and purchase vehicles. As technology continues to advance, new car dealerships are increasingly embracing proactive websites to enhance the online automotive sales experience. Next, we will explore the future trends and predictions for online automotive sales, specifically focusing on the integration of proactive websites within new car dealerships. Read more
When summer arrives, it's easy to think that you don't have to worry as much about driving conditions. If you live in a colder climate, summer may be a welcome reprieve from blizzards and ice on the roads. However, while the warm weather means that the roads are more likely to be clear than during winter or spring, it doesn't mean there aren't other hazards to worry about. Read more