Thursday, March 19, 2015

BMW X5 xDrive40e Plug-in Hybrid

The BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid Sports Activity Vehicle, combines the 240 horsepower 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine with an 111 horsepower electric motor, powered by a lithium-ion battery, integrated into its 8-speed automatic transmission and goes approximately 13 miles on pure electric power. The BMW X5 xDrive40e goes from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds to an electronically limited top speed of 130 mph. In all-electric drive mode the vehicle is capable of an electronically limited top speed of 75 mph. It takes approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes to fully recharge an empty battery pack.

All of the optional extras for the BMW X5 range are available, with the exception of the third row of seats, the Adaptive M Suspension, Active Steering and comfort seats in the rear. The BMW X5 xDrive40e options include xLine and Luxury Line for the exterior and interior. The plug-in hybrid model can also be ordered with M Sport as well as the Ivory White and Mocha Interior Design Packages.