The new generations of the BMW X5 M and X6 M are now available for order in India as well.
The local BMW representative has announced the launch of the two range-topping models which are priced from INR 15.5 million (238, 000 USD) for the X5 M and INR 16 million (246, 000 USD) for the X6 M. The direct rivals of the two models will be the Range Rover Sport SVR, the Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo. The vehicles are getting an aggressive body kit, with larger air intakes, a revised kidney grille, a different rear end and the usual M accessories including the wheels as well.
The cabin of the BMW X5 M and X6 M is different than the one of the regular versions and the two models are also bringing the Active Blind Spot Detection, Active Driving Assistant, side and top cameras on the Driver Assistance Plus Package. Goodies include the heated steering wheel, window shades, soft-close automatic doors, head-up display, heated and ventilated seats, LED headlights with automatic high beams and more. The Bang & Olufsen sound system is also available. Under the hood, the range-topping variants of the two SUVs are bringing a 4.4 liter twin turbo V8 engine. This is capable of producing a total of 567 HP (423 kW) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque, connected to an 8-speed M Steptronic transmission. The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint takes 4.2s and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph).