BMW Malaysia has introduced the new X5 xDrive45e M Sport, the newest locally-assembled electrified mobility model from the BMW X range.
Powering the X5 xDrive45e M Sport is a turbocharged 3.0-litre 6-cylinder engine and an electric motor which produce a combined maximum output of 394 hp and 600 Nm of torque. Paired to the engine is an 8-speed automatic gearbox and the xDrive all-wheel drive system, and 2-axle air suspension.
While top speed stands at 235km/h, the X5 xDrive45e M Sport is capable of sprint from naught to 100 in 5.6 seconds. On full-electric mode, the New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport has an electrical driving range of up to 77km on a full charge, and is able to travel at a top speed of 135km/h. Fuel consumption figures stand at 2.5 l/100km.
On the exterior key features include the slim Adaptive LED headlights with BMW Selective Beam and front LED fog lights that complement the signature bold kidney grille in front.
With the M Sport package, the X5 xDrive45e is equipped with 20-inch M light alloy wheels in Star Spoke style 740 M Bicolour, along with the signature M Sport brake.
Inside, the cockpit of the New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport is stylishly fitted with Leather Vernasca upholstery for a touch of elegance. The cabin also features M leather steering wheel, an electrically adjustable steering wheel, Sport front seats with memory function for the driver’s seat, four-zone automatic air conditioning and the instrument panel in Sensatec. Excellent music for driving is further boosted with the 464W 16-Speaker Harman Kardon surround sound system.
Boot capacity on the other hand, can be increased from 500 litres to 1,720 litres. Plus, he X5 xDrive45e also comes with automatic tailgate operation with contactless opening and closing functions, along with a two-section tailgate for ease of loading. The top section can be opened electrically, while the bottom section is released manually.
The BMW Live Cockpit Professional system now comes with Gesture Control and Intelligent Personal Assistant, and combines the 12.3-inch Fully Digital Instrument Display with an equally large touchscreen Control Display.
Rear passengers will be able to enjoy the Rear Seat Entertainment Professional with a 10.2-inch touchscreen monitor. Wireless charging is also offered for added convenience on the road.
Where driving assistance is concerned, the New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport has the BMW Personal CoPilot, which includes the Lane Departure Warning and Lane Changing Warning. The system also features the Frontal Collision Warning with braking intervention, Rear Crossing Traffic Warning, Rear Collision Prevention, as well as the speed limit info.
Additionally, the New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport is equipped with the intelligent Parking Assistant Plus with Surround View Camera, along with the Reversing Assistant which provides an unmatched form of support when manoeuvring in and out of a parking spot and also reversing in tight spaces.
The Reversing Assistant keeps a record of the last 50 metres of the drive of speed up to 35km/h, and will also assist to reverse out from a parking spot or tight spaces by taking over the steering.
And then we have the BMW ConnectedDrive system which features the Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices and eDrive services.
The SUV is also complete with BMW Display Key that displays the vehicle status such as range and other key vehicle information, as well as provide convenient access to the vehicle’s air-conditioning system before entering the vehicle, promising a comfortable journey even before it begins. While BMW Digital Key is available for keyless access via selected NFC enabled Android smartphones.
As an added option, the exterior of the New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport can be upgraded to feature BMW M Performance Genuine Parts and accessories, such as the front air inlet, exterior mirror cap, front and rear winglets, and rear diffuser in Carbon Fibre. Side decals and side skirt films in Frozen Black are also available, as well as wheels in Star Spoke Jet Black Matte.
The New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport will be available at all authorised BMW dealerships nationwide from Saturday, 20th June 2020.
With the Balloon Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the new BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport can be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM 5,028.00 (based on estimates of an 80% loan on a five-year tenure).
Owners will receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes a 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme, an 8-Year/ 160,000KM Battery Warranty (whichever comes first), 2-Year/ 24 Month Tyre Warranty Programme for its Run Flat Tyre offering and services, Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline, BMW Group Loyalty+ Mobile App – BMW White Card, as well as BMW Service Online services.
The retail pricing (on the road, without insurance, and with BMW Group Malaysia’s latest 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Programme and BMW Tyre Warranty Programme) for the New BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport is RM440,745.