Finally, good news for all the BMW lovers out there in India! BMW has launched the BMW X5 Competition in the Indian market. The ex-showroom price is around Rs 1.95 crore. This price makes it lock horns directly with Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Range Rover SVR, and Audi RS Q8. The CBU or Completely Built Unit route will be importing the BMW X5 M Competition in India. This model is more powerful and performance-oriented as compared to the X5 SUV. It has a noteworthy souped-up exterior as well as a highly powerful engine.
The model will come equipped with a 4.4 litre Twin Turbo V8 petrol motor. Thus, it will be capable of churning out power worth 617bhp and 750Nm of torque. The BMW model can reach 100kmph from 0 within a fraction of seconds, to be precise, only 3.8 seconds. It also comes with an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph. The 8 speed M Steptronic automatic gearbox powers all the four wheels.
You will be amazed to know that the performance SUV comes with a cruise control braking function as well as paddle shifters. You will get to enjoy four different types of driving modes – Road, Comfort, Sport and Tack. Also, the model comes loaded with features like active roll stabilisation, M X Drive AWD, Active M differential, M Servotronic steering support, to name a few.
Also, there are certain exterior changes, as well. The BMW X5 M Competition has all-new BMW Laserlight, blacked-out twin-kidney grille, large front bumper with larger air intake openings, quad exhaust tips and so on.
The interiors also have sporty. There will be M leather steering wheel with M buttons, M multi-function front seats with headrests, backrests, thigh as well as lumbar support, and red accents. The dashboard has 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment display along with Drive Touch Controller, BMW gesture controller, voice control etc. Also, the model has the BMW Virtual Assistant and BMW Live Cockpit. You will get an opulent feel inside the BMW because of features like panoramic sunroof, Wilkins diamond audio set up and Harman Kardon sound system.
In terms of safety too, BMW X5 M Competition has so much to offer to the riders – Cornering Brake Control or CBC, side and head airbags, advanced safety fitments front, Dynamic Stability Control or DSC, collision and pedestrian warning with City Braking function, cross-traffic alert systems, a head-up display, lane change assistant to name a few.