The new BMW X5 M and X6 M will arrive in Ireland next April with prices commencing from €166,790 for the X5 M and €172,240 for the X6 M. Both models are powered by a new 4.4-litre M TwinPower turbo V8 petrol engine that produces an impressive 575hp and 750Nm of torque. This engine is combined with an eight-speed M Steptronic automatic transmission that can accelerate both vehicles to 100km/h in just 4.2 seconds from a standstill. Both vehicles are equipped as standard with dynamic performance control with comfort, sport and sport+ modes.
Standard features include Adaptive Dynamic suspension, Adaptive M suspension, Cruise Control with brake function, Driving Assistant, Dynamic Stability Control Plus (ABS, ASC, brake drying, brake fade compensation, brake pre-tensioning, Cornering Brake Contol, Dynamic Brake Control, Dynamic Traction Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Hill-start Assistant), Hill Descent Control, front and rear Park Distance Control and a rain sensor with automatic headlight control. There are 40:20:40 split folding rear seats, electric driver’s seat adjustment with memory, heated front seats, downlights in the exterior door handles, High-gloss Shadowline exterior trim (including the roof rails on the X5 M), metallic paint, a split tailgate with a powered upper section (for the X5 M), two-zone automatic air conditioning, front and rear cup holders and courtesy lights, all-round electric windows with comfort closing, velour floor mats, footwell lights (LED in the front), a leathertrimmed instrument panel, Aluminium Trace interior trim with Pearl Grey Chrome finishers, a retractable and removable luggage cover, four 12-volt power sockets, electric steering wheel adjustment, green window tinting and an engine start/stop button.