BMW M5 Competition Edition Unveiled!
Only 200 units will ever be made!
BMW M Series X5 M is one of the SUV products in this "M" model series. This massive vehicle comes with an array of features with regards to both insides and outsides. It is powered by a mighty V8 engine that delivers formidable performance. Its speed capacities go along with firm safety features such as a brake assist, cornering brake control and an electric parking brake. The interior of the vehicle has been polished for an aura of class and lavishness. Richly detailed upholstery, inlays of wood and many other elements decorate the area. Anthracite headlining along with the M door sill finishes gives a more up-scale look to the cabin. Quality entertainment is also ordained, with a Bluetooth facility that links phones to the car's system and allows in-cabin call hosting. A Navigation system provides assistance for the drive, and it comes along with 3D maps. A vast range of comfort features have been included beside this, such as anti dazzle interior mirrors, gearshift paddles, roller sunblinds and lumbar supported seats. The vehicle makes a powerful exterior allure with its athletic cosmetics, especially with its bumpers. The striking grille, double spoke alloy wheels and glossy colour schemes render it a spectacular look altogether.
The front is decorated with the signature BMW double kidney grille, which is given a black finish for a more arresting effect. The headlamps on either side come with adaptive LED lights, four LED DRL rings and an auto high beam assistance. LED fog lights bring a more authentic visibility function for the vehicle. The machine's hood is glazed with smooth lines that give it an invoking appeal. A delightful factor for the car's exteriors is the panoramic sunroof, which makes for a distinguished look. The M double spoke light alloy wheels add a note of affluence to the design, and this is enhanced by the delicate fenders. The shadow-line that sweeps the side profile is also an article of elegance and appeal. The rear facet too has a masculine structure with sporty cosmetics and LED brake lights.
The machine has a moderately large cabin, and it has been gracefully built for style as well as comfort. The ergonomically designed multifunction seats come with a host of facilities from heating and lumbar support to memory function and thigh support. The leather Merino upholstery comes with extended contents in Black, Silverstone or Sonama Beige. The fine wood American oak trim permeates the cabin with an aura of luxury. The 3 spoke leather wrapped multi function M sports steering wheel gives a more thrilling feel. Elements of carbon fibre and aluminium 'Trace' further enrich the interior.
Engine and Performance:
The car is powered by a 4.4-litre V8 engine, which has 8 cylinders and 32 valves incorporated together. The plant has two twin-scroll turbochargers, which imparts a more formidable level of performance. The high precision direct fuel injection system gives a flawless channel for fuel transmission. Altogether, the plant produces 574bhp at 6000rpm to 6500rpm, together with a smashing torque of 750Nm at 2200rpm to 5000rpm. The engine is joined with an 8 speed M sport automatic transmission featuring drivelogic, giving improved performance and easier shifting.
Braking and Handling:
The 'M' compound ventilated discs for four wheels brings a strong level of control when driving. For the best drive stability, the vehicle has been given an M chassis and suspension system. The dynamic damper control system further improves handling quality, along with the air based rear axle suspension. The company has programmed the machine with a control aids, such as dynamic performance control and active roll stabilisation. The anti lock braking system prevents skidding or locking of the wheels, thereby perfecting control when driving. A hill descent control is also present for this vehicle, and it works to bring safety on sloping terrains. Lastly, the M tuned electric power steering system comes along with an M servotronic function, and this enhances ease of handling for the driver.
The automatic 4 zone climate control imbues the place with a pleasant and enjoyable environment. The vehicle also gets a BMW ambient lighting facility, which includes the door handle area, front footwell lights, front and rear reading lights. The power windows have a one touch opening and closing feature for the most enhanced comfort quality. A comfort access keyless entry reduces hassle for the driver, and this comes along with a multi function remote control. Dual cupholders are present at the front and the rear for ease of storing beverages. A locking glovebox is also present for utility and storage. The Haman Kardon surround sound system comes along with 16 speakers for the most engrossing effect. The sophistication of the cabin is impressed by the iDrive Touch, which features a handwriting recognition system, a 25.9cm colour display and an integrated hard drive for maps and audio files.
Active headrests are present at the front, improving cushioning for the front occupants' heads. An advanced airbag system shields the occupants with front airbags, side and head airbags as well. Many techno aids help to fortify control when driving, thereby reducing chances of mishap. This includes the cornering brake control and the dynamic stability control. Elements of side impact protection guard the passengers within the vehicle in case of an unexpected mishap. The three point seatbelts include pyrotechnic belt tensioners at the front and belt force limiters at the rear.
1. Wide range of comfort facilities.
2. Strong performance characteristic.
1. Its fuel economy could be viewed as a drawback.
2. Lack of the Bang and Olufsen stereo unit could deter buyers.
Only 200 units will ever be made!
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