The new BMW X5 M Competition and BMW X6 M Competition will be available in South Africa in Q3 2023. BMW M GmbH has enhanced these luxury Sports Activity Vehicles with performance, presence, and digitalization upgrades. Both models feature a new V8 engine with 48V technology, boasting 460 kW of maximum output. They also showcase exterior design updates and the latest iDrive control system with the BMW Curved Display and BMW Operating System 8.
The 48V technology is introduced in these high-performance models, with an electric motor integrated into the transmission that provides additional power and torque. This technology, combined with the revamped V8 engine, delivers exhilarating performance, with 0-100 km/h acceleration in 3.9 seconds.
The new eight-speed M Steptronic transmission offers three shift settings, and the M xDrive all-wheel-drive system with Active M Differential ensures precise power transfer. The chassis setup provides a perfect balance of dynamism and comfort.
The exterior design is bold, featuring matrix LED headlights, a blacked-out BMW kidney grille, and eye-catching details. Inside, the M cockpit with the BMW Curved Display is modern and exclusive, offering digital control for various functions.
Safety and convenience are enhanced with a wider range of driver assistance systems, including automated parking. The M-specific control concept and the BMW Operating System 8 add a new level of digital sophistication to these models.
The new BMW X5 M Competition and BMW X6 M Competition represent a significant step forward in terms of performance, technology, and design, making them highly appealing options in the luxury Sports Activity Vehicle segment.