BMW X5 xDrive45e: Plug-in Hybrid with 394 HP creates 80 km

The new X5 G05 receives its first electrified variant: The Plug-in Hybrid BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance six-cylinder petrol engine and electric motor comes with range and combines two drives, one is in Munich, is particularly proud of. More important than the system output of 394 HP compared to the predecessor almost tripled electric range, which would be in accordance with the old NEDC at around 80 kilometers. Thus, the Plug-in Hybrid for even more people to an Alternative, which can be several days at a stretch without local emissions driving.

Of the total, significantly more powerful drive also ensures better driving performance: The Sprint from 0 to 100 km/h the new BMW X5 xDrive45e takes its predecessor a second, because road speed is reached in 5.6 seconds. Purely electrically, the Plug-in Hybrid up to 140 km/h fast, with both drives on the up to 235 km/h are possible. At the same time, the standard fuel consumption on 100 kilometers and the CO2 emissions per Kilometer will decrease in accordance with the NEDC to 2.1 litres, or 49 grams.

Behind the blue double-kidney grille of the BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance a 3.0-litre six-cylinder with 286 HP, this is supported by a 82 kW / 112 HP electric Motor. Together, the two drives for 394 horsepower and 600 Newton metres of torque, the power delivery feels, thanks to the spontaneous response of electric motors is usually even more impressive than comparably powerful combustion engine. The power is regardless of which engines are just sent into operation, always to all four wheels.

The in-vehicle ground-placed Lithium-ion battery pack reduces trunk volume of the BMW X5 xDrive45e in comparison to the conventionally powered variants of up to 150 litres. With 500 to lasted 1716 litres with a large Luggage space, however, will continue to be available, is likely to be exploited only rarely.

Two-axle air-suspension and controlled dampers are also standard on Board, as is the xDrive all-wheel drive, optional all special are the Integral active steering to the driver assistance systems, equipment of the ordinary G05-variants available. Despite the well-executed communication of the market launch of the next Plug is planned-in hybrids from BMW iPerformance until 2019. For the price, there is currently still no answer.

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