BMW German premium carmaker has recently released a new video with the long-rumored and expected 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e, the plug-in hybrid SUV proming to offer a lot in terms of performance and drivability. The video highlights the SUV`s exceptional features both from a visual standpoint as well as from a practicality point of view inside the cabin.
Speaking about practicality, the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e will offe a lot of space inside, especially for luggage and other items, as the cargo capacity is now standing at 500 liters, with the possibility of expanding to 1,720 liters, with the back seats being folded.
Power is also a great word and necessary for the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e, as it will come with a conventional 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline unit, developing 245 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque.
But this should not be enough without the additional electric motor, which is capable of providing an additional of 113 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. The electric motor is also hooked to a 9 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which can be recharged in around 4 hours, and has a mile range of 31 km at a top speed of 120 km/h.
The overall power now stands at a good 313 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. In terms of performance, the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e is capable of reaching 100 km/h in 6.8 seconds, at a topping of 210 km/h. The powerful plug-in hybrid SUV will be built in South Carolina, US, at BMW`s plant at Spartanburg, with the pricing details to be revealed later on, at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Meanwhile, enjoy the video!