Spy Shots: Next BMW X5 has begun testing

BMW X5

The current BMW X5 went on sale back in 2006 and after what will end up being eight years, BMW will finally release a brand-spanking new generation X5 in 2014, and we were able to grab some spy shots of its first tests. The new model will be completely redesigned, much lighter compared to the current model, and powered by more fuel efficient engines.

It’s no surprise BMW will be working on their X5, considering Audi and Landrover have announced they will be focusing on lighter models for the future. BMW is matching these statements with a 330 lb drop for the new X5, compared to the current model, through the extensive use of aluminum. It will be offered with the company’s latest turbocharged engine in a smaller capacity and an improved fuel economy. The top version, however, will still enjoy its usual 4.4 liter V8 engine, but with improved figures. It has been rumored that BMW will also offer a hybrid X5.

In addition to the weight drop and engine modifications, the next X5 will also get a revised suspension, improved xDrive all-wheel-drive technology, and systems like lane departure warning and compensation, night vision, park assist, traffic sign recognition, surround view cameras, and active cruise control.


5 comments:

BMW is on their test. I’m sure that will be successful like their first ones. The BMW features larger body area. The engines great at V8 and will also offer Hybrid. That’s a car.

Testing! Nice is a good step. When this is done, I am sure that its market production will be settled before the year ends. Anyway, i am truly impressed on its features.

Wow! BMW has doing a lot of testing this past few weeks huh? And our spy is good on having some photos of them. Anyway, this one is truly for everybody for they will offer it in a V8 engine and in hybrid as well.

The Next BMW X5 is going to be a real want-to-have car in this generation. The modification on its engines and features, I am so excited about that. Anyway, it is good to know that they will offer it on hybrid engine too.

This next BMW is gonna be powerful one. I can say that by reading this article. It has an outstanding engine specification that can have a output of a fast car.

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