2024 BMW X5 and X6 debut with 483-hp Mild-Hybrid and PHEV engines



The updated models of bmw x5 and X6 of 2024 They are already a reality and present an exterior style with slight changes, as well as changes in their propulsion systems and technology.

Both make their debut in the Amelia Concours d’Elegance in March and go into production in April at the Spartanburg, South Carolina, factory.

updated engine

He X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i and X6 xDrive40i got a new generation of six cylinder 3.0 liter inline. Plus, the block gains 48-volt mild-hybrid assist with 12-hp, 147-lb-ft electric block.

Together the power figures are 375 hp (280 kW) and 383 lb-ft (519 Nm). The previous generation made 335 hp (250 kW) and 332 lb-ft (450 Nm).

The firm expects the 2024 X5 and X6 xDrive40i to hit 60 mph in 5.2 seconds, a barely noticeable improvement, but better nonetheless.

Both keep the 4.4L twin-turbo V8, but now with the 48-volt mild-hybrid system. Peak horsepower remains at 523 and 553 ib-ft to hit 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.

Where a replacement is made is the X5 xDrive50e PHEV to the detriment of the xDrive45e. Power from the electric motor and 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder is now 483 hp (360 kW) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm).

The electrical block produces 194hp and 280 ib-ft, but can temporarily offer 331-ft. It only requires 4.6 seconds to hit 60 miles per hour, it used to take 5.3 seconds.

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Likewise, it provides the vehicle with a 25.7 kilowatt-hour battery when before it was 17.1 kWh. This unit can be recharged with AC power up to 7.4 kW and its estimated range is 40 miles or 64 km on its electric power.

The Three engines are associated with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The available M Sport package features a Sprint option that automatically downshifts to the lowest usable gear, puts the powertrain in its sportiest mode and gets the electric boost.

a new look

The BMW X5 and X6 updated look a little different than their predecessors. According to the brand, the contour of the headlights is 35 millimeters narrower, the kidney-shaped grills are revised as are the lower fascias.

The X5 can be ordered with an optional illuminated grille, while the X6 can now be obtained with the M Sport package. The models M60i xDrive with V8 engine have quad tailpipes.

The new colors to choose from are: Blue Ridge Mountain metallic, Brooklyn Gray metallic, Skyscraper Gray metallic and Frozen Pure Gray metallic.

Inside, the screens in a single curved glass that integrate the infotainment and the 12.3” and 14.9” instrumentation, respectively, stand out.

cool technology

As for driver assists, highlighting the ability to take your hands off the wheel on limited-access roads at speeds of 85 mph. An assisted view mode in the instrument cluster displays vehicles detected by the cameras in the current and adjacent lanes.

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