2018 BMW X5 arrives more advanced and modern than its predecessor. This new model is being developed under the name G05. Of course, these are internal factory codes. The new, fourth generation model is expected in late 2017. Before that is expected to promote some of the major international motor shows. Some sources state that all-new BMW X5 could be a star in 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, which is held in mid-September.
The new model is already ‘caught’ from the prying lens’ hunters novelties. Both pictures are copies of test already published. 2018 X5 will inherit the current model, which is on the market since 2013. Also, the new X5 will be different from the predecessor in many ways.
2018 BMW X5 Exterior and Interior Design
BMW is currently developing a completely new model, which will expand the offer in the X lineup. Specifically, it is expected the imminent arrival of the smaller X2 crossover models. Also, attracts a lot of attention and announced ultra luxury BMW X7 SUV model. However, one should not forget that the BMW X5 the most popular and most successful member of the BMW X family’s.
The 2018 BMW X5 comes mounted on a new platform. This platform will serve as the basis for the development of many new BMW models. Production of the new generation X5 model was entrusted factory plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina-USA.
In addition to the new platform, announced a redesign of the exterior of the vehicle. BMW X5 redesign will improve the aerodynamics of the vehicle. Also, for the preparation of a vehicle to favor new modern lightweight materials. All together, leads to a reduction of the vehicle mass. This will result in greater efficiency and improved fuel economy.
2018 X5 will not be much larger than the current model. Although they appeared this kind of information, they are not confirmed. On the other hand, the interior of the vehicle will be more spacious. That means more room for passengers in the second row of seats. Also, the interior will feature premium materials and a high level of equipment. Of course, a large number of systems and driver aids are an essential part of the standard equipment. Also, the expected state of the art security systems and functions.
Engine Choice and Performance Specs
BMW automaker is already traditionally put great selection of powertrains, which will be found under the hood of the new X5. However, in contrast to the fact that the company saves big changes in vehicle design, the field of motorization are not announced significant improvements. Something like that is not even necessary. And the current model possesses a high-quality and efficient power units.
In its range of engines, 2018 BMW X5 will offer a wide selection of petrol and diesel engines, with 4, 6 or 8 cylinders. However, the expected improvement of the already existing aggregates, in order to increase economic efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In order to increase cost-effectiveness, the first step is already being made. This is to reduce the weight and increase the aerodynamics.
The company announced that future generation BMW X5, offer several different versions of the Hybridni drive. In addition on offer is essential X5 athletes with “M” label. And in this version should expect improvement over the current X5 M. Currently, the BMW X5 M has a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 575 hp and 750 Nm of torque, coupled with 8-speed M Steptronic transmission and AWD.