New spy photos of the BMW X5 xDrive40e 2018: the hybrid variant plug-in

BMW X5 xDrive40e 2018 - foto espía lateral

Photo spy BMW X5 eDrive 2018 during a testing session.

The development of the new generation of the BMW X5 continues to run. One of the variants most interesting due to its ecological character and sustainable mobility that will be available in your range will be, without a doubt, the hybrid version plug-in. The the second generation of the BMW X5 eDrive (a model that we can currently find it at dealers) has left to see in the full light of day and already we can offer some new spy photos.

it is No coincidence that the new BMW X5 plug-in hybrid, which will be marketed under the name BMW X5 xDrive40e, show a progress of their development similar to the rest of the versions with internal combustion engine. This is because BMW has planned a joint launch of both models. Therefore, it is expected to share stage at the time of your presentation.

Aesthetically both in its exterior design as interior, will be very similar to the new BMW X5. Yes, it will look several distinctive details that make it clear at a glance that we are faced with a version of a mechanical hybrid plug-in. The exterior will present the distinctive eDrive or some finishes in blue, while in the cabin, the digital instrumentation will be specific and adapted to this type of variant. Nor can we forget the outside cover that houses the power plug of charging the batteries.

BMW X5 xDrive40e 2018 - foto espía posterior

The hybrid variant plug-in will be available from the time of the launch of the new BMW X5.

In regard to subparagraph (mechanical, the new BMW X5 xDrive40e 2018 will be powered by the same scheme of hybrid propulsion that uses the current model. Therefore, it will combine a engine BMW TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter and four-cylinder gasoline engine that yields a power of 258 HP with a electric motor 113 HP. Combined the X5 xDrive40e have 370 HP. The power will be transmitted through an automatic gearbox eight-speed.

electric range will be about 30 miles depending on the conditions of the terrain, driving style and weather. On the other hand, and as with the BMW 530e iPerformance, the system “Driving Experience Control” give the driver the possibility to choose between three driving profiles to squeeze out more or less the possibilities of the hybrid system: AUTO eDRIVE, MAX eDRIVE and Battery Control, respectively.

it Is expected that the new generation of the BMW X5 will debut, and start your marketing at some point in the next year. We will monitor the development to try to go back to photograph new prototypes.