The first new X5 xDrive45e get the Europeans and the US, the crossover will get only in 2020.
BMW has announced the start of sales in Europe plug-in hybrid X5 xDrive45e new generation. This crossover is able to pass on a single electric range of up to 87 kilometres, but due to battery engineers had to sacrifice the useful space in the trunk: it is 150 litres less than the regular X5.
The movement of the hybrid results in the installation on the basis of the three-liter inline engine capacity of 282 horsepower, which works with 110-horsepower electric motor. As a result, total return units reaches 388 forces that X5 provides acceleration from standstill to “hundreds” of 5.6 seconds. In normal mode the top speed is limited electronically to 235 km per hour, and when driving on electricity, the crossover is able to score only 135 kilometers per hour. According to the automaker, the new product consumes from 1.2 to 1.9 liters per 100 kilometers.
The list of standard equipment BMW X5 xDrive45e includes air suspension with an electronically absorbers and acoustic protection for pedestrians when driving on electric car beeps, warning others of its approach.
Surcharge crossover can be equipped polnopravnym chassis Integral Active Steering turns the rear wheels to improve maneuverability and stability at high speeds.