BMW is one of the most popular auto makers in the world. They renowned for making high performance vehicles and high performance race cars that can be driven on a daily basis, allowing it to stand out from the rest.
Engine & Motor
This BMW X5 concept is the second vehicle to bear the eDrive label. The concept SUV has a combined 95 horsepower electric motor with the turbo charged 4 cylinder engine to balance both efficiency and performance. BMW says that an eDrive system enables the X5 to attain a top speed of 75 mph and a range of 19 miles under electric power to go with the fuel consumption of 62 miles per gallon.
According to BMW, the X5 Concept accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour in less than 7 seconds. Drivers can choose from 3 PHEV modes: the one that automatically operates the system, all-electric mode, as well as a Save Battery mode to conserve the battery's charge.
It is not just beneath the hood that hints the SUV is an X5. The German car maker has given it a BMW iBlue treatment on the air intake bars, kidney grille slats, and the inlay in the rear bumper. This serves as a fine contrast to a Silver flake metallic outer paint.
The car also comes with the specially designed roof rails; twenty one inch aerodynamically designed wheels as well as a connector for charging cables that light up when the battery is charging.
BMW is leveraging the technology acquired from its "i" sub-brand and using it on its new models. The new 2013 BMW X5 eDrive Concept is a natural progression for the BMW, particularly with a combination of its all wheel drive technology.