Source: BMW, Autoweek and AW.
The new BMW XM Hybrid is a great deal of things: a high horse power, extremely expensive, top-of-the-line SUV, that is the first hybrid from BMW Motorsports GmbH, aka “M” sports division.
The specifications on the Plug-in hybrid powertrain are outstanding:
– TwinPower Turbo, 4.4-liter V-8 engine-644HP + 590lb-ft of torque-0-60 miles per hour in 4.1 seconds-8-speed M Steptronic transmission-194-hp electric motor-317-volt battery pack 25.7-kWh battery pack (30 miles e-driving variety).
The appearance is muscular, angular, and enforcing, maybe indicating a brand-new style language from BMW for its hybrid and electric cars. A full recharge of the hybrid takes just over 3 hours. Larger than the X5 and X6, however smaller sized than the X7, if it wasnt an XM, it might have been an X8. The 6062-pound SUV uses Adaptive M Suspension dampers, while the xDrive all-wheel-drive system is rear-biased, sending power to all 4 of the 23-inch wheels.
It gets here in April 2023 with an MSRP of $159,995.
BMW has rolled out a series of plug-in hybrids, and the XM will be the marquees high-grade. Or, perhaps not. If the XM is not effective (or costly) enough for you, the BMW XM “Label Red” will follow soon after the XM Hybrid. Over 735 hp and 735 lb-ft of torque, MSRP beginning over $185,000