Whether at home Audi or BMW, we became very good at offering high-performance diesel. The brand propeller recently presented a new powerful six-cylinder block for several models of its range, designed as a sporty diesel developed in collaboration with specialists of the department Mr.
This big diesel unit has found its way under the hood of the new X5 , unveiled a few weeks ago. Always fed by three turbochargers, it develops 381 horsepower as in the other models in the range that team already. Maximum torque side, you can count on some 740 Nm: it is always more than the 4.4-liter V8 biturbo an M5 or X6 M.
The engine is compatible with the future Euro 6 standard, it will come into force in the course of next year. Consumption side, BMW announced a figure of 6.7 liters per 100 km in mixed use for CO2 emissions set at 177 grams per kilometer.
The diesel X5 obviously present level of performance in relation to the capacity of the engine, with a 0 to 100 km / h in 5.3 seconds shot that allow him to catch cold some big sports coupes fuel during startup.
Next style, we find the small badges / / / M on the stern of self and aerodynamic relatively discrete, even if the rear bumper is equipped with two large tailpipes.
It remains to wait for the “real” version of M which, as the previous version, will take the V8 twin-turbo petrol 4.4 liter engine. Under the hood of the old X5 M, he developed 555 horsepower.