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New BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M get significant increase in performance

The new 2015 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M performance SUV’s will make their global debut in LA with increased performance. How about 0-60 in 4.0 seconds?

If you are looking for a high-performance Sports Activity Vehicle, the new 2015 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M arrive this week for a global reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Since BMW M GmgH got their hands on them in 2009, the Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) feature incredible performance in a unique package. But they are ultra-exclusive and won’t come cheap.

The ultimate performance family hauler

The performance X twins will make their world debuts together in Los Angeles, this week. The all-new BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M will be the ultimate family performance vehicles that will get you to the grocery store in record time. And BMW M says these latest generation of high-performance all-wheel-drive vehicles deliver boosted output, optimized suspension technology, and new heights of luxury and innovation in the equipment range. 

New levels of performance

The new 2015 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M raise the bar in terms of dynamics, steering precision, and braking performance. Both models are powered by a 4.4-liter V8 engine with M twin-scroll turbochargers that delivers 567 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque. The V8 comes mated to an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic. That’s a 3 percent increase over the outgoing models. The new 4.4-liter V8 engine gets even more torque which has been boosted by 53 lb-ft which equates to an increase of 10 percent.

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The newly-developed finely tuned package of engine, powertrain, and suspension from BMW M GmgH allows the X models to launch from 0-60 in just 4.0 seconds. It will make the new X5/X6 M the ultimate grocery hauler. And even with the higher-performance, BMW says fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions are significantly lower than previous models.

X5/X6 M performance doesn’t come cheap

The new BMW X5 M will be offered at a base MSRP of $99,650 and the BMW X6 M will start at $103,050, including $950 destination and handling. Both the Sports Activity Vehicle and Sports Activity Coupe will arrive in U.S. showrooms in the Spring of 2015.