BMW has presented the new M550i xDrive as performance model the on top of the line of 5 Series lineup at the moment. The vehicle is coming in U.S. dealerships around 2017 spring.
They put in it 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 of the 2018 BMW M550i xDrive with twin-scroll turbochargers. Also a precision injection system with Valvetronic totally variable valve lift. Plus a Double Vanos variable camshaft timing control. All of them are adding up a maximum output of 456 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. BMW says that this lets the M550i xDrive to hit 60 mph in less than 4.0 seconds and run it forth to an electronically top speed that is limited to 155 mph.
Merged to the V-8 is the similar eight-speed automatic transmission that is found in other 5 Series vehicles. Still, the M550i xDrive’s transmission his adjusted to make a more dynamic experience, enticing a faster engagement with shift paddles placed on the steering wheel. In addition to, the M550i xDrive, comes as usually with BMW’s xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system that utilize torque vectoring to define precisely where power is sent. It can send it alone to any wheel that it choose. It is normally rear partial to give a more sporty look the M550i .
The M550i xDrive involves a host of things from the brand’s M Performance partition
Therewithal, the M550i xDrive involves a host of things from the brand’s M Performance partition. Mechanically, that involves an suspension that is adaptive. So as usual M Sport brakes and calipers, and an M-Sport steering rack tune that involves both SPORT and SPORT+ for more “crisp handling and precise driving characteristics.” From the outside, the M550i gets M badging, an M aerodynamic kit, involving an M rear trunk spoiler, and an M Sport system for exhaust .
It is also showing a different driver assistance systems, involving Active Cruise Control,Evasion Aid and Active Lane Keeping Assistant, also with a host of some more equipment that provide safety.