The BMW has entered into the production of luxury SUVs since 1999. The first generation X5 model made its debut with all-wheel drive and also known as ‘Four-by-Four’ i.e., (4 x 4) in the UK. The manufacturer has now stepped into the modification of its current model to bring 2018 BMW X5 with some astonishing changes. The new generation SUV from BMW will probably blend into new trends that will explain the capability of such a spectacular model. This will be interesting to look at some of the conceptual features where most of the things are still missing or unveiled.
Exterior and Interior Design of 2018 BMW X5
The manufacturer is yet to reveal its exact picture in the market, but it is expected to offer minimal front fascia. The concept design shows that headlights might be borrowed from its predecessor. The hood will be redesigned and offer significantly toned down appearance compared to its current model. There is a possibility of lower body lines to be offered in this production model. The rear end becomes completely different, and this will look like a new design, but bland fascia. Taillights are still in speculation, but it will be interesting to visualize it in real.
It is expected to offer more comfortable interior seating for all the occupants. This is sure that 2018 BMW X5 will come with advanced technological features with the advancement in its infotainment unit. Infotainment screen might be of thinner nature with slightly bigger in size. If someone talks about its dashboard and center console, then one can see considerable changes to highlight modern gestures. In addition, it is confirmed that this new X5 will support remote parking.
2018 BMW X5 – Modifications in the Engine
This will be too early to predict its engine specification, but something can be identified from its current model. The present model is equipped with 3.0-liter, in-line 6-cylinder, gasoline burning engine. It is capable of producing 300 hp and torque of 300 lb-ft. The same engine with diesel as a fuel can offer 255 hp and 413 lb-ft. of torque. If someone considers the BMW X5 xDrive50i, then it can produce up to 445 hp and 480 lb-ft. of torque for 4.4-liter, V8 engine. If the manufacturer continues the performance level in this scenario, then it is quite clear that all-new BMW X5 2018 will be able to produce more power and torque. There will be a possibility of an increase in fuel economy and riding experiences. However, it is possible guesses that might bring the next X5 in the market, but everyone has to wait until there is any official confirmation about its new drivetrain and other components.
2018 BMW X5 – Pricing and Competition
The current 2018 X5 starts around $54,700 for its base model. There is a possibility of alike in its base price for all-new 2018 BMW X5. The other automakers have shown their next production model, but these are still in conceptual phase. In this way, 2018 BMW X5 may face Audi Q7 as its main rival for now.