The new model uses the silhouette from the old car, retaining its dominant exterior and traditional features like the two-piece tailgate. It also adopts the occasional design feature from other models within the BMW range, such as the LED headlights that tide into a more distinct kidney grille giving the car a more prominent front end that is evident in the 3 Series, while the 'Air Curtain' ducts on each side of the front bumper and 'Air Breather' vents behind the front wheels reflect the 4 Series Coupe concept, giving a heavily contoured feel to the new X5.
The interior cabin boasts the latest in contemporary technology with 10.2-inch LCD display that connects to a brand-new touch sensitive iDrive system, letting drivers and passengers sketch in numbers and letters with their fingers. Other modern touches on the new X5 include, Traffic Jam Assistant that is able to direct and guide the driver through traffic jams at up to 25mph, a self-parking setting that can manage the vehicles brakes and accelerator and a 360-degree camera system. In addition to leather upholstery seats, other areas of the cabin can be styled with a choice of luxurious accents such as leather, wood and a.
All X5 models feature BMW EfficientDynamics technologies that work to reduce fuel consumption and C02 emissions to a minimum while maximising power and dynamic performance. With a reputation of being a somewhat sharp drive the new BMW X5 now comes available with four different suspension systems. These range from Adaptive Comfort – the most basic suspension set up and the Adaptive M – which can be made stronger for sportier use to the Adaptive Dynamic and Adaptive Professional where the Dynamic integrates a technique to reduce body roll, and the Professional argues to benefit the best of all systems.
With its tasteful looks, strapping stance and suite of state-of-the-art technologies, this luxury Sports Activity Vehicle brings driving desire like never before. Exceptionally designed and engineered the new BMW X5 is a certainty to be a leader in its class.