2019 BMW X5 Redesign Info, Changes
If you think that the vehicle of the BMW X5 you saw is the facelifted version, you are wrong. Basically, the new 2019 BMW X5 is the all-new fourth-generation that will come earlier than we expected. The very first testing mule has been spotted and it will be introduced in 2018. The camouflaged crossover has simple delusion and we glad that today we have the company insiders to tell us more things about it.
2019 BMW X5 Redesign
The company insiders mentioned that there will be no bigger X7 platform as we thought. The new 2019 BMW X5 will get a new and highly scalable CLAR platform that has been introduced in BMW 7 Series. The platform is constructed with the combination of carbon fiber, high-strength steel and aluminum. The mid-size SUV surely has lighter weight than before to improve its rigidity and safety. Besides, it will get few more inches and longer front overhang so that it will get improved comfort and handling too.
When you go inside, the crossover provides you more premium look with the softer design. It is completed with all-new infotainment system and bigger display. The company has a plan to provide a gesture control that you could find in the 7 Series. Remote parking system is also possible to expect in 2019 BMW X5.
2019 BMW X5 Engine
Speaking about the CLAR platform, basically it is a rear-wheel drive chassis and it is expected to support almost every engine from BMW. They will choose the best choices that can fit the new 2019 BMW X5. The possible option is the 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder that is capable to provide the amount of output for about 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. There is also 3.0 liter diesel but it is not available for US market. The last is the 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 engine that is amazing to provide about 445 hp. On the other hands, many reports mentioned about the possibility to support this SUV with the 6.0 liter V12 engine to complete the top model. The new generation comes with hybrid ad plug-in hybrid engine too.
As we mentioned already in the very first beginning that the new 2019 BMW X5 is possible to be launched somewhere in 2018 as 2019 model year with the price that can be higher than the previous model due to its new platform and other changes. We expect that the cost shouldn’t be more than $57,000.