The premiere of the car will take place next year.
BMW introduced the tests the production version of the X5 crossover new generation. Judging by the spy photos, the car will be lighter than its predecessor. Due to the platform CLAR noticeably lighter than the crossover of the previous generation. According Motor1 engineers of the German company managed to reduce the weight of the new model is 150 pounds.
The premiere of the car will take place next year. The main competitor will be the Mercedes GLE. Production of new items will be produced in Spartanburg (South Carolina). The range of engines of the future X5 will include four-, six-, and eight-cylinder engines. Also the car will receive a hybrid modification and “charged” version of M, with a capacity of approximately 600 horsepower.
The car will not be the flagship of the company. In 2018 will crossover X7, which will lead the lineup of the German brand. At the moment we only know that the future SUV which is codenamed F17, will be larger than the X5 will get three rows of seats and will be built on a modular platform CLAR, which has formed the basis of the flagship sedan of the seventh series.
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