6 cylinders, three liters displacement, four exhaust gas turbochargers - BMW mixes them all an absolutely intoxicating diesel cocktail, which is presented in the form of the new BMW M550 d xDrive. You want to sip it: it tastes like 400 hp, which are available at 4,400 rpm and 760 Nm of torque, which is already available from 2,000 rpm. be presented. More than 450 Nm are already available at 1,000 rpm. the bottom line is that it is currently the
The world's most powerful six-cylinder diesel.
The power is combined with an eight-speed automatic and rear-biased four-wheel drive. This means that the M550 d XDrive as a sedan can spurt from zero to 100 km /h in 4.4 seconds, the Touring needs 0.2 seconds longer. In both cases, the maximum speed is limited to 250 km /h. There is no option for free spout as with the M models for the diesel. But the M with diesel is frugal in terms of consumption: BMW specifies between 5.4 and 6.6 liters of standard consumption.
5 Series in M performance look
As a real M -Performance model, the M550 d xDrive also has a corresponding appearance. The M aerodynamics package, the M sports suspension lowered by 10 millimeters, the integral active steering and the exclusive 19-inch M light alloy wheels with 245/40 tires at the front and 275/35 tires at the rear also make the exceptional performance of the sports diesel visible. The sports brake system has blue calipers, an adaptive sports suspension is available as an option.
20-inch models with 245/35 and 275/30 tires are also available as an option. In the interior, sports seats with leather or fabric /Alcantara covers and a sports leather steering wheel create a sporty atmosphere.
The BMW M550 d xDrive will be available as a sedan from July, the corresponding station wagon will be added towards the end of the year. BMW has not yet announced prices for either model. However, they should be at the level of the M550 i model and thus be at 82,700 euros for the sedan and around 85,000 euros for the touring.