Recently, foreign media reported that new high-volume high-performance BMW XM SUV is being produced at Spartansburg plant in South Carolina, USA, as well as at BMW X5, X6 and X7 plant. The BMW XM will hit local dealer channels in spring of 2023 and will be officially launched.
The BMW XM is flagship high-performance SUV developed by BMW M division. The overall design style is very different from other BMW SUV models, except that iconic front end of BMW family is similar to BMW X7. In addition to a certain similarity, coupe style on side of body is very strong, especially combination of shape of rear side windows and Huo's classic angular design, which gives side of car a strong sense of movement, which is quite suitable for tone of M department.
The high-performance fuel-fueled powertrain and electric power steering are most prominent features of this BMW XM in terms of performance. In other words, it's a BMW M Power plug-in hybrid SUV in PHEV form. equipped with a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, transmission system is combined with iconic 8AT automatic manual transmission, maximum power of engine itself reaches 483 British horsepower (about 489 hp); and electric motor can provide 194 horsepower British horsepower (hp), (about 197 hp) power. Gross power reaches 644 British horsepower (hp), about (652 hp).
This data already allows it to accelerate from 0 to 60 (mph) (about 96 km/h) in 4.1 seconds, but there is also a "red version" that will have 738 imperial horsepower ( hp). about performance (748ps). And this car will be first to be launched abroad in fall of 2023. Such parameters and a curb weight of more than 3 tons mean that this car will be an intimidating "performance beast".
At this time, it is not possible to know specific volume of production of this car, and it is also unknown if BMW XM will be put on sale in domestic market. As for plant in Fort, it is not impossible to present this performance beast in domestic market. But even if it is indeed introduced in domestic market, it is reported that starting price of this model in US market already reaches 159,995 US dollars, which is about 1.126 million yuan. rates and comprehensive costs, price of this car will need to be determined that this is a toy for "wealthy high performance enthusiasts."