The successor to the X5 SUV, the BMW company in the market is expected during the 2017 as a model for 2018. The current model is offered on the market for three years. 2018 BMW X5 will be representative of the new generation X5 model, although still not expired cycle of seven years. The fourth generation is redesigned in terms of dimensional changes, new platform and a complete improvement of the model. According to the head of the company, 2018 BMW X5 has nothing in common with their predecessors.
2018 BMW X5 Changes
It is not only the case with the X5 model. All sources is characterized the emergence of a new generation as a surprise. In fact not only the sudden emergence of the X5 model. It is rapidly presentation of the new generation, complete X family. The cause is very clear. It is a big pressure on the market. In the case of these models, the new generation Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90, are just the tip of the iceberg that threatens the BMW family. First, the market will be appear X3, but soon afterwards X5 model. At the end are waiting to the 2018 BMW X7, which was initially scheduled for 2018. For one year earlier, it can be expected this model.
2018 BMW X5 will be placed on a new platform. CLAR (Cluster Architecture) is a database that uses a carbon fiber reinforced plastics, combined with steel and aluminum. It is clear that the result is fantastic reduced weight of the vehicle. Efficiency is what comes with less weight. Data about the great savings, as to the 2018 X5 model, still is not known. In one of the reports mentioned that the new generation X7 model, thanks CLAR platform and the heaviest variant, will have a weight: less than 2 tons.
2018 X5 Engine Specs
Given that the new 2018 BMW X5 lot shared with the new X7 SUV, we can expect that some powertrains will be present in both vehicles. For now, have not known all the engines that could trigger a new generation. More specifically, BMW in any statement did not specify the drivers which the new CLAR platform supported. Engines with six and eight cylinders are some of the options. 3.0 L V6 engine, which is expected at X7 vehicle is very possible with X5 2018.
Production of the new model of BMW’s X family will be relocated to a new factory in Spartanburg, South Carolina.