This fall the all-new 2014 BMW X5 arrives and now BMW has unveiled a new hybrid concept version, the BMW Concept5 X5 eDrive.
This fall the all-new 2014 BMW X5 arrives and now BMW has unveiled a new hybrid concept version, the BMW Concept5 X5 eDrive. The BMW Concept5 X5 eDrive features a plug-in hybrid powertrain that allows the SUV to travel up to 19 miles on electricity alone.
The concept’s eDrive system consists of a four-cylinder turbocharged that is mated to an electric motor. The 95-hp electric motor get its power from a lithium-ion battery that enables the SUV to travel up to 19 miles solely on electric power. There is a choice of three driving modes, depending on requirements and situation – the intelligent hybrid drive option for an optimum balance between sportiness and efficiency; pure electric and therefore emission-free driving; or Save Battery mode to maintain the current battery charge.
The all-wheel-drive BMW Concept X5 eDrive averages 74.3 mpg on the European cycle and CO2 emissions of under 90 grams per kilometer. The electric motor alone can also power the concept up to 75 mph and the BMW Concept X5 eDrive can reach 0-62 mph in under 7.0 seconds.