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BMW launches SportX Plus variants of the X5 in India

Both diesel and petrol models get the SportX Plus treatment, prices start at Rs 77.90 lakh

The X5 is now sold in a total of five trims across two engine options. The SportX Plus variants join the xLine and M Sport trims and continue to be manufactured in India. The X5 can be booked at shop.bmw.in

BMW launches SportX Plus variants of the X5 in India
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BMW India has added two variants to the X5 SUV line-up. The Sportx Plus variants will be available with both diesel (265 bhp) and petrol (340 bhp) engine with AWD being standard. While the diesel 30d Sportx Plus is priced at Rs 79.50 lakh, the petrol 40i Sportx Plus carries an ex-showroom price of Rs 77.90 lakh. In comparison, here is the pricing for the other three regular models
- X5 xDrive30d SportX : Rs 76.50 lakh
- X5 xDrive30d xLine : Rs 86.90 lakh
- X5 xDrive40i M Sport : Rs 88.00 lakh

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In terms of the oomph factor, the new X5 SportX Plus models get an enlarged one-piece hexagonal kidney grille. The short overhangs also lend the SUV a very athletic stance. The X5 also gets LED lights all around and the roof rails get satin-finish aluminum. On the inside, the SportX Plus differentiates from others with Sports Leather Steering Wheel, electrical seat adjustment with memory function and exterior mirror package. Panoramic glass roof and Welcome Light Carpet are few among the long list of features that create the perfect ambience.

Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The BMW X5 underlines a very strong appeal with its combined off-road abilities and dynamic driving pleasure. The most successful BMW sports activity vehicle (SAV) of all time now has a new, attractive addition to its line-up - BMW X5 xDrive ‘SportX Plus’. SportX Plus celebrates the gust of adrenaline with style and self-confidence. You will experience the superior forward thrust even more intensely with its compelling sportiness, agile handling and driving versatility. Its unmistakable BMW X genes, commanding road presence and robust proportions are bound to turn heads on every road.”

BMW launches SportX Plus variants of the X5 in India
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In terms of the engines, the xDrive40i SportX Plus gets a 3.0-litre, 6-cylinder petrol engine that produces 335 BHP @ 5,500-6,500 rpm and 450 Nm @ 1,500-5,200 rpm. The diesel SportX Plus on the other hand is powered by a 3.0-litre diesel unit that puts out 261 BHP @ 4,000 rpm and 620 Nm @ 1,500-2,500 rpm. An 8-speed automatic gearbox along with AWD is standard.

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