BMW's controversial Concept XM is in the process of morphing from a design study to a production model. Official photos of a camouflaged pre-production prototype published by the German firm give us a better idea of what to expect from the first standalone M car since the M1.
We try out a prototype version of the 644bhp BMW XM plug-in hybrid SUV ahead of its official arrival Verdict Our first taste of the XM highlights the M division’s future direction, and there are many positives when it comes to the integration of petrol and electric power, providing a lifeline for larger engines such as BMW’s V8.
© Motor1.com 2023 BMW X7 LCI rendering Love it or loathe it, the quirky lights are coming to some BMWs. We're used to automakers making only small changes with a model's mid-cycle facelift, but that's not going to be the case with the X7.
Brand’s flagship luxury saloon will be offered as an EV for the first time BMW has revealed new details about its upcoming next-generation 7 Series – the brand’s flagship luxury saloon. Set to be offered with conventional engines alongside a plug-in hybrid and the eagerly awaited i7 electric model, the new car will be shown in full on April 20, BMW said today.
Reinvented super-saloon appears for the first time as M division steps up its electrification push Open gallery Close BMW’s M performance car division will give the seventh-generation M5 a new hybrid drivetrain that is set to boost its reserves to “over 700bhp” and offer “limited electric drive compatibility”, a source close to the German car maker has confirmed.
Less daring the concept, but is it for the better? We're usually disappointed when a concept makes the transition to the production model, but in the case of the BMW XM, we have a feeling we'll like the road-going vehicle more than the showcar.