BMW X5 is the first for all long-term history of company BMW valuable off-road vehicle. Due to an imposing travelling road clearance, permanent complete drive and independent pendant of all wheels, the car is counted on driving on the roads of all types. A debut took place in January, 1999 on a motor show in Detroit. To the European market acted in spring of 2000.
BMW X5 an absolutely new platform is the basis of. Unlike classic off-road vehicles it has a bearing basket. A design turned out bright and respectable. Placing of spare wheel behind is not envisaged. The volume of luggage rack is great, and configuration of luggage compartment does not allow transporting large objects.
A comfort and luxury, inherent to the cars of class the first class, reign in a salon. In finishing much skin is used and insertions from a natural tree. A steering wheel has mass of regulations. The arm-chairs of driver and passenger also can be adjusted at pleasure. The high landing provides excellent visibility.
The rich list of standard equipment includes automatic climate-control, electric glass hatch, frontal and lateral pillows of safety, heating of front and back seats, audio system CD-Changer on 6 disks, xenon headlights, washers of headlights, sensor of rain, alloy the wheeled disks.
BMW X5 is equipped fully by the aluminum motor of V8 by volume of a 4,4 L. by power of 286 hp. He is able to disperse the car to speed 100 km/h only for 7,5 seconds.
As an option the system of projection of data is offered also on frontal glass - Head - Up display. Important information on the parameters of motion, for example, speed or prompts of navigational, ergonomics represented straight on frontal glass, directly in sign of driver. Third row of seats too option, standard machine five local.
The interior of change practically was not affected, usual Bavarian comfort. The third row of seats can be set additionally, that allows comfortably enough transporting to seven persons. The transformed luggage rack is able to contain from 620 L. to 1750 L.
The front and lateral pillows of safety are included in serial acquisition, lateral pillows for defense of head for the first and second row of seats, three-point automatic seatbelts for all seats with the regulators of force of pull and active under heads for front seats, and also fastening of ISOFIX for setting of child's seat in the back-end of salon. In addition, serial acquisition plugs in itself the indicators of puncture of tires, safe tires of Runflat and adaptive stop-lights.