2008 BMW X5 4.8i M Sport review and pictures

Posted on Monday, 11 June 2007 , 13:06:57 byAlina

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BMW X5 4.8i M Sport

The 2008 BMW X5 4.8i M Sport represents the BMW's ever-popular M Sport derivative, offering its customers a considerable level of sports-orientated standard equipment, aiming to provide a distinctive and dynamic range-topping model. Its introduction was eagerly awaited by its enthusiasts, for 90 per cent of the previous models sold had the Sport specification. The standard equipment of the new BMW X5 4.8i M Sport includes an M leather steering wheel, Anthracite headlining, high-gloss Shadowline roof rails, Sports seats, an M Aerodynamic body styling, Sports suspension and 19-inch V-spoke M light alloy wheels. The eye-catching car model will be available to its customers in six colors: Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Carbon Black, Monaco Blue, Space Grey and Titanium Silver. Concerning the colors of the interior, customers have the possibility to specify Brushed Aluminum, Dark Bamboo or Light Poplar at no additional cost, while Dark Walnut interior trim is standard on the X5 4.8i M Sport. A 4,7999cc engine delivers 350 bhp as it is fitted with VALVETRONIC variable valve technologies and BI-VANOS. It makes the car propel from 0 to 60 mph in only 6.4 seconds and the maximum speed is of 150 mph. With CO2 emissions of 299 g/km, the 4.8-liter powerplant returns a fuel combined of 22.6 mpg, thus rivalling Porsche and Audi.