BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid in the Works

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Frankfurt, Germany is holding the annual Frankfurt Motor Show later this year and BMW will be revealing six new vehicles there! BMW will certainly have its hands full. However, one of the most anticipated vehicles to be shown off is the BMW X5 eDrive Plug-in Hybrid.

The X5 Plug-in Hybrid is only in the concept stage right now, but it is a pretty safe bet that this electric SUV will make its way to production pretty soon.

BMW released a few details in a press release sent out to the public, “he BMW Concept X5 eDrive combines the brand of driving pleasure for which the xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system is renowned and a luxurious ambience within the variable-use interior with a plug-in hybrid drive concept. Its innovative BMW eDrive technology guarantees the hallmark sporting ability of a BMW, while at the same time opening the door to speeds of up to 120 km/h (75 mph), a maximum range of 30 kilometres (19 miles) on electric power alone and average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle of 3.8 litres per 100 kilometres (74.3 mpg imp).”

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