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New BMW X5 M and X6 M

Finally! BMW launched M versions for X5 and X6. The M models have different name for body style, instead of F15 and F16 for normal versions it will be F85 and F86 for M versions.

Engine specifications:
– 4.4L V8 M TwinPower Turbo TwinScroll biturbo (4,395 cc)
– 567hp / 423 kW @ 6000-6500 RPM (3% increase over predecessor)
– 553 lb-ft / 750 Nm @ 2200-5000 RPM (10% increase over predecessor)
– 0-60 mph: 4.0 sec (0.5 sec faster than predecessor)
– Top speed: 155 mph / 250 kmh
– Direct Injection
– VALVETRONIC
– Cross-bank exhaust manifolds
– Estimated 20% reduction in fuel consumption and emissions

Photos:

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Tyre pressure indicator for each BMW

Available in future as a standard feature: Tyre pressure indicator for each individual tyre.

TPM - tyre pressure monitor on BMW M3

TPM – tyre pressure monitor on BMW M3 2009

If until now some BMW drivers were checking tyre pressure manually the new owners won’t have to do that.

Starting with spring of 2014 drivers of all new BMW’s will have tyre pressure indicator offered as a standard equipment with the exception of the BMW X6.

Sensors on all four tyres facilitate an exact and individual monitoring of the pressure in each individual tyre. The tyre pressure currently at hand will be shown in the Control Display or the instrument cluster, respectively, depending on the model and the equipment options customers have chosen.

The only thing is that I hope it won’t be annoying to the driver, if for example you are somewhere where you can’t pump wheels at this very moment.

What is your experience with BMW Tyre Pressure sensors?

Source: BMW Press Group

Image source: edmunds.com