Compared to the older M550d, that’s an increase of 19hp and 20Nm (15 lb-ft) respectively.
The second high-pressure turbocharger kicks in at engine speeds of over 2,500 rpm.
Fun fact – more than 450Nm (332 lb-ft) are available from as low as 1,000rpm.Power is transferred through a standard, M Performance-tuned 8-speed automatic transmission, with the M550d xDrive sedan accelerating from 0 to 100km/h (62mph) in 4.4 seconds and the Touring in 4.6 seconds.
The M-specific steering wheel with shift paddles, pedals, and instrument display round out the upgrades over the regular 5.You’ve probably figured this out by now, but BMW has no plans to offer the M550d in North America.
European prices should be announced in the coming weeks.
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BMW M550d xDrive Touring (2018)
Extensive range of M Performance automobiles Currently the portfolio offers a choice of nine dynamic M Performance automobiles with the model variants BMW M140i 3 door, BMW M140i xDrive 3 door, BMW M140i 5 door, BMW M140i xDrive 5 door, BMW M240i Coupé, BMW M240i xDrive Coupé, BMW M240i Convertible, BMW M240i xDrive Convertible, BMW X4 M40i, BMW M550i xDrive, BMW X5 M50d, BMW X6 M50d and BMW M760Li xDrive.
2018 BMW M550d xDrive Touring Matching performance and appearance. The appearance of the BMW M55d xDrive reflects the car’s high dynamic potential.
The new BMW M550d xDrive is fitted with the most powerful diesel engine ever offered in a BMW 5-Series model.
The engine of the BMW M550d xDrive once again demonstrates the BMW Group’s leading position in the drivetrain sector.
BMW M550d xDrive TouringBMW is now expanding the new generation of the world’s most successful business sedan, the BMW 5-Series, with the addition of another M Performance model.
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BMW M550d xDrive with 400 horsepower
As expected, the new 2017 BMW M550d will be powered by a 400 hp quad-turbo diesel – both in the form of the G30 limousine and the practical combination of the BMW G31 M550d Touring.
Even the new BMW G31 M550d Touring requires an official 4.6 seconds time, it’s still only two tenths of a second longer than the outgoing M5.
And the 2017 BMW M550d certainly is not lacking in performance, although on paper, it can not keep up with the petrol variant.
Responsible for the performance of the new 2017 BMW M550d is the world’s most powerful six-cylinder diesel in series-production.
The BMW M550d looks just like the M550i, with accents in Cerium Gray and 19-inch light-alloy wheels 664 M Style.