INNOVATION AND ADRENALIN.

The BMW M550i xDrive.

INNOVATION AND ADRENALIN.

The BMW M550i xDrive.

INNOVATION AND ADRENALIN.The BMW M550i xDrive.

31. Jul 2019

As sporty as business can get – the new BMW M550i xDrive. This vehicle combines the best qualities of the BMW 5 Series with the dynamic character of BMW M in self-assured, sophisticated style. Athletic handling, innovative assistance systems and superior long-distance comfort meet uncompromising drivetrain power and a design that makes a performance statement with every detail. The result is an experience that promises new thrills with every drive.





BMW M550i xDrive Sedan:
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 10.0 - 9.9
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 227 - 225

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FIVE POWERFUL FACTS:

  • 01 BMW TwinPower Turbo eight-cylinder
  • 02 Max. output 390 kW (530 hp)
  • 03 Refined design
  • 04 Outstanding power unit
  • 05 Fascinating Driving Dynamics

REFINED DESIGN.

Exclusive features in Cerium Grey accentuate the distinctive character of the BMW M550i xDrive. From the kidney grille frame and the M Performance specific elements in the air inlets to the wing mirror caps, Air Breathers and model badge at the rear – a host of design details in the signature colour give the exterior an unmistakable appearance. The optional 20" M light alloy Double-spoke style 668 M wheels in Cerium Grey, with their matt and burnished combination finish, further increase the sporting profile. This emotionally charged design is fittingly concluded with the two-sided exhaust system featuring trapezoid-shaped tailpipe finishers in Black Chrome.

"Exclusivity comes in many colours. In the BMW M550i xDrive, it’s Cerium Grey."

ATHLETIC INTERIOR.

The M leather steering wheel, the M specific instrumentation and doorsill finishers with model designation and other details from the M Sport package express the athletic M Performance excellence of the BMW M550i xDrive. Upholstery details like the Exclusive leather 'Nappa'Mocha top up the unique atmosphere.

OUTSTANDING POWER UNIT.

From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds.

OUTSTANDING POWER UNIT.

From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds.

The BMW M550i xDrive is equipped with the BMW TwinPower Turbo eight-cylinder petrol engine – the most powerful unit available in the BMW 5 Series range. Its M Performance characteristics are again clearly focused on sportiness. The double turbo charging, coupled with double VANOS and Valvetronic, results in an impressive 390 kW (530 hp). A superior performance potential becomes the main focus thanks to the powerful, sporty and acoustically thrilling M Sport exhaust system.

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DIFFERENT FUEL, SAME POWER.

The BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder diesel engine is unique in every respect. The combination of multi-stage charging with four turbochargers, precision control of the charging system and common rail High-Precision Injection delivers impressive power in every driving situation. The outstanding responsiveness and full thrust even at lower rpms make the engine even more thrilling. Its maximum torque of 760 Nm is available from 4,400 rpm across a wide range of speeds. Its maximum output of 294 kW / 400 hp is another clear statement of the power of this high-tech engine. Considering its performance data, it has a remarkably efficient consumption rate of only 6.4 - 6.3 l/100 km, making this BMW 6-cylinder the current benchmark in diesel engine design.

FASCINATING DRIVING DYNAMICS.

FASCINATING DRIVING DYNAMICS.

The BMW M550i xDrive also shows its uniquely distinctive character on the street: the Adaptive M suspension is lowered 10 millimetres and specially tuned to the BMW 550i xDrive, the steering is optimised, and the M sport brake is adjusted for maximum deceleration. For even more driving dynamics, there is the optional Adaptive M suspension Professional. When it comes to driving adventure, the BMW 550i xDrive redefines the rules.

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You can best experience the fascinating driving dynamics of a BMW M550i xDrive Sedan behind the steering wheel.

UNIQUE PERFORMANCE, HIGH EVERYDAY SUITABILITY.

Discover the high-performance components of the BMW M550i xDrive.

More pull: 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission.

The standard 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission is responsible for the power transmission. The specific M performance tuning of the switching programme is specially adapted to the engine’s unique performance potential. The gears can be shifted via the gear shift paddles on the steering wheel. Plus, the transmission has a launch control which ensures optimal acceleration in all conditions.

Sporty configuration: the chassis.

For an optimal transmission of the engine’s outstanding performance in driving dynamics, the BMW M550i xDrive has a specially adjusted chassis. The Professional Adaptive M suspension combines the technologies of the Adaptive M suspension, anti-roll stabilisation, and integral-action steering, and was designed just for the BMW M550i xDrive – so it ideally combines sportiness and comfort.

More traction: BMW xDrive.

The BMW M550i xDrive is equipped with series-standard intelligent four-wheel drive. It consistently distributes the drive forces to all four wheels, depending on the actual friction levels. Dynamics, traction and agility are noticeably improved in all driving situations. The system is heavily based on rear-wheel mounting and enables a particularly sporty driving style.

Even more precise maneuvering: the steering.

The sensation of steering a BMW M550i xDrive is unique. The precise feedback on each manoeuvre and the confident steering on tight turns awaken the desire for even more sporty driving experiences. The steering force support and the self-aligning torque have been exclusively modified.

Pure Performance: wheels and brakes.

The BMW M550i xDrive is equipped with specially tuned performance tyres. Extremely durable, high-performance fibres ensure the highest possible stability of the tread, and maximum grip on dynamic curves. Its outstanding braking characteristics are further enhanced by brake systems with the largest possible brake discs.

  • 1. More pull: 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission.

    The standard 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission is responsible for the power transmission. The specific M performance tuning of the switching programme is specially adapted to the engine’s unique performance potential. The gears can be shifted via the gear shift paddles on the steering wheel. Plus, the transmission has a launch control which ensures optimal acceleration in all conditions.

  • 2. Sporty configuration: the chassis.

    For an optimal transmission of the engine’s outstanding performance in driving dynamics, the BMW M550i xDrive has a specially adjusted chassis. The Professional Adaptive M suspension combines the technologies of the Adaptive M suspension, anti-roll stabilisation, and integral-action steering, and was designed just for the BMW M550i xDrive – so it ideally combines sportiness and comfort.

  • 3. More traction: BMW xDrive.

    The BMW M550i xDrive is equipped with series-standard intelligent four-wheel drive. It consistently distributes the drive forces to all four wheels, depending on the actual friction levels. Dynamics, traction and agility are noticeably improved in all driving situations. The system is heavily based on rear-wheel mounting and enables a particularly sporty driving style.

  • 4. Even more precise maneuvering: the steering.

    The sensation of steering a BMW M550i xDrive is unique. The precise feedback on each manoeuvre and the confident steering on tight turns awaken the desire for even more sporty driving experiences. The steering force support and the self-aligning torque have been exclusively modified.

  • 5. Pure Performance: wheels and brakes.

    The BMW M550i xDrive is equipped with specially tuned performance tyres. Extremely durable, high-performance fibres ensure the highest possible stability of the tread, and maximum grip on dynamic curves. Its outstanding braking characteristics are further enhanced by brake systems with the largest possible brake discs.

"The BMW M550i xDrive opens a whole new dimension of sporty driving."

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CHIEF ASSISTANT.

CHIEF ASSISTANT.

Remote Control Parking.

The BMW display key and the Remote Control Parking function enable you to effortlessly activate your car to park itself – whether in garages or tight parking spots. The entire parking process is reliably monitored by the Park Distance Control (PDC) and the sensors of the Parking Assistant Plus.

PROGRESSIVE MANAGEMENT STYLE.

PROGRESSIVE MANAGEMENT STYLE.

The operating concept of the BMW M550i xDrive.

Simple. Concise. Informative. With the in-touch interface, the driver can freely choose from the tiles for navigation, media, communication, ConnectedDrive, My Suspension, and messages – all with a simple tap.

MORE INFORMATION, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICES.

MORE INFORMATION, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICES.

BMW M550i xDrive Sedan:
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 10.0 - 9.9
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 227 - 225


BMW M550d xDrive Sedan:
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 6.4 - 6.3
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 168 - 166


 

 

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  • The models illustrated include optional equipment.

    The values of fuel consumptions, CO2 emissions and energy consumptions shown were determined according to the European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the version applicable at the time of type approval. The figures refer to a vehicle with basic configuration in Germany and the range shown considers optional equipment and the different size of wheels and tires available on the selected model. 

    The values are already based on the new WLTP regulation and are translated back into NEDC-equivalent values in order to ensure the comparison between the vehicles. [With respect to these vehicles, for vehicle related taxes or other duties based (at least inter alia) on CO2-emissions the CO2 values may differ to the values stated here.] 

    The CO2 efficiency specifications are determined according to Directive 1999/94/EC and the European Regulation in its current version applicable. The values shown are based on the fuel consumption, CO2 values and energy consumptions according to the NEDC cycle for the classification. 

    For further information about the official fuel consumption and the specific CO2 emission of new passenger cars can be taken out of the „handbook of fuel consumption, the CO2 emission and power consumption of new passenger cars“, which is available at all selling points and at https://www.dat.de/angebote/verlagsprodukte/leitfaden-kraftstoffverbrauch.html.

    All vehicles, equipment, combination possibilities and varieties shown here are examples and can differ in your country. In no way do they constitute a binding offer by the BMW M GmbH. Visit your local BMW website or see your authorised BMW M Retailer for accurate details on the offers in your country.