The BMW Group has introduced a line of cars M Performance, which includes a sedan and a station wagon fifth series, as well as the updated crossovers BMW X5 and X6. The general public trends will be presented at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show 2012. A distinctive feature of all these cars will be the presence of the aerodynamic body kit, alloy wheels 19 inches in diameter (for cars 5-Series) and 20 inches (crossovers), sport suspension and sports seats and steering in the cabin. In addition, all members of the M Performance range have four-wheel drive, eight-speed automatic transmission and the same engine, which is a key feature of these cars. This is a completely new 3.0-liter diesel engine fitted with triple turbo used BMW cars for the first time in its history. This engine produces 381 hp and impressing a torque of 750 Nm, which is available since 2000 rev/min. From zero to one hundred BMW M550d sedan accelerates in 4.7 seconds, which is only some 0.3 seconds slower in comparison with the 570-horsepower gasoline BMW M5 2012, and wagon accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4, 9 seconds. Crossovers BMW X5 M50d and X6 M50d spend on the exercise of 5.4 and 5.3 seconds, respectively. But the average fuel consumption of diesel cars is 6.3 liters per hundred sedan 5-Series and up to 7.7 liters for the X5 said. Cost BMW M550d in Germany will start from 80,800 euros, the first cars will appear in May, and the price tag on the X5 and X6 crossovers will be at least 82,300 and 85,800 euros, respectively.

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