2025 BMW XM 50e G09: high performance with maximum efficiency

2025 BMW XM 50e G09: high performance with maximum efficiency

As the latest offshoot of the first-ever electrified high-performance model from BMW M, the new XM 50e G09 blends signature M dynamism, extrovert design and progressive interior luxury with maximum efficiency.


Its M HYBRID drive system is composed of a six-cylinder in-line petrol engine and an electric motor integrated, together with its power electronics, into the eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission. This combination produces a system output of 476hp (developed by the combination of the combustion engine with up to 313hp and the electric motor with up to 197hp) and maximum system torque of 516lb ft (developed by the combination of the combustion engine with up to 332lb ft and the electric motor with up to 206 lb ft).


2025 BMW XM 50e G09: high performance with maximum efficiency

The latest version of the 3.0-litre combustion engine fitted in the XM 50e owes its enhanced performance characteristics among other things to the Miller combustion cycle, dual injection, an exhaust manifold integrated into the cylinder head and VANOS variable camshaft timing, which now works electrically. The electric motor has a pre-gearing stage patented by BMW, which allows the effective torque at the transmission input for the motor to be increased to 332lb ft. The top speed of the high-performance model – which is also equipped with the all-wheel-drive system M xDrive – is electronically limited to 155mph. Thanks to an electric range of 48-52 miles in the WLTP cycle, the XM 50e can cover much of its everyday mileage – e.g. in urban centres – with zero local emissions. It can also be driven on electric power alone at speeds of up to 87mph.

The most efficient version of the new M HYBRID system comes together with the extraordinary presence of the unmistakable high-performance model in the Sports Activity Vehicle segment. The model-specific design features of the new variant include the black accent band along the sides of the car, plus a surround for the kidney grille and trim detailing for the rear diffuser (both in Pearl-effect Chrome), exhaust tailpipe trim in black high-gloss and silver-coloured bordering for the model badge. Customers wishing to bring an extra personal touch to the interior of their new XM 50e – which also offers a unique combination of modern sports car flair and extravagant luxury with its M-specific cockpit, M multifunction seats, sculptural headliner and M Lounge in the rear compartment – can specify features including exclusive Vintage leather for the upper section of the instrument panel and door trim panels.

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