Now that the 2014 X5 has been revealed [official thread
], testing of the M version continues. We have added the latest spy photos added below.
Testing on the F15 X5 M began last year [first sighting
], but current mules have now dropped much camouflage. What's revealed are the expected signature M components - huge front air intakes, aggressive sideskirts and rear diffuser, blue M brakes, and cross drilled rotors (the first for any X5 model). We also get a better look at the quad exhaust pipes which, unlike the current X5 M, feature a new angled design (like we've seen on the F82 M4 prototypes
Like the standard F15 X5, next X5 M should also weigh less than the current X5 M. As for the next X5 M's powertrain, expect it to be powered by the S63Tu from the new M5/M6 (current X5 M uses the S63 engine), but potentially with a power bump up to the 580HP ballpark. Read about the differences
between the current X5 M's S63 engine and the S63Tu engine.
As the F15 X5 hits dealers imminently, we should see the X5 M model within a years time.
We've already spied the X5 M on video previously, screaming around the Nurburgring. Be sure to check out the video as well as the latest photos.