While the Cayenne S is sporty, it is very expensive. As the vehicle is also linked up via the Open Mobility Cloud, it is able to access the calculated route directly when the navigation system starts up. This construction produces exceptionally fast build-up of charge pressure from low down in the rev range, meaning that torque becomes available quickly - and in abundance: indeed, over 450 Nm 332 lb-ft is served up at just 1,000 rpm. The driver enjoys ideal all-round visibility, thanks to both the rear-view camera and the Top View, Panorama View and 3D View functions of Parking Assistant Plus, which create a 360-degree image of the vehicle and its surroundings in the Control Display. The steering is easily better than what the X5 offers.
For comfortable manoeuvring into and out of parking spaces: Parking Assistant and Parking Assistant Plus The functionality of many other assistance systems that make life easier for the driver when manoeuvring into and out of parking spaces has been expanded once again. The most efficient mode pairing depends on driving conditions. To boost the turbocharging system's efficiency, exhaust gas recirculation is employed for both the high-pressure and low-pressure stages. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. Other packages include a Premium pack with a head-up display, wireless smartphone charging, gesture control for infotainment, a surround-view camera system, and automatic park assistance. The downside is that if the sun hits one of those controls, it can blind everyone.
Occupant Safety Standard safety fare includes dual front, front side and full-length side curtain airbags in addition to traction and stability control systems. There is a glass finish applied to the gear shift, volume control, iDrive controller and the start stop button. The system was similar to the earlier system except without any of the locks. For example, while turning, the outer wheel is overdriven to provide greater acceleration, using the traction advantage through the dynamic loading of the outboard wheel in cornering. Plus, the second-row seats can be tilted forward electrically to ease progress into and out of the two third-row seats. An agile handler by class standards even in entry-level form, the X5 can be upgraded with a Dynamic Damper Control option that adds adaptive dampers - they adjust to driving conditions in real-time to prioritize handling or ride comfort as necessary - and a self-leveling rear air suspension. The X5 with this suspension competently handled corners but had noticeable body lean and gave the outside tires a workout.
That all depends on how much you value the driving experience — and what type of driving experience you expect. Go for the M50d and you get 400hp, 760Nm of torque and 62mph from rest in 5. The instrument panel is broken up by sweeping horizontal lines, which combine with classy electroplated trim elements to emphasize the width of the interior. By processing camera images and data acquired by radar sensors, the new systems enable even more comprehensive support for the driver in a variety of situations. The new xDrive system also offers a rear-biased set-up for those occasions when the driver adopts a particularly dynamic style at the wheel. Optimum power distribution courtesy of efficiency-enhanced xDrive all-wheel drive and an electronically controlled rear differential lock. Microsoft Office 365 users have also been able to use Skype for Business from Microsoft in their car since autumn 2017.
The dash is slim, fresh and very stylish. The Parking Assistant function is activated at the touch of a button on the centre console. More power can be had by opting for the X5 xDrive50i, which packs a twin-turbocharged 4. It's all change - but very much business as usual. What distinguishes this X5 from the last appears in the sideview. Remote start, soft-close doors, and adaptive laser-powered headlights bundle together in an Executive group.
For added efficiency, full power can be directed to the rear wheels only in situations where all-wheel drive is surplus to requirements. While plug-in hybrid tech started on the mass-market end of the automotive spectrum, luxury brands have embraced the trend as of late. On the diesel side, the raft of technological measures at work includes turbochargers and common-rail direct injection with piezo injectors. As such, we think the X5 is rightly focused on the qualities that most buyers will appreciate on a daily basis - namely, a welcoming interior, useful gadgetry and precise handling in both fair and foul weather. Comprehensive safety and comfort package: Driving Assistant Professional Available as an option, the Driving Assistant Professional package comprises the Steering and lane control assistant including Traffic Jam Assist as well as the Lane Keeping Assistant with active side collision protection. All the driver has to do to open the vehicle is hold their smartphone up to the door handle.
The centre console hosts the Controller, the newly designed transmission selector lever and all other driving-related controls - i. We have now entered the realm of proactive electronic driving systems, as distinct from waiting until there is an actual problem and then putting out the fire. It comes instead with a sport-tuned suspension, sticky tires, and active roll stabilization, which counters cornering force with opposing pressure to yield a flat ride through corners. The wet clutch is applied through a high speed electric turning a cam-shaped actuator disc. All X5s have a brake-by-wire system that mutes the stuttering pedal feel of anti-lock control.
The carefully selected materials in the interior include the new Vernasca variant for the standard leather upholstery. . Another example of proactive tech is the suspension. Diagonal accent lines give the rear a compact and brawny appearance. Inside, the X5 boasts an appealing, modern cabin design constructed from high-quality wood, metal and leather. The door pockets hold 64-ounce plastic bottles; the split-lid console can hide smaller tablets and man-bags. Our tester has a head-up display, an immersive digital dash, a large infotainment system, voice recognition, heated and cooled cupholders, heated armrests, massage seats, wireless charging, and gesture controls.
This optimises cornering agility, ensures effortless lane changes and helps the vehicle to dart through city traffic. Standard xLine models get matte aluminum grille bars, underbody protection, roof rails, and satin aluminum side window trim. As soon as an evasive manoeuvre corresponding to such a scenario is detected, the system assists the driver with steering inputs to direct the vehicle into a clear adjacent lane. A powerfully sculpted bonnet, a short front overhang, lightly hexagonal wheel arches and the dynamic sweep of the roofline provide further references to the sporty yet rugged character of the new X5. Lag is reduced now though and the power delivery is more linear. That's the global portfolio though, and India is likely to get one petrol and one diesel at the start. It can be really jarring at times.