BMW's 750-HP XM concept is their future performance SUV flagship

Meet the BMW XM SUV concept, the first stand-alone M model since the iconic M1 was introduced in the ’70s. It’s also their soon-to-be jumbo-sized performance flagship.

As part of the BMW M division’s 50th birthday party, Marcus Syring, Head of design stated that the brand wanted to do something ‘unexpected’. Hence, the BMW XM concept, a performance SUV that’s capable of producing the power of 750 German horses using a plug-in hybrid SUV. All this, suaved up with cosmetic elements inspired by the 1970s M1. It’s also a chip on the ‘luxury performance SUV’ table where the Lamborghini Urus, Mercedes AMG GLC/63, and the upcoming Ferrari Purosangue already have their spots taken. Considering their play was due, we actually expected BMW to up the ante on one of their existing X models. Instead, we got the XM.

BMW XM: Most powerful BMW M car ever, engine specs, interior

BMW’s 750-HP XM concept is their future performance SUV flagship
© Provided by Lifestyle Asia BMW XM

The XM is where BMW’s luxury department shares a boardroom with their grungy M power division. Long story short, they’ve just unveiled their most powerful M car of all time with the suave of a 7 series. In terms of design, things certainly seem rather aggressive, don’t you think? The kidney grilles are more prominent than ever thanks to its illuminated outlining. More so, the ultra-thin daytime running lights may seem a bit too sleek? They’ve actually redesigned the LED headlights and the signature DRLs so that they break into two modules.

BMW’s 750-HP XM concept is their future performance SUV flagship
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To the rear, BMW seems to be making the most out of the space at hand, take a look at the rear window design, you’ll see how. Also, the taillights too are merely an LED strip now, it’s crisp and clear. All in all the BMW XM has a 122-inch wheelbase and is grounded by 23-inch wheels.

BMW’s 750-HP XM concept is their future performance SUV flagship
© Provided by Lifestyle Asia BMW XM

Powering this is a hefty 4.4-liter V-8 guzzler that comes linked with an electric motor. In total, they make about 750-horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque, which, in BMW’s books makes it their most powerful production M car ever, seconded by the M5 CS that does 627-horsepower. In case you’re wondering how the XM outmuscles its competition, here’s a quick comparison – The Merc AMG GLS 63 does 603-horsepower, the Lamborghini Urus makes 641-horsepower and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid can do 670 horsepower.

BMW’s 750-HP XM concept is their future performance SUV flagship
© Provided by Lifestyle Asia BMW XM

Inside, the BMX XM makes it look like you’re traveling back in time, sitting in a 1978 M1 with its vintage brown leather. We see carbon fiber upholstery, copper, leather, and velvet all through the cabin. The dashboard sees a BMW Curved Display which combines the infotainment screen and the driver’s heads-up display, jacked in with i-Drive. More so, the roof has an interesting three-dimensional prism-like structure that combines indirect and direct lighting. The rear seats get a lovely velvet skin too, promising that extra plush.

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