BMW X5 eDrive prototype first drive review

BMW X5 eDrive prototype first drive review

The BMW X5 eDrive will become the firm’s first hybrid. It’s quick and, should it be priced close to upscale diesel models, will represent an intriguing choice

The new BMW X5 eDrive, and it’s a very significant car. Not only will it be BMW’s first regular production model to boast plug-in hybrid technology when it goes on sale in the UK in 2015, but it will also act as a rolling blueprint for an extended range of upcoming petrol-electric-powered BMW models that you’ll be able to plug into mains power as a means of extending performance and economy, among them a secret new 3-series eDrive saloon recently spotted testing for the first time.

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