BMW 535d xDrive: Super Speed in a Diesel Sedan
Power and economy is what the BMW 535d xDrive speaks of, and fans of this car brand are all raving about its super speed and performance on various driving surfaces. Part of the BMW 5er F10 series, this sixth generation model is considered to be the flagship model of its line. Test drives of this diesel-powered sedan revealed positive reviews particularly citing its speed, efficiency, and eco-friendliness.
The BMW 535d xDrive is fitted with an inline 6 front engine that powers it up to 230 kw at 4400 kph. Its twin-power turbo technology manages to rev it up to 100kph in 5.7 seconds, racking up a fuel-efficiency rate of only 29 mpg and a CO2 emission rate of 165 g per kilometer on city driving. Although lacking in the conventional styling details found in previous models, this latest model in the 5er series is nonetheless stylish and elegant. Adrian von Hooydonk, the chief designer of this German automobile maker, interestingly sculpted this model’s hood into multiple contours.
The interior of the BMW 535d xdrive comes with the same luxurious feel that this automobile brand has come to be known for, boasting of rich materials like supple leather. One innovation that cannot be found in previous models is the key slot on the center console. This model is equipped with BMW’s Connected Drive that comes with convenient features as parking assistant, collision warning, active cruise control with brake activation, lane change and departure warnings, and speed limit info.
The technology of this 5er series sedan goes on with the availability of features such us surround view and night vision. And with the integration of Blackberry into the Connected Drive, BMW 535d xdrive owners can also gain access to their incoming email messages, text messages, calendars, and schedules while on-the-go. Although its price tag is still considered quite steep, all things considered, this powerful diesel engine sedan from BMW could provide a good drive rivalling other sports sedan models from other automobile brands.