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Photo: BMW / BMW Concept XM radiator grille is equipped with a diode backlight

BMW Concept XM anticipates the appearance of the X8 crossover. The model will become a competitor to the Lamborghini Urus.

The new BMW Concept XM was officially presented online. The concept car is the forerunner of the BMW X8, the brand's flagship crossover. It will appear at the end of 2022, according to the official website of the German brand.

BMW Concept XM — pre-production version of the crossover X8
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The new BMW X8 2023 will become a competitor:

— Lamborghini Urus
— Aston Martin DBX
— Bentley Bentayga

The price of the new BMW X8 starts from about 150 thousand dollars. Developing a model in the BMW Motorsport division.

The crossover received a 750-horsepower hybrid installation
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The design of the BMW Concept XM is atypical for the brand — with an abundance of chopped surfaces and pronounced wheel arches. The huge "nostrils" of the radiator grille received diode illumination and are combined with thin headlights. The BMW crossover also received large 23-inch alloy wheels.

There are two large displays on the front panel
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The interior of the BMW Concept XM is finished with expensive leather, carbon fiber, and corduroy. Two large digital instrument panel displays and multimedia are grouped together. Sports chairs are separated by a high tunnel, and a double sofa is installed in the back.

Leather and corduroy are used in the interior decoration
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The concept car was equipped with a 750-horsepower hybrid unit consisting of a 4.4-liter twin-turbo gasoline V8 and an electric motor. The BMW crossover is capable of driving about 30 km in electric mode. The production BMW X8 2023 will also receive turbocharged petrol and diesel engines.

BMW X8 will be the most expensive crossover of the brand.

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