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Uncompromising insurance and superiority: The new BMW X5 Protection VR6.

Munich. With a latest era of a security
car built on a basement of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) for the
oppulance difficulty segment, a reward carmaker BMW now meets a increased
need for particular insurance and supremacy in any situation. The
new BMW X5 Protection VR6 (combined fuel consumption: 13.0 l/100 km;
total CO2 emissions: 298 g/km*) offers private
people and persons during risk customised insurance opposite violent
attacks, abduction or organized crime. This is mostly a decisive
criterion, generally in regions like South America, Africa or Russia.

The arrangement of array components and additional safety-related
apparatus of a BMW X5 Protection VR6 into a car architecture
was already taken comment of during development. Production is carried
out according to a difficult prolongation standards tangible by a BMW
Group. Thus a BMW X5 Protection VR6 combines a customary operation of
integrated protecting apparatus with a pushing dynamics, comfort and
modernized record of a BMW X5. This is complemented by a equally
autarchic and watchful coming of a new confidence vehicle, that is
roughly matching to a prolongation indication in terms of driving
characteristics, high-grade interior and design.

The new BMW X5 Protection VR6 fulfils a mandate of resistance
difficulty VR6 in suitability with a internationally recognized official
exam criteria of a VPAM (Prüfstellen für Angriffshemmende
Materialien und Konstruktionen; Associations of Testing Institutes for
Attack Resistant Materials and Constructions). The official
acceptance was carried out according to a Guidelines for Bullet
Resistant Vehicles (BRV 2009), Explosive Resistant Vehicles (ERV 2010)
and PAS 300, that conclude a bullet and bomb force insurgency of
confidence vehicles.

Maximum insurance interjection to a holistic reserve concept.

The arrangement of a protecting apparatus digest a new BMW X5
a confidence car of a insurgency difficulty VR6 was already taken into
comment during a growth of a SAV. In this way, it was
probable to exercise a holistic reserve judgment comprising all areas
of pacifist and active newcomer protection. The created armour-plating
components and a confidence glazing were grown exclusively for
any model. They mix in harmoniously with a altogether vehicle
judgment in terms of duty and design. Therefore, both outward and
inside, a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 is hardly discernible from a
compulsory prolongation vehicle. The anonymity ensuing from this
constitutes an additional reserve aspect.

In contrariety to retro-fitted armouring, there are also decisive
advantages with honour to a efficacy of a protective
apparatus and doing characteristics. The holistic reserve judgment of
a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 creates it probable to already identify
during a growth theatre intensity weaknesses such as physique joints
and transitions between steel and glazing and to confederate effective
protecting measures. Certification includes a finish car and
not usually a materials used. This is a usually approach to make a realistic
comment of a efficacy of a model-specific protecting cell.
Likewise, a cessation and brakes on a new BMW X5 Protection VR6
are aligned to a increasing weight vs. a prolongation car in
sequence to safeguard hallmark BMW lively also in vicious pushing situations.

Protected space: armoured newcomer cell and confidence glazing. 

The interior of a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 offers passengers an
intensely high spin of insurance opposite attacks with firearms
and/or bomb devices. The pivotal member of a protecting equipment
is a armoured newcomer cell of a SAV. Moulded components
done from high-strength steel adjust ideally to a contour of the
physique within a area of a doors, side frame, roof and front wall.
Furthermore, an aluminium underbody crush shield, a likewise
armoured luggage cell assign and confidence glazing are all
customary and minister towards a extensive insurance of the
interior. Multilayered reserve potion with a density of approx. 33 mm
for a windscreen, doors and luggage cell assign wall also
withstands attacks by impact weapons and is propitious with an internal
polycarbonate covering as additional crush protection.  Moreover,
invasion by bullets or fragments is prevented by resolutely sealed
insurance and overlapping amour-plating, e.g. within a sensitive
areas of doorway gaps and bodywork joints as good as a transitions
between physique panels and glazing.

The multiple of amour-plated bodywork and confidence glazing
facilitates effective insurance opposite attacks by handguns and long
firearms regulating ammunition adult to a description of 7.62 × 39 FeC or 7.62 ×
39 SC respectively, as used in weapons of a form AK-47, a most
ordinarily used arms in a world. Furthermore, a armoured passenger
cell withstands parallel blasts of adult to 15 kilograms of TNT
from a stretch of 4 metres. Innovative supposed Post Blast
Protective Technology for a confidence glazing ensures particularly
effective insurance opposite delegate attacks. Even following a
blast, all windows sojourn resolutely in position, so expelling any
arrangement of gaps between glazing and body.

The armour-plated building offers insurance opposite palm grenades of
a form DM51. Enhanced underbody bolster comprising fibre
combination materials, that also withstands conflict by palm grenades of
a form HG85, is optionally available. A quite extensively
armoured roof is accessible as a offer special option. The additional
bolster comprising confidence steel and twine combination materials
offers approved insurance opposite worker attacks with explosive
charges of a difficulty DTG5, which, inter alia, includes adult to 200
grams of C4 and over 500 fragments.

A offer model-specific, constituent member of a standard
apparatus for a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 is a self-sealing fuel
tank. A special sheathing ensures that a tank closes automatically
following an conflict in sequence to forestall fuel spillage. Standard
runflat tyres with reinforced sidewalls concede a motorist to continue
a tour even after a finish detriment of tyre pressure. Optional
model-specific post pile-up functions also offer to keep mobility in
impassioned situations. They safeguard that a engine of a new
BMW X5 Protection VR6 is not switched off after a collision and that
a appetite supply is not interrupted.

Superior engines, model-specific suspension.

Not usually in terms of pattern is a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 almost
uncelebrated from a analogous prolongation model. A high
grade of lively on a highway and substantial off-road performance
provides ideal conditions for safely mastering any situation. The
compulsory energy comes from an intensely fit V8 petrol engine
featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The record package
comprises dual turbo chargers located within a V space between the
cylinder banks, one doing during an increasing limit vigour of 350
bar and a latest versions of a entirely non-static valve control system
VALVETRONIC as good as non-static twin VANOS camshaft control.

Spontaneous response and higher energy growth characterize the
new eight-cylinder in a engine portfolio for a BMW X5. From a
4.4-litre banishment it mobilises a limit energy outlay of
390 kW/530 hp within a speed operation of between 5,500 and 6,000 rpm. The
energy territory delivers a limit torque of 750 Nm during 1,800 rpm, which
stays accessible adult to 4,600 rpm. Therefore, a new BMW X5
Protection VR6 is by distant a many absolute car within the
rival environment. The autarchic pulling energy of a V8 engine
facilitates acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in usually 5.9 seconds. Top
speed of a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 is electronically singular to 210 km/h.

Design and tuning of a cessation for a new BMW X5 Protection VR6
are both oriented towards a superb engine opening and the
model-specific weight of a confidence vehicle. The components and
systems, that have been precisely aligned and total into a
agreeable altogether package, pledge limit lively as good as an
superb spin of comfort. The construction of a suspension
comprises a double wishbone front spindle and a five-arm back spindle as
good as a privately reinforced steel open complement and
electronically tranquil dampers with eccentric characteristic
diagrams. 20-inch light amalgamate wheels with churned tyres assent enhanced
parallel acceleration and limit line fortitude during dynamic
cornering. The sports stop complement also guarantees constantly high
braking opening even underneath impassioned conditions.

Active Roll Stabilisation contributes additionally to a supreme
doing characteristics of a new BMW X5 Protection VR6. The
vehicle’s electric pivot motors safeguard quick and accurate compensation
of physique hurl during energetic cornering. Furthermore, they actively
opposite a vibrations triggered by roughness on one side of the
road. As a result, a vehicle’s self-steering and bucket change
poise are both noticeably optimised. Therefore, Active Roll
Stabilisation enhances a comfort, lively and fortitude of a new BMW X5 Protection VR6.

Moreover, a customary apparatus of a confidence car also
includes Integral Active Steering. The front and back wheels drive in
hostile directions or spin in a same instruction depending on the
stream speed. Thus, lively during cornering and fortitude during
line change are enhanced, as are a manoeuvrability of a car in
city trade and parking.  

Comprehensive comfort and reserve features, particular options.

Thanks to a integrated reserve concept, a new BMW X5 Protection
VR6 is versed to cope with every-day trade conditions as good as
those situations requiring special insurance and stretchable reactions.
At a same time, it offers a grade of sportiness, coherence and
comfort that is evil of a BMW X5. There are 4 seats
accessible in a easily sized interior. Due to a holistic
growth concept, accessible entrance and exit as good as all-round
prominence offering by a prolongation car are entirely retained.

The windscreen and front territory of a side windows come as standard
with heating function. The confidence glazing facilities electric windows
on a driver’s side. Optionally, electric windows can also be
commissioned during a passenger’s side. In addition, a opening tallness of
a windows during a front can be singular to around 10 centimetres to
capacitate communication with a outward universe and a sell of
papers while preventing incomparable objects from entering a vehicle.

Standard model-specific facilities of a BMW X5 Protection VR6 include
an intercom and an conflict alarm system. The intercom facilitates
communication with persons outward a car but a need to
open doors or windows. For this purpose, extraneous mirror-integrated
microphones, an outmost loudspeaker and a hands-free microphone,
that is commissioned in a roof liner, as good as additional internal
loudspeakers, are used. The conflict alarm duty ensures during a push
of a symbol that a doors are automatically sealed and a windows on
a driver’s and passenger’s side are closed. Furthermore, heard and
visible alarms are activated. Control elements for a complement as well
as offer model-specific functions are commissioned in an additional
switch row in front of a rigging selector lever.

Standard apparatus facilities include, inter alia, 4-zone automatic
meridian control, a hi-fi loudspeaker system, Ambient Light, Automatic
Soft Close for a doors and a M leather steering wheel. Additional
customary facilities are a BMW Live Cockpit Professional, the
multi-display set-up of that comprises a entirely digital instrument
cluster and a 12.3-inch control arrangement enabling a motorist of a BMW
X5 Protection VR6 to use a opposite online-based services from BMW
Connected and BMW ConnectedDrive. This also includes a BMW
Intelligent Personal Assistant, a complement that facilitates the
operation of countless functions by means of healthy voice commands.

The operation of discretionary apparatus also includes, inter alia, comfort
seats, Active Seat Ventilation and a massage function, Rear Seat
Entertainment Professional and potion applications for comparison control
elements. Furthermore, all extraneous colours, chair upholsteries and
interior trim strips accessible for a SAV can be comparison for
individualising a BMW X5 Protection VR6. Additional palliate of
manoeuvrability is supposing by a reversing camera and Surround View,
including a Remote 3D View function, that transmits a live picture of
a car and a vicinity to a customer’s smartphone. BMW
Laser Light with Selective Beam, that increases a high lamp range
to some-more than 500 metres, is also accessible for a confidence car as
an choice to a customary LED headlights.

Moreover, additional discretionary facilities designed to fit any model
are accessible for any preferred purpose. Therefore, a new BMW
X5 Protection VR6 can be additionally equipped, for example, with LED
front flashers in a radiator grille, back flashers, roof-mounted
light beacons including vigilance tinge system, a roof receiver with
additional receiver for digital radio as good as armour-plating for
a car batteries. A streamer hilt is also accessible for
illustration purposes.

BMW offers business watchful and trusted recommendation from
gifted experts. A high grade of coherence with courtesy to
patron needs leads to particular solutions. A offer network of
competent BMW use partners guarantees arguable support with regard
to maintenance, correct and supply of parts. Special motorist training is
also offered.

The new BMW X5 Protection VR6: a genuine BMW for customised protection.

Like all of a Bavarian brand’s confidence vehicles, a new BMW X5
Protection VR6 was subjected to a extensive contrast regime. This
includes exam and calibration drives within a horizon of the
sequence growth process, that pledge arguable opening and
duty also underneath impassioned conditions.

The confidence car is already propitious with a singular suspension
record during a BMW Spartanburg plant in a US sovereign state of
South Carolina, where a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 is produced
alongside a prolongation indication variants of a SAV. The subsequent
arrangement of protecting apparatus and offer model-specific safety
facilities by rarely competent experts during a manufacturer’s special
plant in Toluca, Mexico, offers formidable doing of the
holistic reserve concept. As opposite to retro-fitted armoured vehicles,
that might concede confidence or have components subjected to
extreme loads, prolongation is carried out according to difficult BMW
peculiarity standards.

Ballistic contrast is carried out by an eccentric state testing
management to determine a insurgency outcome of a armouring and
confidence glazing in suitability with internationally recognised
guidelines. However, a ballistic tests surpass by distant a usual
requirements. In serve to a compulsory 90 and 45-degree ballistic
tests, a exam unfolding is supplemented by gunfire from additional
angles in sequence to best simulate picturesque conditions. The official
contrast and acceptance of a whole car provides justification of
a trustworthiness of a reserve judgment as a whole.

Unique experience: a initial BMW confidence car was built
some-more than 40 years ago.

All over a world, private individuals, officials and celebrities
comparison rest on confidence vehicles from BMW. The high repute is built
not slightest on a singular tradition. The BMW Group has some-more than 40 years
of knowledge in a growth and prolongation of confidence vehicles
with model-specific protecting equipment. As early as in 1978, BMW
presented a initial confidence car formed on a BMW 7 Series sedan.
Even then, a BMW 733i High Security offering a holistic security
judgment and hence substantial advantages compared to retro-fitted
confidence vehicles. For any of a following generations, a high
confidence chronicle of a oppulance sedan was also produced.

Further confidence vehicles were built formed on a BMW 3 Series and
a BMW 5 Series. In 2004, a BMW X5 Security was a initial Sports
Activity Vehicle with model-specific protecting apparatus to arrive on
a market. In 2009, a BMW X5 Security Plus was a initial car of
a kind to approve with a mandate of insurgency difficulty 6. With
a new BMW X5 Protection VR6, a fourth era of a SAV is now
offering as a confidence vehicle. The apparatus facilities designed to
offer insurance opposite attacks and other hazards have been
consistently offer grown during a march of time. Thus, once
again, a new BMW X5 Protection VR6 sets benchmarks in a protection
of persons during risk.

The total for fuel consumption,
CO2 emissions and energy expenditure are distributed formed on
a dimensions methods stipulated in a stream chronicle of
Regulation (EU) 2007/715. The total are distributed regulating a
car propitious with simple apparatus in Germany, a ranges
settled take into comment differences in comparison circle and
tyre sizes as good as a discretionary equipment. They might change
during configuration.

The total have already been distributed formed on a new
WLTP exam cycle and blending to NEDC for comparison purposes.
In these vehicles, opposite total than those published here
might request for a comment of taxes and other
vehicle-related duties that are (also) formed on CO2 emissions.

For offer sum of a central fuel expenditure figures
and central specific CO2 emissions of new cars, greatfully refer
to a “Manual on fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and
energy expenditure of new cars”, accessible giveaway of charge
during all sales outlets, from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH
(DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen
and during https://www.dat.de/co2/.