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All-new 2020 BMW X5 plug-in hybrid launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 440,745

BMW Malaysia has just launched the all-new 2020 BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in Malaysia, priced from RM 440,745 (without SST, valid until 31st December 2020). With SST in place, the X5 PHEV costs RM 448,800. Both prices are on-the-road, without insurance. What's under the bonnet?First up, the mechanical bits.The all-new BMW X5 xDrive45e gets a 3.0-litre B58 turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that does 286 PS from 5,000 rpm to 6,000 rpm and 450 Nm from

Eric

Eric

Jun 17, 2020

BMW Malaysia launches AR feature for 2020 BMW X5

Last month, BMW Malaysia launched the 2020 BMW X5 plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) in Malaysia and it costs around RM 440,000 which is a huge price for most of us.However, if you’re the sort of person who’s awkward to step into a BMW showroom, you can view the new X5 all from the comfort of your phone.BMW Malaysia has just launched their first-ever augmented reality (AR) experience with the latest BMW X5 PHEV.Now there's an X5 on my table!This web-based experience allows users to se

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 20, 2020

BMW X5 2020 baru dilancarkan dengan plug in hybrid. Lebih penjimatan?

BMW X5BMW baru sahaja melancarkan model BMW X5 dengan plug in hybrid (PHEV) di Malaysia. Model ini berharga RM448,800 atas jalan, tanpa insurans. Sepanjang musim potongan cukai jalan ini, BMW X5 PHEV 2020 ini boleh didapati dengan harga RM440,745.Pacuan kuasa dan rekaan luarBMW X5 PHEV 2020 ini dijana oleh enjin petrol 6 silinder 3.0 liter B58 bercas turbo yang menghasilkan 286 PS kuasa kuda dari 5,000 rpm hingga 6,000 rpm dan 450 Nm tork dari 1,500 rpm hingga 3,500 rpm. Enjin ini dipadankan den

Haris

Haris

Jun 17, 2020

What Malaysian customers can expect from the BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid

Revealed last year, the BMW X5 (G05) xDrive45e replaced the previous generation X5 (F15) xDrive40e which was one of BMW Malaysia’s popular SUV or as they call it, SAV model.The BMW X5 (G05) is currently available in only one variant, the xDrive40i M Sport that is fully imported (CBU) and is priced at RM 618,800. It is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six engine that makes 340 PS and 450 Nm of torque.In the plug-in hybrid variant, the xDrive45e is also powered by the same e

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 9, 2020

394 PS, 600 Nm 2020 BMW X5 plug-in hybrid teased, launching in Malaysia on 17 June

BMW Malaysia has teased the imminent arrival of the all-new 2020 BMW X5 xDrive45e.The second-generation plug-in hybrid version of BMW’s popular SUV will be unveiled via livestream on 17th June, on both Facebook and YouTube. Under the hood, the all-new X5 xDrive45e gets a 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that does 286 PS and 450 Nm, hooked up to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The petrol engine is hooked up to an electric motor that does 113 PS and 265 Nm, allo

Eric

Eric

Jun 15, 2020

BMW M unveils the all-new BMW X5 M and X5 M Competition

BMW M has introduced the third generation all-new 2019 BMW X5 M. Also introduced alongside the X5 M is the even more powerful BMW X5 M Competition variant.The 2019 BMW X5 M’s new engine gives the car a push of 750 Nm and a power output of 607 PS. That is a 25 PS power hike compared to the outgoing X5 M.Meanwhile the all new 2019 BMW X5 M Competition has been tuned to the music of 625 PS while the maximum torque of the X5 M Competi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 7, 2019

BMW X5 PHEV vs Volvo XC90 T8 - Which is the better buy?

BMW Malaysia recently unveiled the BMW X5 PHEV, priced from RM 440,745 (without SST). Meanwhile, the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Plus goes for RM 391,150 (without SST).Volvo XC90We’ve yet to get our hands on the X5 so we won’t get into driving impressions. Instead, we’ll walk through the spec sheets of the BMW X5 xDrive45e and the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Plus.PowertrainUnderneath the bonnet of the BMW X5 xDrive45e lies a 3.0-litre B58 turbocharged straight-six petrol engin

Shaun

Shaun

Jul 5, 2020

BMW Malaysia upgrades hybrid battery warranty to 8-year/160k km, also available for existing owners

BMW Malaysia extends its current PHEV battery warranty programme for BMW and MINI vehicles by an additional 2 years and 60,000 km, bringing the programme to 8 years or 160,000 km, whichever comes first.The new warranty programme applies to the hybrid battery only, the rest of the vehicle is covered by the 5-year unlimited mileage warranty.From now until 31 December 2020, existing BMW PHEV customers are able to purchase the new hybrid battery warranty as an extension for the BMW 330e, X5 xDr

Shaun

Shaun

Jun 2, 2020

BMW X5 Crash on NKVE: From driving machine to flying machine

By now you've would've seen the video of an accident involving a BMW X5 on the North Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). In the dashcam video, you can clearly see from the driver's point-of-view, that traffic ahead was braking - easily 200 metres ahead - due to an earlier accident. There were also blue warning lights from a Police patrol bike on the left and a man furiously waving his flashlight on the right.   (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByT

Jason

Jason

Jun 16, 2020

BMW X8 M to be the most powerful BMW yet; plug-in hybrid, over 700 PS

Rendering by X-Tomi DesignYes, the BMW X8 is happening. BMW has reportedly filed a trademark for the X8 M name plate in Germany’s DPMA database. And if the rumours are true, the X8 M will be a plug-in hybrid that makes somewhere in region of 700 PS and 750 PS.The BMW X8 will be slotted above the X7, likely to be the “coupe” version of it like the X6 is to the X5, and X4 to the X3, and yeah, you get the picture.2020 BMW X6Presently, no BMW M models are electrified. However, the

Shaun

Shaun

May 1, 2020

2020 BMW X3 PHEV M Sport launched in Thailand, what about Malaysia?

BMW Thailand has just introduced the 2020 BMW X3 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the ongoing 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show.The new 2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e shares its powertrain with the G20 330e – a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that does 184 PS from 5,000 rpm to 6,500 rpm and 300 Nm from 1,350 rpm to 4,000 rpm. The petrol engine is mated to an electric motor that allows for a combined system output of 292 PS and 420 Nm.Thanks to its 12-kWh battery pack, the X3 xDrive30e has an elec

Eric

Eric

Jul 13, 2020

VinFast unveils Vietnam's first luxury SUV based on the BMW X5

VinFast, Vietnam’s first local carmaker founded by the country’s richest man, has taken its first luxury foray with the unveiling of the VinFast President. The luxury SUV will cost a whopping $ 164,000 (that’s RM 684,716) and limited to only 500 units.The President is VinFast’s very ambitious project to go up against SUVs like the Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrol. Ambitious because, like the rest of the world, the country is currently experiencing an economic downtur

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 9, 2020

CKD 2021 BMW X7 due for Thailand, Malaysia to follow soon?

BMW Thailand is preparing for the launch of the locally-assembled (CKD) BMW X7. Since its launch in Thailand in March 2019, the BMW X7 has been an imported (CBU) from USA. South-African-spec BMW xDrive30dHeadlightmag reports that the Thai-CKD BMW X7 will be the BMW X7 xDrive30d with a 3.0-L twin-turbo inline-6 diesel engine (265 PS/620 Nm), 8-speed auto transmission, and AWD.In Malaysia, the BMW X7 is currently only available in the petrol-powered xDrive40i variant (340 PS/450 Nm). As a CBU fro

Arif

Arif

Jan 27, 2021

80 Malaysians bought a BMW M last year, BMW Group Malaysia sold 9,890 cars in 2020

BMW Group Malaysia ended 2020 with a total of 9,890 BMW and MINI cars delivered, down 5 percent from 2019’s 10,442 units, due to the Covid-19 pandemic of course. Including BMW Motorrad bikes, the Group sold a total of 11,016 vehicles in 2020.Of the 9,890 cars delivered, over 2,200 units are plug-in hybrid models, contributed mostly by the 530e and 740 Le.xDrive.A very high 87 percent of the Group’s total sales come from locally-assembled (CKD) models, made at BMW’s vehicle asse

Hans

Hans

Feb 19, 2021

2021 BMW iX is an X5-sized EV with 600 km range, 500 PS, and a massive grille that it doesn't need

Yesterday saw the reveal of BMW’s latest electric car – the 2021 BMW iX. Following the trajectory of the BMW i4 concept, G80 M3, and G82 M4, the iX sports an unmissable kidney grille upfront. Whether beautiful or not, it certainly gives a visual impact.Referred to as an SAV, The BMW iX is comparable with the BMW X5 in length and width, and is almost the same height as the BMW X6. The wheelbase of the iX is 3,000 mmLet’s look at the stats: BMW iX electric Battery capa

Arif

Arif

Nov 12, 2020

2021 BMW iX teased; 500 PS electric SUV coming to Malaysia

BMW Malaysia has teased the 2021 BMW iX, which suggests the introduction of the electric SUV (BMW uses the term SAV) here. The BMW iX is comparable with the BMW X5 in length and width, and is almost the same height as the BMW X6. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, script,

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 16, 2021

BMW opens battery plant in Thailand, to offer cheaper plug-in hybrids to Thai buyers

Thailand car buyers can look forward to cheaper BMW plug-in hybrid models with the opening of BMW’s first high voltage battery plant in Asia outside of China.The THB 500 million plant is operated in partnership with battery supplier Draxlmaier Group and is located at WHA Chonburi Industrial Estate 2. It is equipped to assemble the latest generation (Gen4) of the BMW Group’s high-voltage batteries, not just the casing but the battery modules as well.Final batteries are then transporte

Hans

Hans

Sep 17, 2019

BMW jenama premium CKD No.1 paling laris di Malaysia, 'tapau' Mercedes-Benz!

BMW Group Malaysia berjaya menyerahkan 11,016 unit kenderaan dari portfolio BMW, MINI dan BMW Motorrad pada tahun 2020, 87% daripadanya dipasang di dalam negara (CKD) – lantas mengukuhkan kedudukannya sebagai peneraju dalam segmen automotif premium di Malaysia dengan lebih daripada 52% dalam segmen tersebut!Walaupun industri automotif bergelut dengan kemelesetan akibat pandemik yang melanda dunia, BMW Group Malaysia kekal kukuh dengan pengenalan 25 varian model yang meliputi tiga jenama ut

Mersita

Mersita

Feb 22, 2021

After the 2020 BMW 330e, will the Mercedes-Benz C300e plug-in hybrid return to Malaysia?

Earlier this week, BMW Malaysia launched the G20 generation 2020 BMW 330e, marking a return of the locally-assembled, plug-in hybrid BMW 3 Series.Kitted with M Sport package, the 330e is priced at RM 264,413 without SST, valid until 31-December 2020. With the resumption of SST, prices will increase to RM 268,800.Mercedes-Benz’s equivalent to the 330e is the C300e. On paper, the C300e packs more power than the 330e, with a combined system output of 320 PS (DIN hp) versus the BMW’s 292

Hans

Hans

Oct 23, 2020

What will BMW Malaysia be launching in 2021? 5 Series facelift, X7 CKD, and more!

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, BMW Malaysia showed no signs of slowing down in 2020 by launching quite a number of models including the M8 Coupe and Gran Coupe, X3M, X4M, M135i, and the 218i Gran Coupe.That being said, 2021 is approaching. What brand-new models does BMW Malaysia have in store for this hopefully smoother sailing year?2021 BMW 4 Series CoupeThe first thing everyone noticed when BMW unveiled images of the G22 4 Series was the design of the kidney grilles. It definitely gave the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 31, 2020

BMW introduces mild-hybrid 48V technology to 3 Series, X3, and X4

BMW first implemented the mild-hybrid technology in the 5 Series last year and is expected to be seen in the 3 Series, X3 and X4 by Q2 of 2020.The mild-hybrid technology helps lighten the combustion engine’s workload and boosts its power. With a 48V starter-generator, the Brake Energy Regeneration is better utilized as the energy harnessed can be used for additional drive power to boost fuel efficiency.Another benefit of the mild-hybrid system is the refinement of the combustion engine&rsq

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 2, 2020

While Malaysia dithers, Thailand and Indonesia have overtaken Malaysia in EV race

As recent as 2017, Malaysia was the leading country in the ASEAN region for electrified vehicles.We were the first in the region to assemble plug-in hybrid vehicles and for several years, Malaysia was among BMW’s top-five largest markets in the world for plug-in hybrid models, behind USA, UK, Japan, and China. Thanks to generous tax rebates for locally-assembled energy efficient vehicles (EEVs), Malaysia was, at one time adopting plug-in hybrid vehicles faster than Germany,

Hans

Hans

Sep 30, 2019

Now Apple devices can unlock your BMW via Digital Key!

BMW has just announced Digital Key for iPhone, allowing Apple iPhone users to unlock a compatible BMW model.This comes after slightly after two years BMW introduced Digital Key for NFC-equipped Samsung devices.Typical of Apple, getting started is easy – you just need to pair your iPhone or Apple Watch to a BMW that supports Digital Key for iPhone, then hold your Apple device to the door handle. Once that’s completed, the authentication process with start and you can use either FaceID

Eric

Eric

Jun 23, 2020

BMW Malaysia updates price list for 2021, BMW 320i cheaper by RM 1,911

BMW Malaysia has released the updated price list for 2021 with a few notable changes. Prices have fluctuated for some models while some remained the same, like the BMW 218i Gran Coupe and BMW X1 sDrive 18i.Here’s the interesting part – the prior 5-year warranty and service package is now optional; standard is a 2-year warranty without free service. This means prices have dropped across the board with the standard 2-year warranty, but goes back to the same price as before should custo

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 18, 2021

BMW 530e plug-in hybrid battery modules can be individually replaced, RM 5k per cell

BMW 5 SeriesOne of the concerns of owning a hybrid vehicle or a fully electric vehicle is the cost of battery replacement. BMW’s solution is to have the high-voltage battery pack with individual modules that can be replaced.In the BMW 530e, there are 6 cell modules. If only one of the modules is needed to be replaced, owners can simply change that one cell module at a cost of RM 5,000 per cell, rather than replacing the entire battery pack.BMW Group Malaysia offers a 6-year/100,000 km warr

Shaun

Shaun

May 8, 2020

Malaysia to launch CKD 2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan, GLA, GLE - 5 new CKD models coming

No the CKD model wont be an AMG, but will feature AMG styling bitsThe BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe, which is currently assembled in Kulim, will soon have a rival. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has pretty much confirmed that it will be launching a locally-assembled (CKD) 2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan, GLA, and GLE later this year.CBU A35 shownBuried within the company’s press release recapping its activities for year 2020 and the launch of its new virtual showroom, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia said, &ldqu

Hans

Hans

Feb 10, 2021

Elon Musk calls hydrogen cars “mind-boggingly stupid”, but BMW still believes in them

I’ve been to the BMW Museum twice. Once in 2013 and once again this year. During the first visit, BMW had its older hydrogen cars display. They were not there the second time around. The hydrogen cars were the BMW H2R and the BMW Hydrogen 7.BMW H2R (Hydrogen Record Car)Now, back in the early 2000s, what BMW did with hydrogen was different from what we typically hear about hydrogen cars. Hydrogen cars are typically hydrogen fuel cell cars which generate electricity from Hydrogen gas (H2). I

Arif

Arif

Jun 16, 2020

Harga Mercedes-Benz bakal jadi lebih murah di Malaysia - banyak model CKD baru akan tiba!

Model AMG tidak akan dipasang secara tempatan namun ciri-ciri yang mirip akan ditawarkan untuk CKDMercedes-Benz Malaysia telah merancang untuk menambah beberapa model CKD di Malaysia pada tahun 2021. Antara model yang dijangka akan dipasang secara tempatan adalah model sedan A-Class, GLA dan GLE.Mercedes-Benz A35 CBU"Mercedes-Benz mensasarkan untuk menambah model CKD dengan penyesuaian setempat bagi model tambahan dalam segmen kereta kompak dan SUV tahun ini." menurut petikan dalam sia

Haris

Haris

Feb 10, 2021

Behold the BMW M8 Gran Coupe, BMW M is on the roll

Now the BMW 8 Series is even more powerful! Hot off the launch of the BMW X5 M and X6 M, BMW M introduces the BMW M8 Gran Coupe.The new BMW M8 Gran Coupe is powered by a 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo.The car produces 600 PS and 750 Nm of torque. The V8 engine is paired to an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic and M xDrive all-wheel-drive system linked with M Differential.This allows the M8 Gran Coupe to make that century sprint in just 3.3 seconds and has a f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 9, 2019

New G32 BMW 6 Series GT facelift; 48V mild hybrid, Android Auto

Along with the global debut of the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift, BMW has also unveiled the 2020 BMW 6 Series GT facelift with a new face and a few upgrades.Exterior – Subtlety is keyChanges on the exterior are rather subtle, starting with the slimmer profile headlights. Adaptive LED headlights with matrix technology is fitted as standard while the BMW Laserlight is available as an option.The grille is more angular and the slats protrude further compared to before, but size wise it remain

Shaun

Shaun

May 27, 2020