PRODUCT EYE: BMW’s triple-turbo X5 M50d

The carpeted floor panel is hinged and rises with gas strut assistance to reveal two deep recesses: one has room for a full sized spare tyre, while the other is where the battery of the future X5 eDrive PHEV will sit

The carpeted floor panel is hinged and rises with gas strut assistance to reveal two deep recesses: one has room for a full sized spare tyre, while the other is where the battery of the future X5 eDrive PHEV will sit

The carpeted floor panel is hinged and rises with gas strut assistance to reveal two deep recesses: one has room for a full sized spare tyre, while the other is where the battery of the future X5 eDrive PHEV will sit

M50d badges appear not only on the front wings and tailgate but here, in the footwells

Softly illuminated strips which run across the doors and dashboard can be switched between blue, white or orange

The turbocharged 3.0-litre straight six diesel produces 381bhp and 740Nm

The low inertia of two small turbochargers means faster engine response, backed up by a third, larger turbo to maximise power and torque

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