In a recent interview, BMW M GmbH President Friedrich Nitschke reportedly confirmed the M550d xDrive will be launched in March and offered as a sedan and wagon.

Following yesterday's announcement of M Performance Automobiles, new details are starting to emerge about brand's product lineup.

In an interview with the DPA news service, BMW M GmbH President Friedrich Nitschke reportedly confirmed the M550d xDrive will be launched in March and offered as a sedan and wagon. It is expected to powered by a tri-turbo 3.0-liter diesel engine with 381 PS (280 kW / 375 hp) and 740 Nm (546 lb-ft) of torque. This should enable the sedan to average 6.3 L/100 km (37.3 mpg US / 44.8 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 167 g/km.

Interestingly, the M550d will reportedly be joined by an X5 and X6 with the same engine. We've already seen teaser videos of the latter model, but this is the first time we've heard about the X5 variant.

Note: BMW M5 pictured

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