Behold the BMW XM: A large SUV that’s set to become the most powerful BMW ever made

Unlike any other M car, the new XM can travel for up to 80 kilometres on purely electric power and it still feels responsive in this setting

A prototype version of the BMW XM: It’s more comfortable than a typical M model, while still delivering an engaging driving experience

There’s much for fans of BMW’s M division to get excited about this year, the 50th of its existence, but there will be some discombobulated enthusiasts of the brand too, following the announcement that its second ever bespoke car will closely represent the Concept XM revealed late last year.

The M division’s first standalone car was the mid-engined BMW M1 supercar. By standalone we mean it was built from scratch and not modelled on an ...