Showing posts in the category of BMW X5

Watch a German Owner Kill his Chinese BMW X5 Clone, the CEO


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What do you do with a Chinese knockoff of a BMW X5 SUV that has turned into a rust-bucket a little after 100,000 km (roughly 60,000 miles)?

BMW Celebrates 15 Years of X Models, We Ask You Which Was the Prettiest One?


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BMW wasn't the first carmaker to dive into the luxury SUV segment – that distinction falls to Land Rover, but it managed to become if not the, one of the most successful in the industry.

LOL! BMW X5 Driver Just Won't Learn His Braking Lesson


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Some drivers simply never learn from their mistakes, like this BMW X5 motorist who was constantly brake-checking a truck with the same outcome each time!

BMW's New X5 F15 Security Plus is Truly Bulletproof


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Originally shown as a concept in Frankfurt last year, BMW has readied the production version of the new X5 Security Plus that will enjoy its world premiere at next week's Moscow Auto Show.

These Are the Top 10 Favorite Cars for Premiership Football Players


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If you had any doubts about the preferences of English Premiership footballers in terms of cars, this list will make things a lot clearer.

Fostla Gives BMW X5 M 650 Ponies and a Matte Red Cloak


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We wouldn't call it "a wolf in sheep's clothing", as German aftermarket firm Fostla claims in its press blurb, but their new X5 M tune comes close.

Hamann Shows What it can do With New BMW X5 F15


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We apperciated the BMW X5 when we recently drove it, but if there was one thing we felt it didn’t need any more of was flashiness. That’s why this recently revealed exterior makeover by Hamann is pretty much spot on, since it it’s not so overtly in your face as some of their other styling kits.

Mass Driver Flips Over BMW X5…Blames an Annoying Bee


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A bee-hunt is underway in Massachusetts as Ashland police are looking for a bee described as a female of European descent with a long proboscis, two pairs of wings and three pairs of legs wearing a fuzzy neck scarf, which may have attacked a driver of a Beemer X5 E53. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

BMW Releases New Individual Options for 4-Series GC, M3, M4 and X5


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Along with the new special edition 7-Series, BMW also announced new options for the BMW Individual product line. From the summer of 2014, the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe will be available with four BMW Individual matt finishes: Frozen Grey metallic, Frozen Brilliant White metallic, Frozen Bronze metallic and Frozen Cashmere Silver metallic.

BMW X5 and X3 Dress Up to Play Doctors for RETTmobil


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Every year about this time, the German city of Fulda prepares to host the annual RETTmobil show, Europe's largest trade fair for emergency services and mobility. BMW has been an active player at the show, having presented some interesting vehicles over the years, such as the 406PS X6 ambulance (don't ask about a stretcher).

Is this the 2017 BMW X7 or…Just an X5 Prototype?


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The online world is abuzz today with a set of scoop shots said to be depicting a prototype of BMW's larger-than-life X7 SUV, which was formally announced in March, but is at least two years away from entering production.

Consumer Reports Casts Balanced Opinion on Latest BMW X5


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The BMW X5 is a car of this age, for people with a bit of cash saved up in the bank and a moderately sized family that needs to be taken places. Consumer Reports recently got their hands on their very own X5, equipped with the base six-cylinder engine, which set them back just over $70,000.

BMW Hands Out More Photos of Concept X5 eDrive; Can Go for 20 Miles on Electricity Alone


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With the Concept X5 eDrive about to be unveiled at the New York International Auto Show (NAIAS) (NYIAS) 2014 , BMW has revealed the complete specs and figures list for it. We already knew bits and pieces, like the official economy quote of 3.8 l/100km (74.3 mpg US) and the fact that it uses a 2.0-liter turbocharged 241 hp four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor to make progress, but we were lacking some.

BMW's "Refined" Concept X5 eDrive with Plug-in Hybrid Powertrain Heads to NY Show


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Joining the new M4 Convertible as well as the X4 crossover, facelifted X3, 4-Series Gran Coupe and ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe at BMW's New York Auto Show booth later this month will be a "further refined" version of the production-intent Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid that we first saw at last year's Frankfurt motor show.

MT Drives BMW X5 Across L.A. Relying Solely on Night Vision Technology


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One of the most interesting of the many available gadgets on the BMW X5 is the night vision system with pedestrian and animal detection. Using a FLIR heat detection camera instead of infrared beams, the system projects a real-time thermal image of the road ahead on the car’s display and emits warning sounds when pedestrians and animals are detected. A useful feature, no doubt about it.

BMW X5 xDrive50i M Sport with M Performance Parts


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BMW's ever-growing selection of options and customization parts for most of its cars is truly baffling, as the Bavarians are working to cover every conceivable niche and need with dedicated divisions like M Sport, M Performance and BMW Individual.

New BMW X5 xDrive30d Driven: The Boss Gets More Luxurious and Refined


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When it launched in 1999, as BMW’s reply to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, the X5 was the brand’s first ever SUV, paving the way for what is today, an entire lineup of crossovers: the X1, X3, X5 and X6, plus the recently unveiled X4. But while the first-generation E53 X5 was about the size of the current X3, the second-generation E70 X5 that followed, was a major leap forwards in terms of size. The same can’t be said about the third-generation F15 X5, which is only marginally longer (+29mm) and wider (+5mm) than its predecessor, while its roof sits 14mm lower and the wheelbase stays the same (2,933mm).

AC Schnitzer Rolls Out New BMW X5 F15 Tune with up to 525PS for Geneva


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BMW Group specialist AC Schnitzer will be one of many tuners hosting a world premiere at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show this week. The main course concerns their tune for the third generation BMW X5, codenamed F15, launched onto the market last year.

New Locke Movie Starring Tom Hardy was Filmed Entirely Inside a BMW X5 E70!


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There are road movies, and there are road movies, and then there's Locke; an 85-minute long film that takes place entirely inside (okay, with a few exterior shots of the car thrown into the mix) a previous generation BMW X5 (E70) driven by Tom Hardy's lead (…obviously) character Ivan Locke.

BMW Believes that the New X5 Has Earned Everyone's Respect in TV Spot


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You all know what they say about respect – that it is earned and not given or commanded. That's more or less the point of focus in BMW's latest television commercial for the third generation of its X5 SUV.