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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,534
Posted By Tine
Any thoughts on E70 vs Q7 - regarding handling,...

Any thoughts on E70 vs Q7 - regarding handling, ride comfort, steering, performance etc. ?

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By Tine
Have the h..l are you able to fell & detect real...

Have the h..l are you able to fell & detect real quality from some press photos??? Of course the pics will not tell you the quality. I can make Yugo to look luxurious in the photos, or Rolls-Royce to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,214
Posted By Tine
Of course X5 sales are down by half since E53...

Of course X5 sales are down by half since E53 production ended in September, while E70 is coming to showrooms not before the end of November.

So we can expect even worse October & November sales,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By Tine
No, E70 do not look huge against E53. Bigger -...

No, E70 do not look huge against E53. Bigger - yes, but not huge.

Q7 definitely looks lower than E70. And much longer!

Regarding initial bunch: engines are proved since they have been used in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By Tine
Its appeaance looks most similar to Volvo XC90 &...

Its appeaance looks most similar to Volvo XC90 & Porsche Cayenne. Yet the styling is nicer. :thumbup: Not so bloated as Cayenne's, and not so angular as XC90's.

Mercedes-Benz ML looks much taller...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By Tine
E53 3.0i manual: 2,110kg (2,130kg automatic) ...

E53 3.0i manual: 2,110kg (2,130kg automatic)
E53 4.4i automatic: 2,235kg

E70 3.0si automatic: 2,200kg (2,260kg with 3rd row seats)
E70 4.8i automatic: 2,360kg (2,420kg with 3rd row seats)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Tine
Obviously you have missed this:...

Obviously you have missed this: http://www.bmwusa.com/vehicles/futurevehicles/newx3/

:thumbup:

X3 has been facelifted for MY 2007 (new engine, new gearbox, minor interior & exterior styling...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By Tine
.......... E70* / E53 Lenght: 4,854mm /...

.......... E70* / E53

Lenght: 4,854mm / 4,667mm (+187mm = +7.36in)

Width: 1,933mm / 1,872mm (+61mm = +2.4in)

Height (incl. roof rails): 1,766mm / 1,750mm (+16mm = +0.63in)

Wheelbase:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,738
Posted By Tine
Maybe customer research & sales statistics showed...

Maybe customer research & sales statistics showed not many X5 customers opted for that feature, so BMW did not include it this time.

:dunno:

I guess engineering issue is not the reason since...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,881
Posted By Tine
November 2006. The car will be shown at 2006 LA...

November 2006. The car will be shown at 2006 LA Auto Show.

2007 X5 is the E70.

Official press release: HERE (http://www3.shrani.si/files/x5e70off790940.doc)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,881
Posted By Tine
The official info are already out. BMW X5...

The official info are already out.

BMW X5 3.0si (272HP/315Nm) ... 51.350 (current E53 3.0i ... 46.200*)
BMW X5 4.8i (355HP/475Nm) ... 68.700 (current E53 4.4i ... 64.400*)
BMW X5 3.0d...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2006, 06:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,881
Posted By Tine
Oh, c'mon. What do you think this is a KIA or...

Oh, c'mon. What do you think this is a KIA or what? :rofl:

Of course it is BMW E70 X5 - and the pics are official but leaked (again).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By Tine
Wait a day or two. It's a real beauty. :yikes:

Wait a day or two. It's a real beauty. :yikes:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2006, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By Tine
A few ... :bigpimp:

A few ... :bigpimp:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By Tine
Next week (or maybe even sometimes near this...

Next week (or maybe even sometimes near this weekend). :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By Tine
First E70 X5 pic completely without camo!!!

http://img523.imageshack.us/img523/3470/x5kleinij5fh3.th.jpg (http://img523.imageshack.us/my.php?image=x5kleinij5fh3.jpg)

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,837
Posted By Tine
Next week. Shift by wire is not a new...

Next week.

Shift by wire is not a new technology. New is the Human Interface (futuristic shifter) which emhasizes shift-by-wire exprience (just like shifter in 7-series does).

There are some...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2006, 01:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,837
Posted By Tine
NGV8 = New Generation V8 :thumbup:

NGV8 = New Generation V8

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2006, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,837
Posted By Tine
E70 will come with following engines (not at...

E70 will come with following engines (not at once, and not to all markets):

petrol: 3L I6 NA (272PS), 3L I6 bi-turbo (306PS), 4.8L V8 NA (367PS), NHV8 biturbo (+400PS)

diesel: 3L I6 (231PS), 3L...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2006, 03:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,837
Posted By Tine
Early August indeed.

Early August indeed.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,837
Posted By Tine
Write to magazine editors and ask what to do. ...

Write to magazine editors and ask what to do.

But you have tu hurry up since the official photos & release is coming in 2 weeks - and expect leaked official pics even a few days earlier.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By Tine
Will be here in about a couple (or two) of weeks....

Will be here in about a couple (or two) of weeks.

Meanwhile you can observe the spy pics coming on all the time. E.g. HERE (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=146583)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By Tine
Yes, mkII X5 (code E70) is coming this fall. US...

Yes, mkII X5 (code E70) is coming this fall. US lmarket launch in very late November. Expect official press release in July.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,985
Posted By Tine
Or this could be a manual & automatic gearbox in...

Or this could be a manual & automatic gearbox in one box. :D ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,997
Posted By Tine
Official X3 facelift pics: Euro version shown! ...

Official X3 facelift pics: Euro version shown!

http://www.automotorundsport.de/news/fotoshows/bmw_x3.116493.htm
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