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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 10-21-2011, 01:14 PM
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Nice! Which color is that? How about a rear 3/4 view?

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Sorry no, on wife's camera...heres what I have on the lappy:



Yes, color is Platinum Bronze. Really liked the Deep Sea, but one dark car is enough for me...

(Picture is post detail, Zaino Z5, Z2, Z2...plus some Menzerna polishes.)

There were three paint defects, besides the horrific orange peel. One most people would be able to find (defect in the color coat, clearcoat over it is perfect), the other two are quite small 'fisheyes' in the clear coat. I buffed them and they are virtually impossible to find.

Wife said "Its just a car"...who IS this person living in my house?

Good luck guys-

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Old 10-21-2011, 11:26 PM
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Ok, picked mine up this evening.... pix will follow tomorrow during the day!

The 20" performance tires are now Dunlop sport maxx which is better i guess.
No floor mats at all! Not available at the 2012 Diesel - but dealer is shipping me some - its a combi between rubber and vinyl!
Its just one type available on the new models - no separate rubber mats any more .....

Just notice a ding in the shadow trim and one tail light had water in it.
Will get it fixed next week - BMW is replacing whole parts which is good.

Then wait until tomorrow... will release some pix in the afternoon.
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Old 10-21-2011, 11:33 PM
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Ok, picked mine up this evening.... pix will follow tomorrow during the day!

The 20" performance tires are now Dunlop sport maxx which is better i guess.
No floor mats at all! Not available at the 2012 Diesel - but dealer is shipping me some - its a combi between rubber and vinyl!
Its just one type available on the new models - no separate rubber mats any more .....

Just notice a ding in the shadow trim and one tail light had water in it.
Will get it fixed next week - BMW is replacing whole parts which is good.

Then wait until tomorrow... will release some pix in the afternoon.
Congrats! What color?

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Old 10-22-2011, 05:46 AM
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Ours came with the Carpeted floor mats... The ones we have are the good ones. Dealer was also good enough to put wheel lock lugs on without my requesting it.. at no charge.
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:57 AM
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Ours came with the Carpeted floor mats... The ones we have are the good ones. Dealer was also good enough to put wheel lock lugs on without my requesting it.. at no charge.
Hey,

could you make a picture from your floor mats, not that my dealer is trying to BS me.
He told me that no 2012 comes with floor mats and that there are just one type available!

I like more carpet ones and for the winter a extra set of rubber ones.
Can you confirm that there is no just one option available from BMW?
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:01 AM
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My car is getting in today... pick up Monday. I feel like celebrating!
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Old 10-22-2011, 10:45 AM
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Well, I just got back from picking it up, and let me tell you, I'm tickled pink. The nappa leather interior (which includes the top of the dash and the doors), is really nice, and the Adaptive Drive rocks! Just from the little bit of driving I did on the way home, I can tell that the body roll/lean is all but eliminated.

One thing I didn't know is that the rails in the back have been eliminated. There are still four tie down eyelets, but the rail system is gone. While I never used it in the two years I had my 2010, I always thought about getting the attachments for securing cargo (I use my X5 to haul photo gear in connection with my photography business). More cost savings, I guess.

Here's some pics, including the old and new, side by side:



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Old 10-22-2011, 11:47 AM
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Well, I just got back from picking it up, and let me tell you, I'm tickled pink. The nappa leather interior (which includes the top of the dash and the doors), is really nice, and the Adaptive Drive rocks! Just from the little bit of driving I did on the way home, I can tell that the body roll/lean is all but eliminated.

One thing I didn't know is that the rails in the back have been eliminated. There are still four tie down eyelets, but the rail system is gone. While I never used it in the two years I had my 2010, I always thought about getting the attachments for securing cargo (I use my X5 to haul photo gear in connection with my photography business). More cost savings, I guess.

Here's some pics, including the old and new, side by side:



My wife said, "Oh, that is beautiful, we should have ordered that color!"

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Old 10-22-2011, 01:25 PM
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i cant see any pictures, can u fix. it is saying ur pics did not get uploaded.

regards

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Old 10-22-2011, 01:26 PM
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My wife said, "Oh, that is beautiful, we should have ordered that color!"

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Old 10-22-2011, 02:15 PM
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Just did a search on cars.com and there are LOTS of 2012 x5d SUVs available at some of the larger dealers. Mine was supposed to arrive today but no such luck.
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:27 PM
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Just did a search on cars.com and there are LOTS of 2012 x5d SUVs available at some of the larger dealers. Mine was supposed to arrive today but no such luck.
would they like to sit on those? and not sell, and wait till I order a new 2013 model, or get a lexus hybrid lol..
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:29 PM
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Just did a search on cars.com and there are LOTS of 2012 x5d SUVs available at some of the larger dealers. Mine was supposed to arrive today but no such luck.
can u send me a list so i can see which 2012 meet my needs?
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:44 PM
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can u send me a list so i can see which 2012 meet my needs?
http://www.cars.com/for-sale/searchr...=2102&zc=02155
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:47 PM
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Thanks man! Let them enjoy watching those
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:07 PM
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I never make a big decision like this without getting the express approval of SWMBO.
My wife picked out our color (Sparkling Bronze) as I wanted white. Don't worry, she's plenty happy.

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Old 10-22-2011, 07:08 PM
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Here are my pix from today!

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...97#post6396197
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:11 PM
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Congrats. Great color choice. Smart move listening to your wife. We just picked up our Platinum Bronze Metallic today. Truly a wonderful car.
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:16 PM
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Nice! Waiting on a black one too. Looks really good, enjoy.
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:24 PM
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It is a beautiful car. Congrats to both of you happy couple. Sent you a pm.
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:28 PM
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It is a beautiful car. Congrats to both of you happy couple. Sent you a pm.
Hey..... I'm not Mike
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:37 PM
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:37 PM
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Congrats. Great color choice. Smart move listening to your wife. We just picked up our Platinum Bronze Metallic today. Truly a wonderful car.
Please take a few pictures (even cell phone) of the Platinum Bronze!

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Old 10-24-2011, 12:15 PM
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Old 10-24-2011, 12:17 PM
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Mine is here.
Wax out those wrinkles in the hood.

Congrats.

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