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Hands on: BMW X5 eDrive - Fully functional green SUV

by Tim Jones on April 15, 2014 at 11:29:00 AM
Hands on: BMW X5 eDrive - Fully functional green SUV

Bimmerfest gets hands on with the BMW X5 eDrive Concept. This concept X5 incorporates technology borrowed from the BMW i8. An electric motor and battery complement the 4 cylinder gasoline engine for increase fuel economy.

The combined engine and electric motor (eMotor) work together to increase efficiency resulting in an estimated 62 MPG while having 270+hp and 300+lb-ft of torque on tap.

BMW Performance Part for the 2014 BMW X5 (F15)

by Mark Jurista on February 11, 2014 at 10:24:00 AM
BMW Performance Part for the 2014 BMW X5 (F15)

The all-new BMW X5 is still relatively new but BMW has already let loose a bevy of BMW Performance parts for the new Sport Activity Vehicle. Enhancements include carbon fiber pieces including mirror caps, front splitter, rear diffuser and rear aero flaps.

First Drive: The BMW X5 xDrive30d and X5 xDrive50i

by Mark Jurista on September 18, 2013 at 10:00:00 AM
First Drive: The BMW X5 xDrive30d and X5 xDrive50i

The all-new BMW X5 is set to launch in the United States this fall and we finally had our chance to get behind the wheel and see what has changed in the F15 chassis. Our test drive started off with the updated diesel model (xDrive30d) that outputs an amazing 413 lb-ft of torque to give you the low end power you crave and continued on with the top of the line V-8 (xDrive50i) that pushes you back in your seat with 445 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque.

There is a lot more to this new X5 than just some powerful engines including a much needed interior upgrade that makes the X5 that much more appealing as a daily driver. Get all the details and find out what we thought by reading the full review now.

Live coverage of BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show

by Tim Jones on September 11, 2013 at 06:01:00 PM
Live coverage of BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show

The Frankfurt International Motor Show is BMW's home turf when it come to auto shows and they pulled out the big guns for the 2013 show. The highlight being the world premiere of the i8, the sustainability built super car.

Real Life Photos from BMW NA Press Launch of the F15 X5

by Mark Jurista on September 11, 2013 at 02:28:00 AM
Real Life Photos from BMW NA Press Launch of the F15 X5

We have just completed a day of driving the all-new 2014 BMW X5 in both xDrive30d and xDrive50i variants. We will have full coverage including our thoughts on the cars as a whole but for now we wanted to get the real life photos up for your viewing pleasure.

A BMW X5 eDrive Hybrid Emerges for the Frankfurt Motor Show

by Mark Jurista on August 21, 2013 at 06:30:00 PM
A BMW X5 eDrive Hybrid Emerges for the Frankfurt Motor Show

The new BMW X5 raises efficiency to another new level in the world of the luxurious Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). BMW is using the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) to present the logical next step towards landmark efficiency in the SAV segment.

The BMW Concept X5 eDrive combines the brand of driving pleasure for which the xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system is renowned and a luxurious ambience within the variable-use interior with a plug-in hybrid drive concept.

Launch Video Release for the 2014 BMW X5 - See it Now

by Mark Jurista on July 05, 2013 at 09:59:00 AM
Launch Video Release for the 2014 BMW X5 - See it Now

Obviously everyone has seen photos of the new BMW F15 X5 but we haven't seen any great video of the car in motion. Now BMW has released the "Launchfilm" for the new X5 on Youtube and we have a chance to see the car in some new light.

The next generation BMW X5 (F15) goes into production this August with sales starting later this fall. The X5 will be available at launch in xDrive35i, sDrive35i and xDrive50i variants with an xDrive35d coming early next year.

New 2014 X5 xDrive50i Photos Revealed

by Mark Jurista on June 25, 2013 at 03:03:00 PM
New 2014 X5 xDrive50i Photos Revealed

BMW has released a new photo set of the 2014 X5 xDrive50i in real life. These are some great photos that don't look to have undergone the standard post processing work that some of the press photos go through.

BMW has released a new photo set of the 2014 X5 xDrive50i in real life. The new 2014 BMW X5 starts production in August with a starting price of $53,725 for the sDrive35i model.

M Sport for the 2014 X5

by Mark Jurista on May 30, 2013 at 07:47:00 AM
M Sport for the 2014 X5

BMW has pumped up the aggressive lines with the M Sport packages on the newest models including the all new F15 X5. Wide front side intakes flank a center upper and lower intake. The side skirts and rear bumper come body matched to round out the look. The interior gets the amazing M Sport wheel and black leather.

Photo Comparison: 2014 BMW X5 F15 vs. E70 X5

by Mark Jurista on May 29, 2013 at 06:01:00 PM
Photo Comparison: 2014 BMW X5 F15 vs. E70 X5

The 2014 BMW X5 has finally been revealed and is scheduled to start production in August 2013 in Spartanburg, SC for the gasoline versions and December 2013 for the diesel variant. In order to get a better idea as to the differences between the F15 and E70, we put together a series of comparison photos for you.

Read on to see photos comparing all the different angles between the two models so you have a better idea as to what changed. Let us know if you like the new 2014 or still prefer the outgoing model!










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