x5 News Stories
Hands on: BMW X5 eDrive - Fully functional green SUVby Tim Jones on April 15, 2014 at 11:29:00 AM
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 Debuts BMW i Brand Campaign During Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Gamesby Mark Jurista on February 07, 2014 at 03:51:00 PM
BMW of North America, the Official Mobility Partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), will start the Olympics off with the launch of their BMW i Brand campaign.
Numerous TV spots will highlight the BMW i brand and there will be additional commercials focused on the BMW X5 and the BMW 2 Series. Tune in to see the new marketing campaigns and see Team USA compete.
First Drive: The BMW X5 xDrive30d and X5 xDrive50iby Mark Jurista on September 18, 2013 at 10:00:00 AM
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.
Real Life Photos from BMW NA Press Launch of the F15 X5by Mark Jurista on September 11, 2013 at 02:28:00 AM
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.
Launch Video Release for the 2014 BMW X5 - See it Nowby Mark Jurista on July 05, 2013 at 09:59:00 AM
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 Revealedby Mark Jurista on June 25, 2013 at 03:03:00 PM
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.
Photo Comparison: 2014 BMW X5 F15 vs. E70 X5by Mark Jurista on May 29, 2013 at 06:01:00 PM
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!
Wrapping up the 2013 North American International Auto Showby Mark Jurista on January 16, 2013 at 01:00:07 PM
We were live at the 2013 North American International Auto Show this week to witness the introduction of numerous new and exciting models from BMW. While the 4 Series Concept Coupe was the star of the show, the surprise introduction of a new entry level 3 Series also made some waves. Read on to see what we saw in our time at the show or skip on over to the 500+ picture photo gallery!
BMW targets US growth for 2013 with Diesel Powerby Tim Jones on January 14, 2013 at 01:54:20 PM
The BMW Group intends to grow in the U.S. in the current year. "We are confident that we will continue our success in our largest single market in 2013. Here and worldwide, we are expanding our global vehicle portfolio with attractive new models such as the BMW M6 Gran Coupe and the BMW 4 Series Coupe, said Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing BMW, on Monday at the...
Next Generation 2014 BMW X5 Spotted Peeling Off Some Camoby Mark Jurista on December 19, 2012 at 08:34:31 AM
The last time we saw some spy photos of the X5 was back in September and the whole car was decked out in camouflage. It looks like BMW has gotten given us a little gift for the holidays with the new X5 being spotted on the streets wearing a little less camo.