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  • 2020 BMW X5 M50i

    BMW has unveiled new X5 and X7 M50i performance SUVs packing 523-horsepower twin-turbocharged V-8s.

  • 2019 BMW X5 M Performance parts
    BMW shows off M performance parts for 2019 X5

    BMW will give every 2019 X5 buyer the chance to inject a little bit of the brand's M division goodness. The automaker on Thursday revealed its line of M Performance parts for the redesigned SUV, which includes styling elements and other minor performance additions. BMW is keen to underscore the...

  • 2019 Vinfast Lux A2.0, 2018 Paris auto show
    Vietnam's Vinfast launches at Paris auto show with pair of rebodied BMWs

    Vietnam is getting into the vehicle manufacturing business with its own brand. Called Vinfast, the first two products from the newly established car company include a mid-size sedan and SUV, and they were presented to the public for the first time on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. But rather...

  • 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance
    2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance plug-in hybrid promises more electric range

    BMW was one of the first in the luxury segment with a plug-in hybrid when it launched the X5 xDrive40e for 2016 based on the third-generation X5. However, the vehicle's lowly 14 miles of electric range left many wondering whether a standard hybrid would have sufficed, since the vehicle would end up...

  • 2019 BMW X5
    2019 BMW X5 costs $61,695 to start, country club membership not included

    When it goes on sale in November, the 2019 BMW X5 will cost $61,695 to start for a turbo-6-powered, all-wheel-drive, Louis Vuitton transportation device, the automaker announced Tuesday. Stepping up to the V-8-powered X5 xDrive50i will add a breathtaking $15,050 to the bottom line this year...

  • 2019 BMW X5
    2019 BMW X5 preview

    Crossover SUVs are all the rage right now, and one of the key nameplates that helped ignite the segment, the BMW X5, has spawned a new generation. It represents the fourth iteration of the popular luxury mid-size SUV, and it's the biggest yet. The length is 194.3 inches (up 1.1 inches), the width...

  • Teaser for new BMW X5 debuting in 2018

    BMW has a redesigned X5 arriving this year, and the automaker has given us the first official look at the new mid-size SUV. The look comes in the form of a teaser video highlighting the rigorous testing that's gone into developing the new X5, the nameplate's fourth iteration. What's immediately clear is that the new X5 will feature a much more distinctive look than the current model, which felt more like an update of its predecessor than a true redesign. It didn't help that the two vehicles also shared a platform. That won't be the case for the new X5 as it sits atop the CLAR modular platform...

  • 2019 BMW X5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 BMW X5 spy shots and video

    BMWs typically have a shelf life of seven to eight years but that won’t be the case for the current X5 whose successor is nearing the end of its development. Though still carrying a lot of camouflage, the prototype reveals a new, more dynamic look dominated by the pronounced shark nose hood...

  • 2020 BMW X5 M spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW X5 M spy shots and video

    A new generation of the BMW X5 is just around the corner, and once again there will be a high-performance model developed by the M division. A prototype for the high-performance model, the X5 M, has been spotted once again. It features the large intakes typical of an M car, as well as lowered...

  • 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e  -  first drive review, May 2016
    2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e first drive review

    The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e—that’s the new plug-in hybrid version of the X5 sport-utility vehicle—is going to draw you in with its numbers: 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds; 14 miles in all-electric mode; 24 mpg combined. The numbers add up to an alluring (and image-greening) idea: that you...

  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e Plug-In Hybrid
    Premium Plug-In Hybrid Pricing: 2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e And 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e

    Buyers shopping for a 2016 Mercedes-Benz S550 might get sticker shock upon learning exactly how much upgrading to the S550e plug-in hybrid variant will cost... because it won't cost a dime. Opening bids for either the gasoline or gasoline-electric hybrid version of the uber-lux sedan will begin at...

  • BMW Celebrated 3 Millionth Vehicle
    BMW Celebrates Three Millionth Vehicle In Spartanburg, Status As Largest U.S. Auto Exporter

    While enthusiasts the world over still complain about forbidden fruit, in reality, today's automotive industry is more global than ever. Fiat and Chrysler have merged, Pirelli is now—in a Twilight Zone-worthy twist—property of the Chinese government, Jaguar Land Rover is a subsidiary of...

  • 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e

    After a series of concept versions, BMW has finally revealed its plug-in hybrid X5 in production trim. The vehicle makes its debut next month at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show and should be on sale here in the U.S. in the fall, making it a 2016 model. MUST SEE: Watch Kids React To The Tesla Model S P85D's Insane Mode: Video The vehicle is badged an X5 xDrive40e, suggesting its performance and pricing will fall somewhere between the 300-horsepower, $56,025 X5 xDrive35i and the 445-hp, $69,125 X5 xDrive50i. Full specs will be announced closer to the local launch but right now BMW says the new X5...

  • 2015 BMW X5 M, 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2015 BMW X5 M And X6 M Revealed: Video, Live Photos

    BMW’s new X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs based on the latest-generation X5 and X6 are finally here, revealed in full at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The formula is a familiar one, with the original X5 M and X6 M having brought us plenty of joy during their time on the market. Now their...

  • Teaser for new BMW X5 M and X6 M
    BMW Teases New X5 M And X6 M Performance SUVs: Video

    BMW’s new X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs based on the latest X5 and X6 models are due soon, with many tipping we’ll see them unveiled at next month’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show where two BMW world premieres are planned. Right on cue, a teaser video for the new performance SUVs has...

  • BMW celebrates 15 years of X models
    BMW Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of The X5, Its First X Model

    It’s hard to believe that the BMW X5 first arrived on the scene only 15 years ago but since then the vehicle, now in its third generation, has gone on to win numerous accolades, spawned high-performance M variants and new coupe-like models, and is still one of BMW's most popular vehicles...

  • BMW X5 Security Plus
    Production BMW X5 Security Ready For Moscow Auto Show Debut

    BMW will roll out a production version of its armored X5, shown in concept form at last year's Frankfurt Auto Show.

  • BMW Concept X5 eDrive at 2014 New York Auto Show
    BMW Brings Updated Concept X5 eDrive To New York, Production Version Due 2015

    BMW is working on a plug-in hybrid version of its X5 SUV, with prototypes already testing on public roads (read a drive report at Green Car Reports), but the vehicle isn’t due to enter production until sometime in 2015. In the meantime, the German automaker is rolling out concept versions of...

  • 2014 BMW X5 equipped with M Performance parts

    M Performance parts for the BMW X5 will be available in the U.S.

  • 2015 BMW X5 M spy shots
    BMW’s New X5 M And X6 M Due In Late 2014

    The next-generation of the BMW X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs are currently in the works and should make their debut at the end of 2014. But before their arrival, we still have to see the new generation of the X6, which will most likely make its debut at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show in August...

  • 2015 BMW X5 M spy shots
    2015 BMW X5 M Spy Shots

    The 2014 BMW X5 made its world debut earlier this year, but as yet, the hotter M version remains unannounced. Fortunately, we have a new batch of spy shots to give us an idea of what to expect. The latest spy photos of the upcoming BMW X5 M show it with the least camouflage yet, with only the...

  • 2014 BMW X5 equipped with M Performance parts
    BMW X5 Gets M Performance Parts At Essen Motor Show

    BMW’s new 2-Series isn’t the only vehicle getting the M Performance treatment at the 2013 Essen Motor Show this week. BMW also used the German tuning fest to launch new M Performance parts and accessories for its third-generation X5 SUV. M Performance is BMW’s mid-range...

  • BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid
    BMW Concept X5 eDrive To Spawn Production Plug-In Hybrid SUV: Report

    Unveiled in August before making its public debut at the Frankfurt auto show earlier this month, the BMW Concept X5 eDrive is a 61.8-mpg take on luxury utility driving. And it may soon spawn a production plug-in hybrid X5. While still cautious to couch the news in tentative, future terms, BMW's...

  • 2014 BMW X5 enhanced by BMW Individual
    Customize Your 2014 X5 With BMW Individual Range

    BMW’s latest X5 is a fine vehicle, but if you want yours to stand out from the crowd you’re going to need to personalize it. BMW makes the process easy by offering a range of upgrades direct from the factory. If you’re looking to add a little more sport to your sport activity...

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