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  • 2020 BMW X6, X7, X5 M X6 M M Performance accesories

    BMW's M division has created some of the most iconic performance cars of all time, but for some enthusiasts, hauling the family is just as important as hauling the mail. That's why BMW offers M Performance parts for even its most docile SUVs. Last week, BMW announced a line of M Performance parts for its X5, X6 and X7 SUVs, including the new X5 M and X6 M variants. Ranging from carbon fiber exterior elements to wheel and brake upgrades, there's something to tickle just about every enthusiast's fancy, and BMW insists that even the dress-up items "meet the highest functional requirements with...

  • 2020 BMW X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition
    2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M arrive with more than 600 horsepower for more than $106,000

    The high-powered X5 M and X6 M crossovers make 600 horsepower or more and sprint to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds.

  • BMW i Hydrogen Next concept
    BMW rolls out hydrogen-powered X5

    A fuel cell-electric BMW X5 is confirmed for limited production in 2022.

  • 2020 BMW X5 Protection VR6
    Armored BMW X5 will survive blast from 33 pounds of TNT

    BMW's newest armored car is safety rated to VR6 levels.

  • 2020 BMW X5 M50i
    BMW X5 and X7 spawn sporty M50i models delivering 523 horsepower of grunt

    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 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 than develop its own models, Vinfast has chosen to rebody existing cars for its first two products, in this case the previous-generation BMW 5-Series and X5. Vinfast has called its versions the Lux A2.0 and Lux SA2.0, respectively. Italian design firms Italdesign and Pininfarina were hired to devise...

  • 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 teases new X5 ahead of 2018 debut

    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...

  • 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

    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 suspension, huge wheels, and a quad-tip exhaust pipe arrangement. The current X5 only arrived in 2014, with its own X5 M model arriving in 2015. The reason for the quick changeover is due to BMW introducing a new modular platform across its range. (The current X5 is actually based on a platform that...

  • 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
    Production BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Headed For 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

    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...

  • 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’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 been released, but unfortunately it doesn’t reveal much. The teaser video pokes a little fun at the snooping photographers that like to snap prototypes during testing. While the video doesn’t reveal much, the photographers being made fun of have actually managed to come up with a number...

  • 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
    BMW Announces M Performance Parts For X5 Owners In The U.S.

    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...

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