The BMW X5 is a luxurious, gadget-rich SUV whose handling somehow manages to defy its size. What do you need to know before you buy a BMW X5? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
Germany's AutoBild magazine really has it in for the Shuanghuan CEO. No, not the actual CEO of Shuanghuan Auto, I'm sure he's lovely; the CEO is their SUV, which happens to be a very blatant Chinese knockoff of the BMW X5. It is, according to the Germans, the worst SUV in the world.
The 2015 BMW X5 Security Plus, set to be revealed at the Moscow Auto Show later this month, is the next iteration of the company's armored SUV line. Sure looks like a standard X5, but all the body panels and windows have all been replaced with a variety BMW claims is "AK-47 proof."
BMW just shared a rather nice photo of an X3 posing with some mountains on their Facebook page. Unfortunately they called it an X5. Oops.
In the late '90s, BMW and Mercedes finally figured out how to sell their wagons to Americans: put lift kits on 'em. Fourteen years later the 2014 BMW X5 represents the third generation of an ass-hauling luxury vehicle that happens to have a little extra ground clearance.
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There's going to be a new big bird Bimmer very soon. This is what the 2014 BMW X5 is going to look like.
Obviously this BMW X5 is a product of Germany but if you can look beyond that fact and ignore the lack of Soviet Era design you'll see a vehicle that is in its own way truly Russian.
If you're going to huff paint, why sit around in the basement playing Grand Theft Auto? The real thing's more thrilling and you might actually die. That was, apparently, the train of thought for an Australian 17-year-old who got high on paint, stole a BMW X5, and eluded police in a high speed chase around Brisbane.
BMW is launching a new high-performance, 3.0-liter inline six for its M cars. No surprise yet. It also has three turbochargers, produces 381 hp and 546 lb-ft of torque, and only revs to 5,400 rpm. Ruh Roh. Yes, it's a diesel.
The gentleman above is Dumitru Cârstea, a businessman from the western Romanian city of Timişoara. After receiving a wheel clamp on his black BMW X5 for parking it illegally, Cârstea protested by taping blocări ilegale (“illegally clamped”) to the window of his car, then waving his exposed penis in the general…
"Hey Deiter, hold mein bier und watch this" is what we imagine the moron behind the wheel of this BMW X5 is saying before he attempts a very unsuccessful jump-to-barrel-roll stunt. That'll definitely leave a mark.
The driver of a BMW X5 experienced some "unintended acceleration," driving over two cars in the Extreme Fitness parking lot in Thornhill, Ontario. Of course, the driver decided a hit-and-run was a good idea. It wasn't. (H/T to all!)
The BMW X5 Security Plus is the first Class 6 armored vehicle publicly available direct from the manufacturer. Now little Billy and Suzie will be safe from AK-47 fire as mommy drives them to school.
Just when we were beginning to lose faith in BMW, rumors begin to surface on a crazy new triple turbocharged diesel engine for an X5 Performance Diesel package. Intriguing would be an understatement.
We could say a lot about careless people driving BMW SUVs around Houston, but these pictures of an X5 launched through a parking garage wall are worth a thousand words.