By The Beard Of Zeus, The 2015 BMW X5 M Can Go 186 MPH

A camo'ed 2015 BMX X5 M was just spotted at an apartment complex near BMW's factory in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The SUV's shape is no shocker... but a peek inside revealed something very interesting indeed; a warning (or a challenge?) to the driver, printed on the steering wheel with a label maker: "MAX SPEED: 300… » 7/07/14 1:56pm 7/07/14 1:56pm

2014 BMW X5: This Is It

We're not yet sure whether BMW will unveil their new X5 at the Detroit Auto Show, but photos of the car have surfaced early over at the Malaysian website Cars, Bikes & Trucks this morning. » 1/14/13 6:30am 1/14/13 6:30am

Used Car Face Off: Ass-Hauling German 4X4s On The Cheap

Welcome to Used Car Face Off, where we find two similar or similarly priced used cars and ask you which one you would buy. Choose wisely! » 10/14/12 4:30pm 10/14/12 4:30pm

Ridiculous Airbrushed BMW X5 Is A Truly Russian Creation

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. » 5/06/12 11:00am 5/06/12 11:00am

Golden BMW X5 is terrible

This very gold BMW X5 was spotted in a student parking lot outside a Kazakhstani Technical University. We don't know how or why the German SUV's owner made it so gold, but the result is truly terrible. » 8/14/11 4:00pm 8/14/11 4:00pm

VIDEO: BMW X5 Flipped In FAILtacular Fashion

"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. » 8/30/10 1:45pm 8/30/10 1:45pm

A Video Peek Inside BMW's Secret Motorsport Warehouse

One week ago, I rediscovered pictures I took inside BMW's closed-to-the-public motorsport museum. Those images were four years old, however, and their pron was limited. Now someone has YouTubed an off-the-cuff video tour of the same building. McLaren overload, anyone? » 2/26/10 2:00pm 2/26/10 2:00pm

BMW X5 Driver Crushes Cars, Drives Away

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!) » 10/26/09 1:30pm 10/26/09 1:30pm

BMW X5 Security Plus Package: For When Soccer Practice Turns Deadly

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. » 4/15/09 4:30pm 4/15/09 4:30pm

BMW Developing Tri-Turbo Diesel For X5?

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. » 4/10/09 4:30pm 4/10/09 4:30pm

Houston BMW X5 Driver Slams Car Through Parking Garage Wall

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. » 3/17/09 1:00pm 3/17/09 1:00pm

BMW X5 M, X6 M Minisite Source Code Reveals 550 HP Twin Scroll Details

It's possible BMW may not have hired the most clever web designers for the BMW X6 M website as the source code contains some rather telling tags, like "550 HP" and "Twin Scroll Twin Turbo." » 3/05/09 12:30pm 3/05/09 12:30pm

Possible BMW X5M, X6M Prototypes Spotted In Spartanburg

Some are suggesting that the BMW X5 and X6 prototypes you see here will wear the sacred "M" badge when they reach production. The rules used to state that all BMW "M" cars must be naturally aspirated and rear-wheel-drive. But with rumors of turbochargers being bolted to future M-models » 8/25/08 11:00am 8/25/08 11:00am, and now the prospect of these…

BMW X5 Security: Heavy Armor For The BMW With The Big Butt

Nothing is worse than overseeing your operations in Central America in last year's BMW X5, even if it is armored. It just makes you look so...vulnerable, even though you're invulnerable to small arms fire. Well warlords, worry no more: a limited number of updated BMW X5 Security armored SUVs are finally available. So… » 8/15/08 1:00pm 8/15/08 1:00pm

2010 BMW X5 Shows Off Its New Nose

Someone must have gotten lazy at the Nordschleife and didn't remember to cover up the new nose on the twin-turbocharged V8-powered 2010 BMW X5. In this latest round of spy shots from the folks at KGP, we can clearly see the dramatic, M3-inspired front air dam and big new wheels to match the upgraded styling. This… » 6/26/08 5:35pm 6/26/08 5:35pm

2010 BMW X5 Spotted With 4.4-Liter 408 HP Twin-Turbo V8 From X6

According to Car Magazine, the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 that debuted in the BMW X6 is coming to the 2010 BMW X5. That'll give the X5 408 HP, a 155 MPH top speed, and a 0-60 time of 5.5 seconds; just a hair slower than the X6. » 6/20/08 10:20am 6/20/08 10:20am

DIY BMW SUV Spotted Down On The Beijing Street

Think you'd already seen all the automotive counterfeits outside-design-influenced flatteries China has to offer during our Beijing Motor Show coverage? Well, think again. We've just found an SUV that's a perfect example of how to take a car that's merely a vague rip-off and turn it into a blatant copy. It's like… » 4/30/08 1:20pm 4/30/08 1:20pm

LUMMA Design CLR X530 Is Like a Diesel X5, But Whiter And With 487lb/ft…

The LUMMA CLR X530 combines three of our favorite things: white paint, the current X5 and a tuned diesel engine. The 3L turbo diesel makes 470lb/ft of torque and 330bhp thanks to an amped-up turbo and remapped chip. Also present is the de rigueur performance exhaust, which makes us fantasize about huge plumes of black… » 3/11/08 4:45pm 3/11/08 4:45pm

BMW Diesel Mild Hybrid X5 Concept Officially Revealed, Officially Has A…

We've been saying for years the only efficient hybrid with current technology is one mated to a diesel engine, and now it looks like another automaker is jumping into the conceptual fray. Our little news yesterday on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics X5 — translated from Bruce, that appears to be an X5 outfitted with a… » 2/22/08 9:00am 2/22/08 9:00am

BMW X5 Twin Turbo Diesel Hybrid Concept Coming To Geneva, It's…

It seems that the cat is out of the bag and we now think we know what BMW will be highlighting, eco-wise, at this year's Geneva Motor Show. You know all that pleading for more diesel hybrids? According to CarScoop, the boys and girls form Bavaria will be showing off the "Vision EfficeintDynamics" which will be better… » 2/21/08 2:00pm 2/21/08 2:00pm