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11/12/2013    1:00 PM

The X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid model has now been spotted undergoing testing. These may only be a couple of photos, but we already know what the F15 X5 looks like. We expect the X5 eDrive to launch sometime around early 2015.

As for specs? The X5 eDrive Concept model was unveiled at the Frankfurt auto show in September and featured:

• Four cylinder turbocharged engine (approximately 171 horsepower)
• Paired with electric motor (provides 95 horsepower)
• Up to 70 MPH (120km/h) on electric power alone
• Maximum range of 19 miles (30km) on electric power alone
• 0-62 MPH (100 km/h) in under 7 seconds
• Average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle of 3.8 litres per 100 kilometres (74.3 mpg imp).
• Can be charged from any domestic power … CONTINUED

11/10/2013    3:00 PM

Download the full owner’s manual (PDF) for the 2014 X5 sDrive35i, xDrive35i and xDrive50i.

11/08/2013    2:10 PM

A new 2014 F15 X5 owner shares his Performance Center Delivery and ownership experience with us:

just got back from the Performance Center Delivery of my 2014 X5. This was my third PCD and it was just as great an experience as the other two. I’m a bit tired from my 1200 mile drive home, so I’ll post some pics and add more info to this thread over the next day or so.

2014 X5 XDrive 35i xLine
Mineral White
Mocha Nappa Interior design Package
Poplar Trim
Cold Weather Package
Driver Assistance Package
Driver Assistance Plus Package
Luxury Seating Package
Premium Package
Space Saver Spare
Ceramic Controls
Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System

There are a few different parts of the delivery experience. My wife and I … CONTINUED

11/06/2013    12:05 PM

The X5 M50d is reviewed by Car Buyer. The M50d features 381 horsepower and 546 lb-ft of torque, from just three liters of displacement (with tri-turbos).

Unfortunately, like the last generation M50d, this one is available for our European members only.

11/06/2013    8:30 AM

The BMW Concept X5 Security Plus is the only vehicle in this class which fulfills the requirements of protection level VR6. Offering all-round protection against violent assault, kidnapping and organised crime, this model therefore meets the needs of risk-exposed private individuals and prominent public figures with enhanced security needs. Particularly in regions like South America, Africa or Russia, these are often important customer considerations. BMW has also developed a further version, the BMW X5 Security, which meets the requirements of protection level VR4 and provides reliable protection against general street crime. Both the BMW X5 Security and the BMW Concept X5 Security Plus combine effective occupant protection and generous comfort with the dynamic performance, agility and versatility typical of the BMW X models.

Built around … CONTINUED

10/21/2013    8:00 AM

Congrats to site member rmastale for being our first U.S. owner of the all new 2014 X5 (F15). He picked up his xDrive 35i M Sport over the weekend and shares these photos with us.

10/12/2013    1:30 PM

Congrats to HHSAM for being our first 2014 X5 owner! His X5 xDrive50i M Sport was delivered on September 30 in the United Arab Emirates.

U.S. deliveries of the X5 will begin this weekend as they have now hit dealerships for deliveries and test drives.

10/02/2013    12:00 PM

The first of our members’ 2014 X5 deliveries will take place imminently, with some vehicles already waiting at the BMW VPC (vehicle preparation center). For those anxious owners-to-be or just those interested in the new X5, you can learn more about some of the car’s features in these instructional videos.

They includes features on the intelligent safety button, third row seating, new key fob, child safety latch, heated steering wheel, object recognition detection, park distance control, keyhold removal cap, panoramic moonroof, rear comfort seats, updated sun visors, HVAC buttons and more.

10/02/2013    10:50 AM

The list of cars and trucks up for the 2014 Car of the Year Award has been parsed down to a short list of 12 cars and 12 trucks. The initial candidates list contained 30 cars overall, of which the BMW i3 was also nominated. It did not make this short list.

2014 North American Car of the Year short list:

BMW 4 Series
Cadillac CTS
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Chevrolet Impala
Infiniti Q50
Jaguar F-Type
Kia Cadenza
Lexus IS
Mercedes-Benz CLA… CONTINUED