BMW of North America is recalling 46 2014-’15 BMW X5 SUVs to replace the Head Protection System airbags, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The recalled vehicles include the 2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35d built from August 19, 2014 to February 16, 2015 and the 2014-’15 BMW X5 xDrive 35i, X5 sDrive 35i and X5 xDrive 50i built from August 28, 2013 to February 16, 2015.
“In the affected vehicles, the Head Protection System airbag may not be securely connected to the airbag inflator … CONTINUED
First X5 xDrive40e Plug-In Hybrid video.
BMW showcases the F15 X5 M Performance Parts catalog in this new promo spot.
We’ve added some US specific details and specs for the 2016 X5 eDrive40e.
Introducing the BMW X5 xDrive40e.
The first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle. Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics eDrive technology endow the BMW X5 xDrive40e with sensational sportiness and supreme poise on the one hand and outstanding efficiency on the other. With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and a synchronous electric motor, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieves a combined … CONTINUED
BMW’s newest ad for the F15 X5, titled “Moonroof.”
Commercial of the F15 X5. With optional Premium Package features like leather upholstery, the BMW X5 has the power to make any trip, with any person, a little more comfortable. Or at least less uncomfortable.
Check out this full AC Schnitzer X5 F15 build by Tag Motorsports.
Great compilation chart of BMW N57 diesel engine tuning piggyback chips and their specs / data.
There is a recall campaign / service bulletin for the BMW N63 engine (V8 twin turbo).
On December 29th, 2014, BMW released Bulletin “B001314″ or the “N63 Customer Care Package ” affecting any vehicle that saw use of the 4.4-liter V-8 (N63B44O0) within the 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X5, and X6 model lines manufactured between 2008 and 2013. Dealership instructions include checking the timing chain for stretching and replacing it if necessary, replacing the fuel injectors, mass air flow sensors, crankcase … CONTINUED
The very first customer owned X5 ACS5 5.0i is owned by BIMMERPOST member bond77. It’s fitted with wheels, suspension, exhaust system, exterior kit, interior pieces and engine tuning).
The engine output has been bumped from 450 hp to 525hp and an increase of 100 Nm torque.
Results and videos from the 2015 BMW X5 (F15) crash tests, where the X5 scored an overall full 5 star rating from the NHTSA.
Nicely modified X5 featuring full compliment of BMW M Performance Parts and H&R springs.
It all started with an X. This letter was first used as a model designation for a BMW automobile as early as in the mid-1980s to indicate that it featured four-wheel drive technology. The car’s dual symmetry was the ideal allegory for the transmission of drive torque to all four wheels. 15 years ago, the letter X became the symbol of an entirely new vehicle category and, at the same time, of a very special form of driving pleasure. The BMW X5 made its … CONTINUED
A great DIY by a BIMMERPOST member showing how he impressively retrofitted 6WB Digital Display Gauge Cluster onto his F15 X5.
BMW has introduced the F15 X5 Security Plus model, which will be unveiled at the 2014 Moscow show late this month. Here’s info on the X5 Security Plus, via BMW:
The risk of armed violence – and in particular, attack with automatic weapons like the AK-47 – is a fact of everyday life for certain customers. In response to this threat, a new level of vehicle security is required. At the same time, more and more people want Sports Activity Vehicles, with all the versatility … CONTINUED
I have to say BMW got this one right. Todor Todorov, the guy who started the BMW X5 Facebook Fan Page is a great guy who nursed along his facebook fan page, first crossing the 1 Million fan mark and now passing the 2 Million fan threshold.
Many of you may remember him or his Fan page from 2012, when he won the BMW SuperFan competition