BMW’s plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina recorded another milestone in their 15 year history as the 1 millionth BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle® rolled off the production line today at BMW Manufacturing Co. The Black Sapphire X5 xDrive 35i with Cinnamon Brown Nevada Leather interior is bound for a customer in China.
This is a significant achievement for the BMW Group’s only U.S. manufacturing facility at a time when the manufacturer is just months away from completing a $750 million expansion to prepare for production of the … CONTINUED
Bimmerpost member SkipSauls provides a great review (and photos) of the 2011 535i against the new X5 and the N54 335i. His perspective from being a long term 335i owner should provides some nice insight for those of you coming from the E90/E92 335i or another N54 based car.
Follow Klaus Deuser as he pushes the boundaries in this BMW produced series featuring the BMW X5. On the road in Europe and America in the X5, he comes across exceptional people, amazing locations and remarkable challenges. A passion to travel born of pure driving pleasure. Follow along inside.
Richard Aucock provides some interesting details on how the new X5 has more X5M DNA than some might think. For example, systems such as the DTC profile and M-specific xDrive profile have been brought down from the touted X5M into the new standard X5.
BMW Performance parts for the X5 and X6 were recently released at the Geneva Autoshow last month. Until now all we had to work on were the live shots taken @ the autoshow itself. Now it seems, BMW is putting out the official wallpapers and photos to go along with more information about these cars and available accesories.
We will update this thread as higher resolution photos become available.
Power KitRetrofitable (Available June 2010)
xDrive50i: … CONTINUED
The BMW X5 is being updated for 2011 as part of an LCI (Life Cycle Impulse). Here are the facts:Debut at the New York Autoshow: April 2010
Redesigned front bumper with new foglamp placement and matte silver bottom bumper guard
Redesigned rear bumper
New colors: Deep Sea Blue, Platinum Grey, and Sparkling Bronze
New Nevada Leather colors: Oyster and Cinnamon Brown
New 8-Speed Automatic Transmission (with steptronic control)
Brake Energy Regeneration system (KERS) — special deep-cycle Glass Mat battery with programmed alternator disengagement, most of … CONTINUED
Bimmerpost is coming to you live from the 2010 NY International Autoshow. Although the BMW Press Conference won’t take place until 3PM EST today, we’ve managed to sneak in some shots of the 335is coupe and the Alpina B7 AWD (both world premieres) for you. Stay tuned later today as we bring you more coverage!
At the upcoming NY International Auto Show, the all-new 5 Series will share the spotlight with the 335is Coupe and Convertible and BMW X5 SAV, which are also making their North American debuts and the BMW Alpina B7 xDrive which is making its World debut. All of the new BMWs will be 2011 models.
The 2011 LCI (facelifted) X5 was officially announced by BMW just a month ago and it is not making its live world debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.
You can find official wallpapers, videos, and technical data in our Official 2011 X5 Thread.
Here are the photos alot of people have been waiting for. Forget the small little teaser, we are the first to get you these large official wallpapers of the car from every angle. Enjoy! If you are looking for the non-sport wallpapers and videos make sure to visit our official LCI thread.
With the release of the all new 2011 BMW X5 LCI came news of a newly introduced M Sport package for the X5. Details have since come out about the package, but pictures have remained elusive BMW has put up an official picture of the car up on its own website, but only that single photo in a very small size has been released thus far. Thankfully, its only taken about 24 hours for these … CONTINUED
Just a few updates. We’ve added a whole host of new high resolution wallpapers of the new X5 LCI which are in the typical BMW style of stunning photography in a stunning location with top notch lighting. In addition an all new video has been released on top of the ones from this weekend, which we have added to the thread as well. Check it out and enjoy!
With the LCI X5 photos released this weekend it was only a matter of days, or hours until the first photos of the M-Sport package were to arrive. Here is the first official photos straight from the BMW website. We are hoping some larger resolution pictures come out so we can further dissect the car, but as of now it just seems like the bumpers are fully painted and the stylistic details of the LCI are further massaged.
Details surrounding the all new BMW X5 LCI for 2011 have been officially released along with new wallpapers, videos, technical details and pricing and package information. Well worth the look.
Here are the first official photos released of the 2011 BMW X5 LCI (facelift) model! Enjoy the set of photos, courtesy of Autobild.
BMW’s sport utility and crossover vehicles had a most impressive showing in the Off-Roader of the Year awards. The BMW X5 was voted “Off-Roader of the Year” in the “Luxury SUV” category, and the BMW X1 and BMW X6 came first and second in the “Crossover” category. Even the outgoing BMW X3 took second place in the “SUV” category. The BMW ActiveHybrid X6 took the Eco Award for its innovative powertrain.
Its not clear if these are very well done photoshops or real photos which have been slightly degraded, regardless, the result is the same. This is the X5 LCI which is coming very soon. Photos leaked from the MOTOR-TALK forums
We bring you the full 2011 BMW Model Year ordering guide (in PDF) for all 2011 models. This guide lists ALL start of production dates, available options, colors, packages, and related notes for every single BMW model for 2011.