The results are in from Car and Driver’s sixth annual Lightning Lap Tests @ Virginia International Raceway (VIR).
BMWs tested in this year’s Lightning Lap include the 1M coupe, 335is, X5 M, and Z4 sDrive35is. How did each model fare? See inside.
This must have felt like Christmas for the folks at Autobild. Autobild knows what it takes to have a great story and has done a special edition on BMW M models, called “Fascination M.” In this special comparo, Autobild gives an overview of all current BMW M models as well as interesting insights into M GmbH. Most interestingly, Autobild pitted all (yes, all) currently available M models against each other on a German race track named Sachsenring.
The outcome? As you’d expect, the M3 CRT (it’s sold … CONTINUED
Caradvice.com recently had the opportunity to test and review the BMW X5 M and they came away nearly giving the SUV full marks across the board. They even compared its handling back-to-back with a 370z, which it easily outhandled. Click on through for their glowing review.
Another new and well done BMW X5M review has made its way onto the internet, this time by way of the guys over @ Autoblog.com. And reading this really well done review, it becomes obvious they had a hell of a time behind the wheel of this beautiful Monte Carlo Blue Metallic example.
Here are a few select quotes, but as always make sure to follow the link and read the entire article and see all the photos
This morning brings us a really well written and honest review of the X5 M, I wont say much more to ruin the article and let you read it for yourself to be the judge, but here is a select quote from BimmerFiles well written review of the X5 M
This article was suppose to be a thrashing of the X5 M as an overweight … CONTINUED
BMW X5 M vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
I have to say, this is one amazing lineup of vehicles for a road test. Hats off to Car and Driver magazine for putting this together! You have to read this road test. Here are some select quotes
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Top Gear reviews the BMW X5M against the Audi Q7 V12 and Range Rover. Tune in to see the winner.
The January 2010 issue picks the X5M over the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, and the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (in that order).
Want to see an SUV perform like you’ve never seen? Check out this Edmunds X5M performance test video!
On the heels of their X6M test, Insideline proclaims “It’s hard to imagine a more complete high-performance SUV package than the 2010 BMW X5 M.”