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 out but more info here) is the fastest M car Autobild has ever tested on Sachsenring as it clocked a 1:38.87 minute laptime (the M3 GTS isn’t available no more). An amazing second place goes to the brand-new F10 M5 … 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
No one ever said that evolution is pretty. Take the best-of-breed BMW M Division product: the E30 M3. Little more than … CONTINUED
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 impostor to the hallowed M brand. That begs the question of how do you even measure what M is? The answer is likely personal but there are a few core ingredients that we can all agree on. Power, balance and … 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
Astoundingly quick, period, come to think of it. The slowest of the lot—if slow is the right word—rumbles to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds.
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.”