BMW X5

BMW begins testing hydrogen X5 prototypes, with Toyota fuel cell tech

Jun 17, 2021

BMW has kicked off the road testing phase of its “i Hydrogen NEXT” fuel-cell technology development in Europe, using X5 SUV prototypes to explore the eco-friendly power source. BMW says it has started testing “near-standard”...

2021 BMW X5 M & X6 M Competition ‘First Edition’ now available

Dec 16, 2020

Very exclusive ‘First Edition’ versions of the BMW X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition are now up for grabs in Australia. However, you better get in quick as just four of each are allocated...

BMW announces ‘First Edition’ X5 M Competition & X6 M Competition

Oct 20, 2020

If you thought the new BMW X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition couldn’t get any hotter, the German company has just announced special First Edition examples of the mental SUVs, and limited units have...

BMW ‘B57S’ M50d quad-turbo diesel production ending in September

Jul 31, 2020

It was sweet while it lasted but it looks like BMW is dropping its impressive 3.0-litre quad-turbo inline-six diesel engine from its range, globally. We saw early signs of this in Australia, with the X7...

2020 BMW X5 M Competition review (video)

Jul 29, 2020

Bonkers cars are pretty rare these days. On the new-car market anyway. But the 2020 BMW X5 M Competition is about as bonkers as it gets in the premium, non-exotic SUV market. We say non-exotic...

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BMW ‘30d’ engine adds 48V mild-hybrid tech, more power

Jun 01, 2020

BMW has announced a range of powertrain updates which will roll out from July this year, with 37 model lines set to receive efficiency and performance improvements thanks to the introduction of 48V mild-hybrid technology....

BMW i Hydrogen NEXT powertrain revealed with X5 concept

Mar 30, 2020

BMW has unveiled a new hydrogen powertrain initiative, using the latest X5 to showcase the technology. The concept is called the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT. Hydrogen fuel cell technology could become BMW’s fourth pillar of...

2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M Competition announced for Australia

Feb 25, 2020

Looking to buy a super-fast large premium SUV? BMW Australia has just announced local prices and specs for the new X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition monsters. These should fulfil your desire. These are...

BMW X5, X6 debut new xDrive40d with 48V mild hybrid tech

Feb 11, 2020

A new powertrain option has been introduced for the latest BMW X5 and X6, pairing together the company’s staple 3.0-litre turbo-diesel with new mild hybrid tech. They reintroduce the xDrive40d badge. Both the X5 xDrive40d...

BMW Australia adds Pure variants to X2 M35i, M340i, X5/X6 M50i

Jan 22, 2020

BMW Australia is making it easier for buyers to jump into M Performance models, announcing new Pure variants for its latest lineup. The Pure philosophy is carried over from the proper M models. Specifically, there’s...

BMW M Performance parts announced for X5 M, X6 M, X7

Oct 04, 2019

BMW in introducing a host of M Performance upgrade options for the new X6 and X7 SUVs, as well as the just-revealed X5 M and X6 M. The parts are sure to go down well...

2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M revealed, with Competition variants

Oct 02, 2019

Welcome to the new monster SUVs from BMW M division; the 2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M. BMW is also introducing X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition variants for the firs time. Based...