BMW X5

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...

2019 BMW X5 review – xDrive30d & xDrive40i (video)

Aug 22, 2019

Now in its fourth generation, the BMW X5 has matured nicely over the years thanks to a range of advanced technologies and efficiency-focused developments. But, the latest G05 model is also quite youthful and savvy...

2019 BMW X5 25d, 45e, M50i join Australian lineup

Aug 21, 2019

The 2019 BMW X5 range is expanding in Australia, with the introduction of the xDrive25d, xDrive45e, and M Performance M50i. The BMW X7 also welcomes the M50i V8 engine option. These new variants join the...

2020 BMW X5 M spied at Nurburgring, Competition variant? (video)

Aug 07, 2019

BMW has been spotted testing prototype versions of the 2020 X5 M super-SUV at the Nurburgring, with at least one mule looking like it is the makings of a new Competition variant. While the new...