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Who knew that diecast model makers could be such a good source of leaks? Less than a month after a diecast model 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA in China, someone overseas at Diecast Empire or Jadi Modelcraft could get a bath in boiling oil for leaking uncamouflaged images of the next-generation BMW X5. Naturally, that assumes that this image from a brochure from a Jadi brochure is indeed the F15 BMW X5 – it was posted to Diecast Empire's Facebook page. In its favour, the lines all add up if we compare it to the most revealing spy shots we have of the coming crossover – the headlight... Read More

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    Spy Shots: Are you the next BMW X5?
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    Who knew that diecast model makers could be such a good source of leaks? Less than a month after a diecast model 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA in China, someone overseas at Diecast Empire or Jadi Modelcraft could get a bath in boiling oil for leaking uncamouflaged images of the next-generation BMW X5. Naturally, that assumes that this image from a brochure from ...

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    Spy Shots: Clearest look yet at new BMW X5
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    BMW engineers have been very busy lately. We haven't even officially seen the production M6 Gran Coupe or 4 Series Concept in person yet, and we're already looking ahead to future products like the forthcoming 2 Series and the redesigned X5. Our quick-triggered spy photographers have caught the 2014 X5 testing before, but this is our best look yet at the ...

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    Report: Future North American BMW diesel plans leaked
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    Back in July, we told you that BMW would be bringing a pair of new diesel engines to the North American market in the near future, and thanks to the folks at VWVortex.com, we might just have a clearer view of exactly how those new oil-burning mills might fit into the automaker's lineup. One intrepid forum member obtained a photo of a slide being shown ...

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    Spy Shots: Next BMW X5 M snapped storming the Nürburgring
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    BMW is getting ready to launch the third-generation X5 next year, and not wanting to make performance-minded customers wait too long, the X5 M is expected soon after the standard models. As seen in the video we posted last week, the new M-powered X5 is putting down some punishing laps at the Nurburgring. Now we're happy to supplement that video with some ...

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    Video: Next BMW X5 M caught bludgeoning 'Ring, sounds fierce
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    The engineers at BMW's M Division have their magical finite element analysis machines working on the next-generation high-performance version of the company's popular X5 crossover, and they've taken a disguised X5 M prototype to Germany's Nürburgring to run the numbers. According to forum user Jason at Bimmerpost, the impetuous BMW CUV will begin the ...

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    Video: Apple Store fights back against BMW X5-driving burglars
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    A Los Angeles, California man is being accused of using his 2003 BMW X5 as a battering ram to break into an Apple Store in the suburb of Temecula last week. The morning robbery on September 6 was caught by surveillance cameras, which show the BMW barreling through the store's glass front and a number of masked men hopping out to snatch iPhone and iPad ...

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    Study: Top 10 best-selling cars in wealthy neighbourhoods
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    What's that? Rich people buy their cars at dealerships just like we do?! Yep, and according to a new study from TrueCar, Mr. and Mrs. Moneybags don't spend their loot on as many high-end luxury models as you'd think. TrueCar released a list of the top 10 most popular cars in the wealthiest North American neighbourhoods and, shockingly enough, half the ...

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    Report: BMW introducing new pair of efficient diesel engines
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    BMW first introduced the North American market to diesels way back in 1983, with the introduction of its 524td. Under the hood of the E28 5 Series was the automaker's M21 turbocharged diesel, a 2.4-litre inline-six rated at 115 horsepower and 155 pound-feet of torque. It was mated to a standard four-speed automatic transmission. At the time, BMW claimed ...

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    Report: BMW recalling 24,000 vehicles over emissions problem
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    BMW wants to take another look at over 24,000 vehicles it's sold in the United States. No, this isn't just to check out how they're holding up in the real world, it's to make sure the smoke coming out of the tailpipe is clean enough. BMW is recalling a total of 24,340 vehicles from the 2009-2011 model years – roughly 2,740 2011 or 2012 X5 xDrive50i ...

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    BMW M shows off new diesel-powered lineup in motion
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    If you'd like to see more of BMW newly unveiled range of M Diesels, here's your chance. To recap, BMW revealed four tri-turboed, diesel-engined, all-wheel-drive M cars for European buyers yesterday: the M550d xDrive (a.k.a. 5 Series) sedan and touring, the X5 M50d and the X6 M50d. All use a 3.0-litre inline-six putting out 376 horses and 545 through an ...