The new third generation BMW X5 has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 877.000 yuan and ends at 1.77 million yuan ($143.000 – 290.000). BMW expects China to become the largest market for the X5 within five years. The range includes the xDrive35i with 306hp, the xDrive50i with 408hp, and most interestingly the xDrive30d; a 3.0 V6 diesel with 258hp and 560nm.
A beastly BMW X5M, Spotted in China in the Sanlitun area in Beijing. The monster SUV is painted in white, covered with mud and dust, weirdly has a roof rack on the roof, and seems to be fitted with rather small (winter?) tires. But the best thing is the license!, reading X5M53, and that is the best license we have seen on a BMW X5 in China so far.
A very spacy BMW X5 SUV, Spotted in China near the Solona shopping mall in Beijing. The bobbly Bimmer was wrapped is a eye confusing matte black purple wrap that seemed to change color every second, making me dizzy as a bee. The BMW was further sexed up by an M-style body kit, a black grille, LED-thingies in the bumper, tinted windows, black mirrors, beautiful matte black alloys, and a black roof rack.
The new BMW X5 will finally have its China-debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month, and it will be launched on the China car market in April next year. BMW has waited remarkably long bringing the new X5 to China, the third-biggest market for the BMW X5 world wide.
A very shiny BMW X5 SUV, seen late at night in front of a shopping mall in the great city of Dongguan in Guangdong Province. The big Bimmer was wrapped in an eye blinding silver chrome wrap, and further sexed up with a black grille and black alloys, with a shiny rim. The wrap seems to be of reasonable high quality but is sadly not completely applied over the bumpers, and the mirrors were completely forgotten. Still, a great looking Bling Machine!
Spy shots showing the new BMW X5 SUV testing in China. The third generation X5 debuted internationally in May and will have its China-debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November. It will be launched on the China car market just before the end of this year.
Spy shots of the new BMW X5 testing in China. The 2014 BMW X5 will have its worldwide debut on the Frankfurt Auto Show in September, China-debut is expected for the April 2014 Beijing Auto Show. China is one of the biggest markets for the BMW X5, especially for the most powerful versions, so BMW wants to make sure it behaves well on Chinese roads.
Here we have a very beautiful BMW X5 M in matte white, seen on a busy street not far from my home in Beijing. The fine vehicle was further beamed up by racing stripes in BMW colors, a black grille, black mirrors, black window frames, black door handles, a black roof rack and black alloys.
The new BMW X5 will debut internationally on the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, debut in China is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in December. The BMW X5 is a very popular SUV in China so BMW wants to make sure it behaves well under Chinese road conditions.
A matte blue BMW X5 SUV, seen near the Workers Stadium in central Beijing. An interesting color which looked even better because the vehicle was covered with a thick layer of dust. The X5 was further sexed up by black light covers, a black grille, black bumpers and very sleek black alloys. Continue reading “BMW X5 is matte blue in China”