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Car News Daily podcasts: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

BMW M Performance parts revealed for X5, X6 and X7

BMW has released its latest set of M Performance add-ons, allowing owners to give their X5, X6 and X7 a racier look. What's available varies based on model; most of the X5 and X7 upgrades are style focused, whereas the 'sportier' X6 is also offered with the brakes from the X5 and X6 M with bigger, heavily ventilated discs and calipers finished in red...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Suzuki introduces five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty 2020 BMW M3 spied with large grille Mercedes-Benz developing C-Class All-Terrain - report 2020 Toyota C-HR revealed for Europe with 2...

2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M revealed

BMW M has unveiled the latest addition to its range of fire-breathing SUVs, whipping the covers from the X5 M, X6 M and their aggressive 'Competition' counterparts. Power in the biggest M SUVs comes from a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine outputting 441kW and 750Nm, while Competition variants employ the same engine but bump peak power to 460kW...

BMW i Hydrogen Next unveiled

The BMW i Hydrogen Next unveiled at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show is said to preview a production car coming around 2022. According to Car and Driver, the i Hydrogen Next has a driving range of between 490 and 595 kilometres. The car's hydrogen fuel tanks are reportedly located under the rear seat and in the centre tunnel, and can be refilled in around four minutes...

BMW X5 Protection VR6 revealed

BMW has revealed the new X5 Protection VR6, an armoured version of its popular luxury SUV. According to the Bavarian marque, the X5 Protection VR6 "offers private individuals and persons at risk customised protection against violent attacks, kidnapping or organised crime". "This is often a decisive criterion, especially in regions like South America, Africa or Russia," BMW adds...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: LIVE from our 11-ute comparison

Join us for our first episode of Automotive Industry Insights with Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Josh Dowling, live from the Melbourne 4x4 Proving Ground for our massive 2019 dual-cab ute comparison! We get to know the new CarAdvice and Drive CEO, Alex Parsons. Kez Casey compares the 2019 Abarth 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5 Roadster...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 BMW X5 pricing and specs

BMW Australia has confirmed full pricing and specifications for the revised 2020 X5 line-up, following confirmation of three new variants last week. The new entry point to the range is the X5 xDrive25d (from $99,900 plus on-road costs), debuting a four-cylinder engine for the new-generation model and dragging the starting price below $100,000...

2020 BMW X5: Australia's new variants confirmed for Q4

BMW Australia has confirmed pricing for a trio of new X5 variants bound for local showrooms before the end of the year, slotting in the base, middle and top of the range. During a presentation at the local launch for the new X3 M and X4 M performance SUVs, the Bavarian marque's local division confirmed a sub-$100,000 starting price for the new entry point of the X5 range – the xDrive25d...

BMW X5, X7 M50d temporarily removed from Australian line-up

BMW Australia has been forced to temporarily stop accepting orders for the quad-turbo X5 and X7 M50d, robbing it of a diesel flagship for its big SUVs. At the moment, the M50d accounts for 16 per cent of X5 sales and 12 per cent of X7 sales. Both X5 and X7 M50d models are powered by a 3.0-litre inline-six diesel engine with four turbochargers, putting out 294kW and 760Nm...