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2019 BMW X5 M spied

The next-generation BMW X5 M has been spotted testing on the icy roads of Sweden this week, ahead of a likely reveal sometime later this year. Compared to the standard version, which we've also seen out and about lately, the hi-po X5 M gets chunkier bumpers, more aggressively-flared guards and wider tyres around its big alloy wheels...

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2017 BMW X5M, X6M Black Fire Editions arrive in Australia
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2017 BMW X5M, X6M Black Fire Editions arrive in Australia

BMW's blacked-out X5 M and X6 M specials will go on sale in Australia from October, following their international unveiling earlier this year. The new style-focused BMW X5 M Black Fire Edition and BMW X6 M Black Fire Edition models will come to Australia in a very limited number, with just 15 slots allocated to the X5 M and 10 to the X6 M...


BMW X5 M, X6 M Black Fire Editions revealed, local arm keen
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BMW X5 M, X6 M Black Fire Editions revealed, local arm keen

The BMW X5 M and X6 M Black Fire Editions have been revealed this week, bringing a range of black-themed enhancements to the super-SUV pair. Available in overseas markets from August, the Black Fire Editions of the X5 M and X6 M gain exterior changes like Sapphire Black metallic paint, carbon-fibre mirror caps, 21-inch forged M alloy wheels in black, and black chrome trim for the double kidney front grille...


Aqua is back, baby!
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Aqua is back, baby!

You guys, have you noticed? Aqua is back. No, I’m not talking about the shit band from the 2000s that had the hit about Barbie. I’m talking about the colour. On cars, specifically. In even more specific terms, car brands are seemingly embracing the idea that not all cars have to be black, white, grey or silver, though the targeting is very much where you’d expect it – at the younger buyer group, the ones who aren't going to be spending more than about $40,000 on a car...


2016 BMW X5 M Review
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2016 BMW X5 M Review

The world's fastest SUV just happens to also be the best.


2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M Review
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2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M Review

The monstrous BMW X5 M and X6 M twins-under-the-skin defy convention in the best kind of way...


BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales
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BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales

The equal most powerful and single most torque-rich regular production BMWs that money can buy launched in Australia this week. The second-generation X5 M and X6 M have touched down, priced from (a few grand higher than before) $185,900 and $194,700 plus on-road costs starting prices respectively...


Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured
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Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured

The Audi SQ5 TDI, the German manufacturer's first S-branded SUV and first S-branded diesel, has been confirmed for Australia. First revealed at the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hour race in June, Audi Australia's Shaun Cleary confirmed to CarAdvice that the Audi SQ5 TDI, powered by a 230kW/650Nm twin-turbocharged direct fuel injection 3...


BMW X5 M Review & Road Test
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BMW X5 M Review & Road Test

Over 400kW in an SUV? Yes, please...


BMW X6 M arrives, X5 M coming in January
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BMW X6 M arrives, X5 M coming in January

As revealed by CarAdvice in September, BMW Australia has enhanced its high-performance range with the arrival of the X6 M. To be joined by the X5 M in January 2010, the head of BMW Group Australia, Stavros Yallouridis, said the new power couple would set new standards in the high-powered SUV market...


BMW X6 M and X5 M set for Australian debut
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BMW X6 M and X5 M set for Australian debut

BMW Australia has announced the official pricing and specifications for its new X6 M, which is due to arrive in showrooms this December. This latest addition to the M division line-up will be priced from $179,900 and will represent the pinnacle of the X6 Sports Activity Coupé range...


2009 BMW X5 M and X6 M revealed
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2009 BMW X5 M and X6 M revealed

In standard guise, the BMW X5 and especially its controversial X6 sibling are already very rapid and surprisingly agile, questioning not only the necessity of an M-division variant but also whether it was even possible to improve their performance. It seems subtlety is not part of the M-division vocabulary, engineering its new X5 M and X6 M flagship models to extraordinary heights, beginning with the engine...


2010 BMW X5 M interior spied
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2010 BMW X5 M interior spied

Having already conquered the Nurburgring, the forthcoming BMW X5 M has been spied cold weather testing in northern Scandinavia. The extent of its M-division visual tweaking is clearly identifiable by the various patches of camouflage covering this prototype, including the signature side-vents and larger air intakes up front...


BMW X5 M Sport Package
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BMW X5 M Sport Package

Unlike arch-rival Mercedes Benz, which has an AMG variant for nearly every one of its cars, BMW has previously said it will only apply the M badge and treatment to models that suit. Although this is by no means the full M treatment, with the performance staying the same, BMW has today announced that for the first time in its nine-year history, the company's large SAV (Sport Activity Vehicle), the BMW X5, will be available with an M Sport Package...