XBimmers.com | BMW X6 Forum X5 Forum
 
TireRack





Go Back   XBimmers.com | BMW X6 Forum X5 Forum > BMW X5 Forums > General BMW X5 (E70) and X5M Forum (2006-2013)

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-15-2007, 04:13 PM   #1
Mark
Administrator
Mark's Avatar
United_States
1871
Rep
4,007
Posts

 
Drives: 1M
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Spied: X5 ///M Pictures Up Close and Personal

Currently sitting atop BMW’s X5 range is the 4.8is but if these latest spy shots are anything to go by there may be a new top dog in the X5 lineup and this one could get an ‘M’ badge. A performance SUV doesn’t really fit in with the M philosophy of increased performance through reduced weight but the allure of the two-ton sports market could be too strong even for BMW and its famed M division to resist.


After witnessing Porsche and AMG rack up thousands of sales with their respective Cayenne and ML models, BMW is now primed to launch its own high-performance version of the X5 SUV. We now have images of a prototype version of such a car being offloaded from a truck in Germany.

The test-mule was sporting a pair of quad exhaust pipes, which suggest it’s a new high-displacement model. Other details revealing there’s a new powertrain being developed included a funny warning message spotted inside the car to remind drivers that running the engine for longer than 30 minutes will cause it to go ‘kaput’.

There are two schools of thought on which engine will power the new car. Some suggest the 5.0L V10 from the M5 could make its way into the X5 but officials have previously stated that engine would be reserved for the M5 and M6 only. The alternative is a new twin-turbo 4.4L petrol V8 engine currently in development with a rumored output of around 430hp (331kW) and 600Nm of torque.


Source: MotorAuthority
Attached Images
    
__________________
The new beast. BMW M5.
Appreciate 0
      10-15-2007, 05:55 PM   #2
E90SLAM
Supreme Allied Commander
E90SLAM's Avatar
Hong Kong
876
Rep
61,168
Posts

 
Drives: A BBS WHORE
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: .

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2006 330i  [4.67]
Did the little note at the bottom picture....the last line....
"MOTOR Kaputt"......I went to online dictionary and the word "Kaputt" means "broken"???
And the first work "pumpe" means "pump"...and I assume "fuel pump" issue???
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-16-2007, 01:58 AM   #3
Philly
Private
Philly's Avatar
Germany
4
Rep
69
Posts

 
Drives: 330d Le-Mans-Blue
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Heidelberg/ Germany

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2005 330d  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by E90SLAM View Post
Did the little note at the bottom picture....the last line....
"MOTOR Kaputt"......I went to online dictionary and the word "Kaputt" means "broken"???
And the first work "pumpe" means "pump"...and I assume "fuel pump" issue???
The note says: switch on pump for engine and after a longer drive leave it on for 30 minutes and only after that switch it off, otherwise engine will be broken!
__________________

330d | M Sports package | Le Mans Blue | Leather terra |
Xenon | 6 speed Steptronic | Active steering | Bluetooth | Logic 7 |
6 CD Changer | Brushed Aluminum interior | Blacklines | 19'' BBS CK | H&R Spacers 20mm front/ 40 mm rear
Appreciate 0
      10-16-2007, 04:29 AM   #4
thepest
Private First Class
4
Rep
116
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3 (in my mind)
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Europe

iTrader: (0)

This pretty much means that this is a turbo charged engine, indeed!
Appreciate 0
      10-16-2007, 10:58 AM   #5
Last E92 M3
Lieutenant Colonel
17
Rep
1,507
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Virginia

iTrader: (0)

sick!
i want one!!!
Appreciate 0
      10-16-2007, 02:20 PM   #6
Moth
PMOTH
United_States
2
Rep
38
Posts

 
Drives: European
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: CT

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Moth
Turbocharged!!! The HUGE cutouts in the front bumper are a dead giveaway. Think Porsche Cayenne turbo!! This thing probably is going to have oilcoolers the size of the 335 intercooler. Absolutely nuts.
Appreciate 0
      10-16-2007, 04:48 PM   #7
E90SLAM
Supreme Allied Commander
E90SLAM's Avatar
Hong Kong
876
Rep
61,168
Posts

 
Drives: A BBS WHORE
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: .

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2006 330i  [4.67]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Philly View Post
The note says: switch on pump for engine and after a longer drive leave it on for 30 minutes and only after that switch it off, otherwise engine will be broken!
COOL!!! THANKS for the translation!!!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      10-18-2007, 11:12 AM   #8
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
6713
Rep
16,676
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Few more shots:
Attached Images
   
Appreciate 0
      10-18-2007, 12:12 PM   #9
daKaiser
Second Lieutenant
daKaiser's Avatar
Germany
21
Rep
204
Posts

 
Drives: ...
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Germany

iTrader: (0)

i looooooove this car
x5
__________________
Aus Freude am Fahren
Appreciate 0
      10-19-2007, 08:31 PM   #10
longtran
Moderator
longtran's Avatar
443
Rep
16,617
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: CA

iTrader: (105)

Garage List
2006 325i  [0.00]
one day....
Appreciate 0
      10-23-2007, 01:11 PM   #11
Sedan_Clan
Banned
Brazil
130
Rep
10,918
Posts

 
Drives: '14 335i(prev.IB,AW M3's & X5)
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: On 2 wheels clipping an apex!

iTrader: (25)

Sounds like the twin-turbo version to me. Can't wait for this to hit our shores!
Appreciate 0
      10-24-2007, 11:29 PM   #12
masmole
Lieutenant
6
Rep
489
Posts

 
Drives: 07 RS4, 07 ML63, 06 M5
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago, IL

iTrader: (0)

mmmmmm...... turbos. sick!
Appreciate 0
      10-25-2007, 04:12 PM   #13
Mr.Marvelous
the name says it all...
Mr.Marvelous's Avatar
Turkey
3
Rep
242
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 116i Urban
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Turkey

iTrader: (0)

well if they are testing the 4.4i TT that is going to be available in X6, then its no match for a cayenne turbo

it ll be 404hp s where the cayenne turbo is 500
__________________


"All my glory comes from daring to begin."
Appreciate 0
      10-25-2007, 07:16 PM   #14
dbinc
Enlisted Member
dbinc's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
33
Posts

 
Drives: 07 E70
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Paradise / Sin City

iTrader: (0)

BMW will not disappoint, especially if it is targeting the Cayenne Turbo. I doubt they will under power the vehicle.
__________________
Sasakyan Kita
'96 E36 / '02 E53 Sold / '07 E70
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2007, 07:33 PM   #15
lakerfan007
Private
0
Rep
61
Posts

 
Drives: BMW X5 3.0i
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Boulder CO

iTrader: (0)

Remember that the E92 M3 is under powered compared to the C63 and the RS4 but it is considered more sporty and considered a better car overall even though it lacks the HP's
Appreciate 0
      01-18-2008, 04:21 PM   #16
lakerfan007
Private
0
Rep
61
Posts

 
Drives: BMW X5 3.0i
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Boulder CO

iTrader: (0)

Do you guys think that maybe its not an //M but just the new XDrive5.0i engine thats being substituted in for a facelift in late '09 or early '10?
Appreciate 0
      02-06-2008, 01:42 PM   #17
E90330iS
Major General
Germany
74
Rep
6,327
Posts

 
Drives: E90 330i
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Arcadia, California

iTrader: (56)

Garage List
2006 330i  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to E90330iS Send a message via MSN to E90330iS Send a message via Skype™ to E90330iS
Quote:
Originally Posted by lakerfan007 View Post
Do you guys think that maybe its not an //M but just the new XDrive5.0i engine thats being substituted in for a facelift in late '09 or early '10?
I think so, can't be an M.
__________________
1. E90 325i/328i/330i Eisenmann Race Exhaust 2 x 76mm (Used for 30000 miles) $680 OBO
2. E90 M3 Jet Black Front Bumper $120 OBO
3. E90 M3 Style CF Trunk Spoiler $80 OBO
Appreciate 0
      02-21-2008, 12:05 PM   #18
NM27
slow in, fast out
NM27's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
56
Posts

 
Drives: 09 335i
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Miami, FL

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to NM27
it's not an M for sure, i think it might only be a mod, the front bumper seemed really weird to me, and i can see the stock exaust holes on the rear bumper...
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:34 AM.




xbimmers
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST