Wallpaper: 2007 BMW X5

BMW unveiled more images of its upcoming X5 SAV, or Sport Activity Vehicle. Featuring seating for 7, the new X5 looks extremely sharp, but a little boring for my taste. It look too much like the previous generation, and the interior is a bit too simple to compete with other SUV’s in this category. Continue reading for the link to wallpapers and a short summary of changes for 2007.

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2007 BMW X5 3.0d:

2007 BMW X5 4.8i

Brief Summary:

– Second edition of the highly successful originator of the Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) segment accounting for sales of approximately 580,000 units so far, all-new development maintaining the body and drivetrain concept and strengthening the X5’s characteristic qualities in terms of driving dynamics, functionality, and exclusivity.

– Significant improvement of driving dynamics and agility: engines with even more power and greater efficiency, torsionally rigid bodyshell, optimised aerodynamics, unique double wishbone front axle and integral IV rear axle, low centre of gravity, BMW all-wheel xDrive enhanced to an even higher standard.

– First vehicle in its segment with Active Steering for even greater agility and driving pleasure, AdaptiveDrive with anti-roll stabilisation and adaptive dampers for sports performance and behaviour, only vehicle in the segment with runflat tyres featured as standard.

– Six-speed automatic transmission with even faster gearshift featured as standard, enhanced shift comfort, greater fuel economy, and electronic gear selector.

– Interior with significant enhancement of functions, more room for the occupants, optional third row seats, generous luggage capacity (max. volume: 620-1,750 litres/21.7-61.3 cubic feet).

– iDrive control system enhanced to an even higher level, with 8 favourite buttons for direct selection of navigation destinations, telephone numbers and audio sources at the touch of a button, only vehicle in the SAV segment with optional Head-Up Display.

– Exterior design with harmonious proportions, elegant and slender lines, sporting and powerful overall look.

– Exclusive interior ambience with sophisticated materials, excellent finish quality, innovative optional extras: BMW Online, multi-channel audio system, DVD video system, backup camera.

– Engine variants:

BMW X5 4.8i:
V8 petrol engine, 4,799 cc, max output: 261 kW/355 hp (+ 11 per cent), max torque: 475 Nm/350 lb-ft (+ 8 per cent), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6.5 sec (- 7 per cent), top speed 240 km/h (149 mph), average fuel consumption in the EU composite test (preliminary) 12.5 litres/100 km (22.6 mpg Imp) (- 5 per cent).

BMW X5 3.0si:
Six-cylinder petrol engine, 2,996 cc, max output: 200 kW/272 hp (+ 18 per cent), max torque: 315 Nm/232 lb-ft (+ 5 per cent), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 8.1 sec (- 8 per cent), top speed 225 km/h (140 mph) (210 km/h [130 mph] with H-spec tyres), average fuel consumption in the EU composite test (preliminary figure) 10.9 litres/100 km (25.9 mpg Imp) (- 14 per cent).

BMW X5 3.0d:
Six-cylinder diesel, 2,993 cc, max output: 173 kW/235 hp (+ 8 per cent), max torque: 520 Nm/383 lb-ft (+ 4 per cent), acceleration 0-100 km/h in 8.3 sec (- 3 per cent), top speed 216 km/h (134 mph) (210 km/h [130 mph] with H-spec tyres), average fuel consumption in the EU composite test 8.7 litres/100 km (32.4 mpg Imp) (- 7 per cent).

[Source: BMW]