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by klaus
Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Modifications and Accessories
Topic: Tuning your car
Replies: 2
Views: 6425

Re: Tuning your car

Absolutely. But... only when other have tested it already. I am not a hero but a safeplayer. There is actually a 695 UK pound stirling set available which plugs into the OBCD (or whatever its called) so you can pull it out when bringing it in for service. It gives about 57 extra horsies and about 8...
by klaus
Thu May 14, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: X5 e-Drive News
Topic: BMW's tech manager ready to tackle shifting consumer demands
Replies: 1
Views: 10274

BMW's tech manager ready to tackle shifting consumer demands

As an engineer, what is the best technical solution to reduce CO2? Maintaining BMW’s sheer driving pleasure is key because our cars are bought by customers not regulators. When we created the i subbrand we aimed to defy the common perception that electrified powertrains were unemotional. That’s why...
by klaus
Thu May 14, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos of the x5 eDrive
Topic: X5 xDrive40e photos from BMWUSA.com
Replies: 1
Views: 8292

X5 xDrive40e photos from BMWUSA.com

Photos from the 'Future Vehicles' section of the BMW site: http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/AllBMWs/FutureVehicles/details.aspx?FVCVDetailId=67 A caption along with every photo says 'European model shown' http://cache.bmwusa.com/image_e29c1cf5-9959-421d-ad97-9705ac6296b2.arox?v=e056e631-d14e-4...
by klaus
Thu May 14, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: X5 e-Drive News
Topic: X5 eDrive or X5 xDrive40e? Which is it?
Replies: 3
Views: 5774

Re: X5 eDrive or X5 xDrive40e? Which is it?

Sorry, forgot to post this to the forum. The xDrive40e is inline with the naming conventions of the rest of the X5 lineup: X5 sDrive35i - Turbo 6 cylinder X5 xDrive35i - Turbo 6 cylinder X5 xDrive35d - Turbo 6 cylinder diesel X5 xDrive50i - Turbo V8 and of course the X5 M So the X5 xDrive40e would p...
by klaus
Thu May 14, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: X5 e-Drive News
Topic: X5 eDrive or X5 xDrive40e? Which is it?
Replies: 3
Views: 5774

Re: X5 eDrive or X5 xDrive40e? Which is it?

From the BMW USA site (bmwusa.com) It looks like the concept vehicle was called the BMW x5 eDrive http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/allbmws/conceptvehicles/details.aspx?FVCVDetailId=43 But the future/production version is the BMW x5 eDrive40e http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/AllBMWs/Futur...
by klaus
Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos of the x5 eDrive
Topic: 2015 BMW eDrive X5 concept video
Replies: 1
Views: 3398

2015 BMW eDrive X5 concept video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLkgqSuHmSc

BMW press release video showing X5 plugged into BMW i Wallbox
by klaus
Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos of the x5 eDrive
Topic: BMW x5 eDrive plug-in hybrid concept car video from 2014 NY
Replies: 1
Views: 3453

BMW x5 eDrive plug-in hybrid concept car video from 2014 NY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGS5uE93F70

This video is from the 2014 New York International Auto Show when BMW introduced the X5 eDrive concept.
by klaus
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: X5 e-Drive News
Topic: When will pricing etc be announced?
Replies: 4
Views: 9440

Re: When will pricing etc be announced?

Typically what happens is the price is announced, and then the build page goes live.

I'd guess this will happen at the Detroit Auto Show in mid February. That would give BMW enough time to have orders roll in for a while before the vehicle starts getting delivered.

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