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AutoGuide Reviews the New 2017 BMW X5 Luxury SUV: Fast and Fun with Cavernous Cargo Sapce

As it has done with many types of luxury vehicles, BMW established the luxury SUV category nearly 20 years ago when it rolled out the impressive X5 SAV (BMW refers to their SUVs as sports activity vehicles, or SAVs). Today the X5 continues to serve as the benchmark against which other luxury automakers who are newer to the SUV game are measured. AutoGuide recently spent a few days with the updated X5 and reports that BMW continues to improves in all areas.

The standard 2017 BMW X5 sDrive35i and xDrive35i (the latter is the all-wheel drive version) both come loaded…

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Consumer Reports Provides a First Look at the All-New 2017 BMW 5 Series

BMW's new 2017 5 Series delivers an impressively upgraded driving experience, featuring reduced weight (for more nimble handling), new technology and a quieter cabin. Consumer Reports recently spent time with the redesigned 530i xDrive and came away impressed with the enhancements to an already excellent luxury midsize sedan.

From the base 530i to the 540i to the performance-tuned M550i, the engines in BMW's 5 Series have all been upgraded to great effect. The 530i is now equipped with...

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CNET's Roadshow Takes the All-New 2017 BMW 530i Out for a Spin

The 2017 BMW 530i is all-new for 2017, part of an overall upgrade for the Bavarian automaker's luxury midsize sedan. CNET Roadshow editor recently spent some time behind the wheel of the 5301, and reports that the legend endures.

The new BMW 5 Series has a range of engine options. The base 530i comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Gas mileage is quite good - EPA-rated fuel economy for the 530i is 24 mpg city and 34 mpg highway with rear-wheel drive...

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AutoGuide Reviews the New 2017 BMW X5: Imminently Capable, with the Fast Pedigree to Match

The new 2017 BMW X5 continues to set the gold standard in the luxury SUV category. In a new review, AutoGuide writer Dan Ilika says the X5 has all-road credentials and BMW performance to match

The 2017 X5 has four engine options, ranging from the exceptionally fuel-efficient xDrive40e to the very powerful xDrive50i. The base X5 comes with very capable 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 that puts out 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. At the high-end, the xDrive50i features a 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 that delivers 445 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque and still manages...

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Enjoy a First-Class Feel with the Stunning 2017 BMW 7 Series

 

Smart, stately style. A trio of outstanding engine options. And a list of creature comforts so long, it's sure to make your head spin.

 

This is what the 2017 BMW 7 Series is all about.

 

Craving a closer look?

 

Then, go ahead and join carwow commentator Mat Watson in the clip below. His assessment of the 7 Series is as follows:

Fitted with a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder, the entry-level 740i model makes a healthy 320 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque.

 

The mid-level (and all-new) 740e xDrive trim, meanwhile, receives a turbocharged four-cylinder and lithium-ion-powered ...

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Get to Know the Incomparable 2017 BMW i3

 

What has five doors, four wheels and one heck of a very bright future ahead of itself?

 

... Give up?

 

Why, none other than the 2017 BMW i3, our head-turning hatchback EV, that's what!

 

Hear all about it in the clip below. Autotrader commentator Jabari Jones is here today with more on the incredible i3:

There are myriad options packages available for the i3. Of those, we find the Technology + Driving Assistant bundle particularly intriguing.

 

Included with this package are first-rate features like an advanced navigation platform with a widescreen display screen and advanced local search ...

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BMW ConnectedDrive: Making Life Simple and Seamless

In today's world of smartphones, smart watches, and even smart TVs, we all are used to convenience.  We want products and services that make our lives easier and less stressful.
 
BMW has given you just that with BMW ConnectedDrive.
This innovative feature learns your typical travel habits, like your commute to work.  If there is traffic that will cause a delay for you, it will alert you via your smartphone so you won't be late.
 
You can also share a location and time, such as a restaurant reservation, with BMW ConnectedDrive and it will tell you when to…
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