October 19, 2006

BMW announces pricing for new 2007 X5

2007 BMW X5
2007 BMW X5. Click image to enlarge

Whitby, Ontario – BMW Canada has announced that the new 2007 X5 sports activity vehicle goes on sale in November with a base price of $61,900 in six-cylinder configuration, and $73,500 for a V8.

Both versions debut with a refined new exterior and with technical improvements including upgraded engines, transmissions, chassis and suspension enhancements, and new interior and equipment levels.

The X5 3.0si uses the latest version of BMW’s lightweight 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder, with an output of 260 hp and 225 lb-ft of torque, a 35 hp increase over the previous model but with increased fuel efficiency. The 4.8i uses an all-aluminum 4.8-litre V8 that makes 350 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque, also a 35-hp improvement over the previous model. Both use an upgraded six-speed automatic Steptronic transmission. Both models also come standard with Nevada Leather upholstery, and have the option of three rows of seating.

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