Wait for video!! Pics and Video of my friend's BMW X5. Racing in highway light traffic taking it almost to the limit...almost top speed its stock and It does 155mph but not in the video lol. BMW X5 E53 from the one and only Glendale California. Nice Techno backround music.
2005 BMW X5 4.4L V8 Start Up & Rev With Exhaust View - 84K
2005 BMW X5 4.4i
This has a 4.4L V8 making 315 HP while paired to a 6 Speed Auto. So this
is a pretty decent combo.
I have never been much a fan of X5's of this generation. The smallest road
imperfection is made into a huge deal so the ride can become choppy. I find
that the vertical travel of the rear suspension is very short as the rear
makes this hoppy or Jouncy feeling which is very uncomfortable. The Seats
are very hard & more so in the back seat, so these can become very tiresome
on long drives.
If you like X5's, best go for the V8 version.
I have driven dozens of 2001-2006 X5 3.0i's. The 3.0i is one of BMW's best
engines but it's too underpowered to propel this small but heavy SUV. The
5 Speed Auto used in the 3.0i hasn't proven too reliable and it is very
clumsy. Sometimes shifts can be smooth, Hard, Abrupt, it's just