Caught in the Alps: 2014 BMW X5 Spy Photos

2014 BMW X5 logo

Traveling through Slovenian Alps just a day ago, I accidentally met a car transporter carrying a number of heavily camouflaged vehicles. One of them looked very much like the upcoming 2014 BMW X5 luxury SUV. The photos don’t reveal much in terms of general styling, but there are a couple of photos that will give you the idea on the vehicle’s rear suspension and exhaust system. Enjoy the photos after the jump!

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BMW X5 xDrive35d crossover SUV tuned by Hartge

BMW X5 xDrive35d crossover SUV tuned by Hartge

Designed by the German tuning specialist Hartge for those who think that the new X5 E70 series is just not extreme enough, the new upgrade program for the 2009 BMW X5 xDrive35d performance SUV includes not only the usual mix of add-on plastic and carbon, but also actually makes its 3.0-liter engine significantly more powerful. As a result, you get yourself a car, which is not just different from the rest of the pack, but is actually more fun to drive, although I am not sure whether you will be able to shell almost €30,000 for the parts and labor.

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2009 BMW X6 Hamann tuning kit

2009 BMW X6 Hamann tuning kit

German super-tuner Hamann -a company that deals in all things luxury including Mercs, Porsches, and Lamborghinis, but clearly preferring to be associated with BMW- has just revealed its first comprehensive customization program for the still-fresh BMW X6 sports car. Being a rather strange mix of a four-door coupe and an SUV, the base vehicle tries to be a jack of all trades. The German tuning specialist, however, helps you make the sporty crossover what it has to be: a sports car that, while still being a bit overweight compared to a normal four-door coupe, has all things necessary to give you a right mixture of driving pleasure and utility that many crossovers strived for, but only a few of them actually achieved.

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2008 BMW X5 E70 AC Schnitzer Falcon body kit

2008 BMW X5 E70 AC Schnitzer Falcon body kit
2008 BMW X5 E70 AC Schnitzer Falcon

German super-tuner AC Schnitzer has just revealed its new Falcon wide-body appearance kit for the 2008 BMW X5 E70 performance-oriented crossover SUV. Besides wider wheel arches, the new body kit also includes new side steps, a new front bumper fascia that significantly decreases the vehicle’s off-road abilities, as well as new rear skirt with integrated exhausts.

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2008 BMW 6-Series tuned by Hamann

2008 BMW 6-Series tuned by Hamann
2008 BMW 6-Series by Hamann

It’s been more than a year since the Bavarian company introduced its facelifted 2008 BMW 6-Series coupe and convertible sport cars. Clearly looking more muscular and energetic (and less than an overweight shark on a high-calorie diet), the refreshed 6-series attracted lots of attention both from motorists and tuning specialists that immediately started churning out new appearance and power upgrade programs for the German vehicle.

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Hamann body kit for the 2008 BMW X6

Hamann body kit for the 2008 BMW X6
2008 BMW X6 by Hamann

Although the 2008 BMW X6 coupe-shaped SUV (the German car manufacturer prefers to call it a ‘SAC’, which stands for ‘Sports Activity Coupe’) has only just arrived to select markets, some tuners are already offering body kits and even some modest tuning programs for the much over-hyped vehicle that somehow manages to combine low, dynamic profile of a sports coupe with a bulky body of a crossover.

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