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Old 07-27-2003, 10:53 AM   #1
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official X5 facelift images.

I dunno, I think they shoulda just left it.


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Old 07-27-2003, 10:54 AM   #2
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Visual design enhancements include:

All-new bumper assembly
New hood design featuring a more contoured power dome
Newly designed kidney grille
New head- and rear-light assemblies
New door handles

Product Highlights include:

The 3.0i features a new standard 6-speed manual transmission
The 4.4i features the 4.4L Valvetronic V-8 engine delivering 315hp
and a 6-speed automatic transmission
All-new xDrive system
Xenon low- and high-beam headlights with light-rings are now standard on the 4.4i and optional on the 3.0i
Soft-close upper rear hatch
New cargo cover design
New sport steering wheel
White turn-signal indicators standard on both models
Glove box flashlight standard for the 3.0i
Power passenger seat now standard on 3.0i
Rain sensor standard on both 3.0i and 4.4i
Rear seat heating is now available on the 3.0i with Cold Weather Package

New wheels:

X5 3.0i
Styling 130 (17") with all-season tires standard.
Styling 131 (18") with all-season tires with the Sport Package.

X5 4.4i
Styling 153 (18") with all-season tires standard.
Styling 74 (18") with all-season tires with the Sport Package.
Styling 132 (19") with performance tires. Optional wheel and
requires Sport Package.

New colors and upholsteries:

(Five new metallic paints with start of production)
Mystic Blue (A07)
Kalahari Beige (481)
Toledo Blue (482)
Sterling Gray (472)
Olivine (349)

New interior upholstery and trim:

Truffle Brown Dakota Leather (LCTE)
Poplar Anthracite (Gray) Wood Trim (435, no charge option,
requires Premium Package)

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Old 07-27-2003, 11:41 AM   #3
BMW again.
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honestly looks pretty much the same to me. (thank god) i was scared that it might have a shark fin on the back
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Old 07-27-2003, 01:26 PM   #4
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I like the older headlights better

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Old 07-27-2003, 03:15 PM   #5
is BMW crazy
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i like it either way!
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Old 07-27-2003, 03:19 PM   #6
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yah they didn't kill the look which is good... a bit of change is always good too.. i like it.
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Old 07-27-2003, 03:42 PM   #7
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is it me or does it seem a lot higher then the previous one???
or does it have adjustable ride height??
n e ways still looks good
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Old 07-27-2003, 03:43 PM   #8
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The thing I never understood(design wise) on X5 is the 'rear apron'. I mean when I see them from the rear I always think they lost the bottom part of the rear bumper. Kinda something missing there.
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Old 07-27-2003, 04:29 PM   #9
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i like this new design better
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