2014 BMW X5 Australian Pricing Announced. Starts at AU$100,000
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BMW has just announced local market pricing for the brand new X5 SUV and it starts at a whopping AU$99,990 before on-road taxes. That's a lot of money for any car, even BMW, and the base model isn't even that impressive: the X5 xDrive 30d equipped with a 3-liter turbodiesel producing 190 kW (258 PS) and 560 Nm. Official figures put this model at 0 to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and 6.2 L/100km on the combined cycle.
The only petrol engine you can have is the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 in the xDrive 50i, good for 330 kW and 650 Nm, which sprints from 0 to 100 km/h 5.0 seconds. The price of this model is AU$133,900 before on-road costs.
Lastly, there's new M50d performance diesel, equipped with a 381 hp 3-liter tri-turbo that boasts fuel efficiency of 6.7 l/100km combined and a 0 to 100 km/h time of 5.3 seconds. This costs a whopping AU$147,900, but you do get a lot of kit from the M division for it.
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