Range-topping 4.8i now available with M Sport bodykit and accessories
1 June 2007

Want to make your new X5 look even less suitable for off-roading? Now you can do it the official BMW way, with the release of the new X5 4.8i M Sport.

The new range-topping soft-roader comes with 19-inch alloy wheels (20s are optional), sports suspension, extra bodykit, sports seats, a matt aluminium surround on the side window frames, high-gloss roof rails, anthracite headlining and an M leather steering wheel.

Leather is standard, along with walnut trim, though aluminium, bamboo or poplar are no-cost options. The M Sport comes in six colours: white, two types of black, blue, grey or silver.

The 4.8i M Sport is on sale now for £53,440, but don’t expect to get one before 2008 – BMW says that the X5 is sold out until the end of 2007.

Our Verdict

BMW X5

The big BMW X5 SUV may be getting a little long in the tooth, but it’s still one of the best all-rounders in its class

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Lexus LC500
    Car review
    20 October 2017
    Futuristic Lexus LC coupé mixes the latest technology with an old-school atmospheric V8
  • Maserati Levante S GranSport
    First Drive
    20 October 2017
    Get ready to trade in your diesels: Maserati’s luxury SUV finally gets the engine it’s always needed
  • Jaguar XF Sportbrake TDV6
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The handsome Jaguar XF Sportbrake exhibits all the hallmarks that makes the saloon great, and with the silky smooth diesel V6 makes it a compelling choice
  • Volkswagen T-Roc TDI
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    Volkswagen's new compact crossover has the looks, the engineering and the build quality to be a resounding success, but not with this diesel engine
  • BMW M550i
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The all-paw M550i is a fast, effortless mile-muncher, but there's a reason why it won't be sold in the UK