BMW X5 News in Malaysia

  • After Mercedes-Benz, BMW is next to transition from dealers to a direct-to-consumer agency model

    BMW has confirmed that it will be transitioning all its dealers in Europe into a unified agency-style, direct-to-customer sales model. Under the new approach, dealers, now known as retail partners, will no longer hold inventory of cars. As there is only one fixed price, customers won't need to compare discounts between dealers. Customers can enjoy full transparency on the currently available inventory nationwide and place their orders online. The retail partners will earn a fixed commission. The


    Nov 1, 2023

  • Fit for deserts: BMW iX5 Hydrogen FCEV aces hot Arabian weather testing

    The BMW iX5 Hydrogen pilot fleet, launched in February, recently completed rigorous hot-weather testing in the United Arab Emirates. BMW says the fuel cell drive system demonstrated impressive performance under extreme conditions, including 45-degree Celsius temperatures, sand, dust, varying gradients, and humidity fluctuations. The tests validated the efficiency of the fuel cell system, hydrogen tanks, electric motor, and power battery, all controlled by a central unit. The vehicles maintained


    Sep 11, 2023

  • G05 2023 BMW X5 facelift (LCI) launched in Thailand - Only diesel and PHEV variants offered

    BMW Thailand launched a trio of models in the Kingdom over the weekend and first up is the 2023 BMW X5 (G05) facelift or in Bimmer terms, Life Cycle Impulse (LCI). The updated G05 first made its debut in February 2023 and compared to the Bavarian’s recent offerings, it has a more conservative look. Given that this is just a facelift, it might even be the last time we see the X5 with a design that doesn’t shout “keyboard-equipped discussions”. Anyway, the updated X5 in Thailand only covers two va

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    Sep 4, 2023

  • Take in the G05 2023 BMW X5 facelift as it journeys the Bavarian Forest

    You might have already read that the G05 2023 BMW X5 will be given the mandatory mid-cycle nip and tuck; or as the Münchners like to call it, LCI. However, it’s not all cosmetics as the redesigned front and rear ends is complemented by updated electrified powertrains as well. A fresh batch of photos from the European media drive through the Bavarian Forest lets us all take in the facelifted X5 in all its glory. Also Read: No massive beaver grille here - G05 2023 BMW X5 facelift (LCI) revealed Th


    Aug 20, 2023

  • Here are the SUVs launching in Malaysia by 2023, from Haval H6 to Kia Sportage

    As we progress through the second half of 2023, let’s round up the cars that are likely to be launched in Malaysia by the end of this year. There are still quite a few, so we’ll be splitting this up into sections, starting with non-EV SUVs. Without delay, we’re going straight in. 2023 BMW X5 (G05) facelift Earlier this year in February, the G05 2023 BMW X5 was given a mid-cycle refresh with redesigned front and rear ends, refreshed interior with the curved dual-widescreen display, plus updated e


    Jun 27, 2023

  • Heads up, BMW and MINI owners in Malaysia can enjoy special offers with latest value service campaign

    BMW Group Malaysia has launched the latest BMW and MINI Value Service Campaign, which offers a range of service and repair packages to owners of selected BMW and MINI models. These packages include BMW and MINI Genuine Parts & Accessories at attractive prices and are backed by up-to-date service expertise. Also read: Used (R60) MINI Cooper Countryman - The maxi model for mini pricing. What to look out for and how much to maintain? This campaign is exclusive to selected BMW and MINI models that a


    Apr 28, 2023

  • Buy pre-owned BMW PHEV with extended warranty at Sime Darby Auto Selection

    Sime Darby Auto Selection (SDAS) has introduced an Extended Warranty Programme for pre-owned BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV). Called +HYBRID, the programme - in collaboration with Guard My Ride (GMR) and RHB Insurance - is set to offer pre-owned BMW PHEV owners a peace of mind with comprehensive warranty coverage (terms and conditions apply) for the following: Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) - BMW’s terminology for the inverter High-Voltage Battery Cell Integrated Motor Generator (Electr


    Mar 9, 2023

  • After BEVs, BMW calls the Toyota-powered iX5 hydrogen FCEVs the missing jigsaw piece in carbon neutrality

    BMW Group to raise sales contribution of BEVs from 9 percent to 15 percent in 2023 More than 50 percent of sales to come from BEVs by 2030 Past 2030, hydrogen FCEV tech is mature enough to complement BEVs About 100 units of BMW iX5 Hydrogen will begin pilot trials this year at international markets. Unlike regular BMW X5s built in Spartanburg, USA, these hydrogen-fueled fully electric variants of the X5 are built at BMW Group’s pilot plant at its Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ) in Munich. B


    Mar 2, 2023

  • No massive beaver grille here - G05 2023 BMW X5 facelift (LCI) revealed

    The G05 2023 BMW X5 has been given a mid-cycle refresh with redesigned front and rear ends, plus updated electrified powertrains. The new headlight units in the 2023 BMW X5 facelift have a slimmer outline. Their arrow-shaped daytime driving light elements point outwards and also serve as turn signal indicators. Matrix LED headlights with adaptive control and BMW Selective Beam non-dazzling high beam, plus M Shadowline lights, are available as options. The illuminated BMW kidney Iconic Glow is al


    Feb 8, 2023

  • Used F15 BMW X5 xDrive40e PHEV from RM 140k, a steal or potential money pit?

    Let’s get right down to business. You’d like to know what are the common issues with a used F15 BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and decide if it’s as terrifying to own a used BMW, let alone a hybrid, as some have made it out to be. But before that, here’s a little background of the F15 BMW X5 PHEV in Malaysia. What are the specs of the F15 BMW X5 hybrid? The F15 BMW X5 PHEV was launched in Malaysia back in 2016 with a sole locally-assembled (CKD) variant, the xDrive40e M Sport, priced at


    Nov 20, 2022

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