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2017 BMW X5 is One Head-Turning Utility Hauler

 

We here at Germain BMW of Naples have to hand it to our esteemed German automaker: its midsize SUV, the 2017 X5, is a straight-up stunner.

 

Yet, what -- in particular -- makes it so?

 

AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika is here to shed some light on the issue; join him in the clip below:

The standard equipment roster of the base X5 model is bound to make some folks do a double-take.

 

Such features include 19-inch wheels, adaptive xenon headlights, a panoramic sunroof, a power liftgate, dual-zone auto climate control, premium vinyl upholstery, Bluetooth compatibility, a 10.2-inch display…

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Sales Trends in First Half of Year Indicate Success for BMW Group

One way to determine the success of an automaker is to evaluate its sales. That is why we can say with total confidence that the BMW Group is on a positive incline! According to research analysis, data read favorably for our brand thus far. To be more specific, global BMW sales totaled to an approximate of 1,038,030 models in just half a year! Impressed? Our team at Germain BMW of Naples is too.

 

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Performance Depends on Your Tires

When we think about performance, we all often immediately turn our attention to the engine and suspension. But performance also depends a lot on the quality of your tires. If your tires are bald, damaged, or underinflated, they hurt your performance and fuel efficiency. Do you know when to replace your tires in Naples?

  • Bald: When tires lose their tread (go bald), not only do they not grip the road as effectively, but they make handling much less safe.
  • Damaged: Bulges and cracks that can show up on your tires usually indicate that something internal has broken, like a steel…
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The BMW 7 Series Wins Cars.com's 2017 Luxury Car of the Year

Dominating the roads is expected when it comes to a BMW, but a little recognition is never a bad thing. Cars.com has named the BMW 7 Series the 2017 Luxury Car of the Year. The 7 Series packs so much that the real challenge for Naples drivers will be choosing what you love most about it.

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BMW ConnectedDrive is Stunning Luxury

When it comes to luxury, few other options compete with BMW ConnectedDrive.  It makes your life easier by allowing you to enjoy life both in and out of the car -- no matter if you just love cool technology, or demand luxury.
By syncing with your mobile device, the car is fully connected to your desires.  When you're ready to go somewhere, just hit a button to send the destination to your BMW, and it will plan the route based on traffic.
 
It can send estimated time of arrival notifications to your contacts, save your common destinations and, once you…
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Highlights from BMW’s Paris Motor Show

Recently, BMW unveiled a redesigned 3-Series Gran Tourismo, an e-scooter, a new version of the plug-in electric i3 that has a more powerful battery and offers 50% more range and a special new edition of the i8. The star of the show, however, was the world premiere of the BMW Concept X2, which combines the low-slung proportions of a coupe with the robust construction of an X model.

Recognizing that the future…

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Edmunds.com Reviews New 2017 BMW M2 Coupe

The 2017 BMW M2 packs a lot of performance and driver engagement into a compact luxury performance coupe, concludes Edmunds.com in a new review. Among the M2's strengths are the impressive power produced from the turbocharged engine and exceptional handling that rewards an enthusiastic driving approach.

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New for 2017 is the Executive package option, which now comes with a wireless charging pad, a Wi-Fi hot spot and enhanced Bluetooth and USB functions. Apple CarPlay integration is now available as a stand-alone option...

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Rethink Electric in a BMW

When someone thinks of a vehicle that is fun to drive, is good looking, and handles like a pro, an electric vehicle doesn't often come to mind for drivers in Naples, FL. (Kind of like how someone thinking of a basketball team in Chicago with Rajon Rondo, doesn't usually think of Dwyane Wade. And yet, here we are.) Well, BMW will make you rethink electric.

Expand your horizons with the 2017 BMW i3. The very stylish design and lightweight engineering makes it one of the most efficient vehicles out there.

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The LAPD Transportation Fleet Will See 100 New BMW i3 Electric Vehicles

Earlier this month, BMW of North America announced that it won its bid to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 pure-electric BMW i3 models to be used for their transportation fleet. Here at Germain BMW of Naples, we are very proud to know our BMW electric vehicles will be helping to green up a great American city.

 

 

 

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