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    Have I mentioned how much I love my X5 M right now ?

    Proof. Smiley

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    Took this image this morning...

     

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    Yesterday evening...driving back from helping a friend to get home after he got stuck in snow with his BMW 7series. Smiley

     

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    When there is no snow...there is this.  Smiley

     

    The ESP setup of the X5 M is just perfect for snow. You can actually take a turn with full throttle, the ESP only allows that much power that your rear doesn't slip but it still allows enough to keep the wheels moving. Have I mentioned that I use the 255/19 tires with H speed rating instead of the usual V rating (BMW) ? Smiley Highly recommended if you drive your X5 M through a lot of snow, these tires are just perfect.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 997 Turbo, BMW X5 M, BMW M3 Cab DKG, Mini Cooper S JCW


    Re: Have I mentioned how much I love my X5 M right now ?

    I can understand your joy. Last week I got a 3 years old (BMW premium selection) fully loaded X5 4.8i M-package for my wife. It's not comparable to the X5M in terms of performance but for the first time I am enjoying driving in the winter. This car turned me to an SUV believer. I love my RS6 too much to drive it in the severe winter conditions. With the X5 I don't care that much. My favorite extra - the Webasto independent heater.

    Another benefit from the SUV - after driving it for a whole week, the 911TT feels even sportier and lighter. This trick can save me the money for a GT3/2 :)


    Re: Have I mentioned how much I love my X5 M right now ?

    The RS6 was on my shopping list too but my local Audi dealer wasn't too eager to offer me a good lease offer and my wife isn't really a friend of station wagons.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 997 Turbo, BMW X5 M, BMW M3 Cab DKG, Mini Cooper S JCW


     
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