View Single Post
      03-14-2010, 01:02 PM   #44
3s-a-charm's Avatar

Drives: 2017 Tesla Model X
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Calgary, Canada

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2007 BMW X5  [0.00]
Okay, I have a 535xiT right now and absolutely love it - even love the new design although I see no compelling reason to upgrade yet.

The trunk space is being embellished a little by BMW in those videos. First, notice the kids bike they squeezed in the back with the suitcases? It had the handle-bars rotated 90 degrees so it would fit. Not exactly something you do when throwing a kids bike in the trunk. And what's the purpose of jokingly leaving the kids BMW pedal car and driving away??? Marketing department take note: that doesn't help illustrate how much room there is, it illustrates how much room there isn't. Oops!?

Also, the two full-size mountain bikes... looks tight, seats are off, front wheel off, is it just me or are the end bars on the grips turned down to fit?

Again, it's a great vehicle and a lot funner to drive than our SUVs we've owned - the trunk space is great, but not as great as a big SUV. Too bad more North Americans don't drive wagons - they truly are the best! (edit: my M3 is the best... the wagon's a close second!!)
17 Tesla Model X 90D (I've been converted!)
16 BMW X1 Med Blue/Oyster (Hers but soon to be replaced by Tesla Model 3)
PAST: 14 Tesla Model S P85D, 13 X5 M-sport, 04 M3 Cab, 08 E92 M3, 08 535xiT, 07 X5 4.8i, 06 E90 325i, 87 E30 325i, 85 E30 318i