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AUTO NEWS – BMW X5 With 700-HP Le Mans Engine Is One Uncommon Beast

BMW X5 With 700-HP Le Mans Engine Is One Uncommon Beast

Exterior modifications included the carbon fiber hood with an enormous air extractor to maintain that V12 buzzing. It additionally has wider entrance and rear bumpers, massaged wheel arches and sills, new wing mirrors and people racing wheels.

Inside, the X5 LM incorporates a Recaro racing seat and roll cage for the motive force. The rear seats have been eliminated and gauges from the E39 M5 have been put in. Among the outdated German stickers have been nonetheless hooked up, studying “at all times put on a helmet” and “no airbags put in.”

The fellows from BMW Group Traditional get a hand-written observe on find out how to begin the beast, and at about 4 minutes within the clip, they take it outdoors to just do that. As you’ll be able to think about, it feels like a race automobile. Sadly they do not take it for a spin. That is smart, contemplating you would possibly see 5 McLaren F1s in your life, and doubtless zero X5 LMs.

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AUTO NEWS – BMW X5 With 700-HP Le Mans Engine Is One Uncommon Beast
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