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      08-02-2018, 09:03 AM   #23
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      08-02-2018, 09:12 AM   #24
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The X5 wins, it has a much cleaner form language.
Can you even say that out loud with a straight face?
Absolutely.

Can you?
I didn't. Because I couldn't. From a set of patent images and 'spy' shots of highly camo'ed prototypes, you know the X5 has "cleaner form language"?

Okay.
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      08-02-2018, 09:27 AM   #25
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Not impressed at all, especially with the grill. It's obnoxiously fat and the lights are squinty. The design looks more Mongoloid than German.
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Looking at the history of the first gen of X5 and X3, its like there is a design requirement to make them look bizarre (in a bad way). Maybe to make the second gen look that much better?
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The X5 wins, it has a much cleaner form language.
Can you even say that out loud with a straight face?
Absolutely.

Can you?
I didn't. Because I couldn't. From a set of patent images and 'spy' shots of highly camo'ed prototypes, you know the X5 has "cleaner form language"?

Okay.
I guess that's to much for you to grasp.

You can go back to Sleep now.

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Ist gross, I mean it's large.
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      08-02-2018, 11:03 AM   #29
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Thatís the base model X5? That looks great. Iím honestly shocked. If thatís the base I wouldnít even bother with an M Sport.
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      08-02-2018, 11:53 AM   #30
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      08-02-2018, 12:56 PM   #31
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      08-02-2018, 12:58 PM   #32
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As in many new BMW models, the grill is huge, disproportionate and ugly.
This one is REPUGNANT!
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      08-02-2018, 01:37 PM   #34
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These new SUV grills are awful! They remind me of a pig snorting or something. I am not a huge SUV fan however I have ALWAYS thought BMW has nailed the X5. This new X5 and X7 front ends are just gross.
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The X5 wins, it has a much cleaner form language.
Can you even say that out loud with a straight face?
Absolutely.

Can you?
I didn't. Because I couldn't. From a set of patent images and 'spy' shots of highly camo'ed prototypes, you know the X5 has "cleaner form language"?

Okay.
I guess that's to much for you to grasp.

You can go back to Sleep now.

*too.

Okay.
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The X5 wins, it has a much cleaner form language.
Can you even say that out loud with a straight face?
Absolutely.

Can you?
I didn't. Because I couldn't. From a set of patent images and 'spy' shots of highly camo'ed prototypes, you know the X5 has "cleaner form language"?

Okay.
I guess that's to much for you to grasp.

You can go back to Sleep now.

*too.

Okay.


Okay.

Now get over yourself !
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      08-02-2018, 05:57 PM   #38
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Dis the dude who designed the 2008 Kia Sorento suddenly get a job at BMW. Talk about hideous...
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I think the x7 will look better when sitting side by side in the flesh.
If tow rating is close to 9k and the rear seats are usable for teenagers it will be a winner.
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I really dislike the grille connected to the lights like the on the 3er and the x7. It looks so much cleaner on the 2 and x5

This way, if you get into a front end fender-bender instead of just replacing a grille or a headlamp you get to replace both -- or more.


The connected lights to grille styling exercise is a bonanza for replacement parts sales.
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Kill the front end on them both

Who actual signed off on them looking like that? They are so hideous.

Using the grills as a pronounced design highlight was and is a horrible idea.
I agree.
Future X-BMW's designs should get a major overhaul.

Volvo's X look way better tbh..

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The rear end looks better on the x7 but the rest of the styling cues on the X5 look smarter and sportier
Agree. I prefer the look of the rear lights with chrome bar on the X7, X5's lights look a bit bland in comparison (at least in the pictures).

However, the front looks much better on the X5 IMO. Prefer the separated lights and the bumper on it. I think the X7 needs the M-sport package, while the X5 looks good even without it.
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The rear end looks better on the x7 but the rest of the styling cues on the X5 look smarter and sportier
Agree. I prefer the look of the rear lights with chrome bar on the X7, X5's lights look a bit bland in comparison (at least in the pictures).

However, the front looks much better on the X5 IMO. Prefer the separated lights and the bumper on it. I think the X7 needs the M-sport package, while the X5 looks good even without it.
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