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      08-14-2018, 12:41 PM   #1849
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Wow its beginning to look like next years X3 and X4 will have LCI level changes. 10% power bump, new dash. Not sure buying one this year would be a good idea if one can avoid it.
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      08-14-2018, 11:58 PM   #1850
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BMW has ended diesel production for the US. it is indeed from the upcoming ban of all diesels in German cities and quite possibly all European cities moving forward.

There are about 50 2019 5 series diesels that are on the locater the last time I checked.


So the 3 series, 5 series and X diesels all are shelved or production has ended.


Clean diesel emits no carbon monoxide, but the particulate emissions are what has triggered their upcoming ban in German cities.

Its sad because BMW would have had a niche market all to themselves here in the US.
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      08-15-2018, 02:19 AM   #1851
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BMW has ended diesel production for the US. it is indeed from the upcoming ban of all diesels in German cities and quite possibly all European cities moving forward.

There are about 50 2019 5 series diesels that are on the locater the last time I checked.


So the 3 series, 5 series and X diesels all are shelved or production has ended.


Clean diesel emits no carbon monoxide, but the particulate emissions are what has triggered their upcoming ban in German cities.

Its sad because BMW would have had a niche market all to themselves here in the US.
I would not call it a total ban.
Diesels in Europe are still a big thing. If they comply to the newest Euro 6d-TEMP emission levels. Which the BMW diesels, both I4 and I6 do. There might still be CBD environmental zones that requires electric or Hybrids though.

I am waiting for a G01 30d, built in Spartanburg. And it's not the only one being built there.. :-)

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BMW has ended diesel production for the US. it is indeed from the upcoming ban of all diesels in German cities and quite possibly all European cities moving forward.

There are about 50 2019 5 series diesels that are on the locater the last time I checked.


So the 3 series, 5 series and X diesels all are shelved or production has ended.


Clean diesel emits no carbon monoxide, but the particulate emissions are what has triggered their upcoming ban in German cities.

Its sad because BMW would have had a niche market all to themselves here in the US.
Why is it sad? You absolutely want that crap in your lungs?
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      08-15-2018, 10:02 AM   #1853
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BMW has ended diesel production for the US. it is indeed from the upcoming ban of all diesels in German cities and quite possibly all European cities moving forward.
That explanation seems a bit suspicious, no? If these bans haven't yet caused diesels to end production for Europe (and, as the above member "nogren" clarifies, they absolutely haven't) then why would they be the cause of diesels to end production in the US?

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So the 3 series, 5 series and X diesels all are shelved or production has ended.
Not for ROW. If this is indeed true for the US, then lets see if we can get a source to confirm that information.
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I read that as MY2020 is the first year for the hybrid.
Correct. Just keep in mind that its MY2020 could start any time in 2019 - though my money would be on August.
Do you have any idea when will be the debut of X4M/X3M?
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Do you have any idea when will be the debut of X4M/X3M?
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2020 F97 X3 M

2020 F98 X4 M
So it will arrive sometime next year.

As I said in another post just above, there is a great deal of helpful information in the OP. Please do read it so that you have all of the latest information.
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Anyone knows if the updated 530hp V8 engine is going to appear in the M550i anytime soon??
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Anyone knows if the updated 530hp V8 engine is going to appear in the M550i anytime soon??
January 2017 and July 2018 updates in the top post.
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Anyone knows if the updated 530hp V8 engine is going to appear in the M550i anytime soon??
January 2017 and July 2018 updates in the top post.
Ah. Cheers!
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Your comment inspires me to ask... Will an X3e or X5e have a higher or lower tow rating than a "regular" X3 or X5?
Good question. What are the tow ratings for the outgoing F15 35i, 50i, and 40e? That would probably give at least some insight into what we can expect for the G05 40i, 50i, and 45e.
The unofficial information I find through web searches indicates the same 5952lb tow rating for all X5 models (including 40e) regardless of drivetrain.
BMWNA press release says 7,209 pounds with the factory hitch for both the G05 40i and 50i.
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