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The BMW X5 xDrive35i: The Humble Athlete

As one of BMW’s most popular SAVs, the X5 is a lot of things to a lot of people on the performance spectrum. For some, it’s a plug-in hybrid (xDrive40e), or a diesel with a lot of torque (xDrive35d). Then, there are the petrol engines, which offer from 300 horsepower up to 567. But which model is the best for a balanced sense of performance?

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Customize Your 2017 BMW 5 Series Into Your Ultimate Driving Machine

 

 

The BMW 5 Series arrives all-new for 2017, and it’s offering more than ever before. Gesture Control, Remote Parking, and the latest iDrive system are some notable new features, but the 5 Series isn’t just about luxurious trappings. With two new engines with 248 to 335 horsepower, a more engaging driving experience than ever, the Bavarian automaker reminds us that it still stands for engineering greatness.

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Shattered Visibility with a Windshield Crack or Chip

It is amazing that one moment you can be driving down the road and the next a vehicle next to you kicks up a tiny rock and suddenly you have anywhere from a small chip to a regular crack. So you may debate what to do next, but you should really consider a windshield repair or replacement. That tiny chip or crack has the potential of becoming something worse if left unattended. Besides letting the elements in, an unrepaired crack can easily become a large web of destruction that prevents you from viewing the road correctly...

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Take the Time to Take Care of Your Tires

If you're fuzzy on how much air to put into your tires, then you can find the correct psi stated on a decal inside the driver's side door, or in the glove box. It's important to keep your tires properly inflated. It will even give you better gas mileage. Your tires actually lose 1 psi every month, and that adds up quick. Make it a habit to check them from time to time. If you drive around on tires that have low tire pressure, you get excessive heat build up and this causes tire damage-not to mention…
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BMW Saw Increase in February Sales Compared to Last Year

BMW sales grew by 0.3 percent in February rounding out at 22,558 cars compared to 22,498 vehicles sold in February last year. BMW year-to-date sales also increased by 0.2 percent in the U.S. on sales of 40,667 vehicles compared to 40,580 sold in the first two months of 2016.

“March is the real beginning of the automotive selling season in the U.S. and BMW is well positioned for success with the right mix of vehicles and with the launch of the all-new 5 Series now underway,” said Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW…
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2017 BMW 7 Series Amazes carwow Critics

 

If given the opportunity to discuss the many winning qualities of the 2017 7 Series, the German automaker's full-size sedan, we here at Winslow BMW of Colorado Springs would no doubt go on and on about it.

 

But we wouldn't want to bore you ...

 

So, instead, we'll share the following video. Ride out with carwow critic Mat Watson, as he explores the 7 Series' top traits:

Not one to skimp on the good stuff, the entry-level 740i trim delivers style and substance in spades.

 

Standard amenities on this model include 18-inch wheels with run-flat tires, adaptive LED…

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Your Vehicle Needs You!

Your vehicle is a precision piece of hardware. It has moving parts that move thousands of times per minute. It's a smooth-running, awesome machine. As such, it needs care and maintenance to keep up its standards of performance. That's where you and your dealer come in. Your dealer has professionally trained technicians that know your car, and what parts and maintenance your new car needs. Even though your new car might be brand new, it still needs check-ups to maintain the versatility and integrity of this special machine.

 

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Conventional Oil? Synthetic Oil? What's the Difference?

You've likely heard of synthetic oil, and quickly dismissed it, like a lot of people do, as simply an artificial oil that might hurt your car. Actually, synthetic oil is slightly misnamed. Although it is synthetic, it's actually natural oil that has been processed at the molecular level to operate and remain viscous at higher and lower temperatures than natural, conventional oil.

When your engine heats up, the oil surrounding the moving parts has a tendency to break down, and the additives in the oil --- the detergents --- break down as well, leaving your engine dirty.

 

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