SPARTANBURG, SC – BMW AG has added some serious sport to its sport activity vehicle for 2002 thanks to the new ’02 X5 4.6is. Imagine, if you would, a sport activity vehicle (that’s what BMW insiders dub the X5, trying to differentiate the Bimmer from the rest of the SUV/crossover crowd) that seats six and has the power, ride and handling of an M-Series BMW sports sedan. Impossible, right? Well, don’t be so quick to judge. This somewhat impossible mixture of functionality and sports car ...

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