DETROIT — BMW AG's X5 sports/activity vehicle (SAV) doesn't go on sale in the U.S. until the end of November, but the company already is releasing pricing. The top-of-the-line V-8 X5 4.4i will start at US$49,970, including destination charges. Main-competitor, DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz Div., retails its '99 ML430 V-8 at US$44,345. BMW wants to keep news of the U.S.-built SAV alive in the press, says a spokesman about the unusually early pricing announcement. But it also is ...
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