If there's one thing we love, it's renderings.
And when they feature volume products, we get particularly interested. That's because there's a lot riding on a vehicle's design when it is a sales leader.
The BMW X5 is the subject this 'go around.
While the Bavarians recently gave it an all-new generation, it is not exactly a departure from the previous-gen product. It's very much so an evolution rather than a revolution approach. It makes sense as the last model year of the second-gen X5 was still selling more units than the previous year. From a business perspective, there was absolutely zero need to rock the boat.
Now though it's a different story as I believe the Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90 are better offerings at that price point. BMW needs something great and some panache.
While we've seen the next-gen X3 and X7 testing, we're awaiting shots of the next-gen X5 undergoing development. Given what we've seen from the X3 and X7 we're not sure what to think at this point.
So, I think it's safe to say the artist behind this rendering was just taking a shot in the dark. That said, what do YOU make of it? IF this is what the next-gen BMW X5 looks like, would you give it two thumbs UP or DOWN?