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I took the X5 from my home in the Central Belt to Ayr, then up to Inverness and down to Kirkcaldy before finally driving home. (I told you I’d be back, Maggie.)
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So will I be back for more? Well here’s the thing no sooner had I parked the X5 in my driveway for the last time than I came to a decision. There was no going back.
The car that I thought would usurp the Canada Goose Outlet X5 in my affections would have to go. And there Canada Goose online you have it I’ve sold it off and I’m now going to find myself another X5. Fantasy fulfilled.
Factfile: Model: BMW X5 xDrive30d MSport Engine: 3.0 litre diesel Power: 265hp Top speed: 143mph 0 62: 6.5 seconds Average mpg: 34.0 37.7 CO2 emissions: 162g/km Warranty: Three years/unlimited mileage Price: 60,995.