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      11-19-2020, 02:19 PM   #1
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Destroying supercars on the track in a F95 BMW X5 M Competition! (VIDEO)

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Great video of the X5M on a race track, along with a GT3RS and a 720S.

The passenger is professional race car driver Archie Hamilton.

Enjoy!

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      11-19-2020, 03:21 PM   #2
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That is awesome!! lol I've had mine out on a track about two times now. No way am I skilled like that though... hehehe Only push back I've gotten so far is weight limit for the track...
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      11-19-2020, 05:02 PM   #3
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Thanks for the video. I stopped watching Archie awhile ago because i find him fake/annoying but I enjoyed this one. i wonder what suspension mods he was running on the car because that not stock height and it looks like it has spacers.
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      11-19-2020, 05:50 PM   #4
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That is awesome!! lol I've had mine out on a track about two times now. No way am I skilled like that though... hehehe Only push back I've gotten so far is weight limit for the track...
I haven't had my F95 on the track yet, but I tracked my F85 at NJMP in Millville. It performed amazingly well, especially in the turns. Very impressive for a 5300 pound SUV. I can only imagine how much better the F95 performs on the track, and the video erased any doubt!
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I haven't had my F95 on the track yet, but I tracked my F85 at NJMP in Millville. It performed amazingly well, especially in the turns. Very impressive for a 5300 pound SUV. I can only imagine how much better the F95 performs on the track, and the video erased any doubt!
Ditto here... I'm a noob still just learning everything. Don't think the F95 will stay as my track day, since its my DD but the wife did hint at a M2 at the dealer.... Maybe just maybe that would be my fun track car. Not looking at going pro just find it a great hobby so far.
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Great video.
Thanks for sharing👍🏼
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Loved the video, but I believe that he pissed his pants 🤣

PS: I would say that was an excellent showing by a SUV, kudos to Bmw
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Thanks for the video. I stopped watching Archie awhile ago because i find him fake/annoying but I enjoyed this one. i wonder what suspension mods he was running on the car because that not stock height and it looks like it has spacers.
awesome video
I agree with Alan about Archie completely
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This video was a lot of fun. Reminds me of the two times Steve Dinan took me for ride in my Dinan modified M5. It's crazy fun how much better professional drivers are than us. I loved watching just how relaxed his hands were on the steering wheel. That's something I never mastered and I'm sure it costs time.
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Great performance at the track, but what an annoying guy 🤨
Still a lot of fun and definitely a very skilled driver 👍
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I really liked the coke or powdered donut on his nose 46 seconds in. We will assume the latter.
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I really liked the coke or powdered donut on his nose 46 seconds in. We will assume the latter.
I knew this was coming...🤣

As for the video great content I love seeing SAV's perform at such a high level.
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Performance at its finest.
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Wow its performance is so refined.
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That was the most fun I had in a really long time watching a track video

So very glad you shared this, thank you


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Great video of the X5M on a race track, along with a GT3RS and a 720S.

The passenger is professional race car driver Archie Hamilton.

Enjoy!
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Thanks for the video. I stopped watching Archie awhile ago because i find him fake/annoying but I enjoyed this one. i wonder what suspension mods he was running on the car because that not stock height and it looks like it has spacers.
He has a high tempo style! Its good that someone has done a "real life" review of the car though - it really does feel unflappable on the road and good to see it perform well on the track!
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lol I feel his nervousness, im the same way when my girlfriend drives! great vid OP thanks
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Hahah! "I feel like I'm driving a bus." Great video. That's a proper track day. I have only had autocross days that don't play to all the f86 locomotive pulling power when you wind it out through the gears and yet in still represents quite well. Always a quizzical look at a SUV beating most sports cars.
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I very much enjoyed this video.
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I very much enjoyed this video.
I know, you're the one who sent it to me!
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Great performance at the track, but what an annoying guy
Still a lot of fun and definitely a very skilled driver
Definitely the driver. The drivers in most of the other cars are driving like grannies. Amazed that some believe the X5M can beat these cars if driven by proper drivers. Don't get me wrong the X5M is a great SUV but it ain't going to beat these cars.
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Thanks for the video. I stopped watching Archie awhile ago because i find him fake/annoying but I enjoyed this one. i wonder what suspension mods he was running on the car because that not stock height and it looks like it has spacers.
Good catch there.

It will be mentioned on the follow up video about the car.
It is running MSS Spring as I was told by MSS UK.
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