Sure, I'll Drive it From L.A. to Detroit - 2008 BMW X5 Long-Term Road Test

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2008 BMW X5: Sure, I'll Drive it From L.A. to Detroit

January 06, 2009


After weeks of indecision (there are about two dozen cars to choose from) I've decided to drive our long-term 2008 BMW X5 from L.A. to Detroit. It'll be good test of the truck's cross country and winter driving abilities. Plus it has nav, satellite and all that good stuff. All season tires too.

Should I make it to Detroit alive, I'll leave the BMW with Dan Pund, our Detroit Editor, and drive our long-term Cadillac CTS back to California. Regulars on this page will remember that Dan drove the Caddy from L.A. to Detroit about a month ago.

I'll blog from the road if I can, but fatique and the Detroit Auto Show might get in the way of that. Chances are I'll catch up on the posting when I return.

I will Tweet, however. That I can promise you. So if you care to tag along,go to the Twitter page and follow my trip. I'll try to make it interesting.

I hit the road early Thursday morning.

Scott Oldham, Inside Line Editor in Chief

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