Motors > My Wheels - Brian Morman
BMW X5 4.8L V8 (Petrol)
Q. What car do you drive?
A. BMW X5 4.8L V8 (Petrol)… and a Harley Davidson Fat Boy 1600cc
Q. What, if any, modifications have you or previous owner made to it?
A. None, it had all the added extras included to begin with
Q. Do you let anyone else drive it?
A. Yes, Anyone over the age of 25
Q. How long have you had it?
A. 2 Years
Q. What did it replace?
A. BMW X5 3L (Diesel)
Q. What attracted you to it?
A.Beautiful looking machine, lovely sound to the engine – 18 months old and half price! (£70,000 new – I got it for £34,000 with 18,000 miles on the clock.
Q. What are its best qualities?
A. Reliable – Great wheels. Good looking
Q. What are its worst?
A. Fuel economy! 20 miles to the gallon… but I only do 12,000 miles a year.
Q. Has it ever let you down?
Q. What sort of mileage do you clock up every week/year?
A. Around 12,000 a year
Q. What is the ratio of business to private mileage?
A. 80% Business 20% Private
Q. What is your commute to work?
A. 2 miles
Q. Would you buy another of this model/marque?
Q. If cost was not an issue, what would be your dream car and why?
A. Bugatti Veyron