I can imagine Farrar test driving this next.
Queensland-based Motorline BMWâ€™s panel shop transformed theÂ first-generation X5Â into a high-riding, style-focused single-cab pickup, with the car having been re-shaped over about 700 hours.
The X5 ute rides on the same wheelbase as the regular X5, and despite missing the rear doors, it has a small space-cab section behind the front seats.
The project was completed in-house by the panel shop team. It was the brainchild of Craig Rose, BMW Motorline dealer principal, who says the allure of building something that gave the dealershipâ€™s on-site panel shop some added character was the main driver for building the X5 ute.
â€śI walked out one day and was just sort of looking at this X5 weâ€™d traded,â€ť Rose says. â€śIt was a 2002 model, and I looked at the lines of the car, and you can see the belt-line underneath the glasshouse … it extends really well around the whole of the car.â€ť
No, it is just a really gay ute, perhaps the gayest ever.