All-New 2011 BMW 5-Series Sedan Revealed: Official Photos, Details and Video

24 11 2009

The new sixth generation BMW 5-Series codenamed F10 has officially revealed. The 2011 5-Series is scheduled to go on sale in Europe in March 2010, after revealing in Lisbon, Portugal and other international markets.

The new F10, unlike E60 generation, income to a more lithe and conservative fabricate reminiscent of the fourth generation E39, yet still aggressive and athletic. We are solid the F10 will win back a lot of estranged BMW fans from the preceding Chris Bangle form era. The new 5 Series sedan will launch with one eight-cylinder and three six-cylinder gasoline engines as well as two six-cylinder diesels. About three months later, the scale will be rounded off by an outspoken booster four-cylinder turbodiesel.

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Official details for new 2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Revealed (photos and video)

25 05 2009

After the new BMW 5-Series GT (Gran Turismo) was previewed for the first time as concept car at the Geneva Motor Show in March we get the official press release with full details.

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Under the cover, BMW has announced 3 different engine variants to found with. The 3.0 liter turbo-diesel is what BMW is with to sell the GT’s fuel saving and ecological credentials. The 530d Gran Turismo, with 245 hp and 540 Nm of torque, comes with a fuel consumption rating of only 6.5 liters/100 km and a CO2 emissions rating of 173 g/km.

On the more muscular boundary come the 535i and the 550i variants. The 535i comes with BMW’s new running-six gasoline/gasoline engine, a 3.0 liter 6-cylinder Twin-turbo with 306 hp and 400 Nm of torque. The 550i will mark BMW’s powerhouse 4.4 liter, twin-turbo V8 gasoline/petrol dominance lodge with 407 hp and 600 Nm of boulevard-grinding torque.

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Production Version of the new 2010 BMW 5-Series GT Teased on Video

20 03 2009

BMW gave us the first preview of the production-ready version of the new 5-Series GT (Gran Turismo) Concept vehicle. Compared to the Geneva concept car, not much has changed on the outside as the only significant differences seem to concern the conventional exterior mirrors and alloy wheels. The interior however is another story as BMW toned down the design and removed the funky trim options in favor of a more production-style look.  the 5-Series GT that will be officially introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September.

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The body of the 2010 5-series GT skin a mix of elements from crossover, hatchback and cart bodystyles, melding them together to construct something that is relatively single in the automotive world. While the styling may not be to everybody’s test, BMW insists there is a bazaar for a premium carriage with an auto-like profile and enough of innovative storeroom solutions. A take on the renowned Hofmeister hook can be found at the rear of the graphic line, spinning a very non-classical BMW profile into something more recognizable. After the jump, official video featuring an interview with the BWM car‘s project manager, Hans-Jurgen Branz.

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New 2011 BMW 5-Series Rendered Images

11 03 2009

Jon Sibal has presented his art renderings of the next-generation BMW 5-Series which will be launched in 2011. Previously have been available leaked image of the front bumper and a leaked scan of the booklet were worn to construct this rendering.

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The 2011 5 Series will be equipped by new engines which work with BMW‘s next-gen EfficientDynamics. Petrol and diesel options are a given, while a cross may also make the align in order take on cars like the Lexus GS450H. The 535i will use the 3.0-litre twin turbo gasoline to the realize of about 240kW (326hp) while a 550i will take the 300kW (408hp) 4.4-litre twin turbo V8.

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New BMW 5 Series GT Concept Officially Revealed (details and photos)

13 02 2009

BMW unveils the mostly anticipated 5-Series Gran Turismo Concept at a special event in Munich. The model is set to have its official unveiling at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.

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The new 5-series Gran Turismo Concept is a Progressive Activity Sedan (PAS). BMW like to come up with their own category names for vehicles. They chose to categorize the X6 not as a SUV but as a SAV (Sport Activity Vehicle). So here comes a Progressive Activity Sedan.

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Top 10 Guilt-Free Luxury Cars by Forbes

27 06 2008

In nowadays’s budget of high gas prices, luxury automobiles get a bad rap. However, Forbes points out, some luxury sedans and SUVs are careful in their fuel consumption, and even save a strong quantity of their lingering ideals. Basing on those two core factors, Forbes.com has named their Top Ten incline of “guilt-free luxury cars.”

As you’d demand, the bulk of the roll is constituted of German and Japanese luxury automobiles for their resale morals, and hybrids for their fuel cutback. Nevertheless some of their selections may surprise you. While the Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec, Lexus RX400h and LS460h seem like ordinary choices, other Mercedes SUVs – the M-Class and GL-Class – were also nominated. More surprisingly, the Jaguar XF is on there, as is the flame-snorting Lexus IS-F. The leftovers of the directory is rounded out with the BMW 5-Series, Audi A6 and Infiniti M35.

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New 2010 BMW 5-Series Sedan Spied on track (details)

18 06 2008

Mans, if you think about luxury executive interiors, one car forever comes to tend – the BMW 5-series. A style boss since its inception, the 5-series skeleton a crucial car in BMW’s marshal so there’s a great compact of importance surrounding the next-generation paradigm. That car is due to succeed by deferred 2009 for the 2010 model line and heavily disguised prototypes have already been seen difficult around the streets of Munich. These newest spy shots give us a better indication about what we can imagine for the new executive tavern.

Most of the intended changes skin-extreme. Under the new leaf metal, BMW will prolong with its new found darling of turbocharging. The new 4.4L twin-turbo V8 from the newly open X6 is estimated to play in a scale topping paradigm, while more turbo-diesel variants are projected to seam the array as well. BMW is developing its trice generation customary rail usage for its diesel powerplants, which control at bigger heaviness for better performance. The transmission systems will compose a six-race guidebook and a six-alacrity Steptronic partially-vehicle gearbox, however a new eight-rapidity element from ZF is also expected to be unfilled. Coming in towards the end of 2010 will be the next-generation M5 generous a better displacement 5.5L V10 and maybe enforced induction for farther power.

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