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2017 BMW 5-Series Plug-In Hybrid Spy Shots

BMW already has a plug-in hybrid model in its lineup in the form of the i8 sports car but soon the German automaker’s more mainstream models will be electrified. We’ve already seen plug-in hybrid versions of the 3-Series facelift, X5 SUV and the next-generation 7-Series, all of which... read more

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2014 BMW 5-Series

2014 BMW 5-Series Full Specs

BMW has updated its 5-Series for the 2014 model year, adding more power, a new diesel engine and plenty of refinements in the cabin. Most of the changes affect the entire... read more May 20, 2013 by 

2014 BMW 5-Series facelift spy shots

2014 BMW 5-Series Spy Shots

The current generation of the BMW 5-Series was first introduced for the 2011 model year, so in BMW tradition a facelifted model should be expected around the 2014 model year... read more May 8, 2013 by 

2014 BMW 5-Series Touring facelift spy shots

2014 BMW 5-Series Touring Spy Shots

With the 5-Series sedan due for a mid-cycle update soon, it’s only natural its wagon sibling is also set to receive the same updates. These are the latest spy shots of... read more November 19, 2012 by 

2012 BMW 5-Series

Power Boost For 2013 BMW 5-Series And 6-Series V-8 Models

If you’re in the market for a 2013 BMW 5 Series or 6 Series with a V-8 under the hood, we’ve got some good news for you: the more powerful twin-turbo V-8 used in... read more June 25, 2012 by 

BMW's latest M Performance accessories for 3 and 5 Series sedans.

BMW Announces M Performance Bits For 3 And 5 Series Sedans

In years past, upgrading a car for better performance usually meant going to the aftermarket for lighter wheels, bigger brakes, enhanced aerodynamics and additional... read more May 4, 2012 by 

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BMW Recalls 1.3 Million 5 And 6-Series Models, Including 367,000 In U.S.

BMW has issued a worldwide recall affecting more than 1.3 million 5-Series and 6-Series models, including approximately 367,000 examples located in the U.S. The recall only... read more March 27, 2012 by 

Chris Harris drives the BMW M550d xDrive.

Chris Harris Drives BMW's New M550d xDrive: Video

BMW’s new M550d xDrive is forbidden fruit for those of us in the U.S., and once again it appears that the Germans are keeping the best toys for customers on the other... read more March 9, 2012 by 

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Priced From $61,845

The 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 made its debut last fall, and since then we've been waiting to learn what the 5.7-second to 60 mph luxury hybrid sedan would cost. Now we know... read more January 27, 2012 by 

2013 BMW M5

BMW 5-Series M Diesel Sedan Production Confirmed: Report

In the past few months, rumors of diesel-powered BMWs wearing the coveted M badge have multiplied like fertile and unsupervised rabbits. We’ve heard that the first such... read more January 12, 2012 by 

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Priced From $61,845

Though we pretty much already know everything there is to know about the 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5, the eco-friendly sedan has finally made its U.S. debut with an appearance... read more January 9, 2012 by 

2012 BMW 5-Series

BMW Supplying 4,000 VIP Cars For London Olympics

If you’ve ever visited London, England, you’ve likely come to the realization that driving is perhaps the worst way to get around the city. Thanks to... read more January 3, 2012 by 

2012 BMW M5

BMW 5-Series M Division Diesel Rumors Heat Up

After being "confirmed" earlier this year, rumors of BMW's 5-Series diesel with M Division tuning--but not M5 badges--are sprouting fresh roots. This time around, the talk... read more November 22, 2011 by 

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

Production 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 To Debut In Tokyo

The 2011 Tokyo Motor Show is less than a month away, and BMW has chosen this venue to show the production version of its 2012 ActiveHybrid 5. Previewed last September, the... read more November 14, 2011 by 

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5, Alfa Flagship, Mercedes Perfume: Today's Car News

BMW has gone hybrid once again, and this one looks like a lot of fun: 335 horsepower, 335 pound-feet of torque, plus some all-electric range, all wrapped in the 5-Series... read more September 30, 2011 by 

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Preview

The BMW 5-Series is still quite new, having just received its M5 variant this summer. Today, the ActiveHybrid 5 joins the ranks, though it won't be available for purchase... read more September 29, 2011 by 


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