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Scene from BMW Films episode ‘The Escape’

BMW Films returns with Clive Owen, 2017 5-Series

If you've never heard of the BMW Films series, you need to get off the computer and go ask your parents to revoke your Internet privileges. It was in 2001, well before the days of YouTube and online streaming, BMW teamed up with some top talent to produce a series of short films. There were eight... read more

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2017 BMW M550i xDrive

V-8-powered BMW 5-Series is now the M550i xDrive

BMW on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its 5-Series. Just two powertrain options have been announced for the United States so far, though neither of these will be a... read more October 13, 2016 by

2017 BMW 5-Series production in Dingolfing, Germany

An inside look at production of the 2017 BMW 5-Series

BMW on Wednesday took the wraps off its new, seventh-generation 5-Series sedan. The car is lighter, more dynamic and loaded with more tech than its predecessor and should... read more October 13, 2016 by

2017 BMW 5-Series

2017 BMW 5-Series preview

Mercedes-Benz has been launching hit after hit for the past few years, making it hard for rivals, even perennial luxury leader BMW, to keep up. Mercedes has catapulted to the... read more October 12, 2016 by

Teaser for new BMW 5-Series debuting October 13, 2016

New BMW 5-Series to be unveiled October 13

BMW has confirmed it will unveil the new, seventh-generation 5-Series on October 13, 2016. In the lead up, the automaker has released a handful of videos previewing some of... read more October 10, 2016 by

1999 BMW 528iT with a 427 V-8 swap

This might be the best BMW wagon ever, and it's for sale

The E39 generation of the BMW 5-Series is one of the all-time great vehicles. It has strong looks, a few great engine options, and it comes from a time when BMW still built... read more September 23, 2016 by

Teaser for seventh-generation BMW 5-Series

BMW to outsource some 5-Series production to Magna Steyr

BMW is gearing up for the start of production of its seventh-generation 5-Series. Already spied extensively in prototype form, the new sedan and wagon adopt the carbon... read more September 15, 2016 by

2017 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon (Touring) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon (Touring) spy shots

BMW’s next model to ride on the carbon fiber-infused modular platform known as CLAR (formerly 35up) that debuted in the 2016 7-Series flagship sedan will be the... read more June 6, 2016 by

2017 BMW 5-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 5-Series spy shots and video

BMW’s current 5-Series has been around since the 2011 model year and was given a mid-cycle update for 2014. Now we have a new set of spy shots of a prototype for the... read more June 3, 2016 by

BMW celebrates five generations of the 5-Series

BMW sells 2-millionth sixth-generation 5-Series

BMW has now sold more than two million examples of its current generation mid-size sedan and wagon lineup, the 5-Series. Last year alone, BMW says it delivered 347,000... read more April 12, 2016 by

2017 BMW 5-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 5-Series Spy Video

BMW has developed a new modular platform that in some shape or form will be found in all of the automaker’s vehicles from the next-generation 3-Series up. The new... read more June 11, 2015 by

2015 BMW Alpina B5 and B6 Bi-Turbo Edition 50

Alpina Drops New Super Sedan To Celebrate 50 Years

What started in a building that used to produce typewriters has come quite a long way. The Alpina that you know today actually came to be as far back as 1965, when Burkard... read more April 5, 2015 by

2017 BMW 5-Series eDrive Plug-In Hybrid spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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... read more January 21, 2015 by

2009 BMW 5-Series

BMW Recalls M5, 5-Series For Bad Rear Lighting

BMW will repair about 134,100 of its 5-Series and M5 cars for a problem with their rear lighting. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and... read more September 20, 2013 by

2014 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo

2014 BMW 5-Series Family On Video

Just over a week from its official web debut, the 2014 BMW 5-Series is now showing off on video. From sedan to wagon to Gran Turismo, the updated 5-Series range adds more... read more May 29, 2013 by

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


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