Just a small public service annoucement. We’ve updated and added a few new wallpapers of the 5-Series for those of you interested in this car.
Overall, the 2011 BMW models are not significantly changed. The new models are the BMW 5-series and Alpina B7 along with LCI updates to the 3-series coupe and convertible. See inside for 2011 BMW models pricing and details.
We’ve added a few new videos to the official 5-Series GT thread. Enjoy!
Part 3 (last) of the 5-series GT feature series, showing how BMW conducts high speed and final testing, wrapping up a 5 year development period.
Must see Part 2 of the 5-series GT feature series, including some interesting insight into the prototype building, camouflage, and testing process.
5POST members are beginning to take delivery of their 5-series GTs, with a 550GT and a 530d GT reported just today. Congrats to the owners!
From sketch to reality is a long and certainly daunting process for any automaker. And one that is always a bit shrouded by mystery for the average enthusiast. With the 5er GT BMW decided to give everyone some insight into the working behind the scenes at BMW with these multipart videos on the process.
Even if you are not a fan of this car (believe me, it really grows on you ALOT) these videos are worth the watch just … CONTINUED
Oliver Heilmer, the designer of the F10 5-series interior discusses the design philosophy behind the best interior design and layout in a 5 series yet.
Fifth Gear reviews the 530d GT and has positive things to say, including that it handles better than some sports cars. See Vicki Butlers review inside.
Watch from 2:25 seconds in.
BMWNA has released the pricing for the 2010 BMW 550i GT. Base pricing starts at $63,900. Full pricing inside.
Hartge has now joined the fray. Hartge, which likes to be known not as a tuner but an auto manufacturer, because of their ability to re-craft cars from the inside out, have now apparently turned their attention to the newest BMW, the 550i, 535i and 530d GT.
Hartge has shod the 5er GT with 22" wheels coupled with a lowering kit (30mm). Small interior touches are also made available, but I expect in the future Hartge will tackle … CONTINUED
Photographer Mario-Roman Lambrecht has posted up his work in shooting the 5er GT while on scene at Lisbon. Visit Mr. Lambrechts page for the complete set of photos: