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
Not much camoflage remains on the F11 5-series touring/wagon, which gives us these clear peeks at how great titanium silver looks on the F11. The world debut of the F11 touring is expected to occur at the 2010 Paris Auto Show.
German and Russian tuning houses are joining efforts to create bodykit and tuning packages for the F10 5-series. Full set of renderings inside. TopCar and Cardi are the russian tuners and Lumma Design is the german tuner. Their renderings show an aggressive front end package including a new front bumper aggressively sculpted with huge air inlets, carbon fiber front lip, LED lighting and honeycomb grill.
One version of the kit also features super wide wheel fenders and aggressive side skirts. … CONTINUED
The F10 5-series is now available for online configuration on the bmw.de German website! Spec out your F10 and see it in all possible color combinations (interior and exterior).
The official catalog for the F10 5-series is now available, which lists all standard and optional equipment, as well as some eye candy photos. Excellent reading for the weekend!
The F10 has certainly been making the rounds through the automotive press and AutoExpress was smart enough to take the car into the studio and get these awesome shots of the car in its more pure form. Take a peek!
Ever since the F10 was officially unveiled to the world, the F11 has had most of its camo removed, for good reason. The shape and look of the car is known at this point. What is left is for BMW to put the finishing touches to the car and finish up testing in time for the official world premier of this car, later in the year in Paris.
The look of the touring/wagon (f11) compliments the sedan version nicely and goes for the ultra modern and … CONTINUED
The eternal battle…. Now in its 5th generation the all new F10 5-Series goes head to head with the newly released Mercedes Benz E-Class. These comparisons have always been made, but now with a new sense of speed. Courtesy of the german language magazine http://www.autobild.de we now have a head-to-head photoshoot and comparison of the two cars. In this case, they decided to compare the popular Mercedes Benz E350 CDI vs. BMW 530d. Both cars being elegant yet very … CONTINUED
The new F11 aka the 5-Series touring (wagon) seen here in a basicly de-camod state reveals that the midsize BMW wagon will continue with the tried in true format now packaged under the F10 style skin.
The car is elegant as it is sporty and clearly places an emphasis on style over absolute load lugging capacity (after all, thats what the GT is for right?..).
Engine offerings should be similar to the F10 Sedan which … CONTINUED
A titanium silver F10 5-series was recently caught on the Autobahn. One of the first sightings of a production version F10 5 series in public.
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.
The F10 5-series pricing for the UK has been announced. Here’s a comparison to E60 prices. What’s your guess for US prices?
The exterior design of the F10 5-series exterior is explained in this video. The designer of the F10 was Jacek Fröhlich.
Now that the F10 5-series sedan has been unveiled, more accurate renderings of the 5-series tourings have been produced.
As you may or may not know the big launch event for the new F10 5-Series just took place, and here are the photos from the event. Enjoy!
Here are some photos of the F10 5-series lighting elements, including the headlights and tail lights.
Click inside for various photos of the F10 5-series interior, including the dash, nav screen, passenger compartment, etc.
Here are the full performance, technical and physical specs of the F10 523i, 528i, 535i, 550i, 520d, 525d and 535d