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 powerful diesel powered cars.
Included here is the photo set, but please make sure to read the full writeup @autobild: http://www.autobild.de/artikel/vergl…i_1020073.html
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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 range from a 2.0d (in europe) all the way up to the firebreathing 550i V8.
The sedan is expected to arrive in dealerships this Spring, so I would guess this car will arrive shortly thereafter, possibly in … 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.