Presenting the world premiere of the BMW Activehybrid 5, available beginning March 2012. BMW today announced the introduction of its newest hybrid, the BMW ActiveHybrid 5. Based on the BMW 535i Sedan, the ActiveHybrid 5 brings together BMW’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine, an electric drive system and an eight-speed automatic transmission for the first time. The latest generation of BMW ActiveHybrid technology also adds precisely controlled energy management to the mix. All of which gives the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 an exceptional balance of performance and fuel economy for a benchmark performance/luxury sedan. Its drive system generates combined output of 335 hp (DIN), allows the car to be driven on electric power alone up to 37 mph (60 km/h), and accelerates the BMW ActiveHybrid … CONTINUED
From Homepage: We bring you the first official photos of the F10 5-series sedan M-sport aero kit! Shown in these photos is the F10 5-series with front M sport bumper, M-sport rear diffuser/bumper, sideskirts, two M-sport wheel options - the 18" double spoke 350M wheels or the 19" double spoke 351M wheels, and dark chrome tail pipes. The M-sport package may be ordered with seven exterior colors (in Europe), so we expect that there will be additional colors not currently available on the F10.
Inside, the M-sport package comes with sports seats, ///M steering wheel, anthracite roof liner, and special aluminum hexagon trim.
Expect an October release date in the US.
Specifically targeted towards the Chinese market, the all new F10 5-Series now comes in a Long Wheel Base version, dubbed the Li. Not only is this car designed and marketed towards the Chinese buyer, but the car will actually be produced in a new facility in China as well.
Some all new wallpapers have been released by BMW, especially notable is that they’ve taken the time to include both the 5 series sedan and wagon in the same photoshoot for those wanting the visual comparison. Some new detail videos have also been uploaded.
12 hours after german site bild.de leaked out a few photos, BMW has officially released the full slew of technical data, photos, wallpapers and videos revolving around the F11 BMW 5 Series Touring. These have been collected up in our official thread dedicated to the 5 series touring / estate. The car will make its official world debut in April, but until then enjoy the online media surrounding the latest BMW release.
Here are all the official details, videos and wallpapers related to the newly released Concept ActiveHybrid 5-series. This is still a concept car in name, but expect a production model to follow suit
Here are the full performance, technical and physical specs of the F10 523i, 528i, 535i, 550i, 520d, 525d and 535d
Munich. The world debut of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan once again marks the epitome of aesthetic design and supreme driving pleasure in the upper midrange segment. Through its sporting and elegant looks, driving dynamics typical of the brand, outstanding efficiency as well as innovative comfort and safety features, the sixth generation of BMW’s executive express convincingly reflects the supreme standard of the world’s most successful manufacturer of … CONTINUED
The all new BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo is not only a new model but an all new shape of vehicle in the BMW lineup. With a length nearly the size of the 7 Series, the 5 series name is somewhat deceptive as to what the actual size of this car is. The car boasts the second largest amount of legroom of all the cars in BMWs lineup. The trunk is barely smaller then that of the X5. As you are starting to realize, this car is intended to haul goods and transport people.
However, a great deal of attention has been paid to the details and its transport duties are meant to be done in the utmost of comfort, style and ease. The rear seats can be arranged in either … CONTINUED