Here’s a great detailed walk-through video of an F10 523i, showing details large and small including lighting elements, convenience features, etc. Perfect for those of you awaiting your new 5-series to be delivered.
Inside is the full F10 5-series accessories catalog. The nearly 20 pages of accessories covers the range from exterior cosmetic parts, to wheels, to trim, to interior convenience items. We will post the english version as soon as it becomes available.
The 2011 F10 5-series microsite is now available on BMWUSA.com for the upoming American market F10 5-series. While the F10 configurator is not yet available, the microsite provides plenty of exploration and eye candy. Check it out!
Here is yet another review of the 5-series to add to our growing list. This video is in dutch but they have been thoughtful enough to subtitle it in English for the rest of us. Take a look below and enjoy..
I previewed a Space Gray Metallic 535i F10 in SE trim on 16-Feb at Rybrook Warwick, in Warwickshire, England. No pictures were allowed so apologies in advanced - the car was even hidden behind screens to protect it from general view within the dealership.
My first observations were:
1. Well-proportioned if somewhat conservative exterior. The kidney grill looks great but the Volvo S80 type hood is a bit old-fashioned at a time when Jaguar, Mercedes, even Vauxhall and Honda are going the taut, flame-surfacing route.
2. No significant improvement in interior space (esp rear legroom) and boot space is actually less than current E60.
3. Several storage cubby holes every where (front and rear console)
4. Interior switchgear, layout … CONTINUED
Here comes the new BMW 5 Series. This has got to be the most hotly anticipated new BMW in recent memory. While the current E60 5 Series was a bit of a polarizing car, the BMW top brass has promised this car to be the most beautiful BMW is recent history. What does that mean exactly? The car will likely appeal to all the senses and not carry any distracting or ostentatious design cues that some recent BMWs have had in order to get attention.
The svelte design will be mated to BMWs current generation of engines including the increasing proliferation of turbo technology. The interior has been seen as closely mirroring what is on the … CONTINUED
These new photos posted up by CarAdvice down under give us the clearest picture of what the final shape and body of the F10 will look like. The headlights continue to be masked up but if you stare at these pictures long enough you can mentally unmask that part yourself to see what it will look like in final form. The official internet reveal is upon us….
Photoshop guru Jon Sibal takes a crack at rendering the F10 5-series. We’ll know soon if it’s accurate as official pics are expected by Nov. end.