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Munich. Harmonious proportions, individual surface design and a powerfully dynamic appeal – with these attributes the BMW 5 Series Touring managed to win over the panel of judges for the world-renowned iF Product Design Awards. On 1 March 2011, the opening day of the CeBIT technology fair, the BMW 5 ... CONTINUED
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With the new BMW 5-series saloon and the new BMW 5-series Touring, in 2011 two new 5-series models have been awarded the prestigious iF Award for outstanding product design. Equally prizeworthy is the AC Schnitzer ACS5 Sport S Saloon based on the BMW 5-series saloon, which celebrates its premiere at ... CONTINUED
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AC Schnitzer has released its aero package for the M-sport F10 and F11, add-ons to supplement BMW's factory M-sport package. F10/F11 M-Sport Parts Include: Chrome front grilleCarbon fiber front spoiler lipCarbon fiber rear wing or painted rear spoiler (F10 only)Rear roof spoilerCarbon fiber rear skirt diffuserTwin sports ... CONTINUED
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AC Schnitzer will be debuting its F10 550i ACS5 Sport S tuning program at Geneva next week. Improving on the already potent turbo powered standard 550i, Schnitzer turns up the power to achieve 397 kW / 540 hp + 750Nm torque. The ACS5 Sport 5's 0-62mph time of 4.5 seconds ... CONTINUED
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The touring variant (F11) of Alpina's B5 Bi-Turbo is set to debut at the Geneva Auto Show next week. The Alpina F11 B5 is expected to boast the same performance specs as the potent F10 B5 sedan - powered by a 500hp/516lb-ft 4.4L V8 twin-turbo, mated to a ZF 8 ... CONTINUED
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Here is a live look into the F10 5-series production process, featuring: Body shop: spot welding by robots. Mounting of side sills on body structure. Hot-stamping: Heating, compression molding, quenching. Wedding: Drive unit engine, transmission, axle, exhaust system is bolted to the body. Final assembly: BMW 5 Series Sedan rolls out of factory.... CONTINUED
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During its first year, the new BMW 5 Series got off to a perfect start and is continuing unabatedly with its success story in 2011. Commanding victories in comparison tests carried out by well-known specialised media, best marks in the analyses performed by independent experts with regard to design, safety ... CONTINUED
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The folks at Autogespot have spotted the F10 Alpina B5 biturbo sedan on local streets. Alpina has tuned the F10 to produce an impressive 507bhp and 516lb/ft torque, which takes the car from 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds, up to a top speed of 191mph. The B5 is fitted ... CONTINUED
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The F10 has been named the highest scoring car (safest) in the executive category of EURO NCAP's crash test results. It exceeded the minimal thresholds for a 5 star overall rating by the largest margin of all cars in its category. See results inside.
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Here is the first F10 coilover review (of the KW V3), and it sounds like going with a more aggressive aftermarket setup definitely transforms the supple ride quality of the F10 into something much sportier entirely. Read Lacster's gushing impressions inside.
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German tuning house Kelleners Sport, based in Dinslaken, Germany, has just revealed a new package their are releasing officially at the Geneva Autoshow for the 5-Series. Kelleners sport, the brainchild of race car driver Ralf Kelleners has traditionally focused on suspension and engine tuning, but has also been increasingly working ... CONTINUED
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The new F10 5-Series has really proven to be a hit in the BMW community, and has drawn interest from all different types of owners, even those with the mod bug. Here is one such example of a nicely done F10 5-Series with AC Schnitzer front lip, 20" wheels ... CONTINUED
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The BMW 5-series and all new X3 have made the 10 finalists list for the 2011 World Car of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at a press conference co-hosted by Bridgestone at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Prior to that the ... CONTINUED
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Hamann has released some great looking new aero parts to enhance the factory F10 M-sport package - consisting of the Hamann Competition Front Spoiler and Rear Center Molding/Panel. Paired with factory whiteline tail lights on a black F10, these parts look seriously mean!
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Beginning in March, frozen black and frozen gray matte paint will be offered on the F10 sedan and F11 touring. This will represent the first time that BMW is officially offering the matte paint options for a non-M car. The two matte paint options will be available with the ... CONTINUED
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The BMW Group UK has scooped seven awards from one of the country’s leading fleet publications. Business Car magazine has honoured the BMW Group with the headline accolade of ‘Manufacturer of the Year’, for the third year in a row, in recognition of BMW’s diverse product portfolio and class-leading ... CONTINUED
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Yet another victory for the F10 5-series. ADAC, the German equivalent of AAA, held its annual car of the year contest called "Gelber Engel". More than 230,000 ADAC members participated and picked their favourite new car 2011. The winner: BMW's F10 5-series. As suprising this may sound, but this is ... CONTINUED
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China has really proved itself to be ahead of the curve on the EV front and it seems BMW will come on board and produce an all electric 5-Series exclusively for the Chinese market. This new car is not to be confused with the ActiveHybrid 5, which will have its ... CONTINUED
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