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And, if you go for the M550i, arguably more satisfying to drive than an M5
It boasts a total system output of 394hp and 600Nm of torque
BMW decided to give the 5-Series some notable updates earlier in 2020. Apart from the redesign up front, the sedan also got new plug-in hybrid setups under its hood, expanding the 5-Series PHEV lineup even further.The first two (
Alongside hybrid and conventional powertrains
Yep, the 5- and 7-Series are about to get fully-electric versions, as BMW pushes to cut CO2 emissions by at least a third per vehicle by 2030. It's also aiming to cut emissions from its factories and facilities by
Its engine puts out 613hp and 799Nm
Still can't decide which latest release deserves a spot in your dream garage? Well, Internet, here's a serious contender that most definitely occupies a space in mine. It is of course the updated Alpina B5, which is based on the
Both the local and global automotive industry has been pretty busy as of late
The German carmaker is improving its customer offerings
With the COVID-19 pandemic still in full swing, the automotive industry is adjusting its products and services to better reach its customers. SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation, the country's official BMW distributor, has just announced some big changes to its
New looks, new tech, new engine options
A busy day for facelifts over at BMW. The 5-series saloon and Touring, and the 6-series Gran Turismo, have been given a gentle application of the mid-life fairy dust.If you've been following recent developments at BMW you
Effortless to ride and to drive
Very much so. And don't forget that, with the i3 and the i8, the German carmaker was one of the first to embrace electricity. The 5-Series is another one following a route down this path, although in this case, it'
A South African special from the ’70s
Not just cool, but rare, too. This is the only car that remains from a very limited run of 530 'MLE' special-edition cars built by BMW South Africa in the mid '70s. BMW found it and restored it, and now you
And an ‘electric overboost’ function
As of November, the ubiquitous BMW 520d is set to get a new mild-hybrid system. The setup comprises a 48V starter-generator and a second battery, and BMW says the additional power harvested will be used to power ancillaries and for
Please, someone go rescue these classics
Well here's something you don't see every day: Eleven brand-new, effectively un-driven E34-era BMW 5-Series units, seemingly left to rot in a warehouse in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, in distinctly mysterious circumstances.These pictures have been circulating on
Gloriously driven
Mostly it competes against the Mercedes-AMG E63 S. Both are colossally powerful V8 turbo sedans with mostly four-wheel drive but a RWD mode for when you just don't like your rear tires any more.Anyway, despite the name, it
Why do spies get the best cars?
The message didn't come from a pair of Oakley sunglasses or a mini projector that self-destructed, but it was just as exciting. BMW Philippines contacted me about a test drive recently. The offer, should I choose to accept it, was
A slide-happy Bimmer
Time to get friendly with your local tire-fitter: It's a new BMW M5. But such a clichéd intro line might not be relevant here, because BMW has succumbed and made the most famous sports sedan of them all four-
Driving enthusiasts wanted
The BMW 5-Series was recently unveiled at the BGC Arts Center in Taguig earlier today. The model, which we drove in Portugal last March for our cover story, is finally available here.The launch was classy, to say the least, and
Better safe than sorry
Official BMW distributor Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC) is calling for owners of select models of the German brand to get in touch with their dealerships regarding what the company calls a "technical upgrade campaign."The campaign entails a free, two-part "complimentary
462hp V8 goodness
This is another one of those nearly M cars, isn't it? It is indeed: the M Performance treatment, which has turned out none too bad for the M140i, M240i and M760Li, forged into the shape of the new BMW 5-Series.
We drove the premium sedan in Portugal
It's dreary as we're about to land in Lisbon, Portugal-quite worrisome since the forecast for the next few days is supposed to be sunny. While the roads are still drenched from a downpour, however, the weather appears to be
A brief rundown of the model's history
The BMW 5-Series has been in the market for 45 years. Now that the seventh generation has been launched, let's take a look at the past iterations of this midsize luxury sedan E12. The first-generation 5-Series was launched
Will be launched this month
The seventh-generation BMW 5-Series, codenamed G30, will be launched globally on February 11, 2017. We got our hands on it in Lisbon, Portugal last December. And here are eight changes to look forward to with the new model:1) DesignThe
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