The BMW 5-Series is an executive car manufactured by German automaker BMW since 1972. The car, now in its sixth generation, is sold in sedan and touring body styles.

BMW 520d now available in South Africa

Setting the pace, showing the way: The BMW 5 Series builds further on its efficiency lead in the executive class. New generation of four-cylinder diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology increase the driving pleasure offered by the worldwide bestseller and achieve further reductions in fuel consumption and emissions – The new BMW 520d outclasses its segment rivals […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 22, 2014

BMW 5 Series World’s most successful business automobile.

Munich. As in the year before, the BMW 5 Series  (combined fuel consumption: 9.9–4.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions:  232–119 g/km) was the top-selling business model of 2013. 366,992  customers worldwide opted for a BMW 5 Series Sedan, BMW 5 Series  Touring or BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo. This once again puts the BMW 5  […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 24, 2014

Gelber Engel award for the BMW 520d

ADAC “Gelber Engel” award for the BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Edition BluePerformance in the category “Car of the Future”. Munich.The “Gelber Engel” award, presented this year by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC) for the ninth time, is one of the most significant prizes in the automotive sector and highly esteemed by manufacturers. Dr. Norbert Reithofer, CEO […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 17, 2013

BMW 5 Series Video

It features the most potent engine ever devised by BMW’s high-performance M division, here making its world premiere, along with race-bred chassis technology that includes, for the first time, an Active M differential and electronic damping control.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday December 18, 2011

BMW 1 Series and BMW 5 Series as their favourites in the compact and upper-range categories

“Auto Trophy 2011”: triple success for BMW. Readers of “Auto Zeitung” vote for the new BMW 1 Series and BMW 5 Series as their favourites in the compact and upper-range categories – BMW also receives the “Quality Trophy”. Munich.The BMW 5 Series continues its series  of victories, while the new BMW 1 Series is just […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 23, 2011

BMW 520d wins Class L of 2011 Total Economy Run

Midrand. The BMW 520d has once again cemented its position as the ultimate benchmark for efficiency in the upper midrange segment. The luxury sedan was named the winner of Class L in the 2011 Total Economy Run, which took place at the weekend in and around Thaba ‘Nchu in Free State. Since the 1970’s, the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday August 1, 2011

BMW 5 Series Sedan and BMW 5 Series Touring win 2011 iF Product Design Award

BMW 5 Series Sedan and BMW 5 Series Touring win 2011 iF Product Design Award.  The new BMW 5 Series continues its success story with the coveted award from the International Forum Design. Munich.  2011 sees a brace of 5 Series models – the new BMW 5 Series Sedan and the new BMW 5 Series […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 2, 2010

New BMW 530d named 2011 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year Finalist

Midrand – The all-new BMW 530d was chosen as one of the finalist for the Wesbank South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) 2011 Car of the Year competition. The luxury sedan will compete with nine other finalists for the country’s top motoring accolade, which will be awarded in March 2011.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 27, 2010

Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany goes to the new BMW 5 Series Sedan.

Following the 2010 red dot design award, the BMW 5 Series Sedan also takes the 2011 prize from the German Design Council.  Munich. The new BMW 5 Series Sedan has won Silver in the 2011 Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, presented annually by the German Design Council. The country’s most prestigious prize […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday October 26, 2010

For the US NCAP crash test as well: 5 stars for the BMW 5 Series.

The new BMW 5 Series Sedan is consolidating its position as a global standard for aesthetics, driving pleasure, and safety. Following the highest number of points plus special merit from the Euro NCAP, this four door model is now the first vehicle to be awarded straight away the top grade in the new US NCAP […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday October 21, 2010

World premiere: New BMW 5 Series passes first crash test using brake intervention.

Munich. Up until now, verification of vehicle safety has been obtained by means of crash tests in which structural integrity and restraint systems were tested in a non-braked situation. However, thanks to modern electronics such as those also featured in the new BMW 5 Series and BMW 7 Series, protective systems that warn the driver […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 26, 2010

Unique Sculpture The Dwelling Lab. BMW Meets KVADRAT.

Ground-breaking interpretation of the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo /Textile manufacturer KVADRAT, star designers Patricia Urquiola, Giulio Ridolfo, BMW designers and light company Flos create a design installation for the Salone del Mobile Milano 2010. Munich/Ebeltoft/Milan. BMW, Kvadrat and Flos have revealed the spectacular design installation “The Dwelling Lab” by Patricia Urquiola and Giulio Ridolfo, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday April 21, 2010

The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

Description in Brief. BMW is once again defining a brand-new segment in the automobile market. The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo which makes its South African debut combines elegance, space, comfort and variability in truly unique style. As an attractive, future-oriented extension of the BMW 5 Series, the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo is quite […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 25, 2010

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