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 |  Nov 14 2013, 12:01 PM

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BMW is hard at work on the next-generation 5 Series, and the sedan and wagon model are getting ready to be put to the test.

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 |  Jul 11 2013, 3:45 PM

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The 2014 BMW 5 Series has begun arriving sooner than expected, so if you’ve had your eye on the German automaker’s latest sedan, now is the time to act.

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 |  Jul 10 2013, 6:55 AM

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BMW has just given its 5 Series an update for the 2014 model year, and the German automaker is already hard at work on its next-generation model.

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 |  May 21 2013, 8:31 AM

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Pricing on the 2014 BMW 5 Series Sedan and Gran Turismo has been announced, with the 528i Sedan starting from $50,425 including a $925 destination and handling fee.

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 |  May 19 2013, 10:44 AM

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BMW has formally announced its 5 Series lineup for the 2014 model year, revealing the updated Sedan, Touring, Gran Turismo, and ActiveHybrid models.

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 |  May 14 2012, 4:02 PM

BMW is pleased with its revamped 5 Series design, and for the 2013 model year will be offering an optional customizable instrument panel along with revised engines for its Gran Turismo model.

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 |  Feb 25 2011, 8:54 AM

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A natural transition for the B5 Bi-Turbo tuning program for the new BMW 5-Series, Alpina is now offering its upgrades to the touring (wagon) model as well. We suppose if you’re absolutely stuck having to commute in a wagon, there’s probably no better way to do it than with 500-hp and 516 lb-ft of torque out of a 4.4L V8 twin-turbocharged powerplant.

Getting the power to the ground is an eight-speed Sport Automatic transmission, allowing the wagon to hit 0-62 mph in a mere 4.7 seconds. The B5 BiTurbo Touring can also be outfitted with a set of 20-inch Alpina Classic wheels matched with Michelin Pilot Sport tires. The recommended wheel sizes are 20×8.5-inch in the front and 20×9.5-inch in the rear.

The B5 BiTurbo isn’t cheap though, with a starting MSRP of around $135,000. We’ll have to check it out at the Geneva Auto Show to determine if it’s worth its steep price tag.

GALLERY: Alpina BMW B5 BiTurbo Touring

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