2014 BMW 5 Series Begins Arriving at Dealerships

2014 BMW 5 Series Begins Arriving at Dealerships
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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. Continue Reading...

2014 BMW 5 Series Priced from $50,425

2014 BMW 5 Series Priced from $50,425
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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. Continue Reading...

2014 BMW 5 Series Models Revealed

2014 BMW 5 Series Models Revealed
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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. Continue Reading...

2013 BMW 5 Series Updated With Customizable Instrument Panel

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2013 BMW 5 Series Updated With Customizable Instrument Panel
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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. Continue Reading...

BMW Recalls 2,846 Vehicles for Possible Fire Risk

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BMW Recalls 2,846 Vehicles for Possible Fire Risk
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2,846 BMW vehicles are being recalled for a possible fire risk. Affected models include 2011 5-Series, 5-Series Gran Turismo, 2012 6-Series Convertible, 7-Series, X5, and X6.  No injuries have been reported due to the recall, which is being caused by a circuit board for the auxiliary water pump that can overheat and cause a fire. The German… Continue Reading...

BMW Recalling 32,000 Vehicles Over Engine Fire Risks

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BMW Recalling 32,000 Vehicles Over Engine Fire Risks
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BMW is recalling 32,000 vehicles in order to replace potentially faulty electric auxiliary water pumps. An issue can cause the water pumps to overheat, potentially causing a vehicle fire. Models impacted by the recall include 2008-2011 5-Series, 5-Series Gran Turismo, 7-Series, X5 and X6 equipped with either the eight- or 12-cylinder turbocharged engines. Two engine… Continue Reading...

Chrysler To Build 8-Speed Automatics In Indiana

Chrysler To Build 8-Speed Automatics In Indiana
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Chrysler will build a licensed version of a ZF 8-speed automatic gearbox at their Indiana transmission plant. Production is expected to start in 2013, and retain roughly 1,200 jobs. The total cost for the project will be roughly $300 million, but Chrysler Senior VP of Powertrain Paolo Ferrero said that the new 8-speed transmission will… Continue Reading...

BMW 5-Series GT Selling Slowly, Lack Of 6-Cylinder Blame

BMW 5-Series GT Selling Slowly, Lack Of 6-Cylinder Blame
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BMW‘s oddball 5-Series GT hatchback/station wagon/SUV thing is not off to a great start in the United States, and BMW executives are blaming the decision to market only the top-of-the-line rear-drive V8 car upon launch as the culprit behind sluggish sales. “The V-8 was probably not the right car to launch it with,” said Rich Brekus,… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: BMW 5 Series GT Official World Premiere

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While BMW had plenty of items on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show, just two were official new model premieres. The first was the X1 crossover and the second was the the 5 Series Gran Turismo (GT). BMW has shown a near-complete version of the car several times, but waited for Frankfurt to give full… Continue Reading...

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced
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We still have more than half of 2009 to go and already the list of 2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year nominees have been picked. That’s because the list is essentially a list of every new model for 2010. Nominated for car of the year are: the Audi S4, BMW Z4, BMW… Continue Reading...

BMW Confirms 5 Series Gran Turismo for Production

BMW Confirms 5 Series Gran Turismo for Production
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During the BMW Press Conference at the Geneva Auto Show, Dr. Klaus Draeger, a member of the board of management for BMW AG, confirmed that the Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo will see production. Calling it a “near-series concept” Dr. Draeger said that the hatchback will be offered as both a four-seater and as a… Continue Reading...

Official: BMW Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo Revealed

Official: BMW Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo Revealed
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Moments after we posted the unofficial pics of BMW’s new Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo, which will debut at the Geneva Auto Show, BMW updated its press site and now we have all most of the juicy info and plenty of official pics. BMW says this is the first production-destined concept based on the company’s… Continue Reading...

BMW Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo Images Leaked

BMW Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo Images Leaked
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Thanks to the folks over at www.5post.com, we have hour first look at the BMW 5 Series Concept. Called the Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo, little is known about the vehicle yet other than what it looks like – and we wouldn’t exactly say it is beautiful. This is, after all, most likely the last… Continue Reading...