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BMW preparing quad-turbo diesel for 2016 - report

BMW is reportedly preparing a quad-turbocharged diesel engine, which will initially do service in the brand's large sedan and SUV range. According to both Bimmerpost and Autocar, the Bavarian luxury car maker's engineers are working on a new inline six-cylinder diesel engine boosted by four turbochargers...

Next-generation BMW 5 Series spied on the Nurburgring

The next-generation BMW 5 Series has been snapped on the Nurburgring by our spy photographers. Car Advice's spy snappers first caught the new 5 Series out and about in late 2013. Since then they've spotted several more prototypes, including a plug-in hybrid version, but the rate of camouflage shedding has been slow...

2015 BMW 5 Series gains new options packages; 550i variant discontinued

BMW Australia has introduced two new options packages for the 2015 BMW 5 Series range. Available from March production, the new Professional and Exclusive packages bundle together a host of comfort and driver assist systems to enhance the BMW 5 Series sedan, Touring and Gran Turismo models...

2016 BMW 5 Series spied in plug-in hybrid guise

Our spies have photographed the next-generation BMW 5 Series sedan out and about during testing in Europe. Despite growing in size, the next-gen 5 Series is expected to shed some weight, with rumours indicating that the new model will tip the scales at around 100kg less than the current-generation car...

BMW 5 Series: seventh-gen sedan, Touring spied

The next-generation BMW 5 Series has been spied in prototype form in both sedan and Touring body styles close to three years out from its anticipated debut. Spotted on the back of a flatbed truck in Germany by CarAdvice's spy photographers, the seventh-generation BMW 5 Series sedan test mule wears heavy camouflage but has a sleeker profile and new flush-mounted exhaust outlets...

BMW 1, 3, 5 Series, X1, X3, Z4 recall: 2893 cars affected in Australia

BMW Australia is recalling 2893 vehicles across six model lines due to a fault that could affect the vehicles' braking performance. Part of a global recall of approximately 176,000 cars, the local recall affects 116 BMW 1 Series hatches; 1985 3 Series sedans, 91 Tourings and nine Gran Turismos; 105 5 Series sedans; 277 X1 models; 283 X3s; and 27 Z4s built between November 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013...

BMW 5 Series: facelifted range launches locally from $79,900

The updated BMW 5 Series range has officially launched in Australia, offering refreshed styling, enhanced equipment levels, powertrain upgrades and a revised price list. On sale since July, the facelfited BMW 5 Series range – comprising sedan, Touring wagon and Gran Turismo hatch body styles – introduces design tweaks first revealed in May...

BMW 5 Series facelift: pricing and specifications

The updated BMW 5 Series range is now on sale in Australia, offering refreshed styling, enhanced equipment levels, powertrain upgrades and a revised price list. The update introduces the subtle but sophisticated design tweaks revealed in May to all three 5 Series body styles – sedan, Touring wagon and Gran Turismo hatch – headlined by added contour lines around the kidney grille, newly structured lower air intakes, and slimmer, more sharply contoured tail-lights...

BMW 5 Series: new engines, added tech for updated luxury range

The BMW 5 Series has received revised styling, new engines, enhanced efficiency and added technology as part of its mid-life update. Subtle design tweaks set the upgraded 5 Series apart from the pre-facelift model. Sedan and Touring variants feature added contour lines around the kidney grille and newly structured lower air intakes to match the extra creases and slimmer, more sharply contoured tail-lights...

BMW 5 Series: fresh face for updated luxury range

The updated BMW 5 Series has been spied during a photo shoot in Europe ahead of its launch later this year. CarAdvice's spy photographers snapped the 5 Series' front-end fully undisguised, giving us our first unhindered look at the styling of the refreshed large luxury sedan...

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 here in October; two more hybrids on the way

BMW will launch its first hybrid in Australia in October – the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 – and has confirmed two more petrol-electric models based on the 3 Series and 7 Series will follow within six months. CarAdvice broke the story late last year that the ActiveHybrid 5 was headed our way, and BMW Australia has now confirmed the 5 Series-based sedan will be priced from $122,900 before on-road costs when it hits local showrooms in two months' time...