BMW 5-Series News

 
What diesel backlash? 2018 BMW 540d coming to U.S.: report

What diesel backlash? 2018 BMW 540d coming to U.S.: report

While the diesel backlash stemming from the VW emission scandal is real, BMW is forging ahead with the high-torque, high-efficiency engines regardless. For its latest 5-Series luxury sedan, it will announce that a new 540d mid-size diesel luxury sedan will arrive in U.S. showrooms later in 2017... read more

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2014 BMW 328d

Diesel Luxury Sedans: Audi, BMW, Mercedes Face Off, Mazda Still Missing

While gasoline power units have seen incremental improvements over the last few decades, diesels seem to have shot up from relative obscurity straight to the big time. Sales... read more August 1, 2014 by


 
2014 BMW 535d xDrive, Catskill Mountains, Feb 2014

2014 BMW 535d xDrive Diesel Sedan: Fuel Economy Drive Review

For 2014, BMW offers diesel engines in its three sedan lines, and now we've spent a long weekend with the mid-size 5-Series sedan fitted with the fuel-efficient engine. Given... read more March 27, 2014 by


 
2014 BMW 5-Series

BMW 5-Series Diesel Pricing Revealed, Undercuts ActiveHybrid 5

If going green was all about financial payoff, BMW is the latest company whose products suggest that diesel is better than hybrid for the shrewd consumer. The German firm has... read more May 28, 2013 by 5


 
2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 First Drive Report

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5: What Do You Want To Know?

Although we try very hard to put cars through a variety of tests on a variety of roads when we carry out our first drive reports, it’s not always possible to gauge what... read more July 27, 2012 by 1


 
2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 First Drive Report

Earlier on this year, we asked you if the 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 was really green, or not? Now we've had a chance to drive it. Combining a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo... read more May 30, 2012 by 0


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

Is The 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Really Green, Or Not?

Just ten years ago, cars like the 2002 Toyota Prius traded performance for unbelievably-high gas mileage, bringing the concept of eco-friendly gasoline electric hybrid cars... read more February 13, 2012 by 10


 
2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5: Pricing Announced At Detroit

BMW's ActiveHybrid 5 is the long-awaited hybrid version of the 5-Series mid-size sport sedan, and pricing details have finally been announced at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show... read more January 9, 2012 by 0


 
2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5: Taking Hybrid Luxury To Next Level

Exit one BMW hybrid, enter another. Next March will see the U.S. launch of the 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5, the second hybrid sedan in the Germany luxury-car maker's lineup. And... read more September 30, 2011 by 0


 
BMW EfficientDynamics heat energy recovery technology

BMW Turns Heat Energy To Electricity To Boost Fuel Efficiency

To increase gas mileage, carmakers can use smaller engines that produce the same power from less fuel. But they can also work to recapture part of the 70 percent of fuel's... read more August 30, 2011 by 4


 
BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW 5-Series Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

BMW has taken the wraps off a new plug-in hybrid prototype based on its long-wheelbase 5-Series sedan, which it will be showcasing in just a few weeks at the 2011 Shanghai... read more April 7, 2011 by 0


 
BMW ActiveE Concept

BMW Looking To Boost MPGs With TwinPower Turbo Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push automakers towards engines with lower displacements... read more March 22, 2011 by 1


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

BMW Working On 5-Series Based Electric Car For China

Electric car development is quickly proving to be a worldwide effort, with companies and research institutes from across the globe and in varying industries and fields... read more February 8, 2011 by 0


 
2011 BMW 5-Series sedan

BMW Looking To Curb Vehicle Weight With Increased Aluminum

Lightweight materials such as carbon fiber are seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving fuel economy... read more August 9, 2010 by 1


 
2011 BMW 5-Series (Euro spec)

BMW To Add Diesel 5-Series & Another Model, Maybe Diesel Four?

The list of cars offered to U.S. buyers in gasoline, diesel, and hybrid models is going to get longer. On the heels of its confirmation that the 2012 BMW 5-Series will be... read more May 20, 2010 by 0


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

BMW Hybrid 5-Series On Sale in 2011, Hybrid 3-Series To Follow

BMW's chief executive officer, Norbert Reithofer, has confirmed that the company's ActiveHybrid 5 sedan will go on sale as early as next year. Reithofer told shareholders... read more May 19, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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