Two turbos, eight cylinders, 578 HP, 530 lb-ft of torque, 0-to-60 in 4.4 seconds and 188 MPH top speed. That's what England's Car magazine says to expect from the 2012 BMW M5. We're just happy it's not another SUV.
You're probably as relieved as we are to see that the 2011 BMW 5 Series ditches Chris Bangle's flame surfacing and huge ass in favor of something that's actually recognizable as a car. Here it is in motion.
For this installment of "Caption This," check out this shot and the one below, pulled from the BMW 5 Series press photos and witness model bloat in pictorial form. Just look at the original — it's so tiny.
The 2011 BMW 5 Series is finally here. If nothing else, it's a statement against the Bangle-ization of the BMW brand. It's smooth, sleek and an unmistakable return to the BMW 5 Series we've missed.
This new tease of the 2011 BMW 5 Series may not be the most artistic teaser shot of a new car we've yet seen from an automaker but it's certainly the most esoteric. Here's how they made it.
Although swirly-camo-ed, it's possible to see the overall shape of the new 2010 BMW 5-Series from these new shots taken near Kitzbuhel, Austria. We can see that the front gets the most dramatic change over the outgoing car. What else?