If you were into cars around 2001, you probably remember how BMW commissioned famous directors and actor Clive Owen for The Hire, a series of action-packed web short films starring its cars. Fifteen years later, the BMW Films are back. This is “The Escape,” and it’s awesome.
BMW followed up yesterday’s leak of the all new G50 5 Series with the full release today, revealing the all-new platform, engines and specs, including the revelation that the new M550i currently beats the outgoing M5 from zero to 60 miles per hour.
Photos of the upcoming next generation G30 BMW 5 Series have found their way onto Germancarforum, and now here! And, well, yea. That’s a BMW that looks somewhere between the 3 Series and 7 Series, I guess.
Really, there is no good reason to buy the first BMW 5 series. It’s too old to be modern and it’s too new to be vintage. It does nothing that the classic 1980s second generation doesn’t do better. And yet, now you will want one.
The BMW 5 Series is has been the benchmark for big sporty luxury sedans since the dawn of time. What do you need to know before you buy an 5 Series? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
The Mercedes E-Class is a classic over-engineered German sedan, but that’s not a bad thing. What do you need to know before you buy an E-Class? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
The 2017 BMW 5 Series will have a Head Up Display system with augmented reality and it will also move up to 80 km/h completely autonomously, thanks to the development of a new assistance systems.
When it debuted, the E60 wasn't just the ugliest 5 Series BMW had ever made — it was a strong contender for the ugliest car ever made. So why does it look so clean and handsome now?
These days, everyone loves to talk about the E30 M3 and how it's skyrocketing in value. Call me a heretic, but as much as I love E30s, I think I'd take the original E28 M5 instead. It's classy, it's ultra rare, it's got a beefy straight six, and it was supposedly the fastest sedan in the world when it debuted.
BMW must be panicked staring into the face of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class that looks well, different, than its predecessor. In the battle of German luxury car facelifts, though, the 2014 BMW 5-Series must be one of the most subtle. Seriously, I'm looking for the new.
Most of us never find our automotive soul mate. You know, that one, special car that really speaks to us at the core of our being, the one we would keep around forever.
Jason Bourne. Under his white-collar appearance and cool demeanor is a wild animal that — at the push of a button — can transform into a pure, unsavory killing machine. The 2013 BMW M5 is Jason Bourne.
Blame it on our love of all things station wagon, but after stumbling across this custom Cadillac station wagon we couldn't stop thinking about the wagons that should have been.
As a fledgling car magazine reader and member of the 11-year Old Future Motoring Journalists Institute of The United Kingdom, Chris Harris loved the 1986 E28 BMW M5. As an adult, he bought one. As you'll see, owning your childhood hero car doesn't suck.
Taking a break from painting sexy portraits of cows, Swiss illustrator Gavin Patterson took a lap around Circuit de l'Anneau Du Rhin in Alsace with a BMW factory driver. On the way, he had to draw a Christmas card. Spoiler: He did not poke himself in the eye with a pen.
Whenever you think you've seen all of the strange automotive creations Russia could conceivably have to offer something like this tire covered 5 series BMW with wings appears to remind you there is no limit to Russian weirdness.
Despite the stereotype, car guys can exist in New York City, where parking is expensive and annoying, and good workspaces are harder to find than a cab on a rainy day. This is the story of how one car enthusiast prepped, primed and wrapped his BMW in a one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn.
Shell once ran an ad in which an F1 car was refueled by an air tanker. Imagine the same premise, only the car's a 5 Series, BMW's touting fuel economy and the ending's a surprise. BMW: the ultimate deus ex macchiato.