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By: Leilani McClelland
The 2017 BMW 5 Series is a mid-size luxury car made by BMW since 1972. BMW 5 Series is the successor to the brand new Course Sedans and happens to be in its 7th generation. The wagon/property body style (called "Touring") was added in 1991 and the 5-door fastback (called "Gran Turismo") was added in '09 2009.

The BMW 5 Series is BMW's second best-selling model following the 3-Series. First, the 2017 BMW 5 Series is merely available in a sedan body style. Following decades have been power by inline-4, right-6, V8 and V10 machines with both natural aspiration and turbocharging. The first era of BMW 5 Series was run by in a natural way aspirated inline-4 and direct-6 petrol motors.

The E39 BMW 5 Series was on Car and Drivers magazine's twelve-monthly Ten Best list for six years direct, from its advantages in 1997 through 2002. BMW 5 Series was also Motor unit Trend's Transfer Car of the entire year for 1997 and What Car? Professional Car of the entire year 1997 through 2002. The E60 was known as "Best New Luxury / Prestige Car" in the 2006 Canadian Car of the entire year awards.

Active Chair continuous passive movement seats comfort technology named one of the better Innovations of 1998 by Popular Knowledge magazine. The JB car internet pages have granted the BMW 5 Series a best-in-class 4 1/2 legend rating. Consumer Information found the E39 5 Series their finest car analyzed in 2001-2002. BMW's three-digit model naming convention commenced with the first 5 Series.

On January 29, 2008, the 5 millionth 5 Series was produced, a 530d Saloon in Carbon Dark Metallic. Because the E28, all years of 5 Series have included an M version, called the BMW M5. Since 1982, diesel motors have been contained in the 5 Series range.
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