BMW5 Series GT

BMW 5 Series GT

2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo - Click above for high-res image gallery BMW recently launched a new marketing campaign titled "BMW is Joy." The new tag line is explained as, "Part of a big-media strategy the company is doing to raise its profile worldwide with a more emotional, optimistic voice."…


BMW shows off 245-hp, hydrogen-powered 5 Series GT

BMW is using the 5 Series as a test bed for its hydrogen fuel cell systems, which deliver up to 245 all-electric horsepower and can travel 300 miles per tank.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo won't be a one-and-done model

With its quirky design, the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo doesn't seem like the most-loved model in the BMW lineup. However, sales in the US and China have reportedly been strong enough to warrant a successor based on the next-gen 5 Series platform, likely in 2016.
BMW shows 670-hp plug-in 5 Series GT concept

BMW quietly revealed a 5 Series GT concept earlier this week at an event in France, and it sports a plug-in hybrid powertrain capable of a whopping 670 horsepower.
Officially Official: 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring [w/video]

BMW 5 Series Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
BMW broadens engine bolt recall to nearly half-million cars worldwide

Almost one month ago, we reported on a BMW investigation into a potentially defective bolt that lived in the company's VANOS variable valve timing system. At that point, the potential recall was seemingly limited to Chinese-market cars; the company was filing a recall application with Chinese officials.
BMW, Rolls-Royce issue recall over smoldering circuit boards

Drivers of 2010-2011 Rolls Royce Ghost models and several BMW models with turbocharged engines need to get their vehicles to their dealers. The cars are being recalled for a potentially hazardous defect that could turn their high-end autos into smoldering hunks of less luxurious melted plastic and steel.
BMW recalls over 32,000 cars and CUVs over fire risk

BMW has issued a recall of five different model lines covering the years 2008-2011 due to a fire risk. Turbocharged eight- and twelve-cylinder engines in the 5 Series, 5 Series Gran Turismo, 7 Series, X5 and X6 could suffer from overheating circuit boards that control the electric auxiliary water pump.