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BMW's second-generation 5 Series Gran Turismo will address a number of complaints about the current car – namely that it looks terrible.

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Magna Steyr will assemble up to 70,000 BMW 5 Series models in Graz, Austria, starting in 2017, according to reports out of Germany.

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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.

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BMW has been spotted testing the next-gen M5 in Germany. The super sedan reportedly gains an all-wheel-drive option in its next generation.

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BMW, FCA, Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi All Affected

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.

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The next-generation BMW 5 Series is caught testing at the 'Ring. It is expected to bring new technologies like a 3-cylinder engine and over-the-air updates.

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We Keep Hearing How The German Automaker Will Take On Tesla

The next offering in BMW's i line is said to be based on the Chinese-market, long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series and be called either i5 or i7. Intel suggests a plug-in hybrid sedan with a range-extending four cylinder in front and two electric motors.

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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.

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There could be some big changes in store for the next-gen BMW 5 Series, as it gets a lighter platform made of high-strenght steel, aluminum and carbon fiber.

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In a new video, BMW is taking a glance into the rearview mirror to reminisce about the M535i. With a 218-horsepower 3.5-liter inline-six, the model qualified as a super sedan in its day. Also, despite being made for only a couple of years, it brought the Bavarian brand's touring car racing success to the street and sowed the seeds for the M5.

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The Caccavo family has a thing of the second-generation BMW 5 Series. In fact, you could almost call it an obsession, as each member of the family drives some generation of the 1980s classic.

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The current BMW 5 Series is just a few years old since its 2009 debut, but the Bavarians are already preparing to put the model out to pasture. Here's our first glimpse at the production bodywork for the next-gen sedan after spotting the wagon version during testing – twice.

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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.

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The Nürburgring Nordschleife has the reputation as one of the most difficult tracks in the world to master – deservedly so. With 14 miles of roadway and about 160 corners over a massive amount of elevation change, the amount of grip can change from turn to turn. As the driver of the famous BMW Ring Taxi learned this weekend after a shunt into the barricades, the 'Ring can bite unsuspecting pros just as easily as amateurs.

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UPDATE: The 5 Series prototype seen in these photos is previewing a new generation of wagon for the model, not simply a mid-cycle refresh. The text has been updated to reflect this.

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BMW has released its mile-long list of model changes for 2015. It's mostly comprised of tiny tweaks to options packages, pricing or trim colors, but there are a few interesting new features in there too. One thing all buyers will notice is that as of July 1, the company's destination charge increases by $25, to $950 for all of its models.

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Out of 24 vehicles tested, eight earned the highest rating of "Superior."

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