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2011 BMW 5-Series nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick laurels

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Jul 29th, 2010 at 1:33PM

The 2011 BMW 5 series can stick another feather in its jaunty Alpine cap. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded the German automaker's middle child the coveted Top Safety Pick accolade. The newest generation of the 5er managed to nab the highest ratings possible for front, side, rear and rollover crash protection, becoming the first 5 Series to win the Top Safety Pick in the model's history. Surprisingly enough, the 2011 5 Series is also the first BMW to take the award since the IIHS incorporated its new roll-over test. The institute says that BMW has made up impressive... Read More

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