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21BMW 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.

942014 BMW 5 Series starts at $50,425* and gets a new diesel, 5 Series GT starts at $60,925* [w/video]

BMW itself says it is making "Precise modifications to the design" of the facelifted, sixth-generation 5 Series, and this is the result. The 2014 5 Series will come in four flavors – sedan, Touring, Gran Turismo and ActiveHybrid 5 – the biggest news probably the addition of a diesel engine for the US market.

41BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo refresh spotted

Although there have been plenty of rumors about the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo being canceled, it looks like BMW might be planning some visual tweaks to the odd hatchback as a possible last-ditch effort to improve sales. Judging by these spy shots, BMW is updating the front and rear fascias of the 5 Series GT, but the camouflage does a good job of preventing us from seeing what changes are in store.

37BMW, 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.

64BMW 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.

54BMW considering bringing 5 Series Touring back to U.S., V12 to soldier on with hybrid

The 5 Series Gran Turismo hasn't met its lofty sales expectations in the United States, so BMW is considering bringing the 5 Series Touring back to our shores.

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84Review: 2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo is the Ultimate Passenger Machine

2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo - Click above for high-res image gallery

18Beijing Preview: BMW adding all-wheel drive to Gran Turismo line

BMW 5-Series xDrive Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery

47Officially Official: 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring [w/video]

BMW 5 Series Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery

18AC Schnitzer decks out the BMW 5 Series GT

BMW 5 Series GT by AC Schnitzer – Click above for high-res image gallery

13BMW confirms 5 Series Touring reveal for Leipzig

Current-generation BMW 5 Series Touring

20Spy Shots: BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo caught swirling around?

If you love the idea of the 5 Series Gran Turismo but don't want a vehicle quite that large, BMW's got something baking in the oven that you may very well be interested in: a 3 Series Gran Turismo. Just like its larger sibling, this wagon that's masquerading as anything other than a wagon will sport a fastback-like rear roof design that covers up a larger cargo hold than the standard 3's trunk.

15Detroit Preview: BMW 535i Gran Turismo also gets a six pack

2010 BMW 535i Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery

15Spy Shots: BMW 5 Series Touring caught testing... but will it come to America?

2011 BMW 5 Series Touring - click above image for hi-res gallery

2BMW may add four-cylinder diesel to 5-series GT, not for U.S.

BMW's new 5-series Gran Turismo is just now going on sale in Europe and will be coming to U.S. dealers in the next few weeks. However, the Munich brand is already looking at expanding the powertrain lineup. Here in the U.S., we will get the 535 and 550 GT with turbocharged six- and eight-cylinder gas engines. The current EU lineup adds BMW's marvelous 3.0-liter diesel six.

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