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    Recalls: 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 ...

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    Official: 2014 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 ...

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    Report: BMW 5GT sales disappointing, has execs rethinking 5 Series wagon

    Automotive News is reporting that the BMW 5 Series GT has been having some unintended and rather unfortunate sales consequences for the German automaker. While the company originally believed that buyers of the old 5 Series Touring would be drawn to the oddball crossover, the truth is that those ...

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    BMW Italy teams up with Trussardi for special edition 5 Series Gran Turismo

    Typically when a fashion house and an automaker team up on a collaborative effort, the result comes in the form of a premium hatchback. The Fiat 500 by Gucci unveiled recently in Geneva serves as one example, the Diesel edition that preceded it, another. Yves St Laurent and Kenzo have each ...

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    Report: Slow early sales have BMW thinking 5GT should've launched with six-cylinder

    2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It appears that BMW may have overestimated the U.S. market appeal for high-end versions of the 550i Gran Turismo, and executives now acknowledge that the six-cylinder 535i probably should have been available at launch. ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #177 - What's up with the AB Podcast in iTunes?

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    Before we get to this week's show, we wanted to explain what's up with The Autoblog Podcast in iTunes. The short story is that TV Squad, one of our sister sites in the AOL Network, recently received an update that went awry. The ...

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    Lexus, Infiniti reportedly not interested in taking on BMW's 5 Series Gran Turismo

    BMW 535i Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Depending on who you ask, BMW is either at the forefront of an exciting new automotive genre with the 5 Series Gran Turismo, or is inventing market segments with no real purpose other than to grab several thousand new sales from ...

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

    BMW 5 Series Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just as the new sixth-generation BMW 5 Series sedan goes on sale in Europe, a new station wagon variant has been unveiled. Like past editions of the 5 Series Touring, this one is essentially the same as the sedan, only with the ...

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    Geneva 2010: BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid Concept

    BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The dispersion of BMW's ActiveHybrid – and conjoined word – initiative continues with the 5 Series ActiveHybrid Concept. Billed as a "future-oriented full-hybrid model in the upper midrange segment" it ...

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    AC Schnitzer decks out the BMW 5 Series GT

    BMW 5 Series GT by AC Schnitzer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Schnitzer boys have waved wands over the BMW 530d GT, giving it a little more power and a lot more cosmetics. Under the hood is a modest power bump from 245 horsepower to 286, but torque numbers have been omitted ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #167 - Excitement builds for Geneva

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    Episode #167 of the Autoblog Podcast is a fine quartet of Chris Shunk, Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Paukert and Dan Roth. We breeze through the Autoblog Garage, filled with a snow-tired Camaro, a pair of Audi cabrios and a Kia Forte ...

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    BMW confirms 5 Series Touring reveal for Leipzig

    Current-generation BMW 5 Series Touring
    BMW has announced the debut of the company's latest generation 5 Series Touring, so rumors of the Touring's demise may have been exaggerated. To be fair, the BMW 5 Series Touring was never going to go away altogether – not when it sells in big numbers ...

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    Spy 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 ...

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

    2010 BMW 535i Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW is rounding out its Detroit Auto Show premier lineup with the North American debut of the 535i Gran Turismo. The 550i GT that's powered by the 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 is already on sale in the U.S., but we won't get our ...

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    Spy 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
    Looky, looky – it's another piece of future German metal disguised to look like MC Escher on peyote. But what is it? Well, unlike the never ending back-and-forth between the A6 and/or the A8, we're certain this is the new 2011 ...

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    BMW reportedly stopping production of current 5 Series to pave way for new model

    BMW 535i Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    No matter what you think of the new BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo wagon/hatchback/crossover/thing, if you want to get your hands on a brand-new Bimmer 5, that may be your only choice for the time being. Reports suggest that the ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 5-Series GT

    A couple of near production-ready 5-Series GTs have been caught on BMW's home turf, and to our eyes they don't hurt the car, but they don't make a case for it either. The last time we were in this situation -- hoping a car's production version would be a huge improvement over it's pre-production ...

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    Spy Shots: Production 5 Series GT revealed via BMW TV

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
    As expected, BMW is obviously pretty far along with the production version of the 5 Series Gran Turismo concept that debuted earlier this month at the Geneva Motor Show. While show-car details like the thin metal blades connecting ...

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    Geneva Preview: Full details emerge on BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Concept

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the BMW 5 Series Gran Touring Concept
    BMW is back at it again with the 5 Series Gran Turismo concept, inventing categories that don't yet exist with a vehicle that isn't quite a sedan, wagon, crossover or SUV. Instead, the Bavarian automaker refers to its new ...


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