Tag: BMW 5-Series

Fully Charging Your BMW PHEV’s Battery Could Spark A Fire

In the never-ending chase of meeting the new emissions targets, automakers keep rolling out electrified versions. However, on of the troubling issues since electrification dawned in the automotive world, namely that of fire risks, is apparently still with us. BMW, for one, recently issued a global recall for its plug-in hybrid models, as a problem […]

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BMW Announces European Range Updates Including New Engine Options

BMW has announced a host of updates for its range of European models coming into autumn on the Old Continent. One of the key updates made to the BMW family is the availability of five plug-in hybrid variants of the ever-popular 5-Series that now includes the BMW 545e xDrive Sedan, 530e Touring, and 530e xDrive […]

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2021 BMW 5-Series Lands In China With Long Wheelbase And More Luxury

BMW has just unveiled the facelifted 5-Series for the Chinese market ahead of its public debut at the Beijing Auto Show kicking off on September 26. In readying the 5-Series for China, BMW has stretched the wheelbase of the luxurious sedan by 130 mm (5.1-inches), giving it a lengthy wheelbase of 3,105 mm (122.2-inches). Mind […]

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New 2021 BMW 545e xDrive Hybrid Plugs-in To A Turbocharged Straight-Six

BMW is continuing to grow its range of plug-in hybrid 5-Series models with this, the BMW 545e xDrive Sedan. The plug-in hybrid features a straight-six petrol engine using BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and rated at 286 hp. This engine is then joined by a synchronous electric motor providing an additional 109 hp and bringing combined […]

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