And again, this power unit develops its maximum torque - in this case 500 Newton-metres or 369 lb-ft - at just 1,750 rpm. A revised lane departure warning system is also available for 2008. Pictures, trademarks and logos of third parties are exclusive property of the respective owners. Advertised payment does not include applicable taxes. Even as the engine gasped in the thin air, we enjoyed the chassis's great balance, which allowed us to maintain our momentum as best as possible once the road started to snake through the mountain pass. The 535xi will also be offered as a wagon, a model we didn't get to sample during our drive. Other luxury manufacturers have switched to V6s because they're easier to package, and they've proven easier to certify for stringent emission standards.
Safety The 5 Series comes with side-impact airbags for the front seats and optional side-impact airbags for the backseat. Feel free to pick whichever engine you like, as there isn't a bad choice among them. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6 are priced similarly, while the Infiniti M can be a high-value alternative. With a new twin-turbo engine, 535i and 535xi Sedans and Sports Wagon are the quickest six-cylinder-powered 5 Series cars yet. When he gets back I pray he fixes this situation. The 5 Series remains a truly sporting sedan that stands out in the fiercely competitive market for mid-sized luxury cars.
We tipped the lever to the right, pressed the button to set it in park, then pushed another button, tilted the lever rearward, and finally had the car in drive. We pulled off to see if perhaps devious pranksters had hooked a U-Haul lowboy to our Bimmer. An additional light contour along the side-sills gives the body of both the Saloon and the Touring an even sleeker, more stretched look from the side. This is the original, incredible 5 Series Sedan. The same goes for an increase in the amount of wood trim. That's why we were summoned to Las Vegas to take our turn behind the wheel of each new model 528i and 535i , as well as the mechanically unchanged 550i and M5. You can use the automatic transmission's manual function for more assertive shifting, but even that wasn't impressive.
There are vents below the screen and on either side off the steering column that move an impressive quantity of air with minimal fan noise. Not all customers will qualify for security deposit waiver. Comments, reviews and ratings are also welcome. Cars presented by Syntax a. The twin-turbo 535i, formerly the 530i, is the quickest six-cylinder 5 Series car ever. Offer valid through June 02, 2019 and may be combined with other offers unless otherwise stated.
The 5 Series Sports Wagon is offered only with the more powerful six-cylinder and all-wheel drive. Not all customers will qualify for security deposit waiver. The Sport Drive mode produces quick and smooth upshifts and cool, early-onset match-rev downshifts. The seats feature a draped-leather look, with the upholstery hung loosely rather than pulled taught over the seat frames. Advertised payment does not include applicable taxes. The 300-hp six-cylinder in the 535i matches some V8s, while the V8-powered 550i delivers true high performance by any definition.
They took my old truck in trade and gave me a very fair trade value. The new 528i, formerly the 525i, is the most powerful entry-level 5 Series to date. Tax, title, license, registration and dealer fees are additional fees due at signing. Or in other words, when the driver is stopping has hard as possible. Accentuate your 5 Series Sedan with top-level features including a 12. Whichever powerplant you might choose, response, feel and feedback from all the systems — steering, suspension, brakes — are exceptional as expected. It keeps the brakes engaged when you're stopped on an incline so that in the time between your foot leaving the brake pedal and hitting the gas, the car won't roll backward.
There's no doubt the 2008 550i looks like a champ, what with its aggressive front and rear fascias and 19-inch split-spoke wheels, all of which impart a particular M5 wickedness. Our test car had the new Bamboo wood trim, stained very close to black. Access to submitted specs and images will stay free. Three big climate control knobs sit below the display screen, for fan speed, temperature and airflow direction. It has gasoline direct injection, the most advanced means of delivering fuel to the cylinders, and twin turbochargers that boost power to 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque, or 45 horsepower and 80 pound-feet more than the 2007 530i.
Changes for 2008 represent the most significant model-year update since the current 5 Series was launched in 2003. The gate also has a soft-close feature. The 550i with its V8 engine appeals to those who put a premium on straight-line acceleration and turbine smoothness. They include mild exterior revisions, improvements to the interior and a significant power boost for six-cylinder models. Offer valid through June 02, 2019 and may be combined with other offers unless otherwise stated.
Over time, increased resistance at the taillight electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector resulting in an intermittent or permanent loss of functionality of one or more rear lamp functions tail, brake, turn-signal, reverse. Advertised payment does not include applicable taxes. Proof of its power is in the numbers: 335 hp, a 0-60 of 4. Anchored by the 528i, 535i and 550i sedans, the lineup also includes the all-wheel-drive 528xi and 535xi sedans plus a 535xi wagon. The 5 has the appearance of a well-built mainstream sedan, and that may not be the precedent one expects for an expensive European job. This superiority is ensured by innovative piezo-injectors arranged between the valves and injecting fuel into the combustion chambers in the immediate vicinity of the spark plug. Accentuate your 5 Series Sedan with top-level features including a 12.