BMW 5 Series
In this manual, motoring historian James Taylor tells the story of the design, development and production of the BMW 5 Series, through each generation. Topics covered include: the history of BMW before the 5 Series; detailed model-by-model specifications; production details and running costs; M-Series and touring models; and advice on buying a BMW 5 Series today.
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2-litre acceleration alloy wheels Alpina anti-roll bar automatic transmission Axle ratio Bi-Turbo BMW 5 Series BMW's bodyshell boot lid Bore and stroke brakes buyers camshaft Compression ratio car's Carburettor catalytic converter Compression ratio conversion converter and Lambda cylinder head developed diesel discs E28 models E34 models E34 range emissions engine management system exhaust with catalytic extra fitted Five-speed overdrive gearbox four-cylinder four-speed overdrive automatic four-valve Frankfurt Motor Show Frankfurt Show fuel economy gear Hartge high-performance introduced Isetta L-Jetronic Lambda sensor lb/ft litres MacPherson struts manual gearbox manual Top medium-sized saloon Mercedes Motorsport division Motronic Neue Klasse offered Overall overhead camshaft Compression performance petrol production rear suspension replaced right-hand drive saloon seats Series cars Series coupes Series range Series saloons Servotronic six-cylinder Bore six-cylinder engines Solex spoiler sporting standard Suspension and steering Touring models turbocharged turbodiesel twin overhead camshafts tyres