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BMW 5er-Reihe (E39)
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BMW 520i/BMW 520d/BMW 523i/BMW 525d/BMW 525td/BMW 525tds/BMW 528i/BMW 530d/BMW 535i/BMW 540i/BMW M5 (E39). 1995–2004 (prod. 1,533,123). 4-door saloon, 5-door estate. F/R, F/A, 1951 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC), 1991, 2171, 2494, 2793, 2979 cm³ (I6 DOHC), 2497, 2498, 2926 cm³ diesel (I6 OHC), 3498, 4398, 4941 cm³ (V8 DOHC). Much-acclaimed replacement to E34, which was then regarded as one of the most elegant saloons from BMW. E39 was regarded as one of the finest saloons one could buy, the brainchild of BMW’s Wolfgang Reitzle. A class leader with excellent handling and ride, very slippery shape to aid fuel economy. Larger than E34, with far stiffer chassis. Touring estate introduced 1997. Saloons built till 2003; Touring till 2004.

Manufacturing location: Germany

Marque: BMW | Model: BMW 5er-Reihe | Predecessor: BMW 5er-Reihe (E34) | Successor: BMW 5er-Reihe (E60)


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