The BMW 5 Series and X5: A History of Production Cars and Tuner Specials, 1972-2008


The BMW 5 Series and X5 A History of Production Cars and Tuner Specials, 1972-2008

This book covers the history of the 5 series midsize sedan and the related X5 SUV from September 1972 to the e60’s major makeover for 2008 and the recent development of the e70 X5. Specific mechanical, electronic and cosmetic changes are described, including the time of and reasons for their introduction. Several aspects of BMW’s corporate history and technically related models such as the 6-series are also described, as are aftermarket modifications by Alpina, Hartge, and other specialist BMW tuners and speed shops. The book includes more than 200 photographs.

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Language: English
File: Online PDF
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