BMW has manufactured the BMW 5 Series since 1972. It is a mid-size luxury car / executive car. The first digit (5 in this case) represents the model, and the following two digits (usually) represent the size of the engine in decilitres, which is the main distinguishing difference.
The BMW E60 is the current BMW 5 Series. Its Chris Bangle-designed styling and many of its advanced features received mixed reviews. The E60 represents a huge leap in technological advance over previous models. Read the rest of this entry »