It could be said that the F10 5-series went all E39 on us. BMW threw out most of the Bangle cues in exchange for the van Hooydonk touch. The first impression was generally more positive than the E60, probably because everyone got used to seeing one.

If there ever was criticism, it's that most of them come in silver or gray. Still, it's a very understated and handsome car.

In typical 5-Series fashion, it defies its dimensions by handing better than its competitors and putting a few smaller, sporting cars to shame

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Many journos have said the the Touring is pretty much the only car you'll ever need. Be it a manual or an automatic, as long as it's a 530d, you'll be fine.

The F10 line was further expanded with 2 new curiosities.

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First is the call-it-what-you-want 5 Series GT

The second is the tri-turbo M550d. It was a struggle looking for an M550d that wasn't in silver.

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With a new 5er also brings in a new M5, which means I shall end this post with some F10 action shots.

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