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BMW 550 Generations

Ready to unleash the hushed ferocity of a twin-turbo V8 engine, the 550 sedan is the prime member of BMW's midsize 5 Series. Even though the 550 emphasizes smooth running and plush comfort rather than unfettered performance, it can be equipped to satisfy more spirited drivers. Regardless of how hard it’s pushed, this luxury four-door promises a gratifying road experience for up to five fortunate passengers.

2011 - 2016 BMW 550

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The rear-wheel drive 550i features a 400-hp 4.4-liter, twin-turbo, V8 engine, with the choice of an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. Standard features include leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control with active micro-filtration, a 16-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system, HD radio, Bluetooth, 18-inch alloy wheels, voice-activated hard-drive based navigation system, and iDrive control system with... Read more »

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2004 - 2010 BMW 550

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A fifth-generation 5 Series appeared in 2004 with a new design language that caused controversy among BMW loyalists. In 2006, a 550i powered by a 360-horsepower 4.8-liter V8 replaced the 545i in the model lineup. BMW debuted EfficientDynamics technologies as standard on the 550i in 2007. These enhancements balanced performance and fuel economy.

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1997 - 2003 BMW 550

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BMW unveiled a new 5 Series at the Frankfurt auto show in 1995, but the fourth-generation models didn't reach American showrooms until 1997. Their design was notable for dual headlamps under glass with an accompanying light ring that became a symbol of BMW marketing for the following three years. These 5 Series cars made heavy... Read more »