Go Back   United Bimmer Community - BMW Forum > UnitedBimmer-General BMW Topics > BMW General Discussion > BMW News And RSS Feeds
FAQ Members List Calendar Advertise With Us Mark Forums Read

BMW News And RSS Feeds BMW RSS feeds and news

Thread Tools
Unread 06-18-2010, 08:40 PM   #1
scooter's Avatar

Name: scooter
Title: Administrator
Status: Offline
Join Date: May 2005
Location: US of A
Rate My Car: 296 / 340
Your Ride: 99m3
2011 BMW 5 Series xDrive sedans start at $52,775

Filed under: Sedan, BMW

2011 BMW 535i - Click above for high-res image gallery

The all-wheel-drive editions of the 2011 BMW 5 Series won't be arriving stateside until October, but at least we now knowwhat the latest xDrive models will cost. The 535i xDrive kicks off at $52,775 while the twin-turbo V8-powered 550i xDrive will set you back a minimum of $62,875. Both prices including an $875 destination charge.

The xDrive system on the new 5 Series is not quite as sophisticated as the clutch-controlled torque vectoring on the X6, but it can utilize individual braking on the rear wheels to send torque to either side as needed to counteract oversteer or understeer. The central clutch pack also defaults to sending 80 percent of the torque to the rear axle to minimize understeer and retain BMW's familiar driving dynamics, shifting the balance to the front only when needed for traction. All xDrive 5 Series models also get hill descent control to maintain a constant speed when going down a slippery grade. See the press release after the break for all the details.

Gallery: First Drive: 2011 BMW 535i

[Source: BMW]Continue reading 2011 BMW 5 Series xDrive sedans start at $52,775

2011 BMW 5 Series xDrive sedans start at $52,775 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 18 Jun 2010 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments

  Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Officially Official: 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring is too cool for American families scooter BMW News And RSS Feeds 0 06-11-2010 03:12 AM
2011 BMW 3 Series coupe and convertible get refreshed, 335i gets single turbo scooter BMW News And RSS Feeds 0 01-17-2010 05:30 AM
BMW announces 7 Series xDrive and M Sport models scooter BMW News And RSS Feeds 0 07-01-2009 03:11 PM
Kinda raced a cocky 525i Rooz Kill Stories 29 01-22-2008 10:07 AM
My car in the royal car list. zeaq328i United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** 22 08-19-2006 06:37 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:27 PM.

A vBSkinworks Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2005-2013 UnitedBimmer.com