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BMW 5-Series Touring (03 - 10)

This has such balance between prestige and practicality it is no wonder this BMW estate is always in demand. It shares the same petrol and frugal diesel engines as the saloon (520i, 535i, 530i and the 535d). Each engine was modified in 2005, and again in 2007. This drives really well. The steering is sharp, the ride quality is smooth and the ... more

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BMW 5-Series (03 - 10)

Take a look around and you will see just how popular a car the 5-series is in Ireland. It is widely regarded as being among the best BMW has produced. The first wave of engines included the 520i, the 525i and 530i, which, after modifications in 2005 and 2007, can push out 174bhp, 215bhp and 273bhp respectively. Then there were some new engines ... more

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BMW 5-Series (10 - present)

The 5 Series brings together a fine mixture of technology, power, practicality and refinement. It can claim with some justification to be the best mid-size luxury saloon on the road. Interior quality and onboard technology are second to none, and despite the acres of space in the cabin - it remains a real driver's car. It has a huge range of ... more

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BMW 5-Series Touring (10 - present)

This has superb build quality and drives really well as well as having some outstanding engines. The petrol engines include: the 523i, 528i and the 535i, while the diesels embrace: the 520d, 525d and the 535d which comes with the brand new eight-speed automatic as standard. Each has good fuel economy and low emissions, particularly the entry level ... more

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BMW 6-Series Convertible (04 - 10)

It has the same engines as the 6-Series coupe, but the convertible has a different sort of character to it. Apart from the drop-top there are a few gadgets to keep you feeling you are in a special car. For example, the leather seats have the ‘Sun Reflective Technology’. This has ‘cool pigments’ ingrained in the material ... more

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BMW 6-Series (04 - 10)

This is based on the 5-Series saloon and is all about power, speed and style. It is a car of real substance and has the performance to go with that. It can be an outstanding drive thanks to some powerful engines. The chassis itself is excellent and the ride quality is sporty but not too harsh. Despite its exclusive coupe nature this manages to ... more

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BMW 6-Series (11 - present)

BMW have done a great job with this. It’s powerful to look at and powerful to drive and there is a lovely cabin that is both roomy and comfortable. There are some outstanding engines including the 640i 3 litre turbo, the 4.4 litre twin-turbo V8 650i, and the frugal 640d 3-litre diesel. This is an exciting drive and handles extremely well ... more

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BMW 7-Series (02 - 08)

The 7-series has always been one of the best handling cars in its class. This is no exception. They can change or tweak the looks but the person buying one of these is looking for the mix of sport and power for which the car is renowned. On the road is where it shines and for such a large car it is nimble and agile. It feels like you’re ... more

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BMW 7-Series (08 - present)

This is laden with technology, has a really luxurious interior and lots of kit. The latter includes satellite navigation, side-view camera, head-up display, night-vision camera, speed limit display, DVD, heated leather seats with lumbar support, cruise control and climate control to name but a few. There’s also a good range of engines: the ... more

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BMW i8 (14 - present)

After dipping their toes into the electric market with the cute and practical little i3 in 2013 – BMW have gone full throttle for their second release of the i-range, producing not just an electric car, but an electric supercar in the shape of the i8. Genuinely breath-taking to look at, the i8’s stunning dimensions are sure to get more ... more