The BMW 5 Series was introduced in the year 1972 and has been made since then by the company due to the continued popularity of the car among the people. The car is in the sixth generation is sold in the sedan and the touring body styles. This is the second best selling model after the BMW 3 series. The name has been so given due to the fact that the cars in the series are of the new generation cars manufactured by this company. This new car series replaced the older four door new class sedans.
The different headlights and the bumper style attach an altogether different style to the car of the series. The big length of the car allows more room for the people who will be travelling in the car. The eight speed automatic transmission and the new brake energy regeneration system are the additional features which have been incorporated in this model of car by the company. The hybrid electric version of the ca helps in the reduction of the fuel consumption to a great extent. It has been found that this reduces fuel consumption by about ten percent. Hence this is the reason why the car is so popular.