BMW AG’s joint venture with Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd. will build a long-wheelbase 5-Series sedan for the domestic market, BMW confirms. The new car, which makes its debut Nov. 18 at Auto China in Beijing, will replace the standard-wheelbase 5-Series in the country’s BMW showrooms. Available in three trims – the 530Li, 525Li and 523Li – the new model is 5.5 ins. (14 cm) longer than the standard-wheelbase 5-Series. The added length will benefit rear-seat passengers, ...

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