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Assembly Location

Dingolfing, Germany

'08 Price Range


'07 Price Range


Body Styles

525i, 525xi, 535i 4-door sedan; 53dxi 4-door sedan and wagon; 550i 4-door sedan

Drive Configuration

Rear, All-wheel


3.0L I-6 3.0L Twin-Turbo I-6; 4.8L V-8


M-6, AMT-6, A-6

What's New for '08

  • All 5-Series sedans have redesigned headlights, front airdam and new taillights, along with a revised rear bumper and diffuser.
  • The 535i and 535xi feature a new 300-hp twin-turbo I-6 engine.
  • New options for all variants include active cruise control with stop-and-go capability, allowing the system to be used even in very heavy traffic conditions; a lane-departure warning system and a USB connecter for digital music players.
  • A new automatic transmission, featuring faster shifting and increased efficiency, is available on all 5-Series models as a no-cost option.

Related Information

All 2008 U.S. Models

2008 U.S. Model Specifications