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2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo

At a Glance

Pricing $56,000 - $66,200
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 3.0l I6 T, 4.4l V8 T
Transmissions A8

Overview Information

The BMW lineup has gained another utility vehicle, the 5-Series Gran Turismo. This new model combines the ample proportions of the 7-Series sedan with a fastback/hatchback rear roof profile. Inside, there is two rows of seating for five. The rear hatch is features a unique dual hinged mechanism that opens below the rear glass like a traditional trunk and at the top of the glass like a hatchback. Several powertrains are offered including a turbocharged V8 with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

What Changed:

BMW is expanding its lineup of utility vehicles to include the 5-Series Gran Turismo. The Gran Turismo is a 5-door hatchback with a dual-hinged tailgate and seating for five. Despite the 5-series name, the Gran Turismo is dimensionally identical to the short wheelbase 7-Series sedan. A number of engines are offered worldwide including the 4.4L V8 turbo found in the 7-Series and BMW's ubiquitous 3.0L inline six.

Official Word:

The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo adds new facets to BMW's Ultimate Driving Machine tradition and refines the concept of first-class travel. For the first time, attributes of an elegant sedan, a contemporary Sports Activity Vehicle and a classic Gran Turismo are masterfully melded into a single, harmonious vehicle concept. The traditional European term Gran Turismo (Grand Touring) was first applied by Italian carmakers in the 1950s when they combined the performance, handling, and style of...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
5-Series Gran Turismo 535i 3.0l I6 T (306-bhp) A8 RWD $56,000
5-Series Gran Turismo 550i 4.4l V8 T (407-bhp) A8 RWD $63,900
5-Series Gran Turismo 550i 4.4l V8 T (407-bhp) A8 AWD $66,200