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Car Reviews | BMW 520i M Sport Pro (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 520i M Sport Pro (2024) May 2024
Now that the 520d is no more in Ireland, should buyers consider the petrol-fuelled BMW 520i instead?
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring (2024) May 2024
Want a practical electric car that’s not an SUV? Thankfully, BMW can provide just that, with the new i5 Touring.
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring (2024) May 2024
Fans of fast executive estates looking to go electric will welcome the new BMW i5 M60 Touring with open arms.
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW 550e xDrive (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 550e xDrive (2024) May 2024
Is it worth upgrading to the high-performance hybrid version of the BMW 5 Series saloon, the 550e?
by James Fossdyke
Car Reviews | BMW 530e (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530e (2024) Mar 2024
Will both petrol and plug-in power make the 530e PHEV the perfect version of the 5 Series for most?
by James Fossdyke
Car Reviews | BMW i5 eDrive40 (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW i5 eDrive40 (2024) Oct 2023
The new BMW 5 Series makes its debut in electric i5 form, so is it top of the executive tree?
by James Fossdyke
Car Reviews | BMW i5 M60 xDrive (2024) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW i5 M60 xDrive (2024) Oct 2023
We're fans of the new BMW i5, so what does the high-performance M60 model bring to the table?
by James Fossdyke
Car Reviews | BMW 545e plug-in hybrid (2021) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 545e plug-in hybrid (2021) Nov 2021
BMW mixes six-cylinder power with plug-in hybrid frugality, but is it an engine too far?
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW M5 CS (2021) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 CS (2021) Jun 2021
The first ever CS-badged BMW M5 is a cracker, living up to the badge with an astounding driving experience and specification.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW 530e plug-in hybrid (2020) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530e plug-in hybrid (2020) Dec 2020
BMW refreshes the 5 Series, and this 530e plug-in hybrid could well become the most popular model.
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW 545e plug-in hybrid (2021) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 545e plug-in hybrid (2021) Aug 2020
The BMW 545e combines the signature straight-six with an electrified all-wheel-drive powertrain.
by Dave Humphreys
Car Reviews | BMW 530e iPerformance hybrid | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530e iPerformance hybrid Oct 2018
Is BMW’s 530e plug-in hybrid the future of motoring? Or has its time already passed?
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW M5 | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 Aug 2018
The BMW M5 now adds all-wheel drive to its performance repertoire, but is 600hp too much for Irish roads?
by Dave Humphreys
Car Reviews | BMW M5 Competition | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 Competition Aug 2018
The second BMW with a Competition badge is the M5 - but is it worth the premium?
by Matt Robinson
Car Reviews | BMW M5 | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 Dec 2017
We've driven the showroom-ready 2018 BMW M5 and can confirm that its AWD system enhances its appeal.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW 530d M Sport Touring | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530d M Sport Touring Aug 2017
BMW's 5 Series estate was once dubbed the best car in the real world. Can the new model stand up to that kind of pressure?
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW M5 4WD prototype | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 4WD prototype May 2017
We test drive a prototype of the 2018 BMW M5 to check out its radical new four-wheel-drive system.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW 530d M Sport Touring | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530d M Sport Touring May 2017
Fancy a diesel BMW 5 Series estate with a bit more oomph? That'll be the sublime 530d, so.
by Kyle Fortune
Car Reviews | BMW 520d Touring | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 520d Touring May 2017
The brand new BMW 5 Series Touring estate is practically all the car you'll ever need.
by Kyle Fortune
Car Reviews | BMW 520d M Sport | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 520d M Sport May 2017
We’ve driven the all-new 5 Series on Irish roads, and it looks set to be a resounding success for BMW.
by Maurice Malone
Car Reviews | BMW 530e iPerformance hybrid | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530e iPerformance hybrid Apr 2017
The new 530e brings electric power to the 5 Series, but will it pull buyers away from diesel?
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW M550i xDrive | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M550i xDrive Apr 2017
BMW M550i has fantastic soundtrack, balance, and speed. Sadly, it's not coming here.
by Neil Briscoe
Car Reviews | BMW 520d M Sport | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 520d M Sport Feb 2017
Does BMW's big-selling executive 5 Series still feel special as the tax-focused 520d?
by Matt Robinson
Car Reviews | BMW 540i M Sport | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 540i M Sport Nov 2016
Fancy a six-cylinder petrol engine in your 2017 BMW 5 Series? Then you'll like the new 540i model.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW 530d xDrive | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 530d xDrive Nov 2016
We've tested the 2017 BMW 5 Series ahead of its arrival in Ireland in 2017 - and it shows a lot of promise.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW 5 Series (pre-production) | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 5 Series (pre-production) Sep 2016
We've driven not one, but three different versions of the 2017 BMW 5 Series that has yet to be unveiled.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW 5 Series GT FCEV prototype | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 5 Series GT FCEV prototype Jul 2015
The ultimate range-extender hybrid, this BMW hydrogen FCEV is truly zero emissions.
by Matt Robinson
Car Reviews | BMW Power eDrive prototype | CompleteCar.ie
BMW Power eDrive prototype Dec 2014
Dual-electric motor plug-in system previews a high performance future for BMW hybrids.
by Dave Humphreys
Car Reviews | BMW 518d | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 518d Sep 2014
All-new engine for the entry-level BMW 5 Series diesel line-up impresses on more than just economy.
by Kyle Fortune
Car Reviews | BMW 518d | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 518d Jan 2014
Here's BMW's new entry-level 5 Series diesel engine paired with the high-spec Luxury trim. Does it work?
by Dave Humphreys
Car Reviews | BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Jul 2013
BMW brings some much-needed updates to the 5 Series Gran Turismo model.
by Dave Humphreys
Car Reviews | BMW 5 Series | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 5 Series Jul 2013
BMW takes the most successful 5 Series to date and gives it a slightly sharper look.
by Dave Humphreys
Car Reviews | BMW M5 | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 May 2012
The BMW M5 has arrived on Irish shores - surely not the best testing ground for a 560hp saloon...
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW ActiveHybrid 5 | CompleteCar.ie
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Feb 2012
Would you have your BMW 5 Series in hybrid or diesel flavour? Choices, choices...
by Graeme Lambert
Car Reviews | BMW 520d EfficientDynamics | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Dec 2011
A luxury saloon with lower running costs than most small cars? That'll be the BMW 520d EfficientDynamics.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW M5 | CompleteCar.ie
BMW M5 Sep 2011
BMW's fifth-gen M5 boasts 560hp and a whole lot more besides. We've driven it.
by Shane O' Donoghue
Car Reviews | BMW Autonomous 5 Series prototype | CompleteCar.ie
BMW Autonomous 5 Series prototype Aug 2011
We 'drive' BMW's autonomous 5 Series prototype on the public road.
by Jack Carfrae
Car Reviews | BMW 5 Series Touring | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 5 Series Touring Mar 2011
The BMW 5 Series Touring is one of the best cars in the world, but we wouldn't have it in M Sport specification.
by Paddy Comyn
Car Reviews | BMW 5 Series Touring | CompleteCar.ie
BMW 5 Series Touring Jun 2010
BMW's new 5 Series Touring arrives in September and makes you wonder: do you would need an SUV?
by Paddy Comyn
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