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BMW 5 series Service and Repair manual Haynes 2003-2010

About the BMW 5 Series


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The BMW E60 is actually the BMW 5 Series automobile, changing the BMW E39 in 2003. It was replaced by the BMW F10 in March 2010. The E60 was available in both sedan and station wagon (E61) platforms. The BMW M5 is the high performance variation of the range, and had been one of the highest performance sedans on the market.In 2005 Alpina introduced the B5 driven by a supercharged 4.4 litre V8 creating 500 hp (373 kW; 507 PS) and 700 N·m (520 lb·ft) of torque. It had been available only with 6 speed ZF transmission. Top speed is 314 km/h (195 mph) and 0–100 km/h time is 4.7 seconds - exact same as the E60 M5.

The BMW M5 is driven by a 5 litre V10 engine. Revving to 8250 rpm, the engine prepared 507 hp (378 kW) at 7750 rpm and 520 N·m (380 lb·ft) at 6100 rpm. 0–100 km/h time period is 4.7 seconds while top speed is limited to 250 km/h (155 mph).It is an armoured version of BMW 5 Series sedan with ballistic protection level B4. It included a choice of 367 PS (270 kW; 362 hp) V8 (from BMW 550i) and 258 PS (190 kW; 254 hp) I6 (from BMW 530i) engines, high-performance fibre composites (aramid, polyethylene) and special-purpose steel reinforced chassis, 21 millimetres thick glass with a polycarbonate layer for the windows.

The vehicle was unveiled in 2005 Frankfurt engine Show.It is actually a adaptation of 5 show car designed for police forces, fire services and emergency rescue services. It included firearm bracket in the rear center armrest. The development programme for the E60 began in 1997, concluding in 2003. The final design, penned by David Arcangeli under the directorship of Chris Bangle, was approved in 2000 and German design patents filed on April 16, 2002.While its predecessor revealed many similarities to the 7 series, the E60 was different from different BMWs in production at the time. The E60 is more lengthy, wider, heavier and higher than the preceding model, which translates into more inside and trunk space. The E60 introduced a a variety of design language to the 5-series line with a much rounder body and an interior, while not driver-oriented like in the E39, is flat like in the E65 7-series with an LCD display, basic buttons and the iDrive system.

The E60 received a great deal acclaim from the automotive community, prompting aftermarket companies that skilled in BMW modifications, to produce aftermarket parts for the E60. Companies produced copies of the M-Sport parts for the E60. AC, Hamann Schnitzer, Hartge, Dinan parts additionally started to flood the marketplace as these companies realized the parts were in high demand. Soon enough, numerous companies started to make replica parts that were being produced, again due to the maximum demand for inexpensive quality parts. Furthermore, numerous show companies also started to produce parts to increase the power of the already swift E60.Its iDrive system has been simplified from the system in the 7 Series. It can be ordered with a full array of options these types of as active cruise control, head-up display, active directing, and the Harman Kardon Logic7 stereo system. Other available equipment in E60 was ESP, BMW Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Voice Control, Adaptive Headlights, BMW Night Vision, Active Headrests, Xenon headlights, Run-flat tyres and some other equipment typical for luxury cars. Equipment in E60 was always upgrading, Active Cruise controls with Stop & Go function, Adaptive Headlights, LED rear lights, Lane Departure Warning, Brake Force Display was available few years after the introduction.

BMW 5 series (E60 and E61) Service and Repair Manual 2003 - 2010 Haynes 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

 

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