Motoring: BMW 5 Series update puts more power in the plug-in

The 530e hybrid mixes comfort and quietness with sports-saloon ability and performance better than most

13th December, 2020
Motoring: BMW 5 Series update puts more power in the plug-in
The updated 5 Series retains its universal appeal, while inside, features new digital instrumentation

The evergreen BMW 5 Series came in for its scheduled midlife update earlier this year. It brought with it the expected gentle improvements to the executive formula, including new colours, new wheels, new LED lights front and rear and, as it’s a BMW, a larger front grille.

Unlike the controversial appearance of some of BMW’s other latest creations, however, we reckon the 5 Series has retained its universal appeal, while the aesthetic updates serve...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Test drive: Land Rover Defender launches two new versions as it prepares for an electric future

Motoring Mark Smyth 5 days ago

Test drive: Audi evolves rather than overhauls the popular Q5

Test drive: Mercedes EQA looks to make electric power more accessible

Test drive: Porsche performs with a race car built for the road

Motoring Mark Smyth 1 week ago