Two Million Car Milestone for BMW 5 Series

It is one of BMW‘s best-selling models and now the current series BMW 5 Series has just passed a significant production milestone.

BMW in Germany has sent us a note to let us know that the two-millionth sixth-generation BMW 5 Series has just rolled off the production line.

First produced in 1972, the BMW 5 Series has now achieved more than 7.2 million sales.

But it’s this current series model, which was first launched in 2010, that has been the most popular 5 Series incarnation yet.

BMW tell us that when compared with the previous generation, sales of the current BMW 5 Series are up by 42% and the 5 Series has been the best-selling premium business model also for six years.

More than 347,000 BMW 5 Series vehicles are delivered to customers each year.

The sixth-generation BMW 5 Series also differs from previous generation models in being offered with the Gran Turismo body shape, as well as traditional sedan and touring (wagon) variants.

The BMW 5 Series range in Australia in 2016 is priced from $82,300.

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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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