The 2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo is an all-new mid-size luxury hatchback which offers seating for up five passengers, an upscale and well-equipped interior, and a powerful engine. The Gran Turismo boasts a twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 engine under the hood which produces 400 hp and 450 lb-ft of torque. This engine is linked to a silky smooth shifting eight-speed automatic transmission which sends power to the rear wheels.Read more Read less
Based on the elegant and sporty 5-Series sedan, the all-new 2010 5-Series Gran Turismo is a 4-door designed to eat up long distances in great comfort. A 400-hp, 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 and 8-speed automatic transmission work in harmony to propel the car while loads of technological goodies enhance everything from passenger safety to comfort to mechanical efficiency and driving dynamics. BMW claims fuel economy of 15 mpg city, 21 mpg highway. The Gran Turismo base prices start at $63,900.
Excellent driving dynamics; luxurious interior; potent turbocharged V8; spacious cabin; technology features
The 2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo adds a new level of desirability to the already-impressive 5 Series lineup. Like its new X6 utility coupe, the GT forges the path into a new vehicle segment. While Cadillac, Audi and Mercedes-Benz all offer similarly equipped sedans, the GT isn't really a sedan so it trumps them all in the versatility department.