Cheers I have a 06 wagon. I just would like to see the Manufacturer use better coils in this car as I've heard this is a common issue for this car. I would recommend Auto Haus to family and my friends. Throttleless Valvetronic valvetrain and a three-stage intake manifold boost output to 255 horsepower and 220 pound-feet while trimming fuel consumption almost 10 percent. Any time a rear 'drive' wheel begins to lose traction, the system modifies the engine's electronic throttle and ignition timing to reduce torque. I love how the car drives.
It still rode like a car only a year old and looked new after 12 years. On-board computer functions can also be shown in the Check Control display, if desired. The sound and thrust are more urgent, too. An electric motor controlled by the accelerator pedal turns an eccentric shaft, which transmits the rotation of the cams to the valves via a connecting lever. The interior is very quiet not as quiet as Lexus cars and it rides very smoothly. What's New for 2006 The 525 and 530 models receive an all-new 3.
Safety Standard safety equipment includes a head protection system and side-impact airbags for both the front and rear seats. The 255 hp is enough but, as is the case with every car, it slowly becomes insufficient as one gets to know the car well. Big issues on wagons is the sunroof drains. The 5 Series has long been the benchmark by which other sport sedans are measured. It was already a comfortable, capable and highly dynamic machine. The back ones can really only be cleared out by a dealer unless you have confidence taking down the headliner. I would greatly appreciate any input.
We folded the back seats down and it created a great bed for our dogs and spacious cargo area for our luggage. In-line sixes are always the calmest of powerplants, but this one takes the cake. This means the car can keep moving even if only one wheel has traction. Maybe I am focusing on the bad experiences to much? Chief F1: just curious if you run snow tires or stock all weather rubber in the winter. The last funfwagen carried 32.
This June, 's 5 Series gets three major enhancements--and none of them is controversial: the high-tech 3. With Key Memory, up to three keys can be separately programmed to individual preferences. It looks, drives and feels like a brand new car. And my mpg was only 1 mpg under my son's subaru! I have a few rattles. We just took it for a long trip 800 miles round trip to visit our family and the road trip was a joy.
It looks, drives and feels like a brand new car. They worked with me to answer any questions about the van I had and how I was going to pay for the van. Our Sport Wagon was a hoot to drive on the frozen rivers and roadways of northern Finland. With the use of a compatible Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, a driver can place and answer calls, and browse and select phonebook contacts from their phone, simply by using the multifunction steering wheel controls and radio keys. Equipped with the V8, this is a true enthusiast's sedan that will outpace many sports cars. The extended roofline envelops an extra 0. Check Control Check Control helps the driver to be aware of the operational readiness of important functions, such as the lighting system and fluid levels.
When open, a wind deflector minimizes turbulence. Valvetronic Valvetronic replaces the function of the throttle butterfly with continuously variable valve lift control, to enable the engine to breathe more easily. Hooked up to the slick-shifting six-speed manual, the xi is four-tenths of a second quicker to 100 kilometres an hour than the auto box, which takes 7. Both halves can be tilted up with a button. An endless array of technology and polarizing sheet metal may distinguish the current generation in the minds of consumers, but in the end, it's the 5's continued status as a true driver's car that will make the sale. Panorama Moonroof Two-piece moonroof with fully electric slide and lift control. So, I'll move onto what I think could be improved.
With automatic recirculation control, when a sensor detects certain pollutants in the air, such as carbon monoxide or ethanols, it automatically switches to recirculating air. The clutch ordinarily sends 40 percent of the torque to the front, tapering to zero as speeds rise from 100-125 mph for improved steering feel. But as the more I read the more I get discourage from buying one at this point in my life. I would take out the spare tire and the tray below it and see if there is any corrosion or evidence of moisture there in and around those electronics. Where does the seller normally park this car? It helps protect the head from hitting the side window and being hit by objects penetrating the side window. Dynamic Stability Control Dynamic Stability Control is an innovative technology that combines the functions of traction control, braking enhancement, and cornering stabilization.
As well, the optional Logic 7 audio system requires cooling fans mounted in the left rear wheel housing. When it is necessary to build up brake pressure as quickly as possible, Dynamic Brake Control can speed up and reinforce this process, helping to provide the shortest possible stopping distance. The 545i has been replaced by the 550i, which features a 360-horsepower, 4. Along with all the technology came an aggressive new body that most people either love or hate. Other issue is the rear suspension system.