April 4, 2005

BMW Canada introduces new 525i

Whitby, Ontario – The new entry-level 5 Series, the $58,200 525i, will be available at BMW retailers in April, announced BMW Canada. Featuring an all-new inline six-cylinder engine, the 525i can also be optioned with Active Steering, which won “Best New Technology” from the Automobile Journalists of Canada (AJAC) in 2004.

The 525i’s new engine contains a magnesium crankcase and Valvetronic engine technology for improved efficiency and dynamics. Through the use of magnesium and aluminum, this engine is the lightest production six-cylinder in its class, weighing 57 per cent of a comparable iron block.

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