5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)
Hey guys Im brand new to this thread! Im looking to buy my first Bimmer 540i. Heard a lot of good things about it. What do you guys say? I also hear that the 740i is really nice, people telling me to consider buying on of those. I personaly like both the 740i is bigger inside and more roomy, 540i is smaller but faster. But i dont really care for the space. But what do you guys recomend?
I have a 740iL, and it is a big car, but it is a nice ride and has every bell and whistle (for the era). If you are considering one of these look for the M62TU engine 99 - 2001 (double vanos equipped) as it is a little more fuel efficient.
Check it over properly (as you should do anyway) and check as much of the electronic functionality as you can. For a big car, these things get up and motor, but they should have been fitted with an LSD (in my opinion)
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