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New for 2010-BMW

New for 2010-BMW

By Jeff Youngs, December 31, 2009
2010 BMW X6MCritical Knowledge:
  • 2010 1 Series Coupe/Convertible: The Professional audio upgrade is now standard while the moonroof and automatic high beams are now stand-alone options. There is one new exterior color.

  • 2010 3 Series Sedan/Wagon/Coupe/Convertible: New 16-inch wheels for the base model and the Professional audio upgrade is now standard equipment. Automatic high beams and moonroof are now stand-alone options, and Premium Sound now includes a HiFi audio option.

  • 2010 5 Series Sedan/Hatchback/Wagon: This is the last year of this platform-a replacement will arrive in the summer of 2010. Nevertheless, BMW has upgraded the infotainment system and added HD Radio to the Navigation package.

  • 2010 6 Series Coupe/Convertible: Like the 5 Series, the 6 Series coupe receives the next-generation iDrive infotainment system. HD radio is now standard equipment, and Sport package customers may order BMW Individual (custom) upholstery.

  • 2010 7 Series: Lots of changes for the 7 Series including new hybrid technology, new all-wheel drive, new 12-cylinder engine, and a new Alpina B7 performance variant. BMW has also improved the equipment list and reconfigured the sports trim model.

  • 2010 X3: HD radio becomes standard on all trim levels, and a moonroof is now a stand-alone option on BMW's smallest SUV.

  • 2010 X5: A high-performance X5 M joins the lineup boasting 555 horsepower and a host of other tweaks. All models are offered with the next-generation iDrive infotainment, and HD radio becomes standard equipment.

  • 2010 X6: The X6 welcomes the 555-horsepower X6 M to the family. The upgrades include suspension, wheels, body kit and interior. In addition, the ActiveHybrid X6 model makes its debut. All other X6 models are offered with a performance package upgrade to boost power, and HD radio is now standard on all models.

  • 2010 Z4: A new performance-tuned roadster, named the "sDrive35is," debuts along with standard HD radio and optional automatic high-beam headlamps.

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2010 BMW 1 Series2010 BMW 1 Series Coupe/Convertible
The entry-level BMW, offered in coupe or convertible body styles, receives the automaker's "Professional audio upgrade" as standard equipment. A moonroof, HiFi audio and automatic high beams are repackaged options. BMW has also added one new color to the lineup.
  • Minor changes for 2010
  • New exterior color: Deep Sea Blue Metallic
  • Moonroof is now offered as a stand-alone option, or as part of the Premium package
  • Professional audio upgrade is now standard
  • Premium Sound package with Logic7 now includes HiFi audio option
  • Automatic high beams are a new stand-alone option
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW 3 Series Sedan2010 BMW 3 Series Sedan/Wagon/Coupe/Convertible
The 3 Series, like the smaller 1 Series, receives BMW's "Professional audio upgrade" as standard equipment. A moonroof, HiFi audio and automatic high beams are repackaged options. All base 328i models receive a new 16-inch wheel design.
  • Minor changes for 2010
  • New standard 16-inch wheel design for 328i and 328i xDrive models
  • Moonroof is now offered as a stand-alone option, or as part of the Premium package on 328i and 328i xDrive models
  • Professional audio upgrade is now standard
  • Premium Sound package with Logic7 now includes HiFi audio option
  • Automatic high beams are a new stand-alone option
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW 5 Series Sedan2010 BMW 5 Series Sedan/Hatchback/Wagon
BMW's 5 Series is offered in sedan and wagon body styles with multiple drivetrain configurations and performance tuning. The 2010 model year marks the last for the current platform, as a replacement has already been announced. The current model receives only minor infotainment and audio changes for its final year.
  • Final year of the "E60" platform, first introduced in 2004
  • An all-new 5 Series model is expected to debut for 2011
  • New version of iDrive, BMW's infotainment interface, is available with optional Navigation package (standard on M5)
  • HD radio is now included with the Navigation package (standard on M5)
  • Folding rear seats are offered without the previously required ski bag
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW 6 Series Coupe2010 BMW 6 Series Coupe/Convertible
Sleek and uniquely styled, and offered in coupe and convertible body styles, the 2-door 6 Series benefits from new infotainment and audio upgrades for 2010. In addition, the transmission and upholstery options have been reconfigured.
  • BMW's flagship coupe, last redesigned for 2004, receives only minor updates for 2010
  • New version of iDrive, BMW's infotainment interface, is standard across the model range
  • HD radio is now included on all models at no extra charge
  • The 6-speed Sport Automatic Transmission is standard equipment
  • A manual 6-speed transmission is a stand-alone option
  • Custom BMW Individual interior and upholstery, including special trims and leathers, is available with the Sport package
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW 760Li2010 BMW 7 Series
A new ActiveHybrid model, Alpina performance variant, all-wheel-drive option, and a 12-cylinder engine (creating the automaker's new flagship) are the big news for 2010. In addition, BMW has also improved the standard equipment list and reconfigured a sports trim model.
  • New models and equipment changes for 2010
  • New flagship 760Li model with a 535-horsepower, turbocharged, 6.0-liter V-12 engine and 8-speed automatic transmission
  • New ActiveHybrid 7 model with a turbocharged gasoline engine and an electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery pack
  • ActiveHybrid 7 model equipped with a 440-horsepower, 4.4-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine, electric motor, and an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • New Alpina B7 high-performance variant with upgraded engine, suspension and cosmetics
  • Sport package replaced by M Sport package with M steering wheel, aerodynamic body kit, Active Roll stabilization (rear-drive models only), Shadowline trim, Anthracite headliner and 19-inch wheels
  • Optional 20-inch alloy wheels are new
  • New color: Carbon Black Metallic (requires M Sport package)
  • Integral Active Steering is now a stand-alone option on rear-drive models
  • Active front seats are now part of the Luxury Seating package
  • Rear massaging seats are now part of the Luxury Rear Seating package on long-wheelbase models
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW X32010 BMW X3
In production since 2004, and treated to a minor refresh in 2007, the BMW X3 receives only minor changes for 2010. The automaker has added HD radio as standard equipment, and reconfigured the moonroof option.
  • Minor changes for 2010
  • A moonroof becomes a stand-alone option, or is bundled with the Premium package
  • HD radio becomes standard
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW X5 M2010 BMW X5
BMW's largest SUV gets a big boost in performance with the arrival of the 555-horsepower X5 M model tuned with the enthusiast in mind. The rest of the lineup benefits from the next-generation infotainment upgrade, reconfigured options, and standard HD radio.
  • A new performance model, plus minor changes across the lineup for 2010
  • All-new X5 M model with standard 555-horsepower, turbocharged, 4.4-liter V-8 engine
  • X5 M also includes high-performance suspension, 20-inch alloy wheels, high-performance tires, high-performance brakes, and special interior appointments
  • New fourth-generation iDrive controller with 8.8-inch display and 80GB media storage
  • New Sport Activity package (replaces Sport package) excludes Adaptive Drive
  • Adaptive Drive (active suspension) is now a stand-alone option
  • Saddle Brown leather replaces Gray Nevada leather
  • Rearview camera now includes a "top-view" feature
  • HD radio becomes standard
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Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW X6 M2010 BMW X6
Hybrid technology meets the BMW crossover with the debut of the ActiveHybrid X6. On the other end of the spectrum is the new X6 M, a 555-horsepower performance-tuned crossover with standard 20-inch wheels. The rest of the model lineup only receives minor updates, including a standard power tailgate.
  • A new performance model, new hybrid model, plus minor changes across the lineup for 2010
  • There are four X6 models for 2010: X6 ActiveHybrid, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M
  • All-new X6 M model with standard 555-horsepower, turbocharged, 4.4-liter V-8 engine
  • X6 M also includes high-performance suspension, 20-inch wheels with high-performance tires, high-performance brakes, and special interior appointments
  • All-new ActiveHybrid X6 model with standard 400-horsepower, turbocharged, 4.4-liter V-8 engine and twin electric motors for a combined output of 480 horsepower
  • ActiveHybrid X6 boasts a 20-percent improvement in fuel economy
  • New fourth-generation iDrive controller with 8.8-inch display and 80GB media storage
  • Power tailgate becomes standard equipment
  • Automatic high beams are now offered
  • Rearview camera now includes a "top-view" feature
  • HD radio becomes standard
  • A new $1500 performance option on models with the M Sport package increases engine output by up to 40 horsepower
Get more information on the 2010 BMW X6

Other 2010 BMW Models:

2010 BMW Z4 sDrive35is2010 BMW Z4
The Z4 Roadster, redesigned for 2009, welcomes the arrival of a new performance-oriented variant. While it still isn't an official "M" model, the "sDrive35is" should satisfy the majority of enthusiasts who are looking for a bit more tuning from their Z4. All Z4 models for 2010 receive standard HD radio and the option of automatic high beams.
  • New performance-boosted "sDrive35is" model debuts with more horsepower, standard dual-clutch gearbox, aero body kit, and suspension upgrades
  • HD radio becomes standard
  • Automatic high beams are a stand-alone option
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