2010 BMW 5 Series bumper design leaked

Spy Photos | December 28th, 2008 by 14
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One of our readers sent in a couple of days ago a photo of what it seems to be the front bumper of the next …

One of our readers sent in a couple of days ago a photo of what it seems to be the front bumper of the next generation 2010 BMW 5 Series, codename F10. It took us a bit to analyze it against the spy photos we have seen in the past and with the help of some friends close to BMW, apparently we have a winner.

The bumper design is close if not identical to the production one that will be featured on the 2010 BMW 5 Series and despite the previous rumors that the 5er might sport a front-end inspired from the 7er, I can certainly tell you that this is not the case. One interesting observation is that the BMW roundel will sit on the bumper and not on the hood as it does now.

Does it ring a bell? Yes, similar to the new 2009 BMW Z4.

I, for one, am happy that the bumper is quite different from the new 7 Series, which I still believe that it has larger than normal “kidneys”.

Hat tip to Tom!

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BMW 5 Series F10 bumper



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2010 BMW 5 Series Spy Photo - Front Bumper

14 responses to “2010 BMW 5 Series bumper design leaked”

  1. Estonia says:

    Only different with the Z4 bumper is that F10 will have fog lights. If you look closer to the spy photo then you see down in left fog lights. Also the pic of front bumper have place to fog lights.
    Whats our opinion, Horatui B?

  2. miles says:

    in the spy photo u can also see a circle above the grille in the bumper for the roundel

  3. Estonia says:

    Horatiu B, It the right one !

  4. Taz says:

    Seems to be predictably similar to the new 7 :P The headlights are shaped in a similar way, the kidney grille looks near vertical… I guess we can expect a smaller 7? Too bad because I really liked the current 5 series look, especially the headlights.

  5. L1ndja says:

    I absolutely love this bumper it really is lovely

  6. miles says:

    @Taz: how do the kindey’s look near vertical? they look as wide as can be

  7. Speedoholic says:

    It looks a bit like the 7 Series. I’m down with that as long as it doesn’t receive the same taillights.

  8. Elio says:

    Evolutionary design, remember the big changes skip a generation with BMW’s.

  9. Josh B says:

    Looks good. Will see once the car is officialy released. Im hoping the new 5 will be better then the E-class. I love the current E-class, it has the whole package, the current 5 has a pretty poor interiour but looks great.

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