The cars covered in this book are the third-generation 5-series models. By the time they went out of production, many people considered they had surpassed Mercedes' effort and set new standards. These were the first 5-series models to include an estate car and to have V8 engines whilst keeping the 6-cylinder models. These gave plenty of scope for tuning companies. This book is a collection of contemporary road tests, comparison tests, specifications and performance data, new model instructions. Models covered: 535i, 535iSE, 530i, M5, 535i Sport, 518i, 520i, 525i, 525iSE, B10 Bi-turbo, Dinan 535i Turbo, 520i Touring, 525i Touring, 525tds, 525iX, 535iAT, 540i, 530i, 540i, 530i Touring, 540i Sport, Dinan 540i s/c, Dinan 54i Turbo.