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2014 BMW 5-Series facelift spied undisguised

2014 BMW 5-Series facelift / Auto.163.com
2014 BMW 5-Series facelift / Auto.163.com

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Chinese website Auto.163.com has posted two spy photos showing an undisguised 2014 BMW 5-Series facelift.

We've already seen several spy shots with the facelifted 5-Series but this is the first time without camouflage. Changes are limited to the front bumper which now hosts larger fog lamps surrounded by chrome detailing. The profile of the car has remained virtually unchanged, while at the back the bumper has suffered some minor revisions.

Unlike our previous series of spy photos which showed round pipes this one has oval ones, but this could be specific for the Chinese variant. The interior cabin will also go through some mild changes while the engine lineup will probably be carried from the current version with a few tweaks for increased efficiency.

Expect an unveiling next week in Geneva or in April at 2013 Auto Shanghai.

Special thanks to Shrawan for sending the tip!

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Comments (14)

Teddy Teddy
I thought facelifts make the vehicle more appealing? this isnt even a facelift, but hey BMW owners will brag to each other about the minor changes like they re groundbreaking ideas.
Mar 6th, 2013 9:18pm
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GlaireProgfan GlaireProgfan
It needs to lose some weight.
Feb 27th, 2013 5:19pm
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Cohiba-lover06 Cohiba-lover06
At least they did not go for the chrome `stache connecting the kidney to the headlines, like on the 3 series.
Feb 27th, 2013 7:53am
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Han Solo Han Solo
There is something seriously wrong with that Front Fascia...
Feb 27th, 2013 3:21am
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ifudge ifudge
It's lazy, incoherent and cheapens the 5 by pilfering that front bumper from the 3 series.
Feb 27th, 2013 2:35am
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edd_lg edd_lg
There goes the only good looking in the current BMW lineup...
Feb 26th, 2013 10:11pm
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eaksoy eaksoy
There's no need for a major facelift since BMW is the best looking car in its class right now. Audi A6 is dull as hell and don't get me started on how merc screwed up the E-Class.
Feb 26th, 2013 10:00pm
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odysseus odysseus
Somenone asked for this useless minor "improvements"?
Feb 26th, 2013 8:12pm
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Ratt Ratt
Looks like it will be even better, you really cant go wrong with 5 Series.
Feb 26th, 2013 4:45pm
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hunker7 hunker7
I actually like this 5 series, estate especially. Old one was a proper ugly tho. But this isn't a facelift, probably some chineese creation :D
Feb 26th, 2013 4:30pm
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Wickedated Wickedated
Really? It's new? :/
Feb 26th, 2013 4:10pm
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16000rpm 16000rpm
Not much beautiful, Still ugly
Feb 26th, 2013 4:04pm
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EnzoTinyu EnzoTinyu
Where is the lift again?
Feb 26th, 2013 3:58pm
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Prestige15 Prestige15
So they only put a bling on the front bumber and reshaped the exhaust, its still a blank car to look at, only people with huge ears drives it
Feb 26th, 2013 3:57pm
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