The BMW E60 automobile platform is the basis of the 2004-onwards 5-Series automobile. It replaced the BMW E39 in 2004. Before the recent restyling, the models available were the 520i, 520d, 525i, 525d, 530i, 530d, 535d, 545i, and the M5. All models received an engine upgrade for 2006:
-The 523i replaced the 520i. The engine was the same as the old 525i detuned to 177bhp
-The 525i became available with the new 218bhp unit (up from 192 bhp).
-The 530i with 258bhp (up from 231bhp)