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5 of the slickest BMW saloons for (almost) any budget

Get yourself behind the wheel of one of these ‘ultimate driving machines’.

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BMW IS KNOWN for making the ‘ultimate driving machines’, thanks to a great balance of handsome looks, good dynamics, excellent ride quality and premium cabins.

We rounded up some of the best BMW saloons with a mix of diesel, petrol and hybrid powertrains for a range of price points.

Under €90k

2017 BMW 7 Series, €86,950

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The BMW 7 Series is the flagship saloon for the Munich car maker. As such, it has the latest technological innovations and all the bells and whistles that one could ever need in a car. This is the 730d model with xDrive all-wheel drive transmission in M Sport spec.

Under €70k

2017 BMW 5 Series, €66,995

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This is the road tax friendly plug-in hybrid 5 Series. It can drive for short periods using only electric power, making this a very economical executive saloon. This particular model is finished in Carbon Black and comes with 19-inch 10-spoke alloys.

Under €50k

2014 BMW 7 Series LWB, €49,950

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Need a car to impress your guests? This long wheel base 7 Series is one elegant stretched saloon. It has a very refined and hushed cabin, which is finished in a classy tan leather, and the engine is torquey and smooth running making even the longest of journeys a very comfortable and pleasant experience.

Under €30k

2015 BMW 3 Series, €29,950

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The 3 Series is a good all-rounder offering crisp handling thanks to its rear-wheel drive setup and plenty of style. This particular model features additional M Performance body kit – different front bumper, side sills and black wheels - to mark it out from the regular models. Check out that red leather interior too!

Under €10k

2008 BMW 3 Series, €9,949

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Check out this bargain! This 3 Series is petrol powered which is well suited to its automatic gearbox. It looks in good condition and has a really low mileage for a 2008 car with just 30,002km on the clock. It has a leather interior, a multi-function steering wheel and tinted windows and its NCT doesn’t run out until July 2018.

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Melanie May  / https://www.melaniemay.com

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