The F10 BMW 520d has been updated for the 2015 model year in Malaysia with the new B47 2.0 litre turbodiesel engine, which now outputs 190 hp and 400 Nm of torque, up from the 184 hp and 380 Nm of the engine it replaces. The car was officially introduced at the BMW Malaysian Open 2015 in KL.

Along with the new engine comes something very interesting – something to ‘celebrate’ the introduction of the new mill. The car is a limited-edition variant called the F10 BMW 520d Sport. It has extra equipment over the regular 520d – 18-inch double-spoke Style 613M alloy wheels with staggered 245/45 and 275/40 tyres, an M Sport steering wheel (no paddle shifters), and an M Sport exterior kit.

It’s not a full-fledged M Sport car like its more well-equipped sibling the 528i M Sport, so it’s missing certain M Sport equipment such as the BMW M badges and side sills.


The 528i M Sport also features black window surrounds (the 520d Sport uses the normal chrome surround), black headliner, aluminium trim (the 520d Sport uses high-gloss black trim), paddle shifters, a Sport Automatic Transmission and sports seats.

Only 50 units will be made available, after which you’ll still be able to buy the 520d with the new 190 hp, 400 Nm engine with the same equipment as the 2014 car – these include adaptive LED headlamps, 17-inch wheels, iDrive with navigation and Siri support, Dynamic Damper Control and a 10.25-inch Multifunctional Instrument Display that replaces the traditional analogue instrument panel with a fully digital one.

The 2015 BMW 520d Sport will retail for RM354,800 on-the-road without insurance, which is the same price as the regular 520d. If you like the M Sport steering and the M Sport exterior kit, sounds like a bargain.