BMW 5 Series Dark Shadow Edition Is One Sinister Sedan

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This brute in a suit is more menacing dressed in black.

Despite the fact that the US seems to be losing interest in sedans, the BMW 5 Series remains one of the most popular offerings in the luxury sport sedan segment. And, while it has had a bit of a facelift to keep it looking fresh for the 2021 model year, BMW Malaysia has taken it one step further by offering the 530i M Sport in a Dark Shadow Edition. For those who like their Bimmers to look aggressive and menacing, this makeover will ensure anyone spotting this sedan in their rearview mirror does a double-take; but you'll have to scramble to get your hands on one - if you live in Malaysia, of course.

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Like the treatment given to the 2021 BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition, the special Malaysian 5 Series gets exclusive Carbon Black exterior paint, Shadow Line window trim, a high-gloss black kidney grille, and 20-inch M Performance alloy wheels dressed in Orbit Grey. The cabin gets decked out in either black Dakota leather with blue stitching, or Cognac-colored hide with contrast finishes. And, while the update to the standard 5 Series lineup Stateside includes a few refreshed exterior and interior bits as standard, there's something to be said for the suave sedan when kitted out in Dark Shadow regalia.

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Limited to only 36 examples, the 530i M Sport Dark Shadow Edition is exclusive to Malaysian enthusiasts that have around $2,500 more to spend over and above the price of the standard 530i M Sport. At a total cost of RM392,800 for the blacked-out beauty - that's around $97k when converted to US dollars - fans will have to act fast to book one of the limited-run editions, which can only be ordered online from January 4. Unlike the X7 Dark Shadow Edition, none of the 5 Series Dark Shadow Edition models will hit US shores.

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