A crossover isn't always the answer. Sometimes, a station wagon is.

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This is the 5 Series Touring, BMW's latest wagon that won't be coming to the US.

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It debuts at the Geneva auto show in March.

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The Touring packs all the same updates as the new 5 Series sedan, but with way more cargo space.

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BMW will offer four different engines at launch.

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Gas engines at launch are a 252-horsepower I4 and a 340-horsepower I6, both of which come standard with an eight-speed automatic.

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Diesel offerings at launch are a 190-horsepower I4 and a 265-horsepower I6. A six-speed manual is standard on the I4, with the automatic standard on the larger engine.

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With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class wagon on sale in the US, and the Volvo V90 soon to follow, perhaps BMW will change its mind.

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Then again, I'm an optimist.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more shots of BMW's latest forbidden fruit.

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