The BMW is unveiling the luxurious BMW 5 Series Sedan which is speculated to hit the Indian market in late 2017. It will be one of the most cost effective and fuel efficient cars in the 5 series. This technological driven sedan is considered to be 100 kgs lighter than its previous versions. Thanks to the use of high-strength steel, aluminium and magnesium. The weight has become more impressive for a new car which is not even lighter but is longer, wider, taller and quicker than any other predecessors of 5 Series.
The 4 variants of 5 Series are scheduled to be launched worldwide in the February and 3 remaining variants will be unveiled in the month of March.
Let’s look at the specifications of model variants at market launch on 11 February 2017 and March, 2017
|BMW 530i/BMW 530i x Drive||Four cylinder petrol engine, eight speed Steptronic Transmission||1,998 CC||350 Nm (258 lb-ft) at 1,450 – 4,800 rpm.||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 6.2 s (6.0 s).|
|BMW 540i/BMW 540i x Drive||Six cylinder petrol engine, eight speed Steptronic Transmission||2,998 CC||450 Nm (332 lb-ft) at 1,380 – 5,200 rpm.||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 5.1 s (4.8 s).|
|BMW 520d/BMW 520d xDrive||Four cylinder diesel engine||1,995cc.||400 Nm (295 lb-ft) at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 7.7 s/7.6 s (7.6 s)|
|BMW 530d/BMW 530d xDrive||Six-cylinder diesel engine||2,993cc||620 Nm (457 lb-ft) at 2,000 – 2,500 rpm||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 5.7 s (5.4 s)|
Specifications of Models, scheduled for launch on March, 2017
|BMW 530e iPerformance||Four-cylinder petrol engine plus BMW eDrive electric drive system||1,998 CC||420 Nm (310 lb-ft) at 1,450 – 4,000 rpm.||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 6.2 s|
|BMW 520d Efficient Dynamics Edition||Four-cylinder diesel engine, eight-speed Steptronic transmission||1,995 CC||400 Nm (295 lb-ft) from 1,750 rpm||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 7.5 s|
|BMW M550i xDrive||Eight-cylinder petrol engine, eight-speed Steptronic transmission||4,395 CC||400 Nm (295 lb-ft) at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm||(0–100 km/h [62 mph]): 4.0 s|
The new interior boasts of massaging seats. It also includes the options like driver assistance, able to change lanes up to 140 mph; blind-spot detection and adaptive cruise control. The price of this luxury machine is not out yet, stay tuned with us for the pricing and more information.