BMW 5-Series 2017 – the first photos and video of the new BMW 5-SeriesOctober 10, 2016
The new BMW 5 Series will present on 13 October. Three days before the presentation the Germans revealed new details of the sedan, showed new images and video.
The new BMW 5-Series 2017 is built on a shortened platform of CLAR. This architecture also uses a flagship sedan BMW 7, 2016. The design is widely used aluminum, magnesium and carbon fiber. Therefore, the increased size of the vehicle will be easier to 100 kg.
On the official video a BMW 5 Series sedan is camouflaged, but can be seen that his design has not changed much. You can also notice the laser lights, like on BMW 7-Series.
Appeared the first details about the future BMW M5. The power of its 4.4-liter V8 will increase to 635 hp and the option of all-wheel drive for the first time will be shown. More affordable modification will have petrol and diesel engines of 2.0 and 3.0 liters. For the first time five BMW did not receive manual transmission – all the versions will be equipped with 8-speed automatic transmission.
BMW 5 Series production will start in January 2017. A few months later Touring and hatchback BMW 5 GT will join to the sedan.