First photos of 2017 BMW 5-SeriesOctober 12, 2016
The official premiere of the new generation of the BMW 5-Series G30 scheduled for October 13, though, considering how many teasers Bavarians showed up to the premiere, no intrigue anymore. All that is left to the Germans, to talk about new technologies that are used in the new product.
Just before his official debut on the network the first official photos of the 5-Series complete with tires M-sport.
If the track all teasers spy photos and videos appeared online, you will not be surprised evolution style exterior G30, which largely borrows details from the 7-Series. In this new series will borrow stylistic elements in the conceptual coupe Gran Lusso, which was developed in 2013 in cooperation with Paninfarina.
The new 5-Series G30 can be called a mini 7-Series: car design has not changed too much, without any major changes, and with the new “face” it was very similar to the flagship model. The car was a little bit more, as some of its parts have increased in size. For example headlights expanded, stretched up to branded grille, which also increased in size. Taillights were also larger and have a new architecture as the seventh version.
In other words, if you look around your photos, we can say that the new 5-Series -This re-design 7-Series. A obvious, dynamic proportions, especially in the back of the car, thanks to a stout completion of the sedan, sloping boot lid and more inclined rear window.
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In the same style the interior has changed the model. If you look visually, the changes are not so many, and the changes that are very reminiscent of the latest generation of the BMW 7-Series. If you say more details about the changes they have touched the center console, dashboard, steering wheel, screen infotainment system, gear selectors and joystick system iDrive.
The new generation 5-Series will increase in size in all respects. The car will be built on a platform CLAR, which are used in today’s generation of the seventh series. The car will get more aluminum and composite materials that make weight reduced by 100 kilograms compared with the existing model 5-Series.
As for the engines, which will be equipped with the new generation of the BMW 5-Series, we see a 2.0-liter B47 diesel and petrol four-cylinder B48 engine and 3.0 liter diesel B57 and V58 gasoline six-cylinder engine. Also to be joined by engines for models M Performance diesel inline-six for M550d, turbocharged petrol V8 engine for the 550th model. BMW also plans to produce a hybrid version of the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline-electric power unit used in 330e, 740e and X5 xDrive40e.
Next year we will be able to see high-M5 model, which for the first time in its history will be equipped with 600 strong V8 power unit with additional selectable wheel drive.
The standard model 5-Series will be available with six-speed manual gearbox or a new nine-speed automatic gearbox, while the M5 receives transmission with double clutch.
After the official presentation G30 5-Series Sedan, BMW will release 31 Touring five-door model and G32 GT.