BMW Group India has launched a fresh new 5 Series; it will be locally produced at the BMW Group Plant in Chennai. The car is available in one petrol model – BMW 530i M Sport; and two diesel variants – BMW 530d M Sport and BMW 520d Luxury Line.
The new BMW 5 Series is said to have numerous updates and enhancements. Accompanied by cutting-edge technology with multiple driver assistance systems such as Remote-Control Parking, Head-up Display, Reversing Assistant, Parking Assistant, Gesture Control and more. The interior is brimming with luxurious refinements and more added comfort, while the exterior is as sporty as a sedan can get accompanied by powerful performance!
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “For 50 years, the BMW 5 Series has enjoyed an unrivalled position globally and has set the benchmark in Sheer Driving Pleasure. This iconic business athlete has now evolved to be younger and smarter. The new BMW 5 Series is an individualist within the premium executive segment. It’s fresh design accents, best-in-class performance and cutting-edge technology will bolster its status as the only car to excite a winner – one who is always ready for ‘Power Play’!”
The exterior of the 5 Series is gives a very clean look and charming sporting style due to the larger BMW Kidney grille with new slimmer full-LED Adaptive headlights which ensures a considerable visual impact from the front. The car’s side profile is enhanced by the distinct wheel arches. And on the rear, is the easily-spotted L shaped 3D light graphic emerging from the taillight. The interior contains driver-focused cockpit design blended with modern elegance. A large glass sunroof comes as a standard along with ambient lighting package and four-zone automatic climate control.
The BMW TwinPower Turbo technology is said to provide maximum power, efficiency and spontaneous responsiveness. The 2-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW 530i generates maximum output of 252 hp and peak torque of 350 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in just 6.1 seconds. The 2-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 520d develops maximum output of 190 hp and peak toque of 400 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in 7.3 seconds. The 3-litre 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine of BMW 530d produces maximum output of 265 hp and peak torque of 620 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in 5.7 seconds. Transmission is provided by the automatic eight speed steptronic sport which performs smoothly, with imperceptible gear shifts. The steering wheel provides a better driving pleasure with paddle shifters and cruise control with braking function. The Driving experience control switch allows the driver to choose between different driving modes: Comfort, Sport, ECO PRO and Adaptive. The M Sport variants offer an extra Sport+ mode.
The car is available at the following ex-showroom prices:
• BMW 530i M Sport - INR 62,90,000
• BMW 520d Luxury Line - INR 63,90,000
• BMW 530d M Sport - INR 71,90,000