New generation BMW 5 Series coming to India next year

first_imgWe had earlier reported , that BMW globally showcased the all new 5-Series in October and we were quite convince that the new luxury sedan will be soon be making its way to the India shores. Now we have confirmation that BMW India will be bringing the recently unveiled BMW 5 series to India anytime next year. The new generation BMW 5 series received major updates over the current generation 5 series and will be in par with the BMW 7 series.ALSO READ: All new BMW 5 Series unveiled; India launch in 2017Engine:New generation BMW 5 Series The all new BMW 5 series will come with two engine options- a new 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder inline engine in the BMW 530i supersedes the gasoline unit previously fitted in the BMW 528i. The turbocharged direct injection engine delivers its peak output of 248 hp and puts its maximum torque of 349Nm. The BMW 530i sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds (5.8 seconds with xDrive) and reaches a top speed of 209kmph.The range-topping engine for the time being can be found in the new BMW 540i and generates 335 hp. The 3.0-litre inline 6-cylinder musters up a mighty 450Nm of torque. The BMW 540i sedan powers from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds and top speed is electronically-limited to 209kmph.New generation BMW 5 SeriesALSO READ:2016 BMW 3GT launched in India at Rs 43.30 lakhDimension:The all-new BMW 5 Series sedan remains the quintessential midsize sport sedan. The new BMW 5 Series Sedan is 30mm longer than the outgoing model 7.62 mm wider and 15.24mm taller. Its wheelbase measures 2974.34mm, an increase of 5mm.advertisementNew generation BMW 5 SeriesDesign:The familiar BMW kidney grille is flanked by twin circular headlights with the headlight housings now connecting with the kidney grille. The adaptive full LED headlights alter the light graphic and can be specified as an option. With adaptive full LED headlights, the LED tubes of the daytime running lights are hexagonal and extend to meet the kidney grille.New generation BMW 5 SeriesALSO READ:BMW Motorrad: G 310 R to be launched in India in Spring 2017Features:The latest version of Gesture control which premiered last year in the all-new BMW 7 Series is now available as an option in the all-new BMW 5 Series. Navigation, telephone, entertainment features and vehicle functions can be visualized on the standard high-resolution 10.25-inch screen. Dynamic Cruise Control (DCC), the new and improved Active Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop & Go.Competition:The new generation BMW 5 Series will compete against the likes of new generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Jaguar XF and Audi A6.New generation BMW 5 SeriesALSO READ:BMW unveils 1 Series sedan at 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show Launch Date:We can expect the luxury sedan to enter the Indian market sometime by April 2017.last_img

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