Spy pictures that were taken recently of the upcoming 2017 BMW 5 Series showed an exciting host of changes that were brought by its German manufacturers to refresh this model. This decision of dramatically changing this vehicle’s exterior look came because of the fact that it is going up against some of the biggest names in car industry like Audi A6, Jaguar XF, and Mercedes-Benz E-class. Among a host of improvements, ones that have taken a fancy are in its technology features that include the traditional BMW center display that is now widescreen, fully digitized central control, and a host of other features that we are about to discuss.
2017 BMW 5 Series – New Exterior Design
The 2017 BMW 5 Series will be built upon the popular 35up platform, which is now called CLAR and will feature a dynamic body design that blends seamlessly with the requirements of the present generation. Key features of the upcoming vehicle are its kidney-shaped grille design, headlights equipped with LED, lines on side of the car that add more detail, and an exciting choice of colors that keeps the design from getting stale.
A larger wheelbase, when coupled with increased dimensions, can work wonders for a vehicle and make it look aggressive than usual; this is the case for this release as BMW has announced that this model will be available in at least five types of colors upon launch. Lots of chrome has been infused in various parts of this vehicle that both lend elegance, along with a heavy dose of masculinity.
Impressive interior features:
The features that are inside of 2017 BMW 5 Series will impressive as that of the changes that have been made outside. BMW is a company has always infused its releases with some of the most coveted technological features available in the market. Same is the case for the upcoming five series and that is expected to have various drive aiding kits like automatic cruise control, satellite navigation, parking sensors, panoramic camera, and airbags for all passengers for increased safety.
One of the reasons why BMW models are so popular is because of its comfort elements that never compromise on luxury. Expect leather seats with temperature control, a larger cabin space, and fantastic interior covering that make the entire setup look astonishing.
The Germans have always been the masters of automobile engineering; brands like BMW, Audi, Mercedes, and Volkswagen bear witness to the craftsmanship of the engineers were considered to be the finest in the world. Utilizing the best of German technology, the 2017 BMW 5 Series will offer something for everyone for those who have a penchant for luxury and craving for an unmasked brute force. This sedan boasts a sportier exterior design that is equally complemented with fine interior features. Over its predecessor, the 2017 BMW 5 Series also contains an advanced powertrain that maximizes performance like never before.
2017 BMW 5 Series – Engine and Performance
We can speculate that new 2017 BMW 5 Series will be powered by a 2.0 L four-cylinder engine coupled with an electric motor. It will be able to generate a combined HP of around 245 and maximum torque of 295 lb.-ft. Of course, this is the expected feature of the plug-in hybrid version. Other information from various sources suggests that is model will come with more set of engine variants characterized by:
- 2,0 L four-cylinder engine.
- 3,0 L six cylinder and four-cylinder variants.
- 3,2 L petrol engine that can produce the maximum horsepower of 400.
- 4,4 L V8 engine that will produce 560 HP (M5 version)
One common purpose that all these engines have is to produce lower carbon dioxide emissions and contribute towards a greener planet. According to latest CO2 threshold that has been proposed by Europe for 2020, every vehicle cannot produce more than 90g/km of carbon dioxide emissions.
2017 BMW 5 Series – Price and Availability
As regards to the launch of 2017 BMW 5 Series, no concrete details are available that would suggest that the release is nearby. As per expectations, we are hoping to see this model in the markets at least by the end of 2016. Pricing is hard to guess at this moment as the vehicle has still not come out of its concept stage. Price can be finalized once this vehicle is officially launched at an upcoming Motor Show.