The BMW sports cars segment are slowly giving out a lot of details about their new M5 series car. This car is stuffed with lot of new features. The infotainment system looks awesome. Safety issues had been a case of concern for many fans are likely to be sorted out. Engine will get an upgrade. Exterior appearance looks a bit different from its previous model. Pictures were taken from M5’s test drive and it did not reveal much because of being protected well by camouflage cloth. Further details will be revealed as the release date approaches.
2017 BMW M5 – Engine and Fuel Economy
2017 BMW M5 is going to deliver a fantastic engine. Bavarian makers have confirmed that no one would have any negative view over this engine. This car is significant in another way, because with its launch, the BMW Company will mark its 100 years of development.
It is expected to be a twin turbo engine containing six cylinders with direct injection 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged unit. Transmission is going to be six-speed or seven-speed manual with dual clutch feature in it. This car will accelerate in just a few seconds with an approx. rate of 62 mph sprint in just 4.6 seconds. Optimum horsepower will be obtained and will be about 560 with 7,000 rpm rate, but it can be even more.
This car is developed in such a way that it will attract a lot of youth enthusiasts. People who like to drive fast will definitely will be for BMW M5.
2017 BMW M5 is going to consume less fuel as compared to its competitors like Mercedes E350. Since this car will weigh less than earlier models its fuel efficiency will be quite high. Previously it used to consume 2 gallons while travelling a distance of 6 miles. But this time round fuel consumption will be about 1.3-1.5 gallons per 6 miles. Also the emission of carbon dioxide has been checked. These cars had been a cause of concern because of high pollution rates. But with the launch of 2017 BMW M5 this problem will be solved. Pollution rates have been checked and will come down significantly.
2017 BMW M5 – Interior and Exterior Features
2017 BMW M5 will have a new infotainment system. Dashboard has been remodeled. Bluetooth connectivity will be available along with Wi-Fi which will ensure no stoppage of streaming. Infotainment screen will be wider than earlier. It is expected to be about 7.5 inches LCD touchscreen set with many apps in it. Weather controls will be available in the dash along with USB slots. Other features include cruise controls, heated seats, power steering mode, cruise control, traffic updates and a lot more.
Electric windows are a new feature that will be available. Navigation is going to get a lot easier will the availability of Google maps. Destinations would be reached faster than earlier. 8-speaker audio systems will keep riders rocking in the rhythm of music. Seats have been designed with premium quality leather which is quite comfortable. Durability of the seats has been ensured by BMW M5 makers. Cabin space has been adjusted properly to make everyone in the car fit comfortably.
External appearance of 2017 BMW M5 has been changed to some extent. Light alloys of aluminum, carbon fibers and HSS has been used to design the body of this car. This means that aerodynamics will be better in this car. Headlights have been tweaked along with front bumper and grille. Grille contains the BMW logo.
Providing safety is going to be a turnout point for 2017 BMW M5. Airbags have been placed in many areas to prevent minimum damage. Parking sensors are available along with rear view camera. Fog lights will prevent accidents in poor light conditions.
2017 BMW M5 – Release Date and Price
With all the new features rolling in, one can only expect price range to go up. This car is going to the most expensive car of M series as of yet. High price range does justice to the wonderful specs that this car in provided with. Previously it was priced at $93,000. 2017 BMW M5 is going to be priced around $95,000. BMW M5 makers have kept fans guessing about its release date. No one knows exactly when this car will be launched. According to numerous speculations, this car is expected to be launched in the latter half of 2016 or in early 2017. But waiting big time is going to be fruitful.