The only real competition at the moment for the recently introduced Mercedes-Benz E-Class could be 2017 BMW 5 Series. This luxury mid size sedan has long been in the phase of testing and preparation the new generation. New lighter OKL platform will reduce weight for 220 pounds which should improve fuel efficient. Design change not be revolutionary but should be inspired by the latest BMW 7 Series.
This luxury car is produced since 1972 and German company currently produced around 373,000 units per year. Even 20 percent of which is sold in American market. Seventh generation for the first time includes 1.5 L 3-cylinder engine. Next to him will be offered already seen 2.0 I-4, 3.0 L V-6 and 4.4 L V-8 engine. Reducing the weight of influence for the better performance for all engines. The promotion will be in Paris at the end of 2016 a price likely to remain identical. This is just a guess based on the new price for Mercedes E-Class.
2017 BMW 5 Series Exterior, New Generation
The changes will be similar to those that have guided the 7 Series. Camouflage should hide revised engine hood and restyled front and rear bumper with restyled sides. New headlights and twin kidney grille will be borrowed from 7 Series. Compared with outgoing generation that mean slimmer and wider grille and sleeker headlamps located in chromed housing. The only thing without camouflage in front is revised apron vents. Together with side skirts and new mirrors, new 2017 BMW 5 Series get more sporty appearance. On back, restyled bumper not only change. Reshaped trunk lid and new taillights together with larger exhaust pipes will define sports look. For most more powerful models will be available quad exhaust pipes system.
2017 BMW 5 Series Interior
Latest spy shot from April 2016 enabled the insight into the interior that still hides a lot. If we see the logic of it is likely to change over the current model could be taken from the 7 Series. Refreshed or revised instrument panel and dashboard can get a new schedule command buttons and touchscreen. The greater the chance that the screen be in the form of tablets and that emerges from the control panel. So the display is cleaner, then when is integrated into it. Better softer materials and revised door panels will improve convenience, while new BMW technology features, gadgets and connectivity raise luxury to a higher level.
2017 BMW 5 Series Engine Spec.
The engine line will be diversified with one new options. It is a turbocharged 1.5 L 3-cylinder engine with 180 horses and 200 lb-ft of torque. Fuel consumption is estimated at fantastic 50 mpg in highway drive. Next one engine is turbocharged 2.0 L Inline-4 engine with 350 horses and 340 lb-ft of torque. With the new platform, fuel consumption could be reduced by 25 percent. Most powerful engine in petrol and diesel option should be 3.0 L V-6 engine. It should be in 530i, 540i, 530d and M550d with over 400 horses. The most powerful 2017 BMW 5 Series likely to be 4.4 L V-8 with more power, maybe around 460 horses. His sports M version can bring even more power (over 600 horses). In any case it will be the most powerful and fastest model in this series ever. Transmission changes not announced, although they should not be excluded.
2017 BMW 5 Series Release Date, Price
Since January 2014, the last test of the new generation 5 Series. The last test conducted during April 2016 and was discovered in view of camouflaged interior. New 2017 BMW 5 Series sedan promotion is planned for October 2016 when it will take place the last major European auto show in Paris. Next 2017 year will be promoted station wagon and GT options. There is speculation that the price should be unchanged (around 50,000 dollars) despite all the improvements. The reason is that the new sedan is not more expensive than major competitors.