The new 2017 BMW 5 series is currently in the final stages of development. The seventh-generation design will not go too far away from the current model.
2017 BMW 5 series Exterior Design and Specs
Very popular car with a long and successful history, is for sure the BMW 5 series. Will be produced as a sedan, Touring and GT versions. The design will be inspired by the series 7. It should be placed on a new CLAR platform that will reduce vehicle weight by about 220 pounds. Made of aluminum, magnesium, steel and carbon. However, the chassis is quite strengthened. Dimensions will be changed but not too much. So that it will not present a significant change. Just look at the photo of the future BMW 5 and you can detect how much effort and work has been invested in the design and creation of such a car.
Weight distribution should be 50:50 with an increase of the wheelbase. This will be the largest generation with a modern design and increased athletic elegance. The Bavarian manufacturer has set a style to a high level. On the front is a distinctive two-piece mask and attractive LED lights. Again was avoided the boxy shape of the vehicle with a very dynamic rear part with functional OLED lighting units. The new generation of the BMW 5 Series is a bulkier but more glamorous.
2017 BMW 5 series Interior Space and Equipment
With the redesign and larger vehicle dimensions, it is increased interior space. The space for passengers and luggage. This is according to some views only small drawback of the current model. The instrument panel is similar to the board of the series 7. The maximum is oriented towards the needs of the driver. The center console is rounded, while will be injected plenty of ornaments made of aluminum and chromium in high gloss. Central display is associated with satellite navigation, excellent audio device and internet connection. Hi-tech equipment, involves setting up many of the controls on the doors, steering wheel but also on instrument panel.
The seats are upholstered in high quality leather but with the possibility of electronic and manual controls. Ergonomics use of the entire system is increased, with the accommodation right next to the gear lever. So if you want to relax your hand on the arm rest, will ease retrieval and keys. BMW 5 series is not very complicated to drive but it is definitely necessary to read the instructions for the use of certain functions. Especially if you decide to buy the model with full equipment. Rear-seat space is excellent for family conditions, but if your priority is business then you should buy higher class. Pleasant atmosphere in the cabin complements wonderfully ambient lighting that can be adjusted in several shades.
2017 BMW 5 series Engine Options
Changes under the hood are inevitable. Especially as the upcoming production of hybrid model series 5. A chance to get 1.5 liter 3 cylinder turbo engine with an output of about 180 hp and torque of 200 lb / ft. Then it should be a new 2.0-liter 6-cylinder engine that promises plenty of low fuel consumption. It will produce about 350 hp and torque of 340 lb / ft. The engine range will include the 3.2-liter petrol engine that will produce a maximum power of 400 hp. Top offer will represent 4.4 liter V8 engine with an output of around 560 hp. This engine will be placed in the model M5.
Safety Features for 2017 BMW 5 series
Enough of safety equipment is part of the new BMW 5 series. All that is in line with modern times and modern drivers. It contains a complete anti-collision system and a very efficient braking system. Then there is stability control, traction control, ABS, airbags, automatic lights, head-up display, tire pressure monitoring, and more.
Celebrities and Cars
One BMW 5 series is very attractive and popular among the rich and famous personalities. Because this car is not available to just anyone. So it is not hard to find celebrities behind the wheel of the BMW 5 series. The owners are the following figures: American actor Taylor Lautner, American actress and model Jessica Alba, Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez, American actor Jerry Ferrara, TV personality Mike Sorrentino and many others.
Competitors for 2017 BMW 5 series
Competition in the class to which it belongs BMW 5 series is very strong and dangerous. Enough of this high-quality cars, can easily compete with resentment German. There are even some German cars only with other sign. For example Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz E class, then Lexus GS, Infiniti Q70, Jaguar XF, Cadillac CTS and Hyundai Genesis.
Release Date and Price for 2017 BMW 5 series
There are impatient drivers who can not wait to come a new model 2017 BMW 5 series. Global Debut should be held at the Paris Motor Show next year. But we are still awaiting official confirmation from the company. There will be presented the sedan, while the Touring and GT will be left for the car show in Geneva or Frankfurt. The price will not deviate much from the price of the current model, but will not stay the same. Will be in the range of $ 50,000 up to $ 150,000.
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