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(from BMW Press
Release) The new BMW 5 Series Touring. Efficiency meets
driving pleasure, elegance meets versatility.
Munich. The new BMW 5 Series Touring is the perfect symbiosis of
driving pleasure, efficiency, versatility and sporting elegance. The
4th generation of the Business Touring convinces through powerful
design aesthetics, modern premium-level functionality and
brand-typical driving dynamics combined with exemplary efficiency.
Extensive comfort and safety features, which include numerous BMW
exclusive driver assistance systems, substantiate the outstanding
qualities of the new BMW 5 Series Touring as an upper midrange
Design: Individual styling,
The design of the new
BMW 5 Series Touring is characterised by a high level of
individuality with regard to its proportions and surface design. Its
uniqueness is reflected by dynamic and powerful looks. With its long
bonnet, short overhangs, the longest wheelbase in its segment, the
stretched silhouette and a steeply inclined roofline, the new BMW 5
Series Touring possesses an elegance unrivalled by its competitors.
Versatility: Intelligent solutions
for modern functionality.
Thanks to a
multi-functional interior and intelligent detail solutions, the new
BMW 5 Series Touring is fully equipped to meet the most diverse
demands. The luggage compartment has a capacity of 560 litres. If
desired, an increase in capacity to a maximum of 1,670 litres is
guaranteed by 40:20:40 split folding rear seats, which are unique in
this segment. The backrest angle is variable by up to 11 degrees.
The backrest can be folded down using two control levers inside the
luggage compartment, the loading space cover of which is
automatically lowered when the tailgate is closed. The separately
opening rear window automatically swings upwards at the push of a
The driving experience: Supreme
dynamics and outstanding comfort.
The most advanced
drivetrain and suspension technologies ensure supreme sportiness and
a higher level of motoring comfort. Optional Dynamic Driving Control
enables drivers to set the suspension individually to their personal
requirements. The new BMW 5 Series Touring features as standard
pneumatic suspension on the rear axle, including automatic self-levelling.
Adaptive Drive and Integral Active Steering are optionally
The new BMW 5 Series Touring is making its debut with a choice of
two straight-six petrol engines as well as a four-cylinder and a
six-cylinder diesel. The BMW 520d Touring is powered by a 135 kW/184
bhp four-cylinder turbo diesel power unit featuring an aluminium
crankcase and Common Rail direct injection. It is equipped with Auto
Start Stop function as a standard feature, and with an average fuel
consumption of 5.2 litres/100km (54.3 mpg) and a CO2 emission level
of 137 g/km in an EU test cycle, it achieves the best efficiency in
The straight-six engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo under the bonnet of
the BMW 535i Touring, with High Precision Injection and VALVETRONIC,
develops a power output of 225 kW/306 bhp. Maximum power output of
the straight-six engine featured in the BMW 523i Touring in lean
operation is 150 kW/204 bhp. The BMW 530d Touring features a
straight six-cylinder diesel with a 180 kW/245 bhp output. Thanks to
BMW BluePerformance technology it fulfils the EU6 emission standard.
All versions of the new BMW 5 Series Touring fully comply with the
BMW EfficientDynamics: BMW 5
Series increases the lead even further.
All versions of the new
BMW 5 Series Touring are optionally available with BMW’s eight-speed
automatic transmission. Like the electro-mechanical power steering
EPS utilised on all variants, it makes an additional contribution
towards efficiency. Depending on the model, the standard BMW
EfficientDynamics measures comprise brake energy regeneration, Auto
Start Stop function (BMW 520d), gearshift point indicator,
demand-dependant ancillary components and active air flap control.
An intelligent lightweight construction is obtained through doors,
bonnet, front side panels, drivetrain and suspension components made
Innovative driver assistance
systems by BMW ConnectedDrive.
The spectrum of features
offered by BMW ConnectedDrive comprises, inter alia, a Parking
Assistant, Surround View, collision warning with brake activation in
conjunction with Active Cruise Control, Lane Change Warning, Lane
Departure Warning, Speed Limit Info, High-beam Assistant, BMW Night
Vision with detection of persons as well as Head-up Display.
Furthermore, innovative office functions can be utilised via
Joint development and production
together with the BMW 7 Series.
The BMW 5 Series Touring
is based on a newly developed vehicle architecture also used for the
BMW 7 Series luxury sedans. Joint production of the BMW 5 Series
Touring, the BMW 5 Series Sedan, the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo and
the BMW 7 Series at the BMW Dingolfing Plant, combined with the
extensive use of shared components, ensures highly efficient
production incorporating maximum possible quality standards.