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autoviva2017-02-03 12:26:26

BMW launches new estate 5 Series Touring

World debut of BMW 5 Series Touring scheduled for the Geneva Motor Show

 
 
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Two petrol and two diesel units will compose the engine lineup of the new BMW 5 Series Touring

BMWBMWBMWGermany, 1918 > present85 models
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has unveiled ahead of next month's Geneva Motor Show the new 5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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. The model has grown in size and offers more interior space, but it is still lighter than the previous generation.

5 Series Touring: larger, lighter and with more space

Compared to the previous generation the new BMW 5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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is 36mm longer (4943mm), 8mm wider (1868mm) and 10mm taller (1498mm). Its wheelbase has also increased by 7mm (2975mm).

Although the estate is larger than its predecessor, thanks to the extensive use of aluminium in the construction of the 5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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, BMW has managed to reduce the model's weight. In fact this reduction is around 100kg.

The increased dimensions have also allowed BMWBMWBMWGermany, 1918 > present85 models
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to offer more cabin space and boot capacity. Cargo volume of the new5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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has been increased to a total of 570 litres, 10 litres more than the previous model. With the seats folded boot space increases to 1700 litres.

BMW 5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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enigne lineup

The engine lineup of the new 5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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will be composed by two petrol and two diesel units. The diesel range will include the 520d520d TouringBMW 520d TouringGermany, 2017 > present2 photos
powered by a 190hp 2.0l four cylinder engine and the 530d530d TouringBMW 530d TouringGermany, 2017 > present2 photos
thanks to a 265hp 3.0l straight six engine. The 530d530d xDrive TouringBMW 530d xDrive TouringGermany, 2017 > present3 photos
will optionally be available with BMWBMWBMWGermany, 1918 > present85 models
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's xDrive four-wheel drive system.
 
The 530i530i TouringBMW 530i TouringGermany, 2017 > present2 photos
and 540i xDrive540i xDrive TouringBMW 540i xDrive TouringGermany, 2017 > present2 photos
are the petrol versions available at launch with the new 5 Series Touring5 Series Gen.7BMW 5 Series Gen.7Germany, 2017 > present15 versions
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. The 530i is fitted with a 2.0l four cylinder engine with 252hp, while the 540i xDrive has been equipped with a 2.0 straight six engine with 340hp. The 540i xDrive is the fastest version at launch and according to BMW it can reach the 100km/h mark in 5.1 seconds.
 
All versions are fitted with an eight-speed automatic Steptronic transmission as standard. The only exception is the 520d520d TouringBMW 520d TouringGermany, 2017 > present2 photos
which gets a six-speed manual transmission as standard and the automatic gearbox as an optional. 
Encyclopedia
BMWBMW
5 Series5 Series
5 Series Gen.75 Series Gen.7
540i xDrive Touring540i xDrive Touring
Engine
Straight 4
Displacement
122 cu in
Top Speed
155 mph
Transmission
8, Automatic
Maximum power
340 hp @ 6500 rpm
Type
Estate (station wagon)
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
32.22 US MPG
price
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annual ownership cost
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