The new and 1st all-aluminum 2017 BMW 5-Series is right here

2017 BMW 5-Series

BMW unveils the subsequent-generation five-Series sedan.

What&#8217s going on?

BMW just unveiled the all-new, 2017 5-Series sedan for the world to see. Internally dubbed the G30, it comes with a entire list of alterations. Hopefully, these changes will address the outgoing 5-Series&#8217 significantly less than spectacular driving experience.

So what&#8217s new?

Every little thing. The G30 2017 BMW five-Series is pretty much new or improved in some considerable way. Along with the all-new mechanics comes a new rendition of BMW&#8217s infamous iDrive infotainment technique, moving up to version six..

Physically, the BMW five-Series is larger in each respect. It&#8217s 1.2 inches longer, .three inches wider, and .6 inches taller than the current model&#8211as if the 5-Series isn&#8217t already too big. Component of the improve in length comes from wheelbase by .2 inches. In spite of the boost in size, BMW engineers have been capable to shave off 137 pounds from the present equivalent model&#8217s figure. Torsional rigidity and all round body stiffness also increase thanks to reinforcements. And for the 1st time ever, the BMW five-Series is entirely created of aluminum. All of these adjustments are apart of BMW&#8217s newest EfficientLightweight idea campaign.

There&#8217s lots of new tech as well

The five-Series comes with a entire bunch of new technologies, thanks to the upgrade to iDrive 6.. Lots of the tech comes from the newest G11 and G12 BMW 7-Series too. This includes the latest Gesture Manage. That enables either of the front occupants to modify particular functions by producing specific hand gestures in the air by the center console.

The Active Steering is enhanced, functioning more in tandem with xDrive all-wheel drive when equipped. To enhance physique manage, BMW also introduced a new electromechanical anti-roll stabilization function with the suspension. That comes equipped if one opts for the Adaptive Drive and Dynamic Damper Manage, generally adds adaptive and active suspension.

The 2017 BMW 5-Series will launch with a total of 13 colors, a variety of wheel types in 18-, 19-, and 20-inch sizes, and more. There&#8217s also some new packaging, including a new &#8220Sport design,&#8221 which means all-five-Series sedans come equipped as &#8220sport models.&#8221 There&#8217s also a new M Sport Package for these wanting a lot more&#8230uhm&#8230sport.

Other new tech involves semi-autonomous functions like radar guided cruise handle and Active Lane Departure Warning. There&#8217s a new steering help function for evasive maneuvers, Active Lane Maintaining Assistant &amp Targeted traffic Jam Assistant, and BMW&#8217s ConnectedDrive tech.

What powers it?

The 2017 BMW 5-Series gets a related line of engines as the current model. Models for the US at launch include the base 530i with rear-wheel drive, the rear-wheel drive and far more potent 540i. Both can be equipped with xDrive all-wheel drive. The 530i gets the latest 2.0L TwinPower turbocharged four-banger with 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of twist. The 540i gets the larger 3.0L TwinPower turbocharged inline-six with 335hp and 332 lb-ft of twist. All get the very same ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic.

When will it go on sale?

The 2017 BMW five-Series is scheduled to arrive in dealers by February 2017. Europe is most likely to get its lot very first. Pricing will be announced closer to launch.

2017 BMW 5-Series Specifications &#8211 US Spec

530i 530i xDrive 540i 540i xDrive
Transmission kind automatic automatic automatic automatic
Seats &#8212 5 five five 5
Quantity of Doors &#8212 4 four 4 4
Drive kind &#8212 RWD AWD RWD AWD
Vehicle length inch 194.six 194.6 194.6 194.six
Vehicle width inch 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.five
Width which includes mirrors inch 83.7 83.7 83.7 83.7
Automobile height inch 58.2 58.2 58.two 58.2
Wheelbase inch 117.1 117.1 117.1 117.1
Overhang front inch 34.2 34.2 34.2 34.two
Rear overhang inch 43.3 43.3 43.three 43.3
Ground clearance inch five.7 5.five five.7 5.5
Turning circle ft 39.five 40.1 39.five 40.1
Legroom front inch 41.4 41.4 41.four 41.4
Legroom 2nd row inch 36.five 36.five 36.five 36.five
Shoulder room front inch 58.7 58.7 58.7 58.7
Shoulder space rear inch 55.9 55.9 55.9 55.9
Headroom front with Moonroof inch 38.eight 38.eight 38.8 38.eight
Max headroom 2nd row w/moonroof inch 37.five 37.five 37.5 37.5
Front Seat Volume ft³ 54.5 54.five 54.5 54.5
Rear Seat Volume ft³ 44.3 44.three 44.3 44.three
Press Trunk volume (SAE) ft³ 18,7 18,7 18,7 18,7
Method angle front ° 15.9 15.9 15.9 15.9
Departure angle rear ° 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1
Ramp angle ° 13 13 13 13
US Fuel Tank capacity gal 18 18 18 18
Weight distribution front / rear (empty vehicle) % 51.five / 48.five 52.five / 47.5 52.two / 47.8 53.8 / 46.two
US Curb weight lbs 3746 3878 3847 4019
Engine Technologies BMW TwinPower Turbo technology: Twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Direct Injection, VALVETRONIC fully variable valve lift manage, Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing
Engine variety &#8212 B46B20O0 B46B20O0 B58B30M0 B58B30M0
Cylinders &#8212 4 four six six
Valves per cylinder &#8212 4 4 4 four
Stroke mm 94.six 94.six 94.six 94.6
Bore mm 82 82 82 82
Displacement cm³ 1998 1998 2998 2998
Compression rate :1 10.2 ten.2 11 11
Engine energy hp@rpm 248@5200-6500 248@5200-6500 335@5500-6500 335@5500-6500
Engine torque lb-ft@rpm 258@1450-4800 258@1450-4800 332@1380-5200 332@1380-5200
Fuel type &#8212 gasoline gasoline gasoline gasoline



  530i 530i xDrive 540i 540i xDrive
  automatic automatic automatic automatic
Recommended Fuel good quality &#8212 AKI 91 AKI 91 AKI 91 AKI 91
Engine oil (filling quantity) liter five.25 five.25 six.five six.five
Transmission designation &#8212 8HP50 8HP50 8HP50 8HP50
Transmission variety &#8212 automatic transmission automatic transmission automatic transmission automatic transmission
Gear ratios
1st gear &#8212 five 5 five 5
2nd &#8212 3.two three.2 3.two 3.2
3rd &#8212 two.143 2.143 2.143 two.143
4th &#8212 1.72 1.72 1.72 1.72
5th &#8212 1.314 1.314 1.314 1.314
6th &#8212 1 1 1 1
7th &#8212 .822 .822 .822 .822
8th &#8212 .64 .64 .64 .64
Reverse gear &#8212 three.456 3.456 three.456 3.456
Final drive ratio &#8212 2.929 2.929 2.929 2.929
Energy-steering &#8212 EPS EPS EPS EPS
Steering transmission, all round :1 16.3 16.3 16.three 16.three
Chassis and Suspension
Front tires &#8212 245/45 R18 100H XL AS 245/45 R18 100H XL AS 245/45 R18 100H XL AS 245/45 R18 100H XL AS
Front rims &#8212 8J x 18 LM 8J x 18 LM 8J x 18 LM 8J x 18 LM
Rear tires &#8212 245/45 R18 100H XL AS 245/45 R18 100H XL AS 245/45 R18 100H XL AS 245/45 R18 100H XL AS
Rear rims &#8212 8J x 18 LM 8J x 18 LM 8J x 18 LM 8J x 18 LM
Track front inch 63 63 63 63
Rear track inch 63.9 63.9 63.9 63.9
Run flat tires &#8212 yes yes yes yes
Wheel offset front mm 30 30 30 30
Wheel offset rear mm 30 30 30 30
Driving Dynamics and Safety
Suspension, front Aluminum double track manage arm axle with separate lower track arm level, tiny steering roll radius, traverse force compensation, anti-dive
Suspension, rear 5-hyperlink axle in aluminum lightweight building
Brakes, front 4-piston fixed-caliper disc brakes / vented
Brakes, rear Single-piston floating-calliper disc brakes / vented
Driving stability systems Standard: DSC incl. ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), networked with xDrive all-wheel-drive program in Integrated Chassis Management (530i xDrive), DBC (Dynamic Brake Manage), Dry Braking function, Fading Compensation, Begin-Off Assistant.

Optional: Dynamic Damper Handle, Drive Performance Control

Security equipment Regular: airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, head airbags for front and rear seats, three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front seats, crash sensors, tire defect indicator
    530i 530i xDrive 540i 540i xDrive
    automatic automatic automatic automatic
Prime speed mph 130 130 130 130
Best speed (Optional) mph 155 155 155 155
-60 mph s six 5.8 4.9 four.7
Air resistance .61 .63 .61 .63
A two.35 2.35 two.35 two.35
Cx &#8212 .26 .27 .26 .27
Emission classification (type-certified) &#8212 SULEV30 SULEV30 ULEV70 ULEV70
Battery Capacity (low voltage) Ah 90 90 90 90
Program voltage (low voltage) V 12 12 12 12
BMW EfficientDynamics common features Brake Power Regeneration, electromechanical power steering,

Automatic Start/Cease function, ECO PRO mode, coasting function, intelligent lightweight building, optimized aerodynamic attributes, on-demand operation of ancillary units, map-regulated oil pump, differential with optimized warm-up behavior, tires with reduced rolling resistance

Fuel Economy
Fuel cons. city (official EPA) mpg NA NA NA NA
Fuel cons. highway (official EPA) mpg NA NA NA NA
Fuel cons. combined (official EPA) mpg NA NA NA NA


&#8211 By: Chris Chin


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