Officially presented the updated BMW 5 Series and 6 Series GT

Officially presented the updated BMW 5 Series and 6 Series GT

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A few hours ago on the online presentation (broadcast from Munich) were shown the updated sedan and wagon BMW 5 Series and 6 Series GT liftback. New items received noticeable changes in appearance, as well as more advanced multimedia functionality.

BMW 540i Luxury Line

The first full photos of the updated sedan was “marred” at the end of April this year (the car was depicted in the M Sport package). Now, about the change in appearance of the model can be judged for sure. Was repainted, the front headlights (headlamps have become narrower, instead of “classic” round figure used DRL diode L-shaped pattern). In the list of options there are also adaptive led headlights, and a top head light Laserlight is now available for all models.

BMW 540i Luxury Line

Fused, a little bit of an increase, “nostrils” false radiator grille (similar to models 3 and 8 series). The front bumper has received a more narrow area of the air intake, the edges of which there are vertical triangular air intakes in a silver frame (Luxury Line).

“Aft” stands out due to the changed pattern of the rear lights, which appeared tinted areas, and new exhaust pipes (the buyer will be offered three types of nozzles, standard now trapezoidal). Chrome insert at the bottom of the bumper has been stretched almost at full width. Wheels 18-, 19 – and 20-inch size has received new design, and in addition, this model first debuted a 20-inch Individual Wheels Air Performance (c is the improved aerodynamic performance and reduced weight; the buyer is given the opportunity to select a pattern inside the discs).

BMW 530i Touring Luxury Line

All these changes in appearance are typical for wagon BMW 5 Series Touring, and the “six” Gran Turismo. While it’s fair to say that now GT is equipped with a special front bumper design, which no longer follows the design of the fifth series. And changes in the design of the rear optics GT no.

BMW 530i Touring Luxury Line

The most visible change in the cabin “fives” and “sixes” is increased up to 12.3-inch touchscreen display (though in basic trim its diagonal is 10.25 inches). Now the media is running the operating system of the seventh generation, which means an increase in speed of reactions, and the ability to update software remotely. In addition, for models available new navigation (able to show the free space as the Parking lots and on the streets) and a wireless version of Android Auto (and Apple CarPlay with such functionality was already available). Moreover, the data from the smartphone shown not only on the main display, but also on the projection.

During the presentation emphasis was placed on the digitalization of the “five”, and also on technologies that reduce harmful emissions. So, all models with internal combustion engines (four – and six-cylinder) will be equipped with 48-volt mild hybrid system that will reduce CO2 emissions to the figure to 9 g/km system provides an additional 11 HP power in appropriate situations.

BMW 530e xDrive M Sport

A full hybrid powertrain will be available also wagon 5 Series Touring (before – only for the fifth series in the body “sedan”). In November needs to receive the hybrid version 530е Touring, 530e xDrive Touring and sedan 545е xDrive (the latter comes with a six-cylinder engine, while the rest – four cylinder). All hybrid versions are equipped with a system to address the “green zone” in the cities of arrivals to the zone the car will automatically go to electric.

BMW 530e xDrive M Sport

As for the “classical” power plants in the BMW was limited to stating that the gasoline (four – and six-cylinder) engines with the TwinPower Turbo system will get improved fuel injection and all diesel engines – dual turbo.

It also added some optional assistants. So, “five” now can continue movement in the tube after a full stop, to come back to lane without steering from the driver, and to help in reverse Parking.

Sales models 5 Series touring and 5 Series Touring is supposed to start in July this year.

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