India launched the new 5 Series sedan in the country. The car has been locally
produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai and is available in one petrol (BMW 530i M
Sport) and two diesel variants (BMW 530d M Sport and BMW 520d Luxury Line). The
car is priced at Rs 62.90 lakh onward.
530i M Sport
520d Luxury Line
530d M Sport
car comes with updated technology with multiple driver assistance systems such
as Remote-Control Parking, BMW Head-up Display, Reversing Assistant, Parking
Assistant and BMW Gesture Control. The new BMW 5 Series is available in new colours.
Offered for the first time are the Phytonic Blue metallic and Bernina Grey
the BMW 530i features the new perforated Sensatec trim with contrast stitching,
the BMW 520d features Natural Leather Dakota upholstery and the BMW 530d
features refined ‘Nappa’ leather upholstery with diamond stitching. The BMW
530i offers new-M specific Aluminium Rhombicle Smoke trim and individual high
gloss Satin Chrome, while the BMW 520d offers fine-wood trim with an exclusive
pearl chrome finish and BMW 530d offers M specific Aluminium Rhombicle Smoke
bookings done till July 24, 2021 will enjoy an attractive offer on limited
units of M Sport variant. These cars will come with a discount of up to 50% on
a selected range of exclusive M Performance accessories curated for the BMW 5
exterior design is enhanced by a new bold BMW kidney grille, while the new
slimmer full-LED Adaptive headlights ensure a considerable visual impact from
the front. Newly added BMW Laserlight (in M Sport variants) distributes light
perfectly up to 650 meters and is unique in this vehicle segment. Distinct
wheel arches give a luxurious and dynamic appearance to the car’s side profile.
At the rear, the real eye-catcher is the brand-new L shape light graphic that
emerges from the taillight in a three-dimensional form. A broad rear with clean
horizontal lines emphasises the width.
to BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the petrol and diesel engines meld maximum
power with exemplary efficiency and offer spontaneous responsiveness even at
low engine speeds, with best-in-class acceleration figures. The 2-litre
4-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW 530i generates maximum output of 252 hp and
peak torque of 350 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in just 6.1 seconds.
2-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 520d develops maximum output of 190
hp and peak toque of 400 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in 7.3 seconds. The
3-litre 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine of BMW 530d produces maximum output of
265 hp and peak torque of 620 Nm with 0-100 kmph acceleration in 5.7 seconds,
making it the quickest car in executive sedan segment.
eight speed steptronic sport automatic transmission performs smooth, almost
imperceptible gearshifts. For even greater driving pleasure, it comes with
steering wheel paddle shifters and cruise control with braking function.
Adaptive Suspension with its individual
electronically controlled dampers offers exceptional precision and improve the
drive and handling dynamics. The damper response settings vary according to the
mode selected with the Driving Experience Control switch, that allows driver to
choose between different modes to suit the driving conditions - Comfort, Sport,
ECO PRO and Adaptive. M Sport variants offer an extra Sport+ mode for a
sportier driving experience.
cockpit concept BMW Live Cockpit Professional with BMW Operating System 7.0 includes
3D Navigation, a 12.3-inch fully digital instrument display behind the steering
wheel and a bigger 12.3-inch Control Display. The occupants can operate several
functions simply by speaking to their BMW Virtual Assistant. Hands do the
talking with BMW Gesture Control that recognizes six pre-defined hand movements
for control of a number of functions. The smartphone holder integrated into the
centre console allows inductive, Wireless Charging for mobile phones. Wireless
Apple CarPlay / Android Auto ensures seamless smartphone connection with the
car to access several functions.
Kardon Surround Sound System conjures an engrossing treat for the ears.
High-end 16 speaker system with woofers generates an impressive audio
experience in all seats and is unique worldwide in the automotive sector. BMW
Display Key allows drivers to keep in contact with their car round the clock.
Safety technologies include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Anti-lock
Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and Electronic Differential Lock
Control (EDLC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto
hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensors,
ISOFIX child seat mounting and emergency spare wheel.
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