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A heightened feel of outward authority, an indoors brimming with element refinements, the performance-improving affect of electrification and modern-day improvements withinside the regions of motive force help, manipulate/operation and connectivity assist the brand new BMW five-Series to cement its main function on the top class stop of the government magnificence.

Over six hundred,000 gadgets of the BMW five-Series Sedan and BMW five-Series Touring were bought global for the reason that marketplace release of the contemporary version technology. Their captivating layout aesthetic, hallmark BMW riding satisfaction, trailblazing semi-automatic riding technology and unrivaled virtual offerings imbue the 2 fashions with standout attraction. And now, with a brand new wave of cautiously judged optimisations performed in those key regions, all of the vital portions are in area to increase the illustrious records of the sporty enterprise sedan and similarly dynamic Touring all-rounder.


The marketplace release of the brand new BMW five-Series variety gets underway in July 2020.

A achievement tale courting lower back to 1972

The BMW five-Series has the richest lifestyle of any version produced with the aid of using the Munich-primarily based totally top class carmaker. Presented for the primary time in 1972, the BMW five-Series Sedan is now in its 7th version technology and enjoys international recognition as an government version for discerning clients. Meanwhile, the BMW five-Series Touring - which has been round because 1991 and is now in its 5th technology - blends a great stability of dynamic sharpness and luxury with a bigger indoors able to turning its hand to a number of utilization scenarios.


A lengthy listing of accolades, together with Car of the Year, magnificence winner withinside the Best Cars Award, Executive Car of the Year and winner of the Connected Car Awards, displays the splendid characteristics of the contemporary version technology.

From BMW Plant Dingolfing to the world

The new BMW five-Series, like each certainly considered one among its predecessors because 1973, has been produced mostly at BMW Plant Dingolfing in Bavaria - the Group's centre of excellence for the manufacturing of big BMW fashions. Among the alternative vehicles synthetic right here are the BMW 7-Series and BMW eight-Series luxurious sports activities vehicle. The new BMW five-Series Sedan can also be constructed with the aid of using manufacturing companion Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria. The lengthy-wheelbase model of the Sedan is made solely for the Chinese marketplace at joint challenge BMW Brilliance Automotive's Dadong plant in Shenyang.

Stepping up the street presence: the brand new outdoors

The outdoors layout of the BMW five-Series is headlined with the aid of using carrying grace and smooth surfaces. Precise adjustments show off the Sedan and Touring's presence and amazing carrying fashion even greater vividly. Large, tautly drawn surfaces on the the front and rear, the ambitious BMW kidney grille and new headlights and rear lighting make sure the five-Series exudes sizable visible effect.

Slight boom in car length, however proportions in any other case unchanged

With their lengthy bonnet, set-lower back passenger compartment, brief overhangs, a protracted wheelbase and extensive tracks, the acquainted BMW proportions of the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring make no mystery of the vehicles' dynamic person. Their width, top and wheelbase are unchanged, however the more 27 millimetres (BMW five-Series Sedan) / 21 millimetres (BMW five-Series Touring) of outdoors length - each fashions now degree 4,963 millimetres - underscore the sweeping beauty on show.

Leading the manner once more for aerodynamic drag

With a drag coefficient as little as Cd = 0.23 withinside the case of the Sedan and Cd = 0. 26 for the Touring, the brand new BMW five-Series fashions hold to set the usual for aerodynamics of their respective segments. Among the important thing participants right here are the state-of-the-art layout of the vehicles' trim mouldings and the lively air flap manipulate device for the radiator.

Newly designed the front stop: taut surfaces, ambitious kidney grille, centered appearance

The maximum one-of-a-kind functions of the revised the front stop consist of the ambitious BMW kidney grille with changed contouring and the headlights with new mild image. Generously sized, tightly sculpted surfaces in frame shade and vertical air intakes on both facet of the the front apron underscore the outdoors's stylish interaction of traces and deliver the auto a fair greater expressive look.

Modern evolution of the long-lasting BMW kidney grille

The distinguished kidney grille at once catches the attention with a brand new, octagonal shape. This present day interpretation of the BMW icon provides more width and top, drops down similarly into the the front apron and is framed with the aid of using a unmarried-piece surround. Also gambling their component withinside the grille's arresting look are the vertical bars, the pinnacle sections of which jut similarly out. The large dimensions of the BMW kidney grille offer an appealing evaluation in opposition to the now slimmer headlights.

New headlights with L-formed daylight riding lighting create a centered appearance

LED headlights with automated headlight variety manipulate are once more equipped as general on the brand new five-Series. The daylight riding mild reassets - organized subsequent to at least one different - are U-formed, the flip signs are placed in unique mild modules on the outer fringe of the headlights.

The new non-obligatory LED headlights create a completely new look. The L-formed mild tubes organized subsequent to each other in every mild unit have a specific and present day image. The new contouring of the headlights and the shape of the mild reassets at their coronary heart convey a present day twist to the centered appearance acquainted from BMW's beyond and present. With those gadgets, the outer daylight riding lighting additionally carry out the function of flip signs.

All of the mild capabilities use LED era as general.

Adaptive LED Headlights, now with matrix characteristic

New complete-LED headlights together with adaptive cornering characteristic, BMW Selective Beam non-awesome excessive beam with matrix era, and the High-beam Assistant are presented as an alternative.

The matrix characteristic of the BMW Selective Beam excessive beam device permits variety to be accelerated at the same time as stopping different avenue customers from being dazzled. Here, excessive beam is split into 4 LED segments, which may be activated and deactivated independently of each other because the scenario on the street demands. The on the spotaneous the the front-hooked up digital digicam detects an oncoming car or a car in the front, low beam handiest can be used to light up the location across the car, at the same time as the final excessive-beam segments hold to enhance avenue visibility.

The cornering mild and excessive beam are proactively adjusted the usage of GPS. The dynamic mild distribution (town, dual carriageway and united states of america avenue mild) characteristic generates distinctive varieties of illumination, optimised to the riding scenario to hand.

BMW Laserlight now to be had as an alternative for all BMW five-Series fashions

In 2019, BMW Laserlight became added into a few the most effective five-Series fashions. And now all variations of the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring may be ordered with BMW Laserlight as an alternative.

This device provides a dynamic Laserlight module to the Adaptive LED Headlights with matrix characteristic. At speeds over 60 km/h (37 mph), this strengthens the non-awesome excessive beam and follows the direction of the street. At as much as 650 metres, variety is nearly double that of the traditional headlights to be had for the brand new five-Series. Added to which, the extraordinarily shiny and robust BMW Laserlight achieves a notably better degree of mild intensity. As a part of the dynamic mild distribution and BMW Selective Beam non-awesome excessive beam structures, it additionally boosts the effectiveness of low beam on united states of america roads and motorways.

Blue inlays on the higher edges of the headlights and "BMW Laser" lettering withinside the headlight glass are the visible calling playing cards of this superior era.

An captivating layout alternative for vehicles ordered with the Adaptive LED Headlights and BMW Laserlight is BMW Individual Shadowline headlights with darkened inlays on the higher edges of the headlights.

The non-obligatory BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline contains functions such the window surrounds, Air Breathers and factors of the outdoors mirrors in High-gloss Black.

The new BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline with prolonged functions provides a High-gloss Black surround and bars for the kidney grille and exhaust tailpipe finishers in Black Chrome (handiest on vehicles with the M Sport bundle) to the alternatives listing.

New rear stop accentuates vehicle's width to stylish impact

The gracefully carrying, present day look of the brand new BMW five-Series is more desirable on the rear of each the Sedan and Touring fashions with the aid of using clean surfacing with minimalist traces.

Trapezoidal tailpipe finishers now general on all BMW five-Series fashions. Regardless of the system line and engine designated, all fashions of the brand new BMW five-Series include trapezoidal tailpipe finishers, which can be now incorporated to the left and proper withinside the rear apron inlay. The pinnacle of the grey-colored inlay has black trim edging as general (trim edging is electroplated on Luxury Line vehicles).

Three-dimensional sculpted rear lighting with new image

A new L-formed mild image offers the BMW five-Series its very own clean identity. Black edging lends the rear lighting a slimmer look. The rear lighting and brake lighting are incorporated right into a unmarried mild fixture. An overhang withinside the outer fringe of the image's higher phase brings a clean interpretation of the acquainted BMW L form. The prominently 3-dimensional outside lens now homes the mild fixture at once, growing an iconographic show off for the primary mild capabilities.

M Sport bundle with effective new layout

The newly advanced M Sport bundle stands proud with its new, dynamically proportioned aerodynamic functions. These consist of an all-new the front apron, whose surfaces are break up up with the aid of using a U-form shape pointing toward the street. The gratings of the notably enlarged air intakes now have a present day mesh shape. The BMW kidney grille bars have Aluminium matt faces. If BMW Individual High-gloss Shadow Line with prolonged functions is designated, the bars are painted all-black and the exhaust tailpipe finishers are available in Black Chrome. And a brand new diffuser detail withinside the rear apron makes use of greater reported contours to optimise airflow.

New BMW M550i xDrive Sedan with version-unique layout functions

The new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan has the bespoke appears to in shape its standout carrying person. Its version-unique layout cues were coordinated exactly right into a harmonious composition and optimise the auto's dealing with dynamics, deliver of cooling air and aerodynamic properties. Complementing the aerodynamically optimised frame factors blanketed withinside the M Sport bundle, the brand new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan additionally functions a rear spoiler at the boot lid. The outdoors reflect caps, BMW kidney grille surround, inlays withinside the the front air intakes and Air Breathers, and the version lettering in Cerium Grey steel upload one of a kind visible flourishes. BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline brings adornments together with High-gloss Black for factors along with the window surrounds, Air Breathers and outdoors reflect edging. The M vehicle additionally comes as general with 19-inch M mild-alloy wheels in Y-spoke layout. The BMW M550i xDrive Sedan has twin trapezoidal tailpipe finishers in Black Chrome and a 4-department appearance.

New paint finishes for the BMW five-Series variety

The outdoors paintwork of the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring is to be had in non-steel and 8 steel shade shades. New additions consist of the Phytonic Blue steel and Bernina Grey Amber impact variations. The BMW Individual variety for the brand new BMW five-Series contains new Aventurine Red steel and Tanzanite Blue steel, along the acquainted Alvit Grey steel.

Extensive choice of wheel variations to be had; clients can now additionally specify Air Performance Wheels

In normal BMW five-Series fashion, the brand new version is likewise to be had with a big choice of mild-alloy wheels in 17- to twenty-inch formats, a few with new patterns and colours.

The unique, aerodynamically and weight-optimised 20-inch BMW Individual Air Performance Wheels are making their debut look. The revolutionary mild-alloy wheels result in a discount in drag coefficient of round five according to cent in comparison to the equal vehicle with traditional mild-alloy wheels. As a end result of this more performance and the decrease weight, combustion-engined variations of the brand new BMW five-Series attain a reduce in CO2 emissions of up to three g/km withinside the WLTP take a look at cycle. Plug-in hybrid fashions decrease CO2 output with the aid of using up to two g/km, with electric powered variety growing with the aid of using a mean of 1 kilometre (0.sixty two miles). High-great precision-in shape inlays are suited to the aluminium Y-spoke base wheel to optimise aerodynamic performance with the aid of using judiciously dealing with airflow control and reducing turbulence. The BMW Group is the world's first carmaker to mix solid aluminium with aerodynamically optimised inlays.

M Sport braking device with blue or now additionally purple painted callipers

Specifying the non-obligatory M Sport braking device brings extra stylistic touches. Customers can now select to have the brake callipers with M emblem painted in blue or purple.

Interior and system

Hallmark functions of the BMW five-Series consist of an indoors which blends present day beauty with motive force-centered cockpit layout - and consequently gives the correct surroundings for riding satisfaction and cushty development over lengthy distances. High-great substances and specific workmanship convey a present day, top class atmosphere to the brand new five-Series' cabin. The iDrive manipulate and operation device contains a freestanding Control Display, which now has a 10.25-inch display diagonal as general. If the non-obligatory BMW Live Cockpit Professional is designated, the reveal's diameter will increase to 12.three inches.

Two different elements withinside the normal lengthy-distance riding characteristics of the BMW five-Series are the beneficiant feeling of area in all 5 seats and the beautifully engineered acoustics. As properly as powerful frame sealing and the sound insulation incorporated into the headliner, acoustics-associated measures additionally consist of soundproofing for the burden compartment of Touring fashions.

New additions to conventional system

Standard specification for all five-Series fashions now additionally encompasses automated weather manipulate with prolonged capabilities, separate controls for the driving force and the front passenger, and the SYNC characteristic.

And the buttons at the centre console now have surfacing in High-gloss Black.

Sophisticated top class atmosphere, more desirable consolation

In addition to the acquainted electrically adjustable general seats and non-obligatory sports activities seats and luxury seats, clients ordering the M Sport bundle can also be capable of specify new M multifunction seats - formerly reserved for the BMW M5 - with crucial head restraints and optimised facet and shoulder aid. Their variety of capabilities consists of electric powered adjustment of the seat function, backrest perspective and width, thigh aid and head restraint top.

The surfaces of the usual seats are trimmed in cloth - or in cloth/Alcantara if the M Sport bundle field is ticked.

Alternatively, the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring are actually to be had for the primary time with artificial Sensatec perforated trim. This super cloth may be ordered in 3 colours, and its evaluation sewing and quilting create a very fashionable sense. Sensatec may be designated for each the usual seats and non-obligatory sports activities seats.

A extensive choice of Dakota leather-based and Nappa leather-based upholstery variations are nevertheless to be had. And clients also can plump for BMW Individual Merino complete leather-based trim in a preference of 3 colours.

The acquainted lively seat air flow function, which is obtainable at the side of numerous of the leather-based trim variations for the consolation seat alternative, has done a fair better degree of effectiveness.

The degree of seating consolation supplied with the aid of using the consolation seats and M multifunction seats has been more desirable notably with the aid of using a bunch of adjustments. And each seat variations can nevertheless be ordered with the rub down capabilities imparting mobilisation, rest and vitality.

The black surfaces of the device panel trimmed in non-obligatory Sensatec are actually enriched with the aid of using evaluation sewing in a chic coloration of brown.

The choice of to be had indoors trim strips is also greater significant than earlier than. The Aluminium Rhombicle Smoke Grey version with accessory trim strip in Pearl-impact Chrome is new to the M Sport bundle for the BMW five-Series. And the array of variations blanketed at the alternatives listing has accelerated similarly with the addition of ash open-pore high-quality-timber indoors trim with accessory trim strips in Pearl-impact Chrome.

The individualisation alternatives for the indoors additionally consist of the BMW Individual headliner in anthracite-colored Alcantara.

Exclusive indoors for the brand new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan

Inside the brand new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan, one of a kind system functions over and above the ones withinside the M Sport bundle consist of version badges at the the front/rear door sill plates and withinside the device cluster show. As withinside the predecessor version, the M leather-based guidance wheel comes as general with shift paddles, so drivers can toggle thru the gears of the eight-velocity Steptronic Sport transmission manually.

Functionality at the same old excessive degree, shrewd garage concept

With its big garage booths and door pockets, beverages holders in each the the front and rear booths, plus forty : 20 : forty break up/folding rear-seat backrests, the brand new five-Series brings present day capability to ordinary riding and longer trips in normal fashion. The non-obligatory Comfort Access groups up with automated tailgate activation (general at the BMW five-Series Touring) to offer hands-unfastened beginning and ultimate of the boot lid/tailgate. The more desirable versatility of the BMW five-Series Touring is likewise obvious withinside the rear-seat backrest sections, which may be launched from their locked function the usage of buttons in the boot after which fold down mechanically. The baggage compartment cowl and partition internet are actually contained in separate cartridges that may be stowed away in matching recesses below the baggage compartment floor. The separately-beginning rear window withinside the tailgate of the five-Series Touring is a BMW logo signature - and now no longer presented with the aid of using any rival withinside the marketplace.

The load capability of the BMW five-Series Sedan stays 530 litres (plug-in hybrid fashions: 410 litres), at the same time as the BMW five-Series Touring permits proprietors of petrol and diesel fashions to boom boot area from 560 to 1,seven hundred litres. The length of the burden compartment withinside the new plug-in hybrid Touring fashions is also handiest barely confined with the aid of using the area-saving positioning of the excessive-voltage battery below the rear seat bench. Folding down the forty : 20 : forty rear-seat backrests will increase capability from 430 to a most 1,560 litres.

BMW five-Series M Sport Edition

The new BMW five-Series employs finely judged outdoors layout adjustments to show off its muscular presence and infectious carrying attraction greater vividly than ever. And the M Sport Edition - to be had from the marketplace release of the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring - radiates even more dynamic potency.

Exclusive layout functions and a specification geared squarely to turning in sporty riding satisfaction imbue the unique-version version with its one-of-a-kind person. The M Sport Edition is to be had at the side of all 4- and six-cylinder variations of the brand new BMW five-Series. The unique-version fashions can be produced in a restrained run of 1,000 gadgets on the market to clients global.

Exclusive paint finishes and 20-inch BMW Individual Air Performance Wheels

Eye-catching frame paint finishes emphasise the one of a kind person of the brand new BMW five-Series M Sport Edition. This unique-version version is likewise to be had in Donington Grey steel. Previously, the handiest five-Series version presented with this paint alternative became the BMW M5 excessive-overall performance sedan. Alternatively, clients also can choose the BMW Individual coloration Tanzanite Blue steel, that is to be had for the primary time for the BMW five-Series.

The one of a kind 20-inch BMW Individual Air Performance Wheels in bi-shade layout additionally spotlight the dynamic appears of the unique-version version. In a version-unique function, the inlays placed near the air stress valve bear "M Sport Edition" lettering.

The highlights of the restrained-run M Sport Edition:

  • Limited to 1,000 gadgets.
  • BMW M5 Donington Grey steel paint finish.
  • BMW Individual Tanzanite Blue steel paint finish.
  • 20-inch BMW Individual Air Performance Wheels in bi-shade layout, Edition inlay with "M Sport Edition" lettering.
  • M Sport bundle.
  • M Sport suspension incl. decrease journey top.
  • M Sport braking device incl. purple-painted callipers with M emblem.
  • BMW Individual headlights Shadowline.
  • BMW Individual High-gloss Shadowline with prolonged capabilities.
  • M multifunction seats for motive force and the front passenger (Sedan).
  • Sports seats incl. electric powered backrest width adjustment (Touring).
  • Dakota Black leather-based upholstery with blue evaluation sewing.
  • M seat belts with stripes in BMW M GmbH colours.
  • BMW Individual headliner in Anthracite.
  • M leather-based guidance wheel.
  • M footrest.
  • M-unique pedals.
  • M door sill plates.
  • Interior trim strips in aluminium Rhombicle Smoke Grey with accessory trim strip in Pearl-impact Chrome.
  • M badge for the front facet panel, on left and proper in chrome.

Drive structures, transmissions and BMW xDrive

The BMW Group is urgent in advance with its electrification approach for the brand new BMW five-Series variety, as somewhere else in its portfolio, with the aid of using increasing the variety of plug-in hybrid fashions notably. The new BMW 530e Sedan and BMW 530e xDrive Sedan each integrate brand new-technology eDrive era with a 4-cylinder petrol engine, XtraBoost as general and version-unique sound tuning. From autumn 2020, the variety will welcome the advent of the primary plug-in hybrid alternatives for the five-Series Touring, beginning with the BMW 530e Touring and BMW 530e xDrive Touring. Also becoming a member of the plug-in hybrid line-up in autumn 2020 can be a brand new variety-topper withinside the shape of the BMW 545e xDrive Sedan with six-cylinder petrol engine.

In the BMW 530e Sedan and BMW 530e xDrive Sedan, the newly progressed one hundred thirty five kW/184 hp 4-cylinder petrol engine is partnered with the aid of using an electric powered power unit - generating most output of eighty kW/109 hp - this is incorporated into the eight-velocity Steptronic transmission. For an delivered dose of carrying aptitude below especially eager acceleration, the joint output of the 2 strength reassets may be accelerated with the aid of using a further 30 kW/forty hp to a most 215 kW/292 hp for up to ten seconds. This XtraBoost function, blanketed as general, is to be had whilst the Driving Experience Control transfer is about to SPORT, whilst the selector lever is moved into the M/S function and in reaction to kickdown. The plug-in hybrid powertrain can supply most blended torque of 420 Nm (310 lb-ft). The new BMW 530e Sedan and BMW 530e xDrive Sedan plug-in hybrid fashions have an electric powered variety of sixty two - sixty seven kilometres (39 - forty two miles) and fifty six - fifty eight kilometres (35 - 36 miles) respectively. Active Sound Design brings an proper power song to the auto's indoors through its audio device and hits a especially exhilarating notice whilst the Driving Experience Control transfer is in SPORT mode. The acoustic safety for pedestrians generates an artificially generated riding sound to shield different avenue customers whilst the auto is journeying on electric powered strength at as much as 30 km/h (19 mph).

A pair of Touring fashions turning in the hybrid-unique combo of sportiness and performance are scheduled to sign up for the brand new BMW five-Series line-up from autumn 2020. For the primary time, the BMW 530e Touring and BMW 530e xDrive Touring will integrate the flexible capability and fantastic passenger consolation function in their style with superior hybrid powertrain era and the cappotential to power with 0 nearby emissions. The 5 seats withinside the new plug-in hybrid Touring fashions have the funds for their occupants precisely the equal stages of area as withinside the conventionally powered variations, at the same time as the area-saving set up of the excessive-voltage battery below the rear seat unit method there may be handiest a mild discount in boot capability. With an electric powered variety of fifty eight - sixty two kilometres (36 - 39 miles) for the brand new BMW 530e Touring and 53 - fifty six kilometres (33 - 35 miles) for the brand new BMW 530e xDrive Touring, a giant share of ordinary riding may be achieved with 0 nearby emissions.

Another plug-in hybrid consultant is likewise set to be delivered to the variety in autumn 2020, similarly broadening the array of electrified version variations. The BMW 545e xDrive Sedan functions a 210 kW/286 hp straight-six petrol engine and an eighty kW/109 hp electric powered motor, and their blended strength is directed to all 4 wheels, as required, with the aid of using BMW xDrive shrewd all-wheel power. In the procedure, the powertrain's usual output of as much as 290 kW/394 hp is transformed into excessive-stop dynamic overall performance. The torque generated with the aid of using the plug-in hybrid device peaks at six hundred Nm (442 lb-ft), and the brand new BMW 545e xDrive Sedan achieves an electric powered variety of 54 - fifty seven kilometres (34 - 35 miles).

The new BMW 545e xDrive Sedan likewise comes geared up with the very brand new BMW eDrive era to be had for plug-in-hybrid fashions. The electric powered motor stands proud with its on the spotaneously strength transport, maximum appreciably whilst pulling away, however additionally because it progresses unabated into the higher echelons of rotational and avenue velocity. Intelligent strength control guarantees the engine and electric powered motor paintings collectively to choicest impact, in phrases of each dynamic overall performance and performance.

48V slight hybrid era for all 4- and six-cylinder engines

The slight hybrid era with 48V starter-generator, first added withinside the BMW 520d and BMW 520d xDrive fashions in autumn 2019, will now provide more desirable overall performance blended with decrease gasoline intake and progressed riding consolation in all 4- and six-cylinder variations of the brand new BMW five-Series.

The slight hybrid device allows to each lighten the combustion engine's workload and raise its strength, bringing a discount in gasoline intake and emissions at the same time as polishing overall performance.

Fitting a very effective 48V starter-generator and a 2d battery significantly will increase the approaches wherein Brake Energy Regeneration may be utilised. When the driving force releases the accelerator, the generator transforms the kinetic strength into power to be saved withinside the 48V battery. Energy recovery at the overrun is especially excessive whilst the Driving Experience Control transfer is about to SPORT mode. The extra deceleration generated over and above the engine braking impact is likewise harnessed whilst the brakes are applied. A in particular designed braking device formerly handiest equipped in plug-in-hybrid fashions permits the aggregate of electrical and mechanical deceleration to be deployed as required and with most performance always.

The recuperated strength collecting withinside the 48V battery is likewise provided to the 12V electric device and used for powering the related car capabilities, from the lighting, guidance and strength home windows to the air flow, audio device and seat heating. In addition, the saved strength may be used for producing extra power strength whilst it's miles fed lower back to the 48V starter-generator.

The starter-generator then acts likes an electric powered power unit that assists the engine, permitting it to function inside an performance-optimised load variety as often as feasible and making sure there are fewer peaks in gasoline intake. When the auto is accelerating, the 48V starter-generator is likewise capable of provide the driving force an electric powered raise impact that may immediately placed a further eight kW/eleven hp on faucet for greater dynamic strength transport. The end result is even sharper reaction off the road or even faster bursts of velocity whilst already at the move.

One unique function of the slight hybrid device withinside the new BMW five-Series variety is the cappotential to rate the 48V battery from the generator at the same time as riding at a regular velocity. This technique of producing power with the aid of using elevating the engine's load factor is handiest hired whilst the battery rate is low and for the duration of levels whilst it does now no longer have a unfavorable impact on engine performance.

The effective 48V starter-generator has the extra gain of permitting the engine to be switched off and commenced once more very unexpectedly with remarkably little vibration. The end result is progressed consolation whilst the Auto Start Stop and coasting capabilities are in use. When the driving force brakes as they technique a junction or the stop of a queue of site visitors, for example, the engine may be switched off as quickly as the auto's velocity drops under 15 km/h (nine mph). And if the coasting characteristic is activated, the engine is likewise absolutely close off in place of simply being decoupled from the drivetrain. This characteristic is now operational at speeds among 25 and a hundred and sixty km/h (16 - ninety nine mph) and, on the brand new BMW five-Series, it's miles to be had now no longer simply in ECO Pro mode however additionally COMFORT mode.

Engines with optimised BMW TwinPower Turbo era

Heading the portfolio of traditional strength gadgets for the brand new BMW five-Series is a V8 engine presenting brand new-technology BMW TwinPower Turbo era. The line-up is finished with the aid of using 3 greater petrol and 3 diesel engines with both 4 or six cylinders.

The preference of engines for the brand new BMW five-Series is spearheaded with the aid of using a V8 unit boasting the brand new BMW TwinPower Turbo era. Fitted withinside the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan, the engine's array of excessive-tech functions consists of twin-scroll turbochargers with rate air cooling nestling withinside the V among the cylinder banks, High Precision Injection working at a most stress of 350 bar, VALVETRONIC absolutely variable valve timing and Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing. The V8 generates most output of 390 kW/530 hp and height torque of 750 Nm (553 lb-ft). It can provide its prodigious strength to the stirring acoustic accompaniment of the flap-managed M Sport exhaust device equipped as general.

The variety of strength gadgets for the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring contains 3 different brand new-technology petrol engines ( 4-cylinder gadgets and a straight-six), which contain a twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Injection, VALVETRONIC absolutely variable valve timing and Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing.

The High Precision Injection device's injectors are placed centrally among the valves and function at a most stress accelerated from two hundred to 350 bar. This permits the gasoline to be metered with even more precision, thereby elevating performance and additionally making sure remarkably smooth combustion.

The exhaust manifold incorporated into the cylinder head - with a water-cooled layout that serves to resource thermal control - functions on each the one hundred thirty five kW/184 hp 4-cylinder engine equipped withinside the BMW 520i, BMW 530e and BMW 530e xDrive fashions and the six-cylinder in-line gadgets generating outputs of 245 kW/333 hp withinside the BMW 540i and BMW 540i xDrive and 210 kW/286 hp withinside the new BMW 545e xDrive. The 2d 4-cylinder engine may be located below the bonnet of the BMW 530i and BMW 530i xDrive, in which it has a most output of 185 kW/252 hp.

Two-degree turbocharging and the brand new technology of common-rail direct injection offer the technological underpinnings for the 3 diesel engines (one 4-cylinder and six-cylinder gadgets) withinside the new BMW five-Series variety. This is the primary time that a -degree device of turbocharging has been used for all of the diesel variations withinside the BMW five-Series, the short reaction of the smaller turbocharger allowing on the spotaneously strength transport.

The one hundred forty kW/one hundred ninety hp 4-cylinder engine equipped withinside the BMW 520d and BMW 520d xDrive moreover comes with an up to date model of the common-rail direct injection device. Solenoid injectors supply gasoline to the combustion chambers at up to two,500 bar, ensuing in relatively high-quality atomisation and a remarkably smooth combustion procedure.

The six-cylinder in-line engine powering the BMW 530d and BMW 530d xDrive employs -degree turbocharging for the primary time and combines it with an instantaneous injection device whose piezo injectors produce most stress of 2,seven hundred bar. The variable turbine geometry used withinside the turbocharging device's low-stress degree lends itself to a non-stop build-up of strength. There is now 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of height torque on faucet among 1,500 and 2,500 rpm, an boom of 30 Nm (22 lb-ft) at the preceding engine. The most output of the brand new diesel unit stands at 210 kW/286 hp, 15 kW/21 hp greater than earlier than.

The 2d straight-six diesel engine for the brand new BMW five-Series generates bold strength transport with a fair more feel of urgency on this brand new incarnation. The strength unit withinside the new BMW 540d xDrive boasts most output of 250 kW/340 hp - an boom of 15 kW/20 hp - and height torque of seven hundred Nm (516 lb-ft) among 1,750 and 2,250 rpm, an development of 20 Nm (15 lb-ft). To make sure exceedingly sharp turbocharger reaction, the device's excessive-stress and low-stress degrees each function variable turbine geometry. Engine reaction and performance additionally take advantage of an consumption device with optimised air routing, whose remodel complements acoustic overall performance too.

All 4- and six-cylinder variations observe the Euro 6d emissions general

Improvements were made to the auto's emission manipulate structures with the addition of petrol particulate filters for the petrol engines and BMW BluePerformance era - together with an SCR catalyst with AdBlue injection for decreasing nitrogen oxide emissions - for the diesel gadgets.

Eight-velocity Steptronic transmission as general for all version variations

The validated components of becoming an eight-velocity Steptronic transmission as general has been hired once more for all version variations of the brand new BMW five-Series. The brand new model of the automated transmission functions a weight-decreased layout, a newly advanced manipulate device and an accelerated tools ratio spread. As a end result, it's miles feasible to attain massive performance profits with decreased engine speeds, especially whilst riding in better gears. At the equal time, the eight-velocity Steptronic transmission now switches gears even greater crisply - credit score right here to the optimised hydraulics manipulate. A new technology of torsion dampers that lessen rotational irregularities withinside the powertrain allows to decorate each riding consolation and shift smoothness. Integral twin-damper structures for keeping apart vibrations lessen the diploma of slip on the torque converter lock-up grab.

The non-obligatory eight-velocity Steptronic Sport transmission (general on the brand new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan) lives as much as its name, as usual, with the aid of using supplying even sportier shift traits and quicker tools modifications than the usual transmission. Shift paddles at the guidance wheel permit remarkably speedy guide interventions withinside the tools choice procedure. The eight-velocity Steptronic Sport transmission additionally consists of a Launch Control characteristic for powering off the road with most reliable traction and imperious dynamic aptitude.

BMW xDrive can provide advanced riding satisfaction - in plug-in hybrids as properly

Intelligent all-wheel power is to be had as an opportunity to classical rear-wheel power for the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring. The brand new, remarkably green model of the BMW xDrive device may be equipped at the side of all engine variations except the BMW 520i.

The maximum effective diesel fashions - the BMW 540d xDrive Sedan and BMW 540d xDrive Touring - are handiest to be had in all-wheel-power format, meanwhile, as are the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan and BMW 540i xDrive Touring.

The exceedingly green BMW eDrive era also can be blended with the BMW xDrive device, paving the manner for the advent of the brand new BMW 530e xDrive Sedan and, in autumn 2020, the brand new BMW 530e xDrive Touring. The even greater effective version of the plug-in hybrid device is available in all-wheel-power guise handiest withinside the new BMW 545e xDrive Sedan.

With its rapid, specific and absolutely variable distribution of power torque among the the front and rear wheels, the BMW xDrive device maximises traction and dealing with balance now no longer handiest whilst riding in unfavourable avenue situations, however in noticeably dynamic riding conditions, too. Power is break up as required the usage of an electronically managed multi-plate grab interlinked with the powertrain and chassis structures. This outcomes in extraordinarily brief and genuine reaction to any modifications withinside the riding scenario. In this manner, any tendency to oversteer or understeer is nipped withinside the bud. The xDrive device's rear-biased set-up, which is likewise great in tough riding conditions, ensures the form of riding enjoy for which BMW is renowned. When taking corners at velocity, for example, simply the proper quantity of more power pressure is transferred to the rear wheels to assist the auto develop into the bend with excellent accuracy.

To boom the device's performance, all the engine's torque is directed to the rear wheels in conditions in which all-wheel power isn't needed, at the same time as an optimised device of oil deliver additionally serves to boom inner performance.

As at the outgoing version, the rear-biased shrewd all-wheel-power device groups up with the M Sport differential withinside the new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan. The electronically managed rear differential lock improves traction and strength transmission whilst riding on avenue surfaces, supplying differing stages of grip for the left and proper rear wheels, with the aid of using stopping a wheel from spinning whilst it's miles suffering for purchase. The locking impact produced with the aid of using an electric powered motor withinside the M Sport differential is likewise useful for powering out of bends in dynamically devoted fashion.

E type for plug-in-hybrid fashions

The excessive strength capability of the excessive-voltage lithium-ion battery % and the electrical motor's excellent performance have a especially useful impact at the plug-in hybrid fashions' electric powered variety. Together with their low gasoline intake and CO2 emissions, this permits the plug-in hybrid fashions withinside the new BMW five-Series variety to satisfy the criteria (relying at the system equipped) laid down in Germany's Electric Mobility Act for type as an electric powered car. This makes them eligible for unique rights on public roads and additionally method they qualify for decreased organization vehicle tax in Germany, in which handiest 1/2 of the gross listing rate is taken as a foundation in figuring out the gain of type for personal use.

BMW eDrive Zone

The new BMW eDrive Zone characteristic blanketed withinside the general specification of all new plug-in hybrid BMW five-Series fashions makes it feasible to mechanically discover city "inexperienced zones" with the assist of geofencing era. This permits the auto to mechanically transfer to all-electric powered mode whilst getting into those regions. The addition of the eDrive Zone characteristic guarantees that even higher use is made from the skills of plug-in hybrid cars. As properly as assisting to optimise performance and decrease emissions, growing the percentage of electrical riding in the long run outcomes in decrease walking fees for the customer. This is especially genuine in city regions, in which electric powered power structures always show greater green than petrol or diesel engines.

Chassis era

The new BMW five-Series fashions, like their predecessors, include all of the proper characteristics for supplying supremely assured, sporty dealing with: a protracted wheelbase and extensive tracks, minimised weight rooted in shrewd light-weight layout, and ideal 50 : 50 weight distribution. The robust frame shape and state-of-the-art, finely balanced chassis era additionally make contributions to the correct combo of agility and journey consolation that distinguishes the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring. The chassis has likewise been tuned with the unique intention of mixing properly-resolved ordinary riding traits, lengthy-distance consolation and riding satisfaction of excessive dynamic intensity.

Sophisticated chassis era presenting a double-wishbone the front axle and 5-hyperlink rear axle

The validated layout precept of the double-wishbone the front axle makes it feasible to split the wheel steering and damper capabilities. As a end result, the guidance stays in large part unaffected with the aid of using disruptive forces due to irregularities in the street floor. At the equal time, excellent stages of consolation and poise are maintained even if the auto is being driven hard.

Like the the front axle, the 5-hyperlink rear axle stands proud with its excessive structural tension and decreased weight. Meanwhile, the twin elastic bearings and the rear axle subframe's excessive assisting base make sure powerful decoupling of powertrain and suspension.

Integral Active Steering now gives more help for the duration of low-velocity manoeuvring and is likewise to be had for plug-in hybrid fashions

The retuned electromechanical guidance device withinside the new BMW five-Series is a paragon of precision and luxury. It makes the auto sense even greater fun to pilot, thank you in no small component to the usual Servotronic velocity-touchy strength help. As an opportunity, all variations of the brand new BMW five-Series, together with the plug-in hybrids, may be designated with the likewise electric powered Integral Active Steering. This device also can be blended with BMW xDrive and makes it feasible to nook with more agility, alternate lanes greater resultseasily and dart thru town site visitors greater nimbly with the aid of using turning the rear wheels with the aid of using up to a few degrees, as required. Steering attempt is similarly decreased with the aid of using using a variable guidance rack ratio on the the front axle.

With Integral Active Steering, the rear wheels are grew to become withinside the contrary path to the the front wheels whilst journeying at extraordinarily low speeds - i.e. below three km/h (2 mph). As a end result, the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and BMW five-Series Touring also can be manoeuvred with even more ease whilst getting into and exiting parking areas or slowly weaving thru slim channels.

Rear air suspension as general for the BMW five-Series Touring

The new BMW five-Series Touring keeps to provide self-levelling air suspension on the rear axle as general. This device makes allowance for the Touring version's accelerated load-wearing ability in comparison with the Sedan and continues the auto at a regular journey top below all riding and cargo situations at the same time as on the equal time controlling vibrations.

Wide preference of non-obligatory chassis structures - from the sporty to the super-comfortable

The new BMW five-Series fashions can once more be designated with a large choice of validated chassis structures as an alternative, supplying clients a number of approaches to convey both the auto's sporty nature or its greater consolation-orientated characteristics to the fore.

M Sport suspension is to be had for all engine variations aside from the plug-in hybrid fashions and may hyperlink up with each rear-wheel and all-wheel power. It bureaucracy a part of the M Sport bundle and consists of in particular tuned spring and damper settings plus a 10-millimetre drop in journey top.

Available for all fashions, Adaptive suspension functions electronically managed dampers. By the usage of constantly adjustable valves to meter the damping pressure at every wheel individually, it improves each the auto's carrying competencies and its journey consolation. The Adaptive Drive chassis device to be had for all straight-six fashions with a traditional powertrain provides an lively roll stabilisation function to complement the electronically managed dampers. The device's electric powered swivel vehicles permit it to behave unexpectedly and exactly, each to atone for frame roll and to soak up the disruptive forces caused with the aid of using bumps in the street floor on one facet of the auto.

The new BMW M550i xDrive Sedan is geared up with bespoke chassis era to make sure the titanic strength of its V8 engine is translated into intoxicating overall performance on the street. One of the usual factors of its toolkit is Adaptive M suspension, whose in particular configured spring and damping structures endow the auto with fantastic poise, even if the driving force is exploring the higher stop of the auto's dynamic repertoire.

There is likewise the choice of Adaptive M suspension Professional, which provides lively roll stabilisation and Integral Active Steering to the electronically managed dampers.

M Sport brakes - now additionally with purple-painted callipers. The non-obligatory M Sport brakes (general at the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan) are to be had with brake callipers painted in both blue, as earlier than, or a brand new purple finish.

Driver help structures

The new BMW five-Series keeps to set the benchmark for modern-day general and non-obligatory motive force help structures withinside the enterprise vehicle segment. Driver help structures ease the driving force's workload in monotonous conditions - along with site visitors jams or slow-shifting site visitors - and offer a assisting hand whilst the driving force does now no longer have a clean view. They procedure snap shots recorded with the aid of using cameras and information gathered with the aid of using ultrasound and radar sensors.

And now new structures and an prolonged variety of capabilities have arrived to similarly decorate consolation, protection and - thru an anticipatory riding technique - performance as properly.

The addition of latest motive force help device capabilities is observed with the aid of using a brand new association of the controls at the guidance wheel.

The new BMW five-Series is equipped as general with functions together with cruise manipulate with brake characteristic and the Attentiveness Assistant.

As withinside the outgoing five-Series, Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go characteristic is to be had as an alternative. This digital digicam- and radar-primarily based totally motive force help device is composed of:

  • Cruise manipulate with adaptive distance manipulate. When the device is activated, the auto mechanically keeps a protection distance from cars journeying in advance. There is a preference of 4 proximity settings and the space is now adjusted in keeping with the scenario and environmental situations to hand. The device is operational at speeds of 30 - 210 km/h (19 - a hundred thirty mph) and may brake the car to a standstill, if vital. After brief periods (1 - three seconds) at rest - e.g. in a site visitors tailback - the car will then prompt once more mechanically.
  • Speed Limit Info together with no-overtaking indicator and show of upcoming velocity regulations (now additionally elements in transient velocity regulations and people handiest in pressure on positive days of the week; on different days, the rate restrict decided from the navigation information is proven).
  • Front collision caution with brake intervention, together with collision caution with braking characteristic, individual caution with town braking characteristic and adaptive brake assist (permits a response to cars in advance at speeds of five - 250 km/h [3 - 155 mph], to desk bound gadgets at as much as eighty five km/h [53 mph], and to cyclists and pedestrians at 10 - sixty five km/h [6 - 40 mph]); at speeds over eighty five km/h [53 mph] caution handiest).

The upgraded Driving Assistant

The capabilities of the likewise non-obligatory Driving Assistant were tailored and prolonged for the brand new BMW five-Series. The digital digicam- and radar-primarily based totally motive force help device contains:

  • Lane Departure Warning, now together with lane go back with the aid of using method of guidance help. This device detects lane markings at speeds of approx. 70 km/h (forty three mph) upwards and makes use of guidance wheel vibrations to warn the driving force if they're leaving a lane unintentionally; whilst activating the applicable flip sign indicator for an intentional lane alternate, the driving force overrides this characteristic.
  • Lane Change Warning together with blind spot detection: intervenes among 20 km/h [12 mph] and the auto's pinnacle velocity to assist the driving force manual the auto lower back onto the perfect lane - likewise with the aid of using method of guidance inputs - after an impediment has been detected; intervenes from 20 km/h [12 mph] with intentional lane modifications (whilst a flip sign/one-contact flip sign is activated) through a haptic caution thru the guidance wheel (vibrations) and with a flashing image withinside the outdoors reflect.
  • Manual Speed Limit Assist together with no-overtaking indicator and show of upcoming velocity regulations.
  • Front collision caution with brake intervention, along with collision caution with braking characteristic, individual caution with town braking characteristic and adaptive brake assist. Enables a response to cars in advance at speeds of five - 250 km/h [3 - 155 mph], to desk bound gadgets at as much as eighty five km/h [53 mph], and to cyclists and pedestrians at 10 - sixty five km/h [6 - 40 mph]. At speeds over eighty five km/h [53 mph] caution handiest).
  • Rear crossing site visitors caution the usage of the facet-hooked up radar sensors. Assists the driving force e.g. whilst reversing out of a parking area and warns of feasible collisions with crossing site visitors in conditions with negative visibility.
  • Rear collision caution: makes use of rear-hooked up sensors to discover approaching rear-stop collisions and warns cars drawing close from the rear the usage of the chance caution lighting (flashing at double the same old frequency). In addition, preventative safety measures are initiated whilst a crash is unavoidable - e.g. the seat belts are pulled tight, the home windows are closed, etc.

An array of extra brand new-technology motive force help device come collectively withinside the new, non-obligatory Driving Assistant Professional for the BMW five-Series. This digital digicam- and radar-primarily based totally device (handiest to be had at the side of BMW Live Cockpit Professional) contains the functions of Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go characteristic and the Driving Assistant already noted and provides:

  • Steering and Lane Control Assistant: makes use of corrective guidance inputs to assist the driving force live withinside the centre in their lane at speeds of 0 - 210 km/h [130 mph], together with whilst the lane narrows; with Active Navigation, the auto now detects vital lane modifications in advance and allows the driving force to maintain to the direction calculated with the aid of using the navigation device on multi-lane roads. When drawing close a dual carriageway intersection or exit, a show withinside the device cluster suggests the want to alternate lane. The Lane Change Assistant then allows the driving force to perform this manoeuvre with ease. In preparation, the device adjusts the auto's velocity to make it less difficult to persuade right into a appropriate hole withinside the adjoining lane; comfortable/automated lane modifications on motorways and roads with structurally separated carriageways may be initiated at speeds of 90 - a hundred and eighty km/h [56 - 112 mph] with the aid of using tapping the flip sign indicator lever; lane modifications may be overridden at any time.
  • Lane Keeping Assistant with lively facet collision safety: allows the driving force at speeds of 70 - 210 km/h (forty three - a hundred thirty mph) with corrective guidance inputs to maintain the auto in its lane and actively keep away from ability facet-on collisions; consists of Lane Change Warning, Lane Departure Warning and facet collision caution.
  • Emergency Stop Assistant: can manual the auto for a brief time and produce it to a halt withinside the occasion of a clinical emergency.
  • Automatic Speed Limit Assist: permits automatic adoption of velocity regulations detected earlier and adjusts the auto's velocity to the direction to hand whilst cruise manipulate is activated.
  • Front crossing site visitors caution: warns of crossing site visitors whilst exiting and getting into parking areas, and whilst becoming a member of crossing site visitors in conditions with negative visibility; lively as much as 7 km/h [4 mph].
  • Evasion Assistant: allows the driving force in conditions with a vital risk of rear-stop collision, however in which it's miles nevertheless feasible to stay away from an impediment: now additionally reacts to pedestrians and cyclists; can intrude at 30 - a hundred and sixty km/h [19 - 99 mph].
  • Junction caution, now with town braking characteristic: brake help with visible/audible caution incl. lively brake enter whilst a collision with crossing site visitors is approaching; lively at 10 - eighty five km/h [6 - 53 mph].
  • Wrong-manner riding caution: detects no-access symptoms and symptoms whilst approximately to power onto motorways, roundabouts and one-manner streets.
  • Automatic formation of emergency lane: new characteristic that allows the driving force in tailbacks at the dual carriageway; the device mechanically recognises the want to shape a lane for emergency offerings drawing close from the rear and publications the auto to the maximum suitable facet of its lane.

The 3-D visualisation of the encircling location (handiest to be had at the side of BMW Live Cockpit Professional) depicts all the vehicles, vans and bikes registered with the aid of using the cameras and sensors withinside the motive force's contemporary lane in addition to the ones in any adjoining lanes. They are proven withinside the valuable phase of the device show. Vehicles inside a vital distance are highlighted. Graphics suggest manoeuvres which may be performed with the assist of the help structures. This guarantees the driving force has a top level view of the scenario and applicable publications of motion always. If direction steering is activated, the display additionally indicates a panel with navigation commands above the 3-D view.

Parking Assistant now with reversing assistant

Further refinements have additionally been made to structures which make parking and manoeuvring less difficult withinside the new BMW five-Series Sedan and new BMW five-Series Touring. The non-obligatory Parking Assistant allows the driving force to pick out and employ parallel and perpendicular parking areas and takes over manipulate of the accelerator, brakes, guidance and gearshifts (if required). The device also can be used to tug out from areas parallel to the street and now consists of the reversing assistant in addition to a rear view digital digicam and Park Distance Control with the front and rear sensors. It gives the extraordinarily handy alternative of automatic reversing in constrained areas or conditions in which the driving force does now no longer have a clean view, along with multi-storey vehicle parks or entrances to courtyards. To do this, it shops the guidance moves for any phase the auto has simply pushed ahead alongside at no greater than 36 km/h (22 mph). The device is then capable of opposite the car for distances of as much as 50 metres with the aid of using guidance it alongside the equal line it took whilst shifting ahead. All the driving force has to do is function the accelerator and brake pedals and reveal the car's environment. The reversing assistant can lower back the auto up mechanically at a most nine km/h (five.five mph).

Optional Parking Assistant Plus gives even more consolation and precision whilst manoeuvring

This function consists of the capabilities of the Parking Assistant defined above - and provides Park View, Panorama View and 3-D Top View to create a 360° photograph of the car and its environment from distinctive views withinside the Control Display. Meanwhile, the Remote 3-D View characteristic additionally offers drivers the cappotential to name up a 3-dimensional stay photograph in their car and its instant region on their phone.

The Drive Recorder, a brand new addition to the BMW five-Series, makes use of the cameras of the numerous motive force help structures to document video pictures from distinctive factors across the car, earlier than storing the recordings so that they may be both watched in a while the Control Display whilst the auto is desk bound or exported through the USB port.

Also at the alternatives listing is Remote Control Parking. This characteristic permits the driving force to cause the procedure of getting into and exiting parking areas from out of doors the auto the usage of the BMW Display Key. In this manner, the brand new BMW five-Series may be manoeuvred forwards into tight parking areas or garages and reversed out of them once more. During those manoeuvres, the auto's acceleration and braking are monitored with the aid of using the sensors of the driving force help structures and overseen with the aid of using the driving force.

Display and working device, BMW Connected and ConnectedDrive

BMW Operating System 7 can be delivered to conventional specification for the BMW five-Series in July 2020, paving the manner for a large number of ability new packages and connectivity alternatives. These will cement the recognition of each the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and BMW five-Series Touring as a great preference that drivers can depend upon in any scenario. To fortify the bond among motive force and vehicle, there may be now a more variety of personalisation alternatives, too. The motive force is greeted with the aid of using name, for instance, and is capable of use their non-public account to get admission to a extensive variety of saved settings, along with the seat and outdoors reflect positions or preferred navigating destinations.

Control of the car, infotainment, verbal exchange and navigation capabilities is primarily based totally at the validated technique of permitting clients to select among the Control Display's touchscreen, the iDrive Touch Controller, the controls at the guidance wheel, voice manipulate the usage of the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant or non-obligatory BMW gesture manipulate, relying at the scenario. Intuitive, multimodal and absolutely customisable interplay among the driving force and car has been prolonged and more desirable once more for the brand new BMW five-Series.

Premiere withinside the new BMW five-Series: BMW Maps - the brand new-technology navigation device

When it involves virtual offerings, one of the standout new functions withinside the BMW five-Series is BMW Maps. This cloud-primarily based totally device has notably more desirable overall performance and boasts intuitive vacation spot access and super accuracy. The new-technology navigation device additionally gives extraordinarily rapid direction calculation performed dynamically and at brief intervals, primarily based totally on specific real-time site visitors information. The direction is labored out the usage of an anticipatory technique, which means upcoming site visitors alongside the whole direction is factored into the calculation of the predicted arrival time. Complete site visitors information is now to be had for greater minor roads, too. Hazard warnings transmitted on line from the BMW fleet now attain the auto even quicker way to related navigation. These enhancements assist to supply a totally correct estimate of arrival time and progressed direction steering.

As properly as device overall performance, the vacation spot enter characteristic has additionally been more desirable and now shall we the driving force input any word. The seek outcomes are taken care of with the aid of using relevance with a excessive degree of precision. Alternatively, the journey's vacation spot may be entered at any time actually with the aid of using voice manipulate. Plus, factors of interest (POIs) alongside the direction are defined in more element, with reviews, beginning instances and snap shots all blanketed.

Hazard warnings transmitted on line from the BMW fleet now attain the auto even quicker way to related navigation.

BMW Maps is likewise capable of offer even greater powerful help whilst drivers are attempting to find a parking area near their vacation spot with Connected Parking. When drivers set their vacation spot withinside the navigation device, they obtain an illustration of the parking scenario on the vacation spot for his or her anticipated time of arrival. Shortly earlier than arriving, the driving force is given statistics at the nearest multi-storey vehicle park in addition to proposed routes supplying a especially correct risk of locating a parking spot near the vacation spot. The acquainted On-Street Parking Information and ParkNow offerings were intelligently included into the capability of BMW Maps.

Upgraded general system: BMW Live Cockpit Plus

BMW Live Cockpit Plus stays a part of general specification for the brand new BMW five-Series Sedan and BMW five-Series Touring. However, it now combines a black panel device cluster with virtual readouts, a five.1-inch shade show among them and a 10.25-inch Control Display with touchscreen capability.

Other Live Cockpit Plus functions consist of the iDrive Controller with touchpad, a navigation device, a multimedia device, USB ports, Bluetooth/WiFi interfaces, a hands-unfastened facility with USB interface, a integrated SIM card with 4G LTE connectivity, plus a extensive variety of related offerings along with over-the-air navigation map updates and Intelligent Emergency Call. The Connected Package blanketed as a part of BMW Live Cockpit Plus comes with a much broader variety of capabilities way to the addition of Smartphone Integration, Remote Software Upgrade, Connected Music and BMW Maps with Connected Navigation offerings together with Real Time Traffic Information RTTI with chance caution, Connected Charging and Connected Parking.

Owners will hold to revel in the gain of the famous Concierge Service, which gives swift, customized help whilst attempting to find an address, for example, or creating a eating place or resort reserving. Another alternative equipped to move is Remote Services, which permits drivers to govern numerous car capabilities - along with locking and unlocking the doors - or reveal the car's instant region remotely the usage of the BMW Connected App. In the plug-in-hybrid fashions, it'll additionally be feasible to pre-circumstance the indoors temperature remotely with the aid of using activating the auxiliary heating or auxiliary weather manipulate structures.

Optional BMW Live Cockpit Professional with new 12.three-inch touchscreen Control Display and prolonged capability

The non-obligatory BMW Live Cockpit Professional (equipped as general at the BMW M550i xDrive) comes with all of the functions of BMW Live Cockpit Plus. However, statistics is proven on a completely virtual device show with a display diagonal of 12.three inches and a excessive-decision Control Display with touchscreen capability, now enlarged to 12.three inches additionally.

With its 12.three-inch diagonal, the cockpit's device show gives sufficient room to house an excerpt from the navigation map, reputation signs for the driving force help structures or 3-D visualisation of the encircling location. The show fashion for the final readouts varies in keeping with both the mode decided on with the Driving Experience Control transfer or the plug-in hybrid device's working mode. Drivers also are capin a position to name up extra content material, along with the game shows for example, withinside the device cluster's proper-hand phase.

The Control Display above the centre console additionally has a 12.three-inch display and its predominant menu shall we the driving force configure up to 10 pages, every displaying to 4 pads (tiles) with stay content material. Both the content material and the photos are actually customized to a fair more diploma, as illustrated with the aid of using the car mock-up that suits the real version shade and system line.

Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay and now additionally with Android Auto

One of the maximum great advances as a ways as connectivity is involved is the improved Smartphone Integration function that comes as general. In addition to Apple CarPlay, which has been to be had because 2017, the working device for the brand new BMW five-Series variety may also host Android Auto from July 2020.

This opens up the blessings already loved with the aid of using Apple iPhone proprietors to Android customers, too, making it less difficult to get admission to a big variety of virtual offerings from the auto withinside the equal manner as on a phone. These consist of Google Assistant, Google Maps, song streaming offerings like Spotify and Amazon Music, and the WhatsApp messaging carrier.

The wi-fi WiFi connection among the phone and car permits the working device in query to be incorporated at once into the absolutely virtual display grouping withinside the new BMW five-Series Sedan and BMW five-Series Touring. All the important thing statistics from the apps made to be had there may be considered each withinside the Control Display and - in a cleverly provided manner - withinside the device cluster or non-obligatory Head-Up Display. And the brand new BMW five-Series leads the manner in displaying the flip commands from phone navigation apps in its device cluster and Head-Up Display.

BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant: even greater herbal voice instructions plus extra capabilities

The new BMW five-Series comes as general with the revolutionary voice-managed BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, the brand new technology of which takes the relationship among motive force and vehicle to a brand new degree - with instant impact. Activated with the aid of using a spoken prompt (for example "Hey BMW") or on the contact of a button, this virtual associate acquires new skills all of the time.

Naturally formulated spoken commands can now additionally be used to open and near the auto's home windows (in part or absolutely) or alter the air conditioning.

In addition, the driving force can set regulations with the aid of using which the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant learns workouts that boom each comfort and riding satisfaction in unique conditions. For instance, the driving force's window might be opened mechanically whilst the car reaches a designated place entered the usage of GPS coordinates, along with the doorway to a storage or multi-storey vehicle park.

The BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant is a bona fide expert, who's constantly accessible to reply the occupants' questions on the auto, its capabilities or maybe approximately a way to enhance riding fashion.

When the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant is in use, new photos seem withinside the Control Display to underline the device's interactive person. The image now "turns" toward the speaker, visualising how the assistant is listening attentively to what's being said. The device recognises whether or not the driving force or the front passenger is talking to it, and reacts therefore with the aid of using changing the weather manipulate settings on one facet of the indoors, for example.

Always as much as the minute: new Remote Software Upgrade characteristic for over-the-air updates

BMW Operating System 7 additionally brings the Remote Software Upgrade characteristic to the BMW five-Series, as a way to maintain the brand new BMW five-Series updated with the brand new software. The content material of the enhancements tiers from new offerings to progressed car capabilities. All updates may be imported over the air, both on a phone through BMW Connected or at once into the auto the usage of its integrated SIM card.

The shrewd connectivity era on board the brand new BMW five-Series now additionally makes it feasible to contain extra car capabilities at a later date. The non-obligatory functions that may be retrofitted through this virtual channel consist of the High Beam Assistant, which guarantees the street in advance is illuminated as efficaciously as feasible with the aid of using mechanically switching among low and excessive beam because the scenario demands.

The Drive Recorder, which utilises the usual stereo digital digicam equipped subsequent to the rear-view reflect, can likewise be delivered to the auto later. The Drive Recorder permits drivers to shoot movies at the same time as journeying thru impressive surroundings or acting fantastic manoeuvres on a race song, for example. These can then be exported the usage of a USB stick. Recordings may be as much as forty seconds in length. In the occasion of a collision, a duration of up to twenty seconds both facet of the instant of effect is mechanically recorded and saved.

The IconicSounds Sport alternative is to be had for over-the-air set up withinside the Active Sound Design category. Sure to attraction to drivers with a sporty streak, it generates an proper power sound withinside the vehicle's cabin through the audio device and hits a especially exhilarating notice whilst the Driving Experience Control transfer is about to SPORT mode. (Available for BMW 540i Limousine, BMW 540i xDrive Limousine, BMW 540i xDrive Touring, BMW 540d xDrive Limousine, BMW 540d xDrive Touring.)

Electric mobility meets connectivity: virtual offerings for plug-in hybrid fashions

The brand new improvements withinside the rapid-shifting regions of electrical mobility and digitalisation serve to decorate the satisfaction of riding with 0 nearby emissions served up with the aid of using the plug-in-hybrid fashions withinside the new BMW five-Series variety. Various new virtual offerings are to be had, designed to make charging the excessive-voltage battery as clean as feasible or to maximize the percentage of electrical riding - imparting similarly proof of the BMW Group's pioneering function withinside the area of sustainable mobility.

The new virtual carrier BMW eDrive Zone is the handiest certainly considered one among its type global and opens up new approaches of the usage of the plug-in hybrid fashions' ability for regionally emission-unfastened riding to choicest impact. This characteristic mechanically switches to the all-electric powered working mode as quickly as the auto enters decided on city regions, along with "inexperienced zones". The BMW eDrive Zone carrier employs GPS-primarily based totally geofencing era to discover precise regions of this type. So a ways, BMW eDrive Zones were earmarked for fifty eight towns and areas in Germany, in addition to round 20 different towns somewhere else in Europe.

In addition, the BMW Points loyalty programme set to be rolled out over the the rest of 2020 will praise drivers of BMW plug-in hybrid fashions with appealing incentives. Drivers will accumulate factors for each electric powered mile they clock up, with double factors to be had in eDrive Zones.

BMW is supplying drivers of plug-in hybrid variations of the brand new BMW five-Series extra statistics and connectivity alternatives thru its BMW Connected Charging characteristic, which permits the final variety, rate degree, charging timer and pre-conditioning reputation to be considered and managed with ease, both from the auto or on a phone through BMW Connected.

The Connected Charging capability of the navigation device in plug-in hybrid fashions additionally permits it to show now no longer handiest filling stations, however additionally public charging stations. When the driving force selects a selected charging station, they may be proven its expected occupancy reputation collectively with suggestions for hotels, restaurants, caf├ęs, points of interest or cultural venues withinside the location. The BMW i Wallbox nevertheless gives handy at-domestic charging.

Connected Parking is but every other new characteristic. Available for all engine variations, it combines a wealth of shrewd answers designed to facilitate stress-unfastened parking, together with the hooked up capabilities On-Street Parking Information (displaying ability locations to park on the street) and ParkNow (for without difficulty locating and reserving areas and cashless payment). These have now been joined with the aid of using statistics on how lengthy it'd take to discover a parking area on the vacation spot.

BMW M Performance Parts

The additives and merchandise from BMW M Performance Parts make sure the motor recreation DNA of BMW makes its presence felt always off the song in addition to on it. Exclusive substances and high-quality great assure now no longer handiest visible highlights however ideal dynamics. BMW M Performance Parts may be ordered to decorate the aerodynamics, chassis or cockpit of a BMW, bringing a vital more contact of motor recreation feeling to the customer's vehicle.

BMW M Performance Parts for the BMW five-Series:

  • M Performance Front attachment carbon fibre left/proper
  • M Performance Front splitter in carbon fibre
  • M Performance Kidney grille in carbon fibre
  • M Performance Air Breather in carbon fibre left/proper
  • M Performance Exterior reflect cap in carbon fibre left/proper
  • M Performance Side skirt attachment in carbon fibre left/proper
  • M Performance Accent stripes in black/silver
  • M Performance Side skirt movies left/proper
  • M Performance Rear bumper trim in black excessive-gloss
  • M Performance Rear diffuser in carbon fibre
  • M Performance Rear diffuser in black matt
  • M Performance Rear spoiler Pro in carbon fibre (handiest for Sedan)
  • M Performance Rear spoiler in carbon fibre (handiest for Sedan)
  • M Performance Rear spoiler in black matt (handiest for Sedan)
  • M Performance 19-inch brake device
  • M Performance Exhaust device diesel
  • M Performance Tailpipe finishers in carbon fibre
  • M Performance Fuel filler cap cowl in carbon fibre
  • M Performance Steering wheel
  • M Performance Steering wheel cowl in carbon fibre/Alcantara
  • M Performance Steering wheel cowl in carbon fibre/leather-based
  • M Performance Shift paddles in carbon fibre
  • M Performance Floor mats
  • M Performance Logos for LED door projectors
  • M Performance Key case in Alcantara/carbon fibre
  • 20-inch M Performance cast wheel Double-spoke 669 M Bicolour (Jet Black matt, gloss milled), summer time season entire wheel set
  • 20-inch M Performance cast wheel Double-spoke 669 M Orbit Grey, summer time season entire wheel set
  • 20-inch M Performance cast wheel Multi-spoke 732 M Bicolour (Jet Black, gloss milled), summer time season entire wheel set
  • 19-inch M Performance cast wheel Double-spoke 786 M Jet Black matt, summer time season entire wheel set