BMW-All New 5 Series Unveils In Hyderabad:- In the presence of BMW dealers and customers in the city, Munich-based luxury car maker, BMW India has unveiled its all-new 5 series in Hyderabad, India.
The seventh generation of the premium sedan was launched nationally in Mumbai and is being launched in all the cities in the country. The BMW 5 Series, priced from Rs 49.9 lakh up to Rs 61.3 lakh, is available in three diesel variants – BMW 520d Sport Line, the BMW 520d Luxury Line and the BMW 530d M Sport – and one petrol variant – the BMW 530i Sport Line. The car has been locally produced at the BMW plant in Chennai.
The new series has a host of new technologies like:
- Gesture control
- Display key
- Parking assistant
- Remote control parking
- Wireless charging
- Avanced head-up display.
In addition, the lightweight construction lowers the weight by 70 kgs as compared to its predecessors.
BMW Group India President Vikram Pawah said, “The BMW 5 Series is the most successful business sedan on the planet. It brings together sporting agility, presence and comfort. Plus, the new sedan is at the leading edge of technology when it comes to driver assistance and connectivity.”
While in gesture control, hands do the talking and it also includes volume control, accepting or rejecting phone calls, acknowledging check control messages among others. Meanwhile with the remote control parking driver can manoeuvre the car into a narrow parking from outside the car.
The three-litre, six-cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 530d produces an output of 265hp and a maximum torque of 620Nm at 2,000 – 2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0-100 kmph in just 5.7 seconds to a top speed of 250 kmph. It also has an increased boot capacity of 400 litres and noticeably more headroom in the rear.