Thursday, October 13, 2016
2017 BMW 5 Series Coming In February
The all-new 7th generation 2017 BMW 5 Series is 1.2 inches longer overall on a 0.2 inch longer wheelbase, 0.3 inches wider and 0.6 inches taller, than the outgoing model with a choice of a new 248 horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder inline engine in the BMW 530i with 0 to 60 acceleration of 6 seconds to a top speed of 130 mph. The new BMW 540i has 35 more horsepower in a 335 horsepower 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with a 0 to 60 time of 4.9 seconds and electronically-limited top speed of 130 mph.
All the engines are available at launch with BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive. The 2017 BMW 5 Series has the new iDrive 6.0 user interface, gesture control, the latest generation of Head-Up Display, Remote 3D View and an improved Voice Control with natural voice input. The all-new BMW 5 Series will be available at U.S. dealers in February 2017. Pricing will be announced closer to market launch.