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5 Series Touring - F11 (2010 - ...) - Brief Description

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Brief Description.

The new BMW 5 Series Touring represents the continuation of the successful concept of maximum versatility, driving pleasure and aesthetics in a premium vehicle of the upper midrange segment. The 4th generation of the BMW 5 Series Touring demonstrates its versatile qualities more convincingly than ever before. The new BMW 5 Series Touring embodies the ideal balance between sophisticated elegance and high utility value whilst at the same time strengthening its position as the most sporty and efficient vehicle in its segment. Its innovative, premium character is emphasised by luxury-class equipment features. In the sum of its qualities, the new BMW 5 Series Touring will live up to the high expectations and discerning demands of an active, quality-minded and modern target group.

  • Individual styling with regard to proportions and surface design characterises the design of the new BMW 5 Series Touring. With its powerful looks it is the embodiment of active sportiness and modern functionality. The long, contoured bonnet, short overhangs and the longest wheelbase in its segment are features typical of the brand. Together with a stretched silhouette, extended and slightly wedge-shaped window surfaces and a coupe-like roofline they give the new BMW 5 Series Touring a unique elegance unmatched by rivals. Like the new BMW 5 Series Sedan, an upright front section, the BMW kidney grille slightly inclined from certain perspectives, brand-typical double round headlights and the wide lower air intakes provide the vehicle with a charismatic appearance. The muscular rear end and powerfully flared wheel arches emphasise the solid physique and sportiness of the new BMW 5 Series Touring.
  • Inside the car, horizontal surfaces and dynamic lines create a generous and harmonious ambience. The clearly structured cockpit enhances orientation towards the driver. High-grade materials and elaborate details underline the premium character of the new BMW 5 Series Touring. Through a further increased amount of interior space and modern functionality, the vehicle caters for the multifaceted requirements in the areas of business, leisure time activities and travel. Luggage compartment volume can be extended stepwise from 560 to a maximum of 1,670 litres. The function of the rear seats is unique in its segment, ensuring the highest degree of variability. They are 40 : 20 : 40 split-folding and can be inclined by up to 11 degrees in seven individual stages. The backrest can be split folded 60 : 40 using two control levers inside the luggage compartment, the loading space cover of which is automatically raised and lowered when the tailgate is opened and closed. The separately opening rear window automatically swings upwards at the push of a button.
  • Thanks to the standard BMW EfficientDynamics measures, the new BMW 5 Series Touring continues to strengthen its segment leadership in terms of efficiency. All engines comply with the EU5 emission standard, the new BMW 530d fulfilling the EU6 standard with optional BMW BluePerformance technology. The BMW 520d features as standard the Auto Start Stop function. An intelligent lightweight construction is obtained through doors, bonnet, front side panels, drivetrain and suspension components made of aluminium.
  • The new BMW 5 Series Touring is making its debut with a choice of two straight-six petrol engines as well as a four-cylinder and a six-cylinder diesel. The petrol engine featured in the BMW 535i Touring delivers 225 kW/306 bhp and 150 kW/204 bhp in the BMW 523i Touring respectively. The BMW 530d Touring is powered by a 180 kW/245 bhp straight six-cylinder diesel engine. And the BMW 520d Touring by a four-cylinder diesel with 135 kW/184 bhp, achieving the highest degree of efficiency in its segment with an average fuel consumption of 5.2 litres/100km (54.3 mpg) and a CO2 emission level of 137 g/km in an EU test cycle.
  • An eight-speed automatic transmission is optionally available for all versions of the new BMW 5 Series Touring. A sports version of the automatic transmission featuring shift paddles on the steering wheel is also available. Thanks to an innovative gearset configuration, unsurpassed inner effectiveness and optimised weight, the eight-speed automatic transmission combines shift comfort, dynamics and efficiency at the highest level.
  • Outstanding characteristics in terms of dynamics and comfort are achieved by a combination of front axle with a double-track control arm and an integral V rear axle. The new BMW 5 Series Touring features as standard a pneumatic suspension on the rear wheels with automatic self-levelling. An additional enhancement of efficiency is obtained through electro-mechanical power steering, which is being used for the first time in the BMW 5 Series and which includes as standard the Servotronic function. Optional Integral Active Steering technology comprises the active steering of the front wheels and situation-dependent rear-axle steering with a maximum steering angle of 3 degrees. This technology results in the turning circle being reduced by 0.5 metres.
  • The handling of the BMW 5 Series Touring is characterised by further enhanced dynamics and a likewise significantly noticeable increase in comfort. Its agility is oriented towards the standards set by the BMW 3 Series, its superiority reaching the level of the BMW 7 Series luxury sedan. Driving Dynamic Control available in conjunction with optional automatic sports transmission, Dynamic Damper Control and Integral Active Steering allows the characteristics to be adjusted individually according to preference.
  • The clearly structured and driver-oriented cockpit with intuitive controls enhance the typical BMW driving pleasure to an even higher level, underlining at the same time the sophisticated ambience within the passenger compartment of the new BMW 5 Series Touring. Standard features include an instrument cluster featuring Black Panel technology, multifunction steering wheel and the iDrive control system of the latest generation with a controller located on the centre console, direct selection and preference buttons and either a 10.2-inch or a 7-inch control display which is harmoniously integrated into the dashboard. Optional Head-up Display, which has been further optimised with regard to display complexity, resolution and size, is also available.
  • BMW ConnectedDrive offers a unique range of functions for enhanced comfort, safety and infotainment. Like the sedan, the new BMW 5 Series Touring comes with new driver assistance systems, which include a Parking Assistant, a collision warning and brake activation function in conjunction with Active Cruise Control and Stop & Go as well as Surround View. In addition, the range of features offered by BMW ConnectedDrive comprises innovative office functions available via Bluetooth. These are realised through optimised integration of the communication and entertainment functions of external smartphones, which permit, inter alia, audio streaming via a Bluetooth connection. Further options are Head-up Display, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, Speed Limit Info, High-beam Assistant, BMW Night Vision with detection of individual persons, Park Distance Control and reversing camera. Furthermore, BMW ConnectedDrive includes BMW Online innovative online and telematics services, BMW Assist, BMW TeleServices, the option to use the Internet in the car, including navigation functions with Google support.
  • The new BMW 5 Series Touring boasts a particularly stiff body structure with optimised weight. The exemplary high standard of passenger protection is complemented, in addition to the stable passenger compartment, by extensive safety features fitted as standard, which include 3-point automatic seat belts on all seats, front and side airbags, crash-active headrests for driver and front seat passenger, side curtain airbags and tyre defect indicator. The active bonnet serves to optimise pedestrian protection. Daytime driving lights, fog lamps, two-stage adaptive brake lights and Cruise Control with brake activation function all come as standard. Bi- xenon adaptive headlights with variable light distribution, adaptive headlight range control and cornering lights as well as an enhanced emergency call function with automatic locating of the vehicle via BMW ConnectedDrive are all available as options.
  • The wide range of sophisticated features offered as standard in the new BMW 5 Series comprises Comfort Start without requiring the driver to even insert the key, the BMW Professional radio complete with a CD player, an AUX-in connection and six loudspeakers, automatic air conditioning with separate temperature control on the driver’s and front passenger’s side as well as an integrated owner’s manual. The exclusive comfort options, which are clearly oriented to the luxury class, include Comfort Access, a USB connection, a multi-channel audio system, rear seat entertainment systems, four-zone automatic air conditioning, active seats, Soft Close Automatic for the doors as well as a panorama sunroof. The modern functionality of the new BMW 5 Series Touring can be additionally enhanced by the optional luggage compartment package, ski and snowboard bag, roof luggage rails, electric tailgate operation as well as an electrically retractable trailer bar.
  • Power units:BMW 535i Touring: Straight six-cylinder TwinPower Turbo, direct injection (High Precision Injection) and VALVETRONIC, Cubic Capacity: 2,979 cc, output: 225 kW/306 bhp at 5,800 rpm, Maximum torque: 400 Nm at 1,200 – 5,000 rpm, Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 6.0 (automatic: 6.1) seconds,Top speed: 250 km/h, Average fuel consumption according to: 8.6 (automatic: 8.5) litres/100 km,CO2 emission according to EU: 201 (automatic: 197) g/km, emission standard: EU5.
  • BMW 523i Touring: Straight six-cylinder petrol engine with direct injection (High Precision Injection) in lean operation, Cubic capacity: 2,996 cc, output: 150 kW/204 bhp at 6,100 rpm, Maximum torque: 270 Nm at 1,500 – 4,250 rpm, Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 8.2 (automatic: 8.4) seconds,Top speed: 231 (automatic: 227) km/h, Average fuel consumption according to EU: 7.9 (automatic: 7.8) Liter/100 km,CO2 emission according to EU: 185 (automatic: 182) g/km, emission standard: EU5.
  • BMW 530d Touring: Straight-six diesel engine with aluminium crankcase, turbocharger with variable turbine geometry and Common Rail direct injection (piezo injectors, max. injection pressure: 1,800 bar),Cubic capacity: 2,993 cc, output: 180 kW/245 bhp at 4, 000 rpm, Maximum torque: 540 Nm at 1,750 – 3,000 rpm, Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 6.4 (automatic: 6.4) seconds, Top speed: 243 (automatic: 242) km/h, Average fuel consumption according to EU: 6.4 (automatic: 6.3) litres/100 km,CO2 emission according to EU: 169 (automatic: 165) g/km, emission standard: EU5.
  • BMW 520d Touring: Four-cylinder diesel engine with aluminium crankcase, turbocharger variable turbine geometry and Common Rail direct injection (solenoid injectors, max. injection pressure: 1,800 bar), Cubic capacity: 1,995 cc, output: 135 kW/184 bhp at 4, 000 rpm, Maximum torque: 380 Nm at 1,750 – 2,750 rpm, Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 8.3 (automatic: 8.3) seconds,Top speed: 222 (automatic: 220) km/h, Average fuel consumption according to EU: 5.2 (automatic: 5.3) litres/100 km,CO2 emission according to EU: 137 (automatic: 139) g/km, emission standard: EU5.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 May 2010 17:55  

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