The modified BMW 5-Series has been unveiled on Saturday. Here, let us tell you something about this car: first, you need to get a closer look if you want to looking for the styling differences over the retiring model, and second, the stunning Gran Turismo didn’t get any prettier.
This BMW 5-Series has these very light exterior alterations: a latest front bumper together with matte silver accents, the additional contour lines intended for the surround of the kidney grille, a great extra crease in its apron, an amazing silver strip on its boot/tailgate edge at the rear intended for the Touring and saloon, the latest headlamp matches with the straight bottom and top surfaces, and also the tweaked tail lamp graphics.
BMW is increasing the capacity for the storage compartments and also cup holders in the center console in the Touring and sedan while it made several minor modifications to the control display of the standard-fitted iDrive. However, the stunning Gran Turismo gets 60 more liters of its boot space for a total of 500liters due to an altered rear sections. The 2014 BMW 5-Series is available in two trims: Modern Line and Luxury Line, as well as the Adaptive LED headlights, the latest interior and exterior colors and also alloy wheel designs.
BMW has added all of these features as standard: a great coasting mode that disengages the powertrain to develop fuel economy, the Proactive Driving Assistant to tune the car’s speed ahead of a change in speed limit, and also the ECO PRO Route function that can be chosen through the optional Navigation system Professional.
The other addition is the great European market 518d as the entry-level diesel variant. It sports a powerful 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel that’s good for 141hp (105kW / 143PS) that returns an inspiring combined fuel consumption of 4.5liters/100km (similar to 52.3mpg US/62.8mpg US) with CO2 emissions of 119 g/km. in addition, you’ll find the xDrive all-wheel drive system intended for the 520d sedan and Touring models.
In North America, BMW is widening the range with the latest 535d sedan containing a straight-6 turbocharged diesel along with 255 horsepower at the 4,000 rpm and also 413 lb-ft of torque from 1,500 – 3,000 rpm. Meanwhile, the pricing for US for this 2014 5-Series Sedan and also Gran Turismo models will follow below.