In 2014, we finally managed to get a photo of the next BMW 5 Series and it is now high time to share some of the details with you. Even though the vehicle still wears heavy camouflage during test rides, we have a lot of juicy details that might be interesting for you. If the rumors are true, the vehicle will lose weight because of the new CFRP technology and a new exterior design. The vehicle will be offered with numerous technological and safety features, excellent engine choices, and many other novelties. Let’s check the specifications of the upcoming 2017 BMW 5 Series in detail.
2017 BMW 5 Series Exterior
As you can assume, the new exterior design of the vehicle will be rather an evolution than revolution. The BMW 5 Series 2017 will keep its recognizable BMW design but it will be more appealing and powerful than ever. Of course, the company spent of lot of time redesigning it, but it will still be recognizable BMW. A makeover will consist of refreshed front and rear ends, a revamped engine hood, and new side panels. Up front, the 2017 BMW 5 Series will sport newly designed headlights and a new grille.
As for the grille, it will be very similar to the ones you have seen on recently launched Bimmers. It will have a twin-kidney design and it will be slimmer and wider. The new headlights will have a sleeker design. thanks to the changes mentioned above and the refreshed apron vents, the vehicle will look sportier than ever. The back of the vehicle will get a pair of newly designed taillights, a refreshed trunk lid, and a revamped bumper. More powerful models will feature larger exhaust outlets. As for the side profile, the vehicle will keep the well-known character lines but with fresh side mirrors and new side skirts.
BMW 5 Series 2017 Interior
Details about the interior design of the 2017 BMW 5 Series are still veiled in secrecy. The cabin will probably be similar to the one of the BMW 7 Series. If that happens, the company will rebuilt the cockpit around the around the outgoing model’s along with a new dashboard and refreshed door panels.
A new infotainment system, instrument panel, and a new button layout will also be included. For the upholstery, the company will use softer materials. The technological and safety features will also be significantly improved.
Engine of the BMW 5 Series
If the rumors are true, the upcoming 2017 BMW 5 Series will be powered by modular drivetrains based on the inline 3-banger-0.5 liters per cylinder. Those are a 2.0-liter four-banger, 3.0-liter, inline-six, and a 1.5-liter three-pot.
We still don’t know whether the company will introduce a new V-8 or utilize an improved version of the 4.4-liter. A hybrid version is also possible. The new Bmw 5 Series will offer excellent performance, no matter which trim level you decide to buy.
2017 BMW 5 Series Release date and price
The 2017 BMW 5 Series is expected to hit the market in 2016 as the 2017 model. The vehicle will be priced at $50,000 primarily because the company wants for it to stay competitive.
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