Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair


BMW 5-Series Now Available as 530e M Sport or 520i Luxury

Good news for anyone shopping for a brand new BMW 5-Series. We finally have the locally-assembled G30 in competitive specs.

BMW Malaysia introduced two new variants of the G30 5-Series today: the BMW 530e M Sport and 520i Luxury.

BMW 530e M Sport for RM 338,800.00

More than a year after the launch of the 530e Sport, an M Sport variant of this PHEV has been introduced. It’s still propelled by a TwinPower Turbo 2-litre engine and an eDrive system in its 8-speed automatic gearbox. The M Sport package brings the following features and equipment:


  • BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line
  • Active Air Stream Kidney Grille
  • ‘M’ badges on the front side panels
  • LED fog lights
  • Adaptive LED headlights with BMW Selective Beam
  • New 19″ M Light Alloy Double-Spoke 664 M rims, mixed tyres and flat tyre indicator
  • M Sport Brakes with ‘M’ designation on blue brake calipers
  • 2 sided trapezoidal exhaust tailpipe finishers in light chrome


  • M leather steering wheel
  • M illuminated door sill finishers
  • M-specific pedals
  • Sport seats for driver and front passenger
  • Dakota Leather upholstery
  • BMW Individual anthracite headliner
  • Aluminium Rhombicle and Pearl Chrome trim finish

Safety and Convenience Features

  • ‘Comfort Access’ keyless entry
  • Contactless tailgate operation
  • Lane Departure and Change Warning
  • front collision alert with brake intervention
  • rear collision prevention
  • crossing-traffic warning
  • Parking Assistant for automatic parallel and perpendicular parking

6 colour/upholstery variants of the 530e M Sport are on offer:

  1. Black Sapphire exterior with Black Leather Dakota upholstery;
  2. Black Sapphire exterior with Night Blue Leather Dakota upholstery;
  3. Sophisto Grey exterior with Black Leather Dakota upholstery;
  4. Sophisto Grey exterior with Night Blue Leather Dakota upholstery;
  5. Bluestone exterior with Black Leather Dakota upholstery;
  6. Alpine White exterior with Black Leather Dakota upholstery;
Black Leather Dakota
Night Blue Leather Dakota

BMW 520i Luxury for RM 328,800.00

Completely new to the Malaysian G30 range is the new 520i Luxury. This is moved by a downtuned version of the TwinPower Turbo 2.0-litre petrol engine.

In the 530i (which was introduced at launch), this engine generated 252hp and 350Nm of torque. In the 520i, it only outputs 184hp and 290Nm.

With its 8-Speed Steptronic transmission, 0 to 100 km/h is dispatched in 7.8 seconds. The 530i does that in just 6.2 seconds. It has a top speed of 235km/h.


  • Chrome Line exterior – kidney grille, bumper, exhaust tailpipe finishers
  • LED fog lights
  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • 18″ light alloy V-spoke style 684 rims


  • Leather Dakota Upholstery
  • Black high-gloss trim finish
  • Sport leather steering wheel
  • Sports seats for driver and front passenger
  • Sensatec dashboard
  • Aluminium door sill finishers with illumination

Safety and Convenience features

  • Comfort Access
  • Automatic air-conditioning with 4-zone control
  • Parking Assistant
  • Rear-view camera

4 colour choices:

  • Black Sapphire
  • Glacier Silver
  • Imperial Blue
  • Alpine White

Only interior variant:

Black Leather Dakota upholstery, featuring exclusive stitching in contrast Black.

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