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Published on May 27th, 2020 | by Subhash Nair

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BMW 5-Series Facelift Officially Revealed

The seventh-generation BMW 5-Series has been facelifted and officially shown, confirming the design that was leaked some weeks ago. This new 5-Series brings a more angular and modern design touches while retaining the overall shape of the existing G30 5-Series.

There are more engines available, including 48V MHEV options along with new equipment and colour choices.

First a quick look at the possible powertrain choices for the 5-Series.

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Plug-in hybrid models:

BMW 530e xDrive

  • 2.0L Inline 4 turbo + synchronous electric motor
  • 8-speed Steptronic transmission + xDrive AWD system
  • Combined output: 292hp, 420Nm of torque
  • 0-100km/h: 5.9 seconds
  • Top speed: 235km/h (combined), 140km/h (electric)
  • Electric range: 62-67km

BMW 545e xDrive

  • 3.0L Inline 6 turbo + synchronous electric motor
  • 8-speed Steptronic transmission + xDrive AWD system
  • Combined output: 394hp, 600Nm of torque
  • 0-100km/h: 4.7 seconds
  • Top speed: 250km/h (combined), 140km/h (electric)
  • Electric range: 54-47km
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Petrol models with Mild hybrid:

BMW 520i Sedan

  • 2.0L Inline 4 turbo + 48V mild hybrid system
  • 8-speed Steptronic transmission.
  • Output: 184hp, 290Nm of torque
  • 0-100km/h: 7.9 seconds
  • Top speed: 235km/h

BMW 530i xDrive

  • 2.0L Inline 4 turbo + 48V mild hybrid system
  • 8-speed Steptronic transmission + xDrive AWD system
  • Output: 252hp, 350Nm of torque
  • 0-100km/h: 6.4 seconds
  • Top speed: 250km/h

BMW 540i xDrive

  • 3.0L Inline 6 turbo + 48V mild hybrid system
  • 8-speed Steptronic transmission + xDrive AWD system
  • Output: 333hp, 450Nm of torque
  • 0-100km/h: 5.2 seconds
  • Top speed: 250km/h

BMW M550i xDrive 

  • 4.4L V8 turbo + 48V mild hybrid system
  • 8-speed Steptronic transmission + xDrive AWD system
  • Output: 530hp, 750Nm of torque
  • 0-100km/h: 3.8 seconds
  • Top speed: 250km/h

Other Changes

Mechanical and Equipment

Optional Integral Active Steering

New Driver Assistance Systems (Lane Departure Warning with lane RETURN function, Active Navigation with Lane Change Assistant, Automatic Emergency Lane formation and more.

Optional Parking Assistant with additional reversing assistant function

Drive recorder optional

BMW Operating System 7

BMW Maps

Android Auto now integrated

Remote Software Upgrade

Design

More structured surfaces at front and rear

New BMW kidney grille that’s wider and taller

New slimmer LED headlight design

Adaptive LED Headlights with matrix technology optional

BMW Laserlight option on all variants

3D sculpted taillights

Trapezoidal exhaust pipe finishers as standard

New exterior colour choices

New M Sport package, optional red or blue M Sport Brakes

New light-alloy wheels between 18-20″, 20″ BMW Individual Air Performance Wheels

New digital instrument cluster

10.25″ infotainment display standard, 12.3″ optional

New button arrangement on steering wheel

Centre console buttons finished in High-gloss Black

New Sensatec trim for seat surfaces

New M multifunction seats

New Interior trim strips

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