Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) released a seventh generation variant of the BMW 5 series. It is after six years, BMW is coming with an update for the popular five series. When it comes to the seventh generation BMW 5 series, it’s the perfect combination of comfort, power and handling, all in one. The new smart remote key option can help us drive out the car from our garage or a parking space, without even getting into the driving seat.
The touch screen control ability of the car will surely make you feel like you own a James Bond car. Additional to the classic physical buttons, gesture sensitive controlling is also there. Like, it needs just a swirl of your finger to control the volume of music player. If you need to pause the music play, point two fingers forward. Besides these, there are many other gesture controlled functions available for this new car.
Besides gesture controls, it also has voice activation and ionic scent dispersal too. A SIM card can be inserted for connected driving. The co-pilot mode available to the car can help us steer within our lane, maintain a constant car speed and apply breaks when required. 520d is the base model. The 520d base model has engine power 190hp and can attain a speed of 98km/hr from 0km/hr in 7.5 seconds. The starting price of the base model is £35970. The four-wheel drive version of the basic model has a starting price £37970.
530d is another model. The 530d model has engine power 265hp and can attain a speed of 98km/hr from 0km/hr in 5.7 seconds. The starting price of the 530d model is £43780. For 4-wheel drive version of the 530d model, the starting price is £45780. If the above two models are too slow speed for you, then there’s a 540i xDrive model, with engine power 350 hp.
The 540i xDrive can attain a speed of 98km/hr from 0 km/hr speed in just 4.8 seconds. The starting price of 540i xDrive model is £46405.