New BMW 5 Series Launch Updates: Highlights

The 7th generation BMW 5 Series arrives in India boasting of sportier styling, more luxurious features and powerful engine options. Its the second product from BMW India to be based on the company's CLAR platform after the new-gen 7 Series. In India, the new 5 Series takes on the likes of Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB, Audi A6, Volvo S90 and the Jaguar XF.

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2017 BMW 5 Series: Launch, Price in India, Specifications

The new 2017 BMW 5 Series has been finally launched in India today and we have been bringing you all the live updates from the launch event. BMW India commenced the production of the car in the country early this month and it is the second product in the Bavarian carmaker's line-up to be built on the company's new Cluster Architecture a.k.a. CLAR deign platform. This is the seventh generation BMW 5 Series that is being launched in India today and the car will take on the likes of Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB, Audi A6, Volvo S90 and the Jaguar XF. It comes in three trim options - Sport Line, Luxury Line and M Sport.

Now we have already driven the new BMW 5 Series so we know what exactly does the latest generation of this iconic car brings to the table. The BMW 5 Series 2017 model comes with a ranges of updated powertrains and India will be getting three engine variants - a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder oil-burner that will make 187 bhp, which we'll see on the 520d, a 3.0-litre, in-line 6 diesel churning 261 bhp on the 530d and finally, a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder petrol motor that will be churning out 249 bhp on the 530i. All the models will be paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. All versions come paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission with power being sent to the rear wheels.

Visually, the new all-New BMW 5 Series shares most of its design and styling cues with the new-gen 7 Series, which was launched in India last year. Moreover, the advanced platform along with extensive use of the aluminium has helped shed the kerb weight by 100 kg over the older 5 Series.

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Here are the prices!
The new BMW 5 Series has been launched in India at a starting price of 49.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)


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Variants and Engines.
The BMW 5 Series comes in three variants - Sport Line, Luxury Line and M Sport package.

The car is offered in three engine options - a 2-litre petrol and 2-litre diesel and a top-end 3-litre diesel.
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The new BMW 5 Series comes with a roomier cabin thanks to the increased dimensions offers better head and shoulder room. The car also gets an increased boot space of 400 litres.
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Features and More!
On the features front, the new 5 Series comes with a fully digital instrument console along with a larger infotainment screen. The unit is equipped with voice control and gesture control, while you also get multi-zone climate control, leather upholstered seats and the latest iteration of BMW's iDrive for enhanced in-car connectivity.


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India cannot compete with other high volume markets yet, but the future belongs to India. - Vikram Pawah

BMW India's Chennai plant currently produces 8 cars, while the others are brought as CBUs.

BMW has invested about Rs 1250 Crore for its India operations
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Largest selling BMW car in India - 5 Series!
BMW India has sold over 66,000 BMW cars in India so far. And more than 19,000 units or 30% of these numbers have been 5Series sedans, making it the largest selling BMW car in India.


Jun 29, 2017
Car sales in India this year.
BMW India has sold 3,532 cars in India as of May 2017 and aims the numbers to rise further says Vikram Pawah.


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BMW India has started a realignment process and says that the company's future goal is to improve the brand's position in every aspect - customer satisfaction, dealership network, and new products.

Jun 29, 2017
Shaping the future of mobility!
Vikram Pawah talks about the company completing 10 years in India and their vision for the company's three brands in India - BMW Cars, BMW Motorrad and MINI.

Jun 29, 2017
BMW India's new President, Vikram Pawah takes the stage to talk about the new 5 Series and the company.

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The has Begun!
BMW India begins the launch event with a performance from the UK's popular Parkour Performers, Freerunning Team - 3RUN!


Jun 29, 2017
The New 5 Series Styling!
With respect to the design, the new 5 takes much influence from the new 7 boasting of a toned kidney grille, sharper headlamps and massive wraparound LED taillights.


Jun 29, 2017
Still Under Wraps.
Here's the new BMW 5 Series all cozy under the wraps.


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The Stage is Set for the All-New 5 Series!
We are just moments away for the launch of the new 2017 BMW 5 Series. The stage is set and the car is ready to break cover.




Jun 29, 2017
The Venue is ready for the big launch!
BMW India is launching the new-gen 2017 5 Series the National Sports Club of India (NSCI), Mumbai. Just few more moments for the event to begin.


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Our 2017 BMW 5 Series Reeview
BMW is launching the new-gen 5 Series in India today, but we have already driven the car late last year, in December 2016. So if you haven't read our review then click here. but if you would like to watch our video review and check below -


Jun 29, 2017
New BMW 5 Series Design and Styling
The new-gen BMW 5 Series is the second product from in the Bavarian carmaker's line-up to be built on their new Cluster Architecture a.k.a. CLAR deign platform. The first one was the new BMW 7 Series, which is already in sale in India.


Jun 29, 2017
The 7th generation BMW 5 Series is all set to go on sale in India today.