BMW 5 SERIES TOURING I5 M60 XDRIVE IS THE ALL-ELECTRIC WAGON YOU WANT.
The new sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Touring is more progressive than ever, featuring numerous digital innovations, pioneering systems for automated driving and parking, increased sustainability throughout the entire product life cycle and, for the first time, an all-electric drive in the form of the BMW i5 Touring. The new BMW 5 Series Touring is a sophisticated all-rounder for everyday driving and touring, offering stylish presence, superior sportiness, versatility and spacious comfort. Dynamically stretched proportions and generously designed surfaces characterise the exterior of the new BMW 5 Series Touring. Compared to its predecessor, the new BMW 5 Series Touring is 97 mm longer, 32 mm wider and 17 mm higher. The new BMW 5 Series Touring has the longest wheelbase in its class, increasing by 20 mm to 2,995 mm. The distinctive front end features the hallmark twin headlights and BMW grille while a pair of almost vertical LED elements serve as indicators and daytime running lights respectively. The BMW grille features optional BMW Iconic Glow contour lighting. In the side view, the flat window graphics and the long roof spoiler emphasise the sporty, elegant 2-box design. Powerfully sculpted rear wheel arches, together with the flat rear window, emphasise the car's wide stature. An L-shaped chrome bar divides the LED rear light elements, which extend well into the side sections. The range of paintwork includes three BMW Individual paint finishes. The standard equipment of the new includes light alloy wheels in 18-inch and 19-inch sizes for the all-electric and plug-in hybrid models. Up to 21-inch alloy wheels are available as an option. The dynamic character of the new BMW 5 Series Touring can be further emphasised with the M Sport Package, M Sport Package Pro and M Carbon Exterior Package options. As the top model in the series, the BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring comes as standard with exterior components that clearly express its outstanding driving dynamics.
The new BMW i5 Touring is the first all-electric premium model in its competitive field and will be available in two versions to start; the BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring with dual motors on the front and rear axles for all-wheel drive with up to 442 kW. With M Launch Control or M Sport Boost activated, the system torque is boosted to 820 Nm and combined it means a 0-100 km/h run in 3.9 seconds with a top speed limited to 230 km/h. The single motor of the BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring is on the rear axle and generates 250 kW and 430 Nm with Sport Boost or Launch Control function. The BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds. The range is 445 to 506 km for the BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring and 483 to 560 km for the BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring. All diesel engines available for the new BMW 5 Series Touring are combined with 48-volt mild hybrid technology and an 8-speed Steptronic transmission. The four-cylinder engine of the BMW 520d Touring models available at market launch and BMW 520d xDrive Touring generates a maximum output of 145 kW and a maximum torque of 400 Nm. An M Sport Suspension, an M Sport braking system and the Adaptive Chassis Professional (standard in the BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring) with electronically controlled shock absorbers, Integral Active Steering and new lateral dynamics management are available as optional equipment. The Adaptive M Chassis Professional with Active Roll Stabilisation and Active Roll Comfort is also available for the top model. Inside there are sports seats as standard, the steering wheel with a flatter bottom, and the optional BMW Interaction Bar. The new BMW 5 Series Touring has a completely vegan interior as standard with seat surfaces in the Veganza version also optionally available with a decorative perforation. Optional equipment includes BMW Individual Merino leather in several bi-colour variants. Other highlights of the optional equipment include the panoramic glass roof and the Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound System with up to 18 loudspeakers. All variants of the new BMW 5 Series Touring have a luggage compartment volume that can be expanded from 570 to up to a massive 1,700 litres. In addition to the automatic tailgate operation, remote unlocking of the 40: 20: 40 split rear seat backrest from the luggage compartment is also standard. Storage compartments under the load compartment floor provide space for the luggage compartment partition net, luggage compartment cover and charging cable for the all-electric and plug-in hybrid models.
Take a look at the YouTube video that shows off what the future of motoring has become with the range-topping 5 Series Touring being an all-electric affair with brilliant power and a decent range. All of y'all who are against EVs are fighting a losing battle: THE NEW BMW i5 M60 xDRIVE TOURING. | BMW M
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