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Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

Jan 25, 2024

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

On the evening of January 25th, the all-new BMW 5 Series officially launched with a total of 12 models, priced between 43.99-63.99 million yuan.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

The 5 Series long-wheelbase version offers a total of 6 models, with 2 525Li models priced at 439,900 yuan (62000$), and 4 530Li models priced at 485,900-525,900 yuan (74120$); the i5 long-wheelbase version offers a total of 4 models, all of which are eDrive 35L, priced at 439,900-465,900 yuan (65670$); the 5 Series standard wheelbase version offers 1 525i model, priced at 439,900 yuan (62000$); the i5 M60 xDrive model is priced at 639,900 yuan (90190$).

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

In terms of appearance, the fuel and electric models have a highly unified design, with the exception of blue accents, wheel hubs, and front and rear markings, making them difficult to distinguish.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

The circular shining grille has high recognition, the “angel eye” headlights are more streamlined, and the “5” shining logo on the Hofmeister kink is exclusive to the Chinese market. Additionally, both gasoline and electric versions offer two appearance packages to choose from: luxury package and M sport package.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

The i5 M60 xDrive stands out with its unique appearance, featuring black accents throughout the body to showcase its performance.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

In terms of body size: The body size of the 5 Series long wheelbase version and the i5 long wheelbase version is the same, with dimensions of 5175/1900/1520mm, and a wheelbase of 3105mm, officially referred to as the “largest 5 Series”; The standard wheelbase version of the 5 Series has dimensions of 5060/1900/1515mm, with a wheelbase of 2995mm; The i5 M60 xDrive has dimensions of 5060/1900/1505mm, with a wheelbase of 2995mm.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

In terms of interior, the hybrid also adopts a highly unified design, with the concept of “Tech Magic”, integrated curved screen, wrap-around light strip, crystal-like central control key, creating a rich visual experience with levels. The 12.3-inch digital instrument panel and 14.9-inch central control screen are integrated, both with a resolution of 200ppi. The iDrive operating system adopts a zero-level design of “map + floating window”, introducing local applications such as WeChat, iQiyi, and Tencent Video.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

The long-wheelbase model offers a 31-inch rear suspended screen with a resolution of 7680*2160, supporting 16:9, 21:9, 32:9 aspect ratios and adjustable main screen position, with built-in Huawei AppGallery. The panoramic starry sky roof is embedded with ambient light strips, increasing the visible area by 30% compared to the previous generation.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

Depending on the car model and options, Harman/Kardon high-end audio system and Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system are available as options.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

Powertrain: The 525Li and 525i have a maximum power of 190Ps and a peak torque of 310N·m, matched with an 8-speed automatic transmission; The 530Li has a maximum power of 258Ps, a peak torque of 400N·m, matched with an 8-speed automatic transmission, and added a 48V mild hybrid system; i5 eDrive 35L has a rear-mounted single motor with a maximum power of 210kW and a peak torque of 410N·m; i5 M60 xDrive has front and rear dual motors with all-wheel drive, a maximum power of 442kW, a peak torque of 795N·m, and 0-100km/h acceleration in 3.8s.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

In terms of handling, the all-new 5 Series/i5 features a combination of independent suspension with double-wishbone double ball joint front suspension and multi-link rear suspension, while the i5 strengthens the chassis structure and applies air springs to the rear axle. Additionally, the new car adopts BMW’s 9th generation lateral dynamics management system to improve cornering performance. It also uses BMW’s 2nd generation integrated braking system, with a full braking pressure build-up time of only 150ms, reducing braking distance by 20% compared to traditional braking.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

In the pure electric version, the i5 eDrive 35L standard model has a range of 567km with CLTC, and the luxury model has a range of 536km with CLTC. The fast charging time from 10% to 80% is 32 minutes. The i5 M60 xDrive has a range of 570km with CLTC and a fast charging time from 10% to 80% of 30 minutes.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

In terms of intelligent driving, the core configuration of the all-new 5 Series/i5 includes automatic lane change function with visual confirmation. After the driver visually confirms, the vehicle can automatically overtake within the speed range of 60-180 km/h. It is worth mentioning that the 5 Series/i5 is currently still at L2+ level of intelligent driving, but technically has the ability to expand to L3 level.

Discover the All-New BMW 5 Series: Luxury, Performance, and Innovation

Environmental protection is also the concept pursued by the all-new 5 Series/i5. In the production process, the new car uses 100% green electricity, and employs rare-earth-free excitation motors and recycled aluminum wheels. Retired power batteries can be recycled and used in multiple stages, and users can also enjoy green charging and retail services. In addition, the interior uses a large amount of high-quality environmentally friendly interior materials – Veganza, which does not contain animal-derived components, is wear-resistant, healthy, and comfortable. In summary: After eight iterations, the all-new BMW 5 Series has finally arrived. BMW has created a long-wheelbase model for the Chinese market for the fourth time, and has conducted in-depth customization for the Chinese market in all aspects. As one of the most well-known mid-to-large luxury executive cars for consumers, this all-new BMW 5 Series can be described as a comprehensive upgrade, bringing consumers a more intelligent and dynamic driving experience on top of luxury. The market performance is worth looking forward to.