2017 BMW 5-Series Interior. The interior of 2017 BMW 5-Series Sedan strikes a fine balance between sporty driver focus on the one hand and sophisticated elegance on the other. Top-class materials, supreme build quality and attention to detail, a great feeling of spaciousness and new technologies in abundance combine to offer both driver and passengers comfort and driving pleasure of the highest order.
Sport Line shines the spotlight on the car’s dynamic character and stands out with numerous trim elements in high-gloss black and line-specific 18-inch light-alloy wheels (optional 19-inch) in a bi-colour polished finish. Opening the doors reveals illuminated aluminium door sill strips with a BMW logo and Sport Line badge. For the interior, Sport Line adds BMW sports seats with cloth/leather covers in the front, a BMW sports leather steering wheel and specific trim strips.
Luxury Line emphasises the car’s elegant character with features such as chrome kidney grille bars, Air Breathers and window surrounds. Line-specific light-alloy wheels (standard: 18-inch, optional: 19-inch) underscore its exclusive looks. The aluminium door sill strips with BMW logo bear Luxury Line lettering. Leather covers with contrast stitching and special decorative inlays shine an even brighter light on the high-class character of the interior.
2017 BMW 5-Series Exterior. For the exterior, BMW Individual will offer six additional metallic choices, along with four matt “Frozen” finishes. 2017 BMW 5-Series can also be offered in a Special Request paint finish in any colour the customer chooses, whether non-metallic, metallic, pearl-effect or Frozen. A further personal touch can be added in the form of the BMW Individual 20-inch V-spoke light-alloy wheels.
BMW Individual also offers a choice of three exclusive trim strip variants – Piano Finish Black, Plum Brown and Light Ash. In each case, these are perfectly coordinated with the selected leather shade. A BMW Individual leather steering wheel with fine wood inlay matching the selected trim strips is also available, to add the finishing touch to a very personal interior design.
2017 BMW 5-Series Engines and Transmission. The BMW all-wheel-drive system therefore provides the perfect blend of dynamism, directional stability and comfort. The transfer case in 2017 BMW 5-Series also works more efficiently, helping to keep fuel consumption to a minimum. For the first time, BMW xDrive can be combined with Integral Active Steering as well as lowered sports suspension.
The six-speed manual gearbox fitted in the BMW 520d is notable for its smooth operation, precise shifting action and optimum gear ratio spacing, while the automatic boasts exceptional shift comfort, sporty, dynamic gear changes and supreme efficiency. The Sport variant of the eight-speed Steptronic available as an additional option for 2017 BMW 5-Series Sedan features even more dynamic shift characteristics along with shift paddles on the steering wheel for changing gear manually.
2017 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo added a third body variant with a large tailgate to the line-up. And there was a broader spread of engine outputs than ever before, ranging from 105 kW/143 hp in the BMW 518d to 423 kW/575 hp for the BMW M5.