Jon Sibal has presented his art renderings of the next-generation BMW 5-Series which will be launched in 2011. Previously have been available leaked image of the front bumper and a leaked scan of the booklet were worn to construct this rendering.
The 2011 5 Series will be equipped by new engines which work with BMW‘s next-gen EfficientDynamics. Petrol and diesel options are a given, while a cross may also make the align in order take on cars like the Lexus GS450H. The 535i will use the 3.0-litre twin turbo gasoline to the realize of about 240kW (326hp) while a 550i will take the 300kW (408hp) 4.4-litre twin turbo V8.
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BMW is scheduled also to present a new compact 4-cylinder petrol turbo engine to compliment its untaken 4-pot twin turbo diesel and the 5 will clearly payment from it. For the first time we are also perhaps departures to see a M5 with a smaller turbocharged engine leaping well over 400kW (544hp).
Some new technologies like the redesigned iDrive with 3D satellite mapping, LED front and rear lights as well as an 8-pace sure gearbox will filter down to the 5 Series.
Source: [Jon Sibal]