After the new BMW 5-Series GT (Gran Turismo) was previewed for the first time as concept car at the Geneva Motor Show in March we get the official press release with full details.
Under the cover, BMW has announced 3 different engine variants to found with. The 3.0 liter turbo-diesel is what BMW is with to sell the GT’s fuel saving and ecological credentials. The 530d Gran Turismo, with 245 hp and 540 Nm of torque, comes with a fuel consumption rating of only 6.5 liters/100 km and a CO2 emissions rating of 173 g/km.
On the more muscular boundary come the 535i and the 550i variants. The 535i comes with BMW’s new running-six gasoline/gasoline engine, a 3.0 liter 6-cylinder Twin-turbo with 306 hp and 400 Nm of torque. The 550i will mark BMW’s powerhouse 4.4 liter, twin-turbo V8 gasoline/petrol dominance lodge with 407 hp and 600 Nm of boulevard-grinding torque.
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BMW has reported that the new Gran Turismo will come with its new 8-speed automatic transmission, so far only featured in the 760i 12-cylinder variant, which will give nothing but easy, effortless transitions between gears, no distrust.
The GT’s suspension is made typically of aluminum, with BMW’s single Integral-V rear hinge and a bend trail influence arm for the front. Dynamic Drive Control benchmark which, along with the elective Adaptive Drive, factory with the air suspension at the back and the infinitely uneven dampers to promise the blackest-endure-climbing-a-tree-like footing and restraint.
Available on the Gran Turismo will also be BMW’s familiar variety of technologically marveling bells and whistles, counting such greatest hits as the iDrive with a 10.2 crawl broadcast flaunt, BMW ConnectDrive, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning, elevation, back and top position camera, just in task you want to seizure your pouring into a new fashion of filmmaking, and plenty of other little substance you will nod your skull at in a gesture of impressed consent.