The new sixth generation BMW 5-Series codenamed F10 has officially revealed. The 2011 5-Series is scheduled to go on sale in Europe in March 2010, after revealing in Lisbon, Portugal and other international markets.
The new F10, unlike E60 generation, income to a more lithe and conservative fabricate reminiscent of the fourth generation E39, yet still aggressive and athletic. We are solid the F10 will win back a lot of estranged BMW fans from the preceding Chris Bangle form era. The new 5 Series sedan will launch with one eight-cylinder and three six-cylinder gasoline engines as well as two six-cylinder diesels. About three months later, the scale will be rounded off by an outspoken booster four-cylinder turbodiesel.
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Range of engines has the following petrol units at the top of the series, the 550i TwinPower Turbo V8 makes 300 kW/407 hp, 535i twin turbo straight-six delivers 225 kW/306 hp, while the two straight-six engines with direct injection produce 190 kW/258 hp in the BMW 528i and, 150 kW/204 hp in the BMW 523i, respectively. For the diesels, the 530d produces 180 kW/245 hp and the 525d with 150 kW/204 hp. Lastly, the 520d and its four-cylinder makes 135 kW/184hp audacity a mode fuel consumption figure in the EU5 trial series at 5.2 litres/100 kilometres, the CO2 emanation rating is 137 g/km (provisional facts with mandatory transmission). BMW’s new eight-hustle mandatory transmission is offered as normal on all models (in Germany).
For the front suspension BMW burden away with the MacPherson march scheme that has been in use since 1965 and adopts a more sophisticated multi-relation logic already seen on the 7-Series F01. The rear suspension has been upgraded as well but ashes the same in opinion, also as a multi-link system. When equipped with a Sport Package, Adaptive Drive is added which includes Driving Dynamics Control, Dynamic Damping Control and Active Roll Stabilization. Optional Integral Active Steering will almost increase or shorten the vehicle’s wheelbase for better stability at high speeds and enhanced alertness at lessen speeds.
BMW EfficientDynamics technologies are featuring as level Brake Energy Regeneration, the reins heart indicator, active air flutter curb, and on-ultimatum surgery of auxiliary units counting a detachable a/c compressor. Body construction skinned aluminum components such as the doors, cover, front fenders and suspension to degrade weight.
A tour de intensity of driver’s aid and infotainment features are presented on the 5-Series. They include a Parking Assistant, Surround View, collision caveat with application of the brakes with Active Cruise Control desirable Stop & Go, and a new Speed Limit Device. Farther features also free are Lane Change Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Speed Limit Info, a Head-Up Display, a High-Beam Assistant, BMW Night Vision with detection of individual people, Park Distance Control and a back-up camera.
The newest fourth generation of BMW iDrive contain appears in two versions: with 7.0-in. Dimensions and 800 x 480-pixel resolution in typical form, or with the elective Navigation order, in a 10.2-in. 1280 x 480-pixel account with a wider reach of features and functions as in the new BMW 7 Series. Displays are transreflective so that light from the sun actually makes the metaphors on the shield brighter.
The 5-Series will be built at BMW Plant Dingolfing along fringe the new 2009 BMW 7 Series F01. The 5-Series F10 is based on the same architecture as the 7-Series as, both vehicles extensively divide components.