The BMW 5-Series is considered one of the best sports sedans for quite some time and it does not appear like this is going to change any time soon. The 2017 BMW 5-Series has just received major updates that make it better than any of its previous models. Here are the updates in the 2017 BMW 5-Series.
2017 BMW 5-Series: Losing The Extra Weight
According to report, the previous BMW 5-Series felt somewhat heavy for many consumers. Now, the 2017 BMW 5-Series has been made lighter as it shed 137 pounds of weight. Given the fact that lighter cars are usually faster cars, the 2017 BMW 5-Series is expected to be even faster than the previous version.
2017 BMW 5-Series: The Powertrain
Reports state that the 2017 BMW 5-Series starts with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 248 horsepower for the 530i. The 540i will be powered by a 3.0-liter straight-six engine that delivers 355 horsepower and the M550i xDrive will draw 456 horsepower from a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that allows it to go from zero to 60 miles per hour in less than four seconds as reported.
2017 BMW 5-Series: Technology Updates
Apparently, the biggest changes in the 2017 BMW 5-Series are found in the technology aspect. It was reported that the 2017 BMW 5-Series now features the latest generation head-up display along with optional gesture control and remote 3D viewing. The latter allows the driver to have a bird's eye view of the surroundings of the 2017 BMW 5-Series as reported. In addition, the 2017 BMW 5-Series' touchpad controller paired with a 10.25-inch screen has also been updated along with added advanced driver assistance systems as reported.
2017 BMW 5-Series: Price And Availability
Reports state that the 2017 BMW 5-Series will have a starting price of $51,200. It was also mentioned that the 2017 BMW 5-Series are expected to be delivered to dealerships next month. With that being said, interested buyers will simply have to wait for its arrival.