The BMW has launched the 2017 5 Series in India with starting prie of Rs 49.90 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). This seventh generation mid size luxury sedan was introduced in October last year. This model is available in four variant such as 530i, 520d Sport Line, 520d Luxury Line and the 530d M Sport.
Variant wise Delhi showroom price details:
530i Sport Line - Rs 49.9 Lakh
520d Sport Line - Rs 49.9 Lakh
520d Luxury Line - Rs 53.6 Lakh
530d M Sport - Rs 61.3 Lakh
BMW 5 Series is based on the modular OKL (Oberklasse) platform which was already used in 7 Series. OKL platform makes use of carbon fibre, aluminium, magnesium and high-strength steel to keep the saloon light. This model borrows lot of design elements from 7 Series. This model have lot of features includes four-zone climate control, a new-gen iDrive system and electric seats with massage functions.
The 530i petrol variant gets a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, delivering 248bhp and 350Nm of torque. The 520d gets 2.0-litre four-cylinder which delivers 190bhp and 400Nm of torque. The 530d on the other hand gets a 3.0-litre straight six churning out 261bhp and 620Nm of torque. All the four variants get a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. This model compete against Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Volvo S90, Audi A6 and the Jaguar XF.