‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’: The New BMW 5 Series arrives in a petrol variant


NewZNew (Gurgaon) : The new BMW 520i was launched today in India. With the launch of the BMW 520i, the BMW 5 Series sedan is now available across the country in both petrol and diesel variants.

The new BMW 520i is available at all BMW dealerships as a CBU (Completely built-up) unit from today onwards.

The new BMW 520i has been introduced in an exclusive ‘Luxury Line’ design scheme that embodies the ultimate in elegance and aesthetics.

The all India ex-showroom price for petrol variant is as follows –

BMW 520i Luxury Line               :           INR 54,00,000

*Price prevailing at the time of invoicing will be applicable. Delivery will be made ex-showroom. Ex-showroom price (inclusive of VAT at 12.5%) as applicable in New Delhi and Maharashtra but excludes Road Tax, RTO statutory taxes/fees, Insurance and Octroi (if applicable). VAT over and above 12.5%, if applicable, will be charged extra. Prices and options are subject to change without prior notice. For further information, please contact your local Authorised BMW Dealer.

The new BMW 520i will be available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork. Black Sapphire and Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect are the available metallic paintworks.

The standard Dakota leather upholstery is available in Leather Dakota Cinnamon Brown | Black | Black, Leather Dakota Veneto Beige exclusive stitching | Veneto Beige | Black, Leather Dakota Oyster exclusive stitching | Black | Black. Interior trim offered is Fine-wood trim Fineline Anthracite with highlight trim finisher in Chrome Pearl Grey.

Luxury Line has exclusive chrome features at the front and rear including BMW kidney grille, side window frames and tailpipe trim, ‘Luxury’ badge on front side panel and car key.

The latest generation BMW TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder petrol engine features remarkably agile power delivery and excellent responsiveness, even at low engine speeds. At the same time it is more efficient, with fewer emissions and offers better performance. The engine in the BMW 520i produces an output of 135 kW / 184 hp and a maximum torque of 270 Nm at 1,250 – 4,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / hr in 7.9 seconds to a top speed of 233 km / hr.

The eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission with Cruise Control performs smooth, almost imperceptible gear shifts. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine, enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency.

With BMW EfficientDynamics, the BMW 520i is equipped with the most comprehensive technology packages to reduce fuel consumption and increase driving dynamics – such as Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Auto Start-Stop, ECO PRO mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many other innovative technologies.

The extensive range of BMW ConnectedDrive features multifunction instrument display, the next generation of BMW iDrive (the on-board Driver Information System) with 25.9 cm color display, BMW Navigation system Professional with 3D maps (integrated Global Positioning System-GPS), Harman Kardon Surround Sound System, BMW Apps, Park Distance Control, Rear View Camera and Connectivity through Bluetooth / USB devices.

The new BMW 5 Series portfolio consists of two diesel engines (520d and 530d) which are locally produced in Chennai and a petrol engine (520i) available as CBU (Completely built-up) unit.