BMW 5 Series

Eighth-gen model revealed


Gets a more conventional design unlike new 7 Series
Features flush-fitting door handles
It has sportier bumpers, sleek tail-lights
It gets illuminated grille surrounds like the 7 Series


Looks similar to the new 7 Series with thick ambient lighting accents
It has the same steering wheel as the 7 Series
Gets two large screens


12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
14.9-inch touchscreen with iDrive 8.5 OS
Screens now allow gaming using the smartphone as a controller
Gets panoramic sunroof as an option


190hp, 2.0L, 4cyls, turbo-petrol (520i)
197hp, 2.0L, 4cyls, turbo-diesel (520d)
255hp, 2.0L, 4cyls, turbo-petrol (530i)

RWD/AWD, 8-speed AT

New i5 also revealed

eDrive 40 trim has a drag coefficient of 0.23Cd
Will also spawn a highly anticipated i5 Touring (estate) version

i5 powertrain

340hp, single e-motor (eDrive 40)
601hp, dual e-motor (M60 xDrive)
Gets an 81.2kWh battery


Range (WLTP)
eDrive 40 - up to 582km
M60 xDrive - up to 516km

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India launch

Expected to arrive in 2024
Will come in long-wheelbase guise


ICE models - Upcoming Mercedes E-Class LWB, Audi A6
EV models - No direct rivals in India as of now

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