New keys next BMW 5 Series: in 2016 with us
In BMW They seem willing to leave us with a new generation of the BMW 5 Series 2016. Auto Bild Germany and warned us months ago and is now Auto Express who said this generational change at the saloon E segment will undergo BMW also coinciding with a new generation of Mercedes Class E.
Hand means mentioned British we move into some of the keys to this next generation of the BMW 5 Series, keys that we advance some of its design features, some of its mechanical keys.
And it is that it seems the BMW 5 Series may make a show of a new mechanical assembly 3 cylinder Will it be well seen in such classic segment?
According to previous rumors this new platform used in Series 6, Series 7, X5, X6 and X7.
With a aesthetic line conservative, without assuming a great leap, as far as design is concerned, from the current BMW 5 Series, this new generation of the midsize sedan BMW would, as mentioned by Auto Express, articulated a new platform responsible for conferring the 5 Series not only weighing more content, but also a better dynamic.
It will not lack in its constitution aluminum and fiber reinforced polymers carbon, seeking to reduce the weight of this new generation in a 100 kg. The current BMW 5 Series, taking for example the BMW 520i manual weighs 1,595 kg.
Mechanical range may range from a 3-cylinder to a V8, with plug-in hybrid versions. The M5 will have all-wheel drive
Under the hood of the new BMW 5 Series we will find the new range of modular mechanical mark consisting of 500 cc cylinders, with 4 cylinder gasoline 2 liter supercharged we are already in the new Mini Cooper S, also being assessed the possibility of encountering blocks 3 cylinder 1.5 liter.
According to Auto Express New BMW M5 It will be equipped with a block 4.4-liter V8, not lacking in either range Hybrid plug alternatives. It is also expected that the BMW 5 GT still present, offering a longer wheelbase than the hatchback thus favor a carrier with greater habitability.
Source: Auto Express
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