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BMW Showcases 5-series at 2016 Auto Expo

BMW has showcased its 5-series sedan at the 2016 Auto Expo. The German carmaker has the sedan running in India and stands against Audi’s A6, Mercedes’ E-class and Jaguar’s XE, which has made its Indian debut at the Expo. The car is lush with modern features inside. It has an i-drive with 25.9cm colour display accompanied by BMW ConnectDrive functions.

BMW 5 Series interiors

The car offers two diesel engine options viz. 1,995cc and 2,993cc. The engine with larger capacity can produce 258 bhp of power at 4,000 rpm with a peak torque of 560 Nm between 1,500-3,000 rpm. It can do a 0-100 kmph sprint in 5.8 seconds and is capable of hitting a top speed of 250 kmph. The mill returns a mileage of 14.7 kmpl. The less powerful engine, on the other hand, delivers a maximum power of 190 bhp with 400 Nm torque. It comes mated to an 8-speed steptronic automatic transmission and can reach 100 kmph from standstill in 7.1 seconds.This powerhouse gives a better fuel mileage of 18.12 kmpl. 

BMW 5 Series

On the safety side, 5-series sedan comes with features like Anti-Lock Braking System, Parking Sensors, Crash Sensor and 6 airbags. The car is 4,907mm long, 2,102mm wide and 1,464mm tall. It sits 158mm above the ground, which takes care of the road conditions and also helps in maintaining stability, a key requirement for cars of this segment. The car is priced at Rs. 59,90,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).

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Source : CarDekho