LuxeGetaways Magazine – Fall/Winter 2017 | There are a number of great options available today when looking for a new luxury automobile, but this newest BMW 5 Series has really gained our respect, and we think you will love it too. When seeking a powerful engine with all of the bells and whistles that is wrapped in a luxurious package of the finest leather and craftsmanship, this could quite possibly be the best luxury automobile in the showrooms today.

“We develop the BMW M Performance Automobiles for customers who are seeking very sporty driving characteristics, yet do not wish to sacrifice any of their BMW’s everyday practicality,” explains Frank van Meel, CEO of BMW M GmbH.


Specifications

VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

BASE PRICE: $73,095

ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

DISPLACEMENT: 268 cu in, 4395 cc
POWER: 456 hp @ 6000 rpm
TORQUE: 480 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

DIMENSIONS:
WHEELBASE: 117.1 in
LENGTH: 195.4 in
WIDTH: 73.5 in HEIGHT: 57.8 in
PASSENGER VOLUME: 99 cu ft
TRUNK VOLUME: 19 cu ft
CURB WEIGHT (C/D EST): 4350 lb

PERFORMANCE (C/D EST):
Zero to 60 mph: 3.8 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 8.2 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.1 sec
Top speed: 155 mph

FUEL ECONOMY:
EPA combined/city/highway driving: 19/16/25 mpg



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