In the February 2017, BMW brings the new 5 Series Sedan to the dealers. Especially the preliminary top model, the M550i with 462 HP boasts a Sprint almost the level of the current M5 and 100 in just four seconds. At the same time, buyer of weaker variants can treat some M flair. Various components of the M-performance accessories range, making it possible the BMW in the framework of the Essen motor show (26 November to 9 December 2016) presents.
For example, there are factory tuning for the 540i: the so-called "power and sound Kit" raises the performance of the six-cylinder to 34 to 360 HP, maximum torque rises to 50 to 500 Newton metres. The measure should not have an influence on the consumption values. Including a tuned muffler system to the optimization of the sound image is also. Options are available in chrome or carbon design tailpipes. A M performance muffler is available as separate retrofit option for the 530i and 540i models.
Who is a diesel wants to put in the new 5 series, take a look on the active sound exhaust system. Depending on the engine, the system made of stainless steel with round or trapezoidal tailpipes can be garnished. The latter will exist as a separate add-on option. BMW brings a performance improvement for the semi-rigid 530 d to the summer 2017. The basic facts: 292 PS (plus 27 PS) and 650 Newton metres of torque (plus 30 Newton meters).
What is there still on the wide M-performance gift table? A sport brakes with red painted calipers, 20-inch alloy wheels with optional bi-color version, as well as aerodynamic components such as a rear spoiler. So not enough: Continue with accent stripes, a black front grille and exterior mirror caps in carbon version. Inside, you can access on request in an Alcantara sports steering wheel with red center mark. (rh)