BMW 5 Series facelift line-up revealed [video]

BMW has unveiled the mildly updated 5 Series range, including the saloon, touring and GT with first cars arriving in UK in September.

Main updates to the Saloon and Touring include a new lower front air intake in the bumper and new tail lights. There is also an extra crease in the apron, while the Gran Turismo gets an updated rear design, increasing boot space from 440 litres to 500 litres, along with a modified front apron.

Xenon headlights are fitted as standard now, while Adaptive LED Headlights take their place on the options list for the first time alongside LED fog lamps. The side indicator lights are integrated into the exterior mirrors.

There is also a sat-nav and new colour head-up display on all 5 Series models.

The 520d saloon and Touring are powered by the 181bhp 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine emitting just 119g/km of CO2 with both manual and automatic gearbox.

The top of the range 550i Saloon, Touring and GT get the updated 4.4-litre V8 that now develops 443bhp and 650Nm (+41bhp and 50Nm) with lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

An all new model is an entry level 518d with a 4-cylinder engine producing 143bhp, that can be ordered for the sedan and Touring variants. The ActiveHybrid 5 has also been revised, boasting a Proactive Driving Assistant.

The updated 520d starts at £31,530 and go all the way up to £60,010 for a 550i GT M Sport.


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