Touch-ups were also made to the bumper design with new vents. On the other hand, on the other hand, they are present for all versions i trapezoidal tailpipes. The rear lights and integrated brake lights create a three-dimensional effect. On request the M Sport package which allows to offer the car a significantly more muscular look both in the front and in the rear thanks to specific aerodynamic choices.
Among the other news, the availability of new body colors and brand new light alloy wheels in sizes from 18 to 20 inches.
Finally, in addition to compatibility with Apple CarPlay comes the one with Android Auto. Internally, the new sports steering wheel in standard leather with multifunction buttons, automatic climate control with extended functions and the new arrangement of controls on the central console.
More specifically, the BMW 530e and 545e will be equipped with Plug-in technology. The first, also in the Touring and xDrive versions, features a powertrain consisting of a 135 kW / 184 HP thermal engine combined with an 80 kW / 109 HP electric unit. The combined power reaches 215 kW / 292 hp (420 Nm). Autonomy in electric only from 53 to 67 Km depending on the version.
The second, only xDrive version, is characterized by a 210 kW / 286 HP thermal engine combined with an 80 kW / 109 HP electric motor. The total power is 290 kW / 394 hp (600 Nm). Battery autonomy between 54 and 57 km. The BMW eDrive Zone digital service is available in all Plug-in hybrid models.
For all four and six cylinder models instead, there is the Mild Hybrid 48 V hybrid system which provides an additional 8 kW / 11 HP of additional thrust to improve the efficiency of the engines. The new BMW 5 Series is offered in the models: 520i (135 kW / 184 hp), 530i (185 kW / 252 hp), 540i (245 kW / 333 hp), 520d (140 kW / 190 hp), 530d (210 kW / 286 HP) and 540d (250 kW / 340 HP).
Also present the sports version M550i xDrive characterized by the presence of the powerful V8 4.4-liter twin-turbo engine with 245 kW / 333 hp (450 Nm). All engines have one eight-speed Steptronic transmission. The BMW xDrive all-wheel drive is offered as standard or as an option for all variants, with the exception of the entry-level petrol version.