India bound 2014 BMW 5 Series specification sheets now available
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BMW refreshed their 5 Series, calling it the 2014 BMW 5 Series. It’s actually termed as LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) in BMW’s dictionary.
However the refreshed 5 Series is unlikely to be introduced in India this year. BMW India had made it clear that 2013 would be reserved for the 7 Series facelift, X1 facelift and the new 1 Series.
Internationally, the new 5 Series will commence deliveries in the next couple of months. And thanks to Bimmerpost.com, we get to have a look at the spec sheet of the new car.
We’re focusing on the petrol and diesel engines that would make their way to India. However, a word of caution: The 528i and the 535d are not sold in India and this is not expected to change.
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The 5 Series lineup would start with the 520i variant. It is powered by a 1997cc straight-four cylinder engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo (Twin Scroll Turbocharger). It produces 184bhp of power and 270Nm of torque. 0-100km/h takes 7.9 seconds while the top-speed is 235km/h.
BMW is also sells the 535i petrol which happens to be the current flagship in India. However, since this is a CBU, it would be interesting to see if BMW continues this model.
Head to Page 2 for the diesel engine variants.