The contemporary BMW 5 series has undeniably made quite a spectacle for quite some time now. The automaker has made announcements that there will be a brand new model which will be code named G30.
Back to the new 2018 BMW 5 series, the car is speculated not only to have a powerful powertrain but also to be much lighter through incorporation of lighter body materials during its construction. No public announcements have been offered until now but as things are, the new 2018 BMW 5 rendering reveals some major updates.
There have been some spy photos that our team exclusively took during the 2018 BMW 5 tests. These photos indicate a wider and a longer BMW which is also apparently shorter than the previous version. The back end looks similar to the 6 series while the front end is BMW-like version appearance.
2018 BMW 5 Series Interior Changes
The interior of the brand new 2018 BMW 5 series is going to receive some facelifts and will still look like a revamped BMW. This means that the general layout is going to be simple, easy to use and still sophisticated while the materials are going to be top notch as is the case with BMW luxury vehicles.
The dash will have a touch display thereby ditching the old physical one which had classic buttons. There is going to be a very interesting feature which will enable the car to park itself and the best part is that it is going to be offered as a standard.
Exterior Changes of 2018 BMW 5 Series
When we come to the brand new 2018 BMW 5 series exterior, then it is worth noting that the outside of the car is set for a major revamping and will dramatically change for the better. The predecessor model was still classy on its standard but the new model promises even better styling and elegant design.
The car will have a stylish appeal as is the case with a majority of BMW cars and will look more aggressive since it will take styling cues from other BMW brand new models. The mating of the features will ensure a classy demeanour as well as a modern car driving experience on the road.
2018 BMW 5 Series Engine
Under the hood of the new 2018 BMW 5 will be a massive upgrade. The standard engine according to our sources will be a 1.5L 3 cylinder drivetrain which will make 180 hp and 200 towing capacity with the aid of a turbocharger.
This engine will be a replacement the ageing 2L capacity engine. The base engine will a fuel consumption rating of 45 mpg on the highway thanks to its size. Additionally, up the trim level is expectedly a 2L capacity engine which will also replace the older 3L inline 6.
The replacement will come as a worthwhile option by ensuring production of 350 horsepower and 340 lb-ft of torque and will cut a quarter of the fuel used by the current model. The top of the range engine for the upper trim level will be the V8 and the M model of the brand new 2018 BMW 5 series will yield 600 hp.
2018 BMW 5 Series Price and Release Date
The release date of the brand new 2018 BMW 5 series has been publicly announced and will be in the second quarter of 2018. The price will almost be the same as that of the current generational model, so expect to be demanded something in the range of 50,000-150,000 USD, depending on the trim version that suites both your preferences, tastes and lifestyle.