They say that patience is one of the greatest virtues that you can always have in this life, however, sometimes you have to gauge the worth of whatever thing you may be patiently waiting for. As for BMW cars, one of the models which will very soon prove to have been worth the wait will be the 2017 BMW 5 Series. The latest information which we have received about this car has shown that it is approaching its last phase of development. This could be interpreted to mean that it will not be long before the consumers can eventually be able to enjoy the services of this car.
It has been equipped with those features which will work to enable it compete favorably with other equally strong brands such as the Mercedes-Benz and the Jaguar. As for the powertrain options, it will have more than the previous models have been able to offer. The 2017 5 Series will include those features such as the new plug-in petro-electric hybrid, zero emission range of 20 miles. Such are the qualities which some of the BMW insiders have been able to confirm.
In the following 2017 BMW 5 Series review, we take a closer look at the new interior, exterior, engine specs, release date, and price.
2017 BMW 5 Series Review – Interior, Exterior, and Engine Specs
So as to be able to show advanced autonomies systems, the designers of this car saw it wise to fit the machine with a 48 volt electrical architecture. This is a very complete system which can be able to operate with very minimal effort until it gets to reach a certain speed. It also has got a fully equipped anti-collision system and an efficient breaking system. This only means that the operator of this car will be assured of so much safety and comfort.
Due to so much weight that is nowadays given to the issue of connectivity, the 2017 BMW 5 Series will be fitted with an iDrive system. This system is capable of supporting new touch pad and the touch screen. This way, you will be operating the similar features in the same way just like you could have been using a smartphone.
With this new model, the consumers should also be ready to enjoy the benefits of gesture control, with a three dimensional sensor mounted within the headlining to detect up to five different hand movements. The latest voice recognition system will also be unleashed within this vehicle. This only means that the iDrive system will be having four different operation options.
Just like the current model which came into the market six years ago, the new model will also come in three different body styles, that is, the Saloon, Touring and the GT. The GT will still retain most of its external features, however, one of the BMW insiders has been heard to say that this time round it will be able to come in a more elegant form.
The saloon type will be expected to make its maiden public debut at the Paris motor show. The 5 series has evolved in exterior style updates, as was seen in a road test in Germany.
2017 BMW 5 Series Review – Release Date and Price
The 2017 BMW 5 Series release date isn’t expected to be made official until the summer or spring of 2016, but many rumors uncovered suggest we already know. It sounds like the launch will take place in Germany before making its way to other markets throughout Europe during Q4 of 2016. Unfortunately, not everyone will see the new 5 Series the same year as some will have to wait until early 2017. The price is expected to be comparable to the 2016 models with expectations of picking one up fully loaded for under $50,000.
For even more on the lineup of cars and SUV’s, be sure to check out our complete 2017 BMW review detailing all there is to know for all the new models including all features, specs, and a detailed price list for each new model.