Saturday, November 6, 2010

New BMW 5 Series

The luxury carmaker BMW said the prices in Brazil's new generation of BMW Series 5 and Series 5 GT will arrive in Brazil next month. The super luxury sedan 535i has a price starting from R $ 288 thousand. Since the coupe that uses the same platform as the 5 Series with the rear lines inspired by the X6, the GT (Gran Turismo), will be sold starting at a starting price of $ 305,000 and reaches R $ 339,400 on top model. The 550i will also come to Brazilian land totally renovated for $ 395,000.The new versions had changes in the lines of the body, a new grille and redesigned the rear lights. The 535i has undergone change in its size and is larger than the previous version. The new sedan has won 44 mm long, 80 mm more wheelbase and 13 mm of legroom. The model also has improved his resign and that the seats were high and are equipped with new electric steering system. Yet received a new LCD screen with 7 inch, new instrumentation, intelligent, iDrive system, among others.
The sixth generation Series 5 also has another new feature which is the new GPS navigation system with the German automaker's three-dimensional maps that have been adapted to Brazil. The two models, the 535i and Gran Turismo, comes equipped with automatic parking system, where sensors measure the space wave and steer the wheel, and a device to kill a safe distance from the vehicle ahead. And now with the introduction of EfficientDynamics philosophy, devices to boost the economy and reduce emissions of CO2 in the atmosphere such as air intake with adjustable active suspension with adaptive damping, regenerative brakes, indicator to shift strategy and others.Both models feature a driver under the hood biturbo 3.0 V6 that generates 306 horsepower and maximum 40.7 lb.-ft. of torque which, coupled to the automatic exchange of eight speeds, takes the luxury sedan from 0 to 100 km / h in just six seconds. The model 550i features a 4.4 V8 engine capable of generating 407 horsepower and 61 lb.-ft. of torque 1.

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