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      03-13-2010, 06:20 AM   #1
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BMW 5-Series TouringF11



The new BMW 5 Series Touring is the perfect symbiosis of driving pleasure, efficiency, versatility and sporting elegance. The 4th generation of the Business Touring convinces through powerful design aesthetics, modern premium-level functionality and brand-typical driving dynamics combined with exemplary efficiency. Extensive comfort and safety features, which include numerous BMW exclusive driver assistance systems, substantiate the outstanding qualities of the new BMW 5 Series Touring as an upper midrange touring car.

Design: Individual styling, sporting elegance.

The design of the new BMW 5 Series Touring is characterised by a high level of individuality with regard to its proportions and surface design. Its uniqueness is reflected by dynamic and powerful looks. With its long bonnet, short overhangs, the longest wheelbase in its segment, the stretched silhouette and a steeply inclined roofline, the new BMW 5 Series Touring possesses an elegance unrivalled by its competitors.


Versatility: Intelligent solutions for modern functionality.

Thanks to a multi-functional interior and intelligent detail solutions, the new BMW 5 Series Touring is fully equipped to meet the most diverse demands. The luggage compartment has a capacity of 560 litres. If desired, an increase in capacity to a maximum of 1,670 litres is guaranteed by 40:20:40 split folding rear seats, which are unique in this segment. The backrest angle is variable by up to 11 degrees. The backrest can be folded down using two control levers inside the luggage compartment, the loading space cover of which is automatically lowered when the tailgate is closed. The separately opening rear window automatically swings upwards at the push of a button.


The driving experience: Supreme dynamics and outstanding comfort.

The most advanced drivetrain and suspension technologies ensure supreme sportiness and a higher level of motoring comfort. Optional Dynamic Driving Control enables drivers to set the suspension individually to their personal requirements. The new BMW 5 Series Touring features as standard pneumatic suspension on the rear axle, including automatic self-levelling. Adaptive Drive and Integral Active Steering are optionally available.

The new BMW 5 Series Touring is making its debut with a choice of two straight-six petrol engines as well as a four-cylinder and a six-cylinder diesel. The BMW 520d Touring is powered by a 135 kW/184 bhp four-cylinder turbo diesel power unit featuring an aluminium crankcase and Common Rail direct injection. It is equipped with Auto Start Stop function as a standard feature, and with an average fuel consumption of 5.2 litres/100km (54.3 mpg) and a CO2 emission level of 137 g/km in an EU test cycle, it achieves the best efficiency in its segment.

The straight-six engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo under the bonnet of the BMW 535i Touring, with High Precision Injection and VALVETRONIC, develops a power output of 225 kW/306 bhp. Maximum power output of the straight-six engine featured in the BMW 523i Touring in lean operation is 150 kW/204 bhp. The BMW 530d Touring features a straight six-cylinder diesel with a 180 kW/245 bhp output. Thanks to BMW BluePerformance technology it fulfils the EU6 emission standard. All versions of the new BMW 5 Series Touring fully comply with the EU5 requirement.


BMW EfficientDynamics: BMW 5 Series increases the lead even further.

All versions of the new BMW 5 Series Touring are optionally available with BMW’s eight-speed automatic transmission. Like the electro-mechanical power steering EPS utilised on all variants, it makes an additional contribution towards efficiency. Depending on the model, the standard BMW EfficientDynamics measures comprise brake energy regeneration, Auto Start Stop function (BMW 520d), gearshift point indicator, demand-dependant ancillary components and active air flap control. An intelligent lightweight construction is obtained through doors, bonnet, front side panels, drivetrain and suspension components made of aluminium.


Innovative driver assistance systems by BMW ConnectedDrive.

The spectrum of features offered by BMW ConnectedDrive comprises, inter alia, a Parking Assistant, Surround View, collision warning with brake activation in conjunction with Active Cruise Control, Lane Change Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Speed Limit Info, High-beam Assistant, BMW Night Vision with detection of persons as well as Head-up Display. Furthermore, innovative office functions can be utilised via Bluetooth.


Joint development and production together with the BMW 7 Series.

The BMW 5 Series Touring is based on a newly developed vehicle architecture also used for the BMW 7 Series luxury sedans. Joint production of the BMW 5 Series Touring, the BMW 5 Series Sedan, the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo and the BMW 7 Series at the BMW Dingolfing Plant, combined with the extensive use of shared components, ensures highly efficient production incorporating maximum possible quality standards.

Wallpapers

BMW 5-Series Touring LCI 2013

BMW 5-Series Touring / Wagon (F11) Studio Wallpapers

BMW 5-Series Touring Imperial Blue

BMW 5-Series Touring Milano Beige

BMW 5-Series Touring Interior

BMW 5-Series Touring Liftgate Demonstration

BMW 5-Series Touring Design Process

BMW 5-Series Touring Heritage




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Dimensions

Length
193.2in.
4907mm.
Width
73.2in.
1860mm.
Height
57.6in.
1462mm.
Wheelbase
116.9in.
2968mm.
Track (f)
63in.
1600mm.
Track (r)
64in.
1626mm.
Weight, unladden (435i)
3935.2lbs.
1785kg.



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      03-13-2010, 06:29 AM   #2
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Looks good. Anyway it couldn't be much different.
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that's hot!
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sweet

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      03-13-2010, 09:48 AM   #6
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Now that is one good looking wagon - even has a sweet 6speed
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      03-13-2010, 09:53 AM   #7
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A wagon with a six-speed and a dog - what else can one ask for?
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Nice ass!

BMWNA is certainly ABLE to make a viable marketing plan for the F11 in the USA - one wonders why they do not seem WILLING. The F11 is far better proportioned than the 5er GT, and certainly costs less to produce. Perhaps the GT is suitable for the Cinese market (reportedly where owners prefer to be chauferred), but DRIVERS needing more storage space may prefer the F11.

Besides, the Touring is available with a stick (Yeah, Baby!) and has a nice ass!! I'll take a 530d with a stick, space gray, oyster and black interior, and 19's all around.
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call me crazy but it looks better than the sedan.
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BMWNA is certainly ABLE to make a viable marketing plan for the F11 in the USA - one wonders why they do not seem WILLING.
Dude, the wagon sales in the USA have been horrible, and wagons have a higher MSRP new, yet sell for less in the used market than the sedans. That all tells you that not enough Americans want a wagon, unfortunately. It's a shame but that's the reality.
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It is beautiful...I still miss my 2000 MB E320 4Matic wagon. I want it, with a diesel of course.

Here she is on her last day before picking up the 325i. She hauled 4 summer wheels/tires for her and 4 winter wheels/tires for the new one with no problems.
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Wow that looks really nice, especially the side. In some aspects, I think it looks much nicer than the GT. Okay fine in almost all aspects haha.
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That is a great looking car, wow, nice ride, just need a 550 version of

Alot of 5er GT influences but better done
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looks better than the sedan!!!
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it looks very good!
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like it a lot! looking forward to see the F10/F11 with M package!
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Dude, the wagon sales in the USA have been horrible, and wagons have a higher MSRP new, yet sell for less in the used market than the sedans. That all tells you that not enough Americans want a wagon, unfortunately. It's a shame but that's the reality.
That was then - this is now: Consumer tastes are changing. Body-on-frame SUVs are dead, as evidenced by Ford changing the Explorer in 2011-12 to uni-body construction. Car buyers seeking practical transportation ARE considering wagons, and some manufacturers have been readying vehicles, notably Cadillac's CTS Wagon and the recent news of Lexus strongly considering including of a wagon in it's next IS iteration. I question BMW's consideration of replacing the Touring in the USA with a heavier, more expensive, less practical, limited driveline vehicle. It seems logical that a great marketing department would be able and willing to prepare a business plan and create demand for great-looking, well-engineered, practical and sporting transportation such as the F11.

If they can't, allow me to give it a try. I'll do it for free! They have such a great product here, I can't stop thinking about it!
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Im trying to find a reason that i might need a wagon!!! So nice!
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That was then - this is now!
I was quoting you facts from 2009 and 2008. So sorry, but wagons still aren't in demand from BMW buyers now. It's a shame, but that's the real truth.
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