BMW 5 Series is for the niche buyers that know a lot about BMW and identifies with the class that it carries. A perfectly customized vehicle and aesthetic exteriors that looks tailor made a close look reveals how BMW engineers crafted this perfect amalgamation of elegance and sportiness. To make the sedan economical , the new generation BMW 5-series is spawned on the same basic platform that sits is used to create the 7-series, 7-series, 5-series GT and 6-series. BMW has christened this as the backbone strategy.The most obvious result of this is the sedan has gone bigger than its predecessor with a length of 2968mm, interestingly the wheelbase has gone smaller by 100mm if you compare it with the 7-series and 5GT. What's the other advantage of the sharing foundations is that the vehicle is adorned with bells and whistles that comes with a small fortune. The Four-wheel steering, adjustable dampers and active anti-roll bars are available with extra payment.
The front suspension uses double wishbones and the rear a multi-link arrangement; both use steel springs and lots of aluminium components.conventional monocoque construction. The New BMW 5 series used the conventional monocoque construction in place of the hybrid construction that was used to build up the precursor.The body is an amalgamation of steel and aluminium with dual tone shades that gives the silhouette a sporty athletic look. The new 5-series is bigger than its previous version too with overall length grown by 64mm and now resides at 4907mm.
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