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Subsequent-gen BMW 5 Collection noticed testing | Autocar India

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The brand new 5 Collection will get a devoted electrical ‘i5’ mannequin, which is more likely to be supplied with single-motor or dual-motor layouts.

The eighth-generation BMW 5 Collection has been noticed testing in Munich, Germany by Autocar India reader Balasurya Shanmugasundaram. This new 5 Collection (internally often called G60) will characteristic a revised exterior and inside design, new tech and an possibility of an ICE, plug-in hybrid and pure electrical powertrains.

  • New BMW 5 Collection’ India launch doubtless in 2024
  • Vary-topping, 700hp-plus M5 to affix line-up later

New BMW 5 Collection could have smaller kidney grilles

From the spy shot it seems that BMW shall be bucking its development of providing giant kidney grilles with the next-gen 5 Collection. Not like the new 7 Collection and the upcoming XM SUV, the brand new 5 Collection appears to have a extra reserved styling. Nevertheless, it’s anticipated that the 5 Collection will sport a sharper entrance and rear-end in comparison with the outgoing mannequin.

There aren’t any photos of the inside, however it’s extremely doubtless that its cabin shall be influenced by the brand new 7 Collection. It’s anticipated to get a refreshed dashboard and options just like the curved dual-screen structure with the infotainment working on BMW’s newest iDrive eight working system.

New BMW 5 Collection will get a number of powertrain choices

When it comes to ICE powertrains, the brand new sedan is more likely to retain the prevailing four- and six-cylinder, petrol and diesel engines. Plug-in hybrids are more likely to be on supply with electrified four- and six-cylinder engines. The brand new 5 Collection can even get a devoted all-electric ‘i5’ mannequin, which is more likely to get single-motor or dual-motor layouts. 

The performance-oriented M5 will be part of the line-up later with a 700hp-plus plug-in hybrid V8.

New BMW 5 Collection: launch timeline and rivals

The brand new BMW 5 Collection will make its worldwide debut in 2023, with an India launch anticipated in 2024. The 5 Collection will tackle government luxurious sedans just like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 and the Volvo S90.

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