Although it is still unclear whether new mid-size series will be launched as 2019 BMW 5-Series, the major change is completely clear. German giant didn’t make any revolutionary change on the design. BMW stays true to its design direction, and low level of changes in that area, although this time it went a step further even in that section. Pretty large number of information is discussed, and known about the 5-Series redesign, and here are the latest known specs.
2019 BMW 5-Series Interior and Exterior
Like we mentioned earlier exterior changes will not be as close as massive as the interior ones. Based on spy shots, experts claim that new 2019 BMW 5-Series will come with mild but important changes. Although the design will be the least changed, the body of the upcoming model will be significantly lighter than before. An all-new flexible rear-drive platform will be used for the upcoming 5-Series. This new “35up” architecture is expected to underpin other series as well, including all from 2-series to 7-series (2017 BMW 7-Series is also built on this platform).
Overall body of the new 5-Series is more sculpted than before, and the new model will be pioneer of the new BMW’s design language. It is estimated that the model will lose 220 pounds approximately which will result in huge improvements, compared to earlier version. Inside the 2016 BMW 5-Series changes are more visible, and more extensive. Same design direction is used for both 5- and 7-Series, since the models have a lot of resemblance. Known for its high-tech equipment, BMW will offer the highest level of quality and innovative solutions wrapped into stylish package. Leather upholstery, big touchscreen placed on the top of the dash and numerous convenience options will all be included into the 2019 MY offerings.
2019 BMW 5-Series Engine
2019 BMW 5-Series Various engine options will be available for the 2019 BMW 5-Series. It will include petrol, diesel and hybrid units. Expected engines include three-, four- and six-cylinder options. Plug in Hybrid version will probably combine 2.0-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine with one electric motor, creating a combined output of around 242 hp and 295 lb ft of torque. Petrol units should include 3.0-liter inline-6 as well as 4.0-liter or 4.4-liter V8 engines. Base turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that currently produces 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, should be available as well, although its output is expected to be improved. Diesel units will include the current 3.0-liter diesel inline-6, and, according to some sources a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder aimed for fuel-saving oriented customers. Transmission choices are still unknown, but there are few options mentioned. 6-speed manual, 8-speed and 9-speed automatics are all into consideration for the new generation 5-Series.
2019 BMW 5-Series Price and Release Date
This mid-size luxury sedan will not hit the market before next year, 2019. According to latest reports, it should appear during July 2018. Its Touring version (estate) should be launched few months after that, in November, while the GT version will probably wait for early 2019.