The new BMW 520i was launched today in India, priced at Rs 54 lakh. With the launch of the BMW 520i, the BMW 5 Series sedan is now available across the country in both petrol and diesel variants. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / hr in 7.9 seconds to a top speed of 233 km / hr.
The new BMW 520i is available at all BMW dealerships as a CBU (Completely built-up) unit from today onwards. The car has been introduced in an exclusive ‘Luxury Line’ design scheme.
The BMW 520i is available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork. Black Sapphire and Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect are the available metallic paintworks.
Luxury Line has exclusive chrome features at the front and rear including BMW kidney grille, side window frames and tailpipe trim, ‘Luxury’ badge on front side panel and car key.
The latest generation BMW TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder petrol engine features power and responsiveness even at low engine speeds. At the same time it is more efficient, with fewer emissions and offers better performance. The engine in the BMW 520i produces an output of 135 kW / 184 hp and a maximum torque of 270 Nm at 1,250 – 4,500 rpm.
The eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission with Cruise Control performs smooth, almost imperceptible gear shifts. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine, enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency.
With BMW Efficient Dynamics, the BMW 520i is equipped with the most comprehensive technology packages to reduce fuel consumption and increase driving dynamics – such as Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Auto Start-Stop, ECO PRO mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many other innovative technologies.
The extensive range of BMW ConnectedDrive features multifunction instrument display, the next generation of BMW iDrive (the on-board Driver Information System) with 25.9 cm color display, BMW Navigation system Professional with 3D maps (integrated Global Positioning System-GPS), Harman Kardon Surround Sound System, BMW Apps, Park Distance Control, Rear View Camera and Connectivity through Bluetooth / USB devices.
The BMW 5 Series portfolio consists of two diesel engines (520d and 530d) which are locally produced in Chennai and a petrol engine (520i) available as CBU (Completely built-up) unit.