BMW New 5 Series Saloon
Starting from £36,025
Its mission statement: setting new standards. The BMW 5 Series is the embodiment of the modern business saloon. Thanks to its dynamic and elegant appearance, it convincingly meets the expectations that are placed on a vehicle of its class: aesthetic athleticism and driving pleasure with state-of-the-art technology.
Even when standing still, the BMW 5 Series creates a powerful impression. In the seventh generation of the sportiest business saloon, kidney grille and headlights are directly linked for the first time ever. The low roof line sloping to the rear lends the muscular body an elegant coupé-like silhouette and the broad rear emphasises the high performance capacity of the BMW 5 Series.
17" light alloy V-spoke style 618 wheels (520d / 520d xDrive only)
18'' light alloy Multi-spoke style 619 wheels (530i / 540i xDrive / 530d / 530d xDrive only)
20GB Hard Disc Drive (HDD) memory
Air conditioning, automatic with two-zone control
Active Air Stream Kidney Grille
Automatic transmission with gearshift paddles (520d / 520d xDrive only)
Bluetooth Hands-free facility with USB audio interface and Voice Control
BMW ConnectedDrive Services, comprising
Cruise control with braking function
Drive Performance Control
Navigation system – BMW Professional Multimedia
Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear
Rain sensor with automatic headlight activation
Rear-view mirror, automatically dimming
Seat heating, front
Sport automatic transmission with gearshift paddles (530i / 540i xDrive / 530d / 530d xDrive only)
M Sport Model
18" light alloy M Double-spoke style 662 M wheels (520d / 520d xDrive only)
19" M light alloy M Double-spoke style 664 M wheels (530i / 540i xDrive / 530d / 530d xDrive only)
M aerodynamic bodystyling
M designation on front side panels, left and right
M specific floor mats
M specific pedals
M specific steering wheel
M Sport braking system (530i / 540i xDrive / 530d / 530d xDrive only)
BMW Connected facilitates mobility in everyday life. Information such as recommendations for the optimum departure time is available outside of the vehicle by iPhone or Apple Watch and thanks to BMW Connected Onboard is also accessible in the vehicle. Furthermore, Remote 3D View allows the surroundings of the parked vehicle to be viewed from a distance.
Enhanced Bluetooth with wireless charging includes a wireless charging dock and additional USB ports. A roof aerial connection improves mobile reception. Two mobile telephones and an audio player can be connected simultaneously via Bluetooth. Also included are: Bluetooth Office and the technical capacity for a WiFi hotspot.
The equipment includes a built-in WiFi hotspot using the LTE standard, which allows for a paid internet connection. The vehicle is connected via the built-in SIM card with a fee-based hotspot plan from a service provider.
Remote Control Parking
The Remote Control Parking function allows the driver to conveniently get out of the vehicle before parking it via remote control by moving it forward into, or reversing out of, a tight parking space or garage. The Remote Control Parking function is activated by the driver once outside the car, with the BMW display key.
The equipment package Parking Assistant Plus makes parking and manoeuvring the vehicle easier. It features Surround View including Top View, Remote 3D View, PDC and the Parking Assistant with linear guidance, which parks the vehicle parallel or perpendicular to the lane completely automatically. The system works by measuring potential spaces while driving past them at a low speed.
BMW Head-Up Display
The full-colour BMW Head-Up Display projects information that is situation-specific and relevant to the journey directly into the driver's field of vision, thereby allowing him or her to fully concentrate on driving. Data such as speed is displayed, along with navigation tips, Speed Limit Info including no-overtaking indicator, telephone and entertainment lists, and information and warnings from the various driver assistance systems.
On the way up to Scotland from Home (Leeds) today my car an X5 decided to throw a wobbler with the ConnectedDrive drive system. Nothing worked. I called David Savage our corporate sales team leader who said call in as I was only one hour away. He and Gary the technical guru had it back to me within 25 minutes all sorted. Now that's what I call fantastic service. Big respect for team Lloyd BMW.
Neil Peacock - Lloyd Carlisle BMW