The all-new 2011 Bmw 5-Series Sedan Long-Wheelbase (LWB) will carry two engines: a 150 kW/204 hp and a 225 kW/306 hp, both running on petrol. In terms of driving experience, the car presents a unique feature represented by a mixture of a double wishbone front axle and the integral rear axle tailored to each individual model.
At the interior, the new long-wheelbase sedan is featured with high comfort rear seat bench and special original options such as four-zone automatic air conditioning, rear-seat entertainment, a cooling box as well as electrically adjustable sunblinds on the rear side windows and a folding table integrated in the backrest of the front passenger's seat.
The new model benefits of the Efficient Dynamics technology which helps in fuel economy and emission management due to the presence of an eight-speed automatic transmission making an additional contribution to the car's efficiency just like EPS Electric Power Steering.
Inside, the new long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan offers a driver-oriented cockpit and ample room at the rear. Not only that, the cabin of the vehicle provides a comfortable yet luxurious ambience made more compelling with high-tech instrument cluster in Black Panel technology.
Its exclusive features are also another reason to check this model out. For instance, the long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan is endowed with model-exclusive high-comfort rear seat bench and it is available with superb comfort elements like rear-seat entertainment, four-zone automatic air conditioning and a cooling box.
Also available as options are an electrically adjustable sun blinds on the rear side windows as well as a folding table integrated in the backrest of the front passenger's seat.
Power-wise, the long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan is available in any of the three L6 engines that provides max outputs of between 150 kW (204 hp) and 225 kW (306 hp). The L6 engine on the long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan is mated, as standard, to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Moreover, the long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan features a combo between of a double wishbone front axle and the integral rear axle – all fitted according to the specs of each model. The range-topping BMW 535Li features Dynamic Drive Control, which enables an individual vehicle set-up.
Also featuring EPS Electric Power Steering, the new long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan features BMW EfficientDynamics for superb fuel efficiency and emission management.
This package includes Brake Energy Regeneration and on-demand control of ancillary units as well as active air flap control. Compared to the previous models, the new long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series Sedan consumes 18 percent less fuel and emits 18 percent less carbon dioxide.