2010 Paris Motor Show Preview: 2011 Bmw 5-Series Sedan M Sports Package

Article by Christian Andrei, on September 19, 2010

Bmw announced that at this year’s Paris Motor Show it will present the new M Sports package for the 2011 5-Series sedan. For those who don’t know, the M Sports package consists of a new front bumper, side sills, a new rear bumper with integrated air diffuser and exhaust system as well as a small trunk spoiler. The design of the M Sports package is completed by the new 10-spoke alloy wheels.

Inside, the car comes with an M sports steering wheel with paddle shifters, new sports seats as well as a new set of aluminum sports pedals.

Furthermore, Bmw will also introduce at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, the all-wheel drive versions of the new 2011 5-Series Sedan: the 550i xDrive, 535i xDrive and 530d xDrive.

The 2011 5-Series sedan will also receive the 535d version, equipped with the popular 3-liter diesel engine capable to deliver an impressive 220 kW/300 hp.

Regarding the 5-Series Touring, this model will also introduce three new versions: the 525d Touring powered by a 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder engine with 150 kW/204 hp, the 535d Touring powered by the same engine but delivering 220 kW/300 hp thanks to Bmw’s TwinPower Turbo technology and the 528i Touring capable to deliver 190 kW/258 hp.

Just like the sedan, the touring version will introduce its first all-wheel-drive models in the form of the 535i xDrive Touring and the 530d xDrive. The touring version of the 2011 5-Series sedan will also receive a new M Sports package.

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