Specifications of the BMW 5 Series Touring, valid from 09/2018.

BMW:Specifications of the BMW 5 Series Touring, valid from 09/2018.

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Mon Nov 05 13:07:00 CET 2018 Fact & Figures

Specifications of the BMW 5 Series Touring, valid from September 2018.

Update of the technical data of all BMW series :

The values are already based on the test cycle according to
the new WLTP regulation and are translated back into NEDC-equivalent
values in order to allow a comparison between vehicles.


Please find attached the specifications of the BMW 5
Series Touring, valid from September 2018.

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CO2 emission information.

The following applies to consumption figures for vehicles with new type approval, September 2017 onward: The figures for fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and energy consumption are obtained in accordance with the specified measuring procedure (EC Regulation No. 715/2007), as issued and amended. The figures are for a basic-version vehicle in Germany. The bandwidths allow for differences in the choice of wheel and tire sizes and items of optional equipment and can be changed by the configuration.

Obtained on the basis of the new “Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure” (WLTP), the figures are converted back to the “New European Driving Cycle” (NEDC) for the sake of comparability. Values other than those stated here may be used for the purposes of taxation and for other vehicle-related duties relating to CO2 emissions.

More information about official fuel consumption figures and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be obtained from the “guideline on fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and current consumption of new passenger cars”, available here: https://www.dat.de/co2/.

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The new BMW 8 Series Convertible.

BMW:The new BMW 8 Series Convertible.

  • Premiere for the second model in the new BMW 8 Series
    luxury-class line-up: New BMW 8 Series Convertible combines
    dynamic flair and serene long-distance ability with a sumptuous
    open-top driving experience.
  • Open-air driving pleasure for four people. Classical soft-top
    roof with fully electric, extremely quiet operation, minimised
    weight and outstanding acoustic comfort. Roof opens and closes in
    15 seconds at the touch of a button and when travelling at up to
    50 km/h (31 mph). Soft-top in Black as standard or Anthracite
    Silver effect as an option.
  • Standalone interpretation of emotionally rich exterior styling
    based on the new, clear and precise BMW design language. Familiar
    BMW proportions and elegantly flowing lines stand out particularly
    clearly with the roof down. Compact, taut soft-top generates
    distinctive “deck” silhouette.
  • Wide, sporty rear-end design underlines the low-slung stance of
    the new BMW 8 Series Convertible.
  • Exterior and interior design work together harmoniously. Gently
    rising shoulderline; surrounds for the side windows and soft-top
    lid merge. Front and rear seats embraced in a flowing movement.
    Sophisticated design for soft-top compartment with subtle domes
    and surfacing that takes its cues from the instrument panel and
    door shoulders.
  • Market launch in March 2019 with two model variants: BMW M850i
    xDrive Convertible (fuel consumption combined: 10.0 – 9.9 l/100 km
    [28.3 – 28.5 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 229 –
    225 g/km)* with 390 kW/530 hp V8 engine and BMW 840d xDrive
    Convertible (fuel consumption combined: 6.3 – 5.9 l/100 km [44.8 –
    47.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 165 – 155 g/km)*
    with six-cylinder in-line diesel engine and 235 kW/320 hp. Both
    engine variants meet Euro 6d-TEMP exhaust standard. Power transfer
    by eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission and BMW xDrive
    intelligent all-wheel drive.
  • Unadulterated sports car character thanks to unwavering focus on
    maximising performance capability, powertrain technology and
    chassis in the development of the body structure. Developed
    alongside BMW 8 Series Coupe, BMW M8 and BMW M8 GTE endurance
    racer. Low centre of gravity, even weight distribution,
    lightweight construction using aluminium, magnesium and
    carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP), aerodynamically optimised,
    almost lift-free body.
  • Extremely stiff body and chassis structure with
    Convertible-specific underbody bracing. Special occupant
    protection measures, including strengthened windscreen frame and
    rollover bars behind the rear seats that extend by pyrotechnic charge.
  • Adaptive M suspension, Integral Active Steering and mixed-size
    tyres as standard. M Sport differential (with electronically
    controlled differential lock) fitted as standard at the rear axle
    of the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible and available as an option for
    the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible. Active roll stabilisation
    optional for the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible.
  •  Driving Experience Control switch with ADAPTIVE mode. Clearly
    noticeable difference in car set-up between COMFORT and ECO Pro
    modes at one end of the spectrum and SPORT / SPORT+ modes at the
    other. Carefully judged adjustment of the powertrain and chassis
    systems enables clear focus on dynamic sharpness or sumptuous comfort.
  • Adaptive LED headlights and LED rear lights as standard. BMW
    Laserlight with Selective Beam and high beam range increased to
    600 metres available as an option.
  • M Sport package for the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible with
    specific design and equipment features: front apron with
    extra-large air intakes, distinctive side skirt and rear apron
    design, 19-inch M light-alloy wheels, M Sport braking system,
    multifunction seats, M leather steering wheel and illuminated door
    sills with M logo. BMW M850i xDrive Convertible also has a front
    spoiler extension, 20-inch M light-alloy wheels and high-
    performance tyres, specific M Sport braking system, exclusive
    exterior elements in Cerium Grey, interior trim strips in
    stainless steel mesh design and illuminated door sills with model
    badge. M Technic Sport Package available for the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible.
  • Further individualisation options provided by Chrome Line
    Exterior, M Carbon exterior package with air intake slats,
    exterior mirror covers and exhaust tailpipe embellisher in CFRP,
    plus BMW Individual features.
  • Convertible-specific equipment features designed to enhance
    comfort: Pop-up wind deflector in the rear fitted as standard,
    neck warmers integrated into the front head restraints are
    optional. Leather appointments with Sun Reflective Technology.
  • Low, sports-car seating position. Electrically adjustable sports
    seats with memory function and Vernasca leather trim as standard
    in the BMW 840d xDrive Convertible. BMW M850i xDrive Convertible
    fitted as standard with multifunction seats and Merino leather
    trim with extended features. Longitudinally oriented lines and
    surfacing, driver-oriented cockpit and clearly structured
    arrangement of controls sharpen the focus on the dynamically
    engaging driving experience. High-quality materials, stylish
    interior illumination courtesy of Ambient light feature.
    Instrument panel and door shoulders with fulled leather trim as standard.
  • Four seats, through-loading function with 50 : 50 split/folding
    rear seat backrest. Boot capacity: 350 litres. Automatic boot lid
    operation and Comfort Access including hands-free opening and
    closing of the boot lid as standard.
  • High-class options designed for modern luxury: telephony with
    wireless charging, BMW Display Key, Bowers & Wilkins Diamond
    Surround Sound System, Heat Comfort package, active seat
    ventilation, Automatic Soft Close function for the doors, glass
    applications for selected controls.
  • Extensive range of driver assistance systems. Fitted as standard:
    High Beam Assistant, Driving Assistant including Collision Warning
    and Pedestrian Warning system with City Braking function, Lane
    Departure Warning and Lane Change Warning systems, Speed Limit Info,
    Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Collision warning, and Parking
    Assistant including Reversing Assistant. Optional: Active Cruise
    Control system with Stop & Go function, Driving Assistant
    Professional including Steering and lane control assistant, Lane
    Keeping Assistant with active side collision protection, evasion
    aid, distance information, Cross Traffic Alert, Priority warning and
    Wrong-way warning systems, as well as Parking Assistant Plus with
    Surround View, Top View, Panorama View and Remote 3D View.
  • Latest Generation of the BMW Head-Up Display and BMW Live Cockpit
    Professional including navigation system, fully digital instrument
    cluster and 10.25-inch Control Display (with identical modern
    graphics) as standard. New BMW Operating System 7.0 enables
    extremely fast access to settings and functions, customisable
    displays and multimodal operation via touchscreen display, iDrive
    Controller, steering wheel buttons and voice control.
  • BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant: Digital co-driver and vehicle
    expert is controlled by natural voice commands. Integration of
    Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business. BMW Digital Key enables
    car access and engine start-up via smartphone. Remote Software
    Upgrades allow updating of vehicle functions over the air.

Model variants at launch:

BMW M850i xDrive Convertible:

V8 petrol engine, eight-speed Steptronic transmission.

Capacity: 4,395cc, output: 390 kW/530 hp at 5,500 – 6,000 rpm, max.
torque: 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) at 1,800 – 4,600 rpm.

Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 3.9 seconds,

top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).

Fuel consumption combined: 10.0 – 9.9 l/100 km [28.3 – 28.5 mpg imp]

(28.2 – 28.5 mpg imp),

CO2 emissions combined: 229 – 225 g/km, exhaust standard:
EU6d- TEMP.

BMW 840d xDrive Convertible:

Six-cylinder in-line diesel engine, eight-speed Steptronic
transmission. Capacity: 2,993cc, output: 235 kW/320 hp at 4,400 rpm,

max. torque: 680 Nm (501 lb-ft) at 1,750 – 2,250 rpm.

Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 5.2 seconds,

top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).

Fuel consumption combined: 6.3 – 5.9 l/100 km [44.8 – 47.9 mpg imp]

(44.8 – 47.9 mpg imp),

CO2 emissions combined: 165 – 155 g/km, exhaust standard:
EU6d- TEMP.

The fuel
consumption, CO2 emissions and electric power
consumption figures were determined according to the
European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the version applicable.
The figures refer to a vehicle with basic configuration in
Germany. The range shown considers the different sizes of
the selected wheels/tyres and the selected items of optional
equipment, and may vary during configuration.

The values are already based on the new WLTP test cycle and
are translated back into NEDC-equivalent values in order to
ensure comparability between the vehicles. With respect to
these vehicles, for vehicle-related taxes or other duties
based (at least inter alia) on CO2 emissions, the
CO2 values may differ from the values stated here
(depending on national legislation).

Effective: 02.11.2018

Further information on official fuel consumption figures
and specific CO2 emission values of new passenger
cars is included in the following guideline: ‘Leitfaden über
den Kraftstoffverbrauch, die CO2-Emissionen und
den Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen’ (Guide to the
fuel economy, CO2 emissions and electric power
consumption of new passenger cars), which can be obtained
free of charge from all dealerships, from Deutsche Automobil
Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760
Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and at https://www.dat.de/co2/.

The new BMW 8 Series Convertible (11/2018).

Fuel consumption combined: 10.0 – 5.9 l/100 km; CO2-Emissions
comined: 229 – 155 g/km*

* Fuel consumption figures are based on the EU test cycle and may
vary depending on the tyre format specified.

Original Press Release