BMW 5 GT Interior: Best we have seen to date

5 Series GT | May 21st, 2009 by 11
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With the risk of being called again fanboys or BMW lovers(which we actually are), we  have no choice but to declare the interior design of …

With the risk of being called again fanboys or BMW lovers(which we actually are), we  have no choice but to declare the interior design of the new 5 Series GT, the best we have seen to date. If the exterior design will receive its share of criticism as it happened with the X6 back in time, the interior design can only be cataloged as the most luxurious cabin in the BMW line-up.

Let’s rewind back a few months and see what we said about the interior design:

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“This is the area that the BMW 5 Series GT shines. The 7 Series was the first vehicle launched by BMW in a while that brought back the interior design quality expected by its fans, followed shortly by the BMW Z4 and now, the 5er GT. It was designed by Oliver Heilner with luxury and comfort in mind. “We wanted a car you could enter without difficulty and feel comfortable in over long journeys.”

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The concept is a four-seater, but the production model will have five, losing the center console in the rear. The displays and controls are grouped according to their functions. The instrument panel enhances the very good visibility provided by the high seating position. The colors and materials for the interior design give the impression of total luxury, spaciousness, in my opinion, a very elegant approach which sends the right message to its potential buyers.

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The impression of luxury is further enhanced by the ceramic elements integrated within the solid wood trim. The panoramic sunroof comes to complete this image.”

Now, if we were to rewrite the review, we will not only agree with everything we said, but we will have no other choice other than to praise it even more. If the concept was a little more conservative in a luxurious way, the production model is showing a far more sportier and realistic approach of the new interior design. Many of the wood panels have been replaced by other trim options, in a way reminding us even more of the new 7 Series. The seats are definitely a step up over any other model out there and we can only imagine how they feel and look in person.

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The dashboard and gauges are definitely one of our favorite design elements and they will satisfy even the most demanding BMW customer.

We won’t to further praising this amazing cabin, so we will rather wait until we see the car in person and be able to report live our findings.

11 responses to “BMW 5 GT Interior: Best we have seen to date”

  1. tk says:

    best bmw interior, maybe. i’m glad to see bmw interiors returning to the quality of the 90’s era cars, but audi’s interiors still have bmw beat…at least now.

  2. Gil says:

    Well, thank god you’re BMW fanboy/lover/whatever. I can get all my BMW stories and pictures here. :)

    Ugh… now I’m torn between this and the station wagon. Decision decision…..

  3. Horatiu B. says:

    @Gil: well, thank you :) Wait a few more days, some more exciting things will come.

    The decision is based on the price also…the 5GT is far more expensive

  4. mpower says:

    simply amazing interior.

  5. BenC. says:

    that is so sexy. damit, i wish i could swap my old e46 for a newer model. the interior difference is so huge that its not even funny. lol

  6. Vaybach Khan says:

    no lcd for back seaters..? will it be an option?
    the car is a dream…frameless 4 doors…thats just awesome!
    i cant wait to see it in black or white..this car is born for tuning..:)
    to bad for side mirrors didnt keep concept ones…
    but i just love it all any way…

  7. 229ra12 says:

    I don’t understand why anyone would buy the 7 series with the exception of the 760i/760li as this better looking, has a bigger boot, it is more versatile and it is cheaper. Optional TVs would be nice though.

  8. D solomon says:

    BMW this is the best sleekest interior that I have ever seen in a BMW. The BMW GT 5 Series is growing on me and the inside is just clean, sleek with BMW tradition and a new inside look of technology. BMW #1

  9. Horatiu B. says:

    @tk: Yes, I meant best BMW’s interior, not the best one out there in the world. There are other cars with better design

  10. SD says:

    The center console area is the exact same as the 7… so they both have the best interiors ?

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