Real Life Photos: 2017 BMW 530d Sedan

5-series | October 28th, 2016 by 24
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The world is not a high-gloss brochure and even cars like the new BMW G30 5 Series often look a bit different in reality than …

The world is not a high-gloss brochure and even cars like the new BMW G30 5 Series often look a bit different in reality than on the first official photos. Bimmertoday’s reader Todor has now caught the upper-class sedan in Munich and made some photos for us that show the seventh BMW 5 Series without artificial post-processing and in an everyday environment. The live photos show a BMW 530d xDrive with the Luxury Line and thus a configuration, which is of particular relevance for many customers in Europe.

Thanks to the close up photos, we can now get a closer look at details such as the closed slats on the kidney grille – for aerodynamic reasons, the daytime running lights of the full LED headlights or the transition between the hood and kidneys. And because this G30 5 Series is already on winter tires, we see the sedan also for the first time on smaller diameter wheels.

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Compared to its predecessor, the BMW G30 530d xDrive has become lighter by 95 kilograms, thus demonstrating the strength of the lightweight range of the new 5 Series. Its 265 horsepower from a straight-six-cylinder diesel offers a maximum torque of 620 Newton meters between 2,000 and 2,500 rpm accelerating the upper-class sedan to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds.

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The further 55 kilogram lighter 530d sedan with rear wheel drive requires three tenths of a second for the same exercise, but benefits from its overall low-friction drivetrain when consuming. The EU consumption of the G30 530d is between 4.5 and 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers, depending on the tire size. The all-wheel drive variant 530d xDrive comes at 5.0 to 5.4 liters. Both models are electronically braked at 250 km/h.

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The prices for the top diesel start in Germany at 54,300 euros, the xDrive model is available from 56,900 euros.

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