2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed

The 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring has actually been revealed, including a more useful alternative to the 5er line-up when it shows up in European display rooms this June.

Determining 4943mm long, 1868mm 1498mm and broad high, the brand-new 5 Series Touring is 36mm longer, 8mm larger and 10mm taller than the previous-generation, while the wheelbase is 7mm longer at 2975mm.

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed

In spite of the bigger measurements, the brand-new 5 Series wagon depends on 100kg lighter than the design it changes thanks to the brand-new platform shown the sedan.

Behind the rear seats is a 570L boot-- 10L more than previously-- which broadens to 1700L with the 2nd row folded flat. Like the current-generation, the 5 Series Touring includes an individually opening rear window which supplies fast access to the baggage location.

The brand-new 5 Series Touring gets the exact same infotainment and motorist support upgrades as the sedan, consisting of a semi-autonomous steering and lane control support (approximately 210km/h), remote parking assistant, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control, cordless phone charging and Apple CarPlay, in addition to full-LED headlights with incorporated daytime-running lights.

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed

From launch the wagon will be used with simply 4 turbocharged engines-- 2 fuel and 2 diesel.

Beginning the petrol-powered variety is the 530i Touring, which makes use of a 2.0-litre turbo 4 pot establishing 185kW and 350Nm, mated to an eight-speed automated transmission owning the rear wheels. 0-100km/ h sprint takes 6.5 seconds, on its method to an electronically-limited leading speed of 250km/h.

Next up is the 540i xDrive Touring, which gets a 3.0-litre turbo 6 producing a meatier 250kW of power and 450Nm of torque, sending out drive to all-four wheels through an eight-speed automated. The additional punch cuts the 0-100km/ h time to 5.1 seconds, with the leading speed electronically-limited to 250km/h.

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed

Up for the oilers is the 520d Touring, powered by a 140kW/400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel, mated to a basic six-speed handbook, or optional eight-speed automobile owning the rear wheels. It takes 8.0 seconds to reach 100km/h from a dead stop, and pulls all the method to 230km/h (225km/h car).

Completing the engine line-up is the 530d, which is provided in both rear-wheel drive and xDrive four-wheel drive variations. Under the bonnet is a 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbo-diesel producing 195kW of power and 620Nm of torque, mated to an eight-speed automated.

The six-cylinder diesel goes from 0-100km/ h in 5.8 seconds, or 5.6 seconds with xDrive, and has a leading speed electronically-limited to 250km/h.

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed Australia

The brand new 5 Series Touring is set for an international launch in June, though BMW's regional arm is yet to validate whether the mid-size wagon will be provided in your area.

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed

If the Bavarian business was to use the Touring, nevertheless, it would have few competitors, with just the Volvo V90 completing the medium high-end wagon class in Australia-- both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate and Audi A6 Avant are not used here.