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BMW Will Offer the 5 Series Touring For Europeans Only

The Bavarian carmaker revealed today another classy wagon, the latest 5 Series Touring variant. Featuring a roomier boot (claiming from 570-liter to 1,700-liter), a pack of smart hi-tech stuff (an improved head-up display or gesture control system) as well as a smoother exterior, the wagon looks still the same. The same BMW wagon adopts its styling from its sedan sibling, no more else to play.

Expected to make its official debut at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show, the wagon will hit dealers in early summer 2017 launching with two petrol engines (diesel is certainly optional). Five whopping model variants will come with an eight-speed automatic transmission and standard air suspension as such:

  • The 520d gets a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 187hp and topping out a 139mph top speed accelerating 0-62mph in 7.8 seconds
  • The 530d gets a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine with 261hp and topping out a 155mph top speed accelerating 0-62mph in 5.6 seconds
  • The 530d xDrive gets a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine with 261hp (but 457 lb-ft of torque) and topping out a 155mph top speed accelerating 0-62mph in 5.6 seconds, AWD
  • The 530i gets a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with 248hp and topping out a 155mph top speed accelerating 0-62mph in 6.5 seconds
  • The 540i xDrive gets a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine with 335hp and topping out a 155mph top speed accelerating 0-62mph in 5.1 seconds, AWD

However, the Touring variant will be available in Europe only.