The BMW Plant Chennai has started the production for the all-new BMW 5 Series. The new BMW 5 Series will be launched in India on June 29, 2017.BMW will offer three engine options for India. There will two diesel engines in the model line up: A 2.0 litre four cylinder unit developing 190 horsepower in the 520d and a 3.0 litre inline six cylinder engine making 265 horsepower in the 530d. The petrol 530i will feature a 2.0 litre four cylinder motor developing 252 horsepower. This the same engine that does duty in the 3 GT 330i.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “For many years, BMW 5 Series has been the undisputed leader of its segment and is an absolute success story. The all-new BMW 5 Series that will be launched this month has everything that is needed to take the Indian luxury car segment by storm. I would like to congratulate the Plant Chennai team for achieving this important milestone and we are extremely proud for the smooth start of production of the all-new BMW 5 Series.”
The BMW 5 Series will rival the Mercedes E-Class LWB, Audi A6, Jaguar XF and the Volvo S90 in India.