The new generation of the BMW 5 Series saloon continues with its fine-tuning and here you have the last hour with a series of really interesting new data.
Today, BMW is immersed in the technical development of the next generation of the 5 Series saloon (8th generation). Within the structure of the German firm, the internal code of the new vehicle is the G60 and it is initially anticipated that the final production model could essentially maintain its “classic lines” exterior style, while on a technical level it is expected. a greater number of novelties.
According to the latest unofficial information to which we have had access, the official premiere of the new BMW 5 Series (G60) will take place throughout 2023, a model that will be marketed both in its sedan version and in its Touring family variant.
For the moment, the German brand continues with the entire arduous tuning process, according to the new spy images published on various blogs and websites in the automotive world. Despite the corresponding “camouflage garments” of new vehicles that refine their chassis before starting production, everything indicates that the front area of the 5 Series G60 boss will retain a “reasonable size” front grill and not the largest. (and even exaggerated, according to the opinion of a good number of fans of the brand) of the new Series 4.
Redesigned in 2020, the current BMW 5 Series (G30 version) will be replaced within two years and will be the last generation of this model that a priori should opt for a more classic and “restrained” style on the outside. In the rear area of the new model, more notable aesthetic changes are expected, with the adoption of a more sporty and aerodynamic image.
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Inside, the new sedan from the Teutonic manufacturer could “take over” part of the design already seen in the iX electric SUV. In this way, the cabin could be dominated by a double screen, one of 12.3 inches (for the instrumentation behind the wheel) and the other of 14.9 inches (for the entire entertainment and navigation system) on the central area from the dashboard and from which all the new functionalities of the brand’s eighth-generation iDrive multimedia system would be accessed.
BMW 5 Series 2023 Engine
In the mechanical and technical chapter, the new generation with G60 code is being developed on the latest evolution of the brand’s CLAR platform. It must be borne in mind that from 2025, the new BMW models will benefit from the new modular technical base Neue Klasse (new class), which will not prevent the new car from being able to offer thermal engines, hybrids (mild type light -48V hybrid and rechargeable or plug-in), but also one hundred percent electric.
The sedan body version will debut in 2023 and shortly thereafter (at the end of that year or already at the beginning of 2024) the Touring estate variant should be unveiled.