BMW Rolls Out The 2011 5-Series In India- Specifications Features & Price


BMW ever since stepping into the Indian Automobile Industry has contributed all it had and is till busy working hard to conquer a greater share of the market. Various marketing strategies are undertaken by all the brands to attract customers but the actual product is what the consumer believes in.

The brand knows what the Indian customers need and is playing the game accordingly since its cars are literally loved in the country and taking one step ahead the brand has tolled out the all new 2011 BMW 5-Series from its Chennai based plant.The BMW 5 Series alone contributes to 50 % of the company’s sales,so one can guess how important the car is to the brand.

2011 BMW 5-Series

On Speaking to Mr.Juergen Eder, managing director, BMW Plant Chennai, he stated, “The BMW 5 Series is the core product in our model range and has significantly contributed to the image and success of BMW in India. The team at BMW Plant Chennai is proud to roll out the new 5 Series with highest standards of quality, distinguished workmanship and uncompromising engineering. We are confident that the new BMW 5 Series produced in Chennai will further increase our momentum in the Indian luxury car segment.”

2011 BMW 5-Series rear

Specifications Of 2011 BMW 5-Series

dohc I6 Turbocharged dohc I6 Turbocharged dohc V8
Size, liters/cu. in. 3.0/182 3.0/182 4.4/268
Horsepower @ rpm. 240 @ NA 300 @ 5800 400 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft) @ rpm. NA @ NA 300 @ 1200 450 @ 1750
Availability Standard Standard Standard
EPA City / highway mpg
6-speed manual NA/NA 19/28 15/22
8-speed automatic 21/32 20/29 17/25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.5 gal
Drivetrain RWD
Front Headroom 39.1 in
Front Legroom 41.4 in
Front Shoulder room 58.3 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Headroom 38.0 in
Second Legroom 36.1 in
Second Shoulder room 56.2 in
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Length, Overall 193.1 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.6 in
Tread Width, Front 63.0 in
Tread Width, Rear 64.1 in
Wheelbase 116.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.2 in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Tire Size 225/55R17
Rear Tire Size 225/55R17
Auto Climate Control Air Conditioning
Dual Zone Front Air Conditioning
Front Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
Keyless Entry
Power Locks
Mirrors w/ Memory
Heated Mirrors
Power Driver Mirror
Power Passenger Mirror
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
Passenger Illuminated Vanity Mirror
Front Reading Lamps
Rear Reading Lamps
Vinyl Seats
Driver Lumbar
Seat Memory
Power Driver Seat
Power Passenger Seat
Front Bucket Seats
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Passenger Mirror
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Intermittent Wipers
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
Driver Air Bag
Passenger Air Bag
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
Side Head Air Bag
Rear Head Air Bag
4-Wheel ABS
4-Wheel Disc Brakes
Auto-On Headlights
Traction Control
Auto-Off Headlights
Electronic Stability Control
Brake Assist
Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts
Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
3-point safety belts with force limiters & head restraints at all seating positions
Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners
Acoustic safety-belt warning
Active head restraints for driver & front passenger
LATCH attachments on child-restraint safety installation

Price Of 2011 BMW 5-Series

The new 5-series will come in 4 variants and will be priced between Rs 38.9 lakh to Rs 58 lakh(Ex-showroom Delhi)