VIDEO: 2017 BMW 5-Series Teased Ahead Of India launch On June 29

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BMW India seems to be all set to launch the new 2017 5-Series in India soon. Now, ahead of its debut that is scheduled to take place on June 29, the Bavarian luxury automobile manufacturer has teased the upcoming 5-Series through a set of images and videos.

2017 BMW 5-Series Teaser front profile

The two teaser images reveal the silhouette of the front profile as well as the side profile of the next-generation 5-Series. The teaser video, on the other hand, reveals a few details such as the new LED tail lamps, adaptive LED headlamps while also revealing that bookings for the new 5-Series are now open.

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BMW India recently announced that they had begun production of the new 5-Series at the company’s production facility in Chennai. Based on the company’s new Cluster Architecture (CLAR) platform, the new 5-Series is 100 kgs lighter over its predecessor due to the light weight, high strength material used in the chassis.

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A few highlights of the 2017 BMW 5-Series will include remote control parking, gesture control, Heads-Up Display (HUD), wireless charging, Nappa leather interiors, 10.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system, massage function for the second row and intelligent voice assist.

2017 BMW 5-Series Teaser side profile

BMW India is yet to reveal the powertrain details of the upcoming 2017 5-Series although it is believed that the company will offer three engine options: 252 hp 2.0-litre petrol engine, 190 hp 2.0-litre diesel engine and a 256 hp 3.0-litre diesel engine. Transmission duties will be handled by an eight speed automatic transmission as standard across the variant line-up. Once launched in India, the upcoming 2017 BMW 5-Series will rival the Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB, Audi A6, Volvo S90 and the Jaguar XF.

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