BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For The New 5 Series — Turns The Volume Level Up To 11

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German carmaker BMW unveiled the new 5 Series sedan last month and the new Mercedes E-Class and Audi A6 rival is set to go on sale in Europe in February, 2017.

BMW has now unveiled a whole host of M performance accessories that owners of the new 5 Series owners can retrofit on to their new car. These new accessories will be made available soon after the launch of the Bavarian executive sedan.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

Among the performance upgrades available is the M Performance Power and Sound Kit which can be fitted to the new 540i and BMW 540i xDrive.

The kit cranks the six-cylinder engine's performance figures to 355bhp (up 34 bhp) and 500Nm of torque (up by 50Nm) without affecting the emissions figures or the mileage.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

The upgrade in power can be heard by the rest of the world as well thanks to a sporty sounding exhaust.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

The 540i, 540i xDrive, 530i and 530i xDrive will also have the option of a new stainless steel sports silencer and circular or trapezoid-shaped tailpipe trims in chrome or carbon fiber.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

The 530d and 530d xDrive diesel engine variants will have the option of a M Performance Power Kit which adds around 27bhp and 30Nm of torque to the diesel powerplants.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

In addition to the performance upgrade options all variants will be available with 20-inch alloy wheels with 245/35 R20 on the front axle and 275/30 R20 at the rear axle.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

The Sports brake package will be made available to all variants as well with the cars and includes red 4-piston aluminium calipers up front and single-piston calipers at the rear.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

BMW's M division is also offering the M sports package and M aerodynamics package which adds redesigned bumpers, carbon fibre wing mirror caps along with a rear diffuser and carbon fiber rear spoiler.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

Also added on is a blacked out kidney grille, side sill stickers and accent strips. Inside, the racing ambience is accentuated by the M Performance steering wheel finished in alcantara as well as new paddle shifters.

BMW Unveils M Performance Parts For New 5 Series

What makes these retrofitted upgrades does nothave any impact whatsoever on the warranty terms as applicable to the vehicle in question.

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Story first published: Friday, November 25, 2016, 15:12 [IST]
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