The all-new BMW 5 Series Touring. Official Launchfilm.

by Bernie McGroarty on February 3, 2017, 10:07 am
Mercedes-Benz is giving us a larger touring model here in the US, wish BMW would let the 5 Series Touring loose over here.

This is the fifth generation of the 5 Series Touring. It stands for driving pleasure, aesthetic appeal, innovation and intelligent functionality. The all-new BMW 5 Series has a significantly expanded selection of driver assistance systems to further reduce the gap to automated driving. It has extensive vehicle-smartphone connectivity. The weight of each model has been reduced on average by up to 100 kilograms over its equivalent in the outgoing range.



Check out more on the new BMW 5 Series Touring here!

Have a look at the G31 Touring in pictures here!



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6 responses to The all-new BMW 5 Series Touring. Official Launchfilm.

Sophisto commented:
February 3, 2017, 12:58 pm

Stupid promo, what about the sail for instance?
Still tempted, but for the moment just awaiting the G31 535 or 540 Diesel, probably in lci disguise.
The F11 is still performing strong.
Putting it on billsteins made it such a nice car.
eLECTRO eDITION commented:
February 3, 2017, 5:22 pm

Promo... is exciting, I like it! Promoting usefullness & sporty peoples lifestyle of touring 5er, YRMV

use·ful·ness

noun
the quality or fact of being useful.
"faults that affect the book's usefulness"

http://pieterbijlwindsurfing.com/win...e-netherlands/

bout Surfing Netherlands + Belgium
Surfed regularly since the 1960s, these coasts offer some decent sized swell in the winter but are often flat for the rest of the year. Facing north east they can sometimes be blessed with a rare groundswell, but in the main it is locally produced storm swell that then sometimes be cleaned up by winter offshore winds as lows move north. Water quality is not great due to the level of industrialisation. There are designated surf zones in the summer in both countries but in the winter Holland is unrestricted. Yup Kitesurfing in the Netherlands is stupid...
Gary J commented:
February 3, 2017, 6:16 pm

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bernie@Bimmerfest View Post
Mercedes-Benz is giving us a larger touring model here in the US, wish BMW would let the 5 Series Touring loose over here.
Why the misleading headline?
pharding commented:
February 3, 2017, 6:55 pm

The G30 Sport Wagon is coming to the US. The 5 GT will become the 6 GT.
Wagons_Rock commented:
February 15, 2017, 8:07 pm

What a stupid video - BMW NA are brain dead. Nice shots of surfers below golden gate bridge in US, but in their wisdom BMW NA will not sell the touring here, so why use US backgrounds in the promotional video? I'm still hanging on to my 2008 E61, but the new Mercedes wagon is under serious consideration if the G31 was available I'd almost certainly go with that instead, but its not an option.
playdrum commented:
February 15, 2017, 8:34 pm

What's this Microsoft email exchange I did not see that in any of the options when I was playing with the iDrive 6, is this not available in the US