There were rumors it would be displayed at Paris, and LA but it was a no-show. With Detroit being the major auto show left in the near term it was a forgone conclusion. Today BMW of North America President and CEO Ludwig Willisch confirmed the in person reveal will happen January 9th with the public show running the 14th-22nd -
"we are beginning to bid farewell to the current generation 5 Series and getting ready to welcome the all-new BMW 5 Series which will make its world debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January"
The new 5 Series cannot come soon enough for BMW NA as BMW monthly sales continue to tank and 2016 sales are down 10%.
Read more about the all new 2017 BMW 5 Series
I'll be in Detroit covering the big reveal and will be taking questions from members to try and answer. Stay tuned to submit your questions.