As we all know that BMW is the Bavarian car automaker that has been producing great and luxurious cars for decades. As they finally announced their 2017 lineups, we finally acknowledge some of its cars for the 2017 car series include the 5 series and the 7 series. In this article, you can see the comparison between the 2017 BMW 5 series and the 7 series.
2017 BMW 5 Series
It seems like the BMW Company will be giving the 5 series lighter weight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber in order to give the 5 series of the 2017 BMW cars better performance and lowering the fuel consumption and also better emissions. Reducing its weight also will make the cars have better handling. The 2017 BMW 5 series will get the new and flexible rear drive platform that will also used in 2 series and other cars model from BMW.
Why it is necessary for this BMW Company to make extreme changes to their new generations of 5 series? Because at the comparison between the current 5 series against its competitors showed that the BMW 5 series was placed at the last position than the competitors. In order to win the competition or get better placed in the competition, the BMW need to do some changes include the performance, gas emissions, and also the fuel economy. The engines that use by the 2017 BMW 5 series are 3.0 inline 6 turbocharged engine, 4.4 L V8 engine (for the 550i model), 2.0 L 4 cylinder engine (for the 528i model), and diesel engine for the 535d model. There is also plug in hybrid variant for the 5 series which is the 2.0 L 4 cylinders with electric motor. The competitors are Mercedes-Benz E-class, Lexus GS, Jaguar XF, Cadillac CTS, and Audi A6.
2017 BMW 7 Series
The 2017 BMW 7 series is one of the series from BMW that has been waited by its fans. The changes made for the 7 series are amazing such as headlights with laser beam technology, sculpted surfaces, taillights with LED technology, and also air breathers behind the arches of the front wheel. Just like the 5 series, the 7 series will also use a platform that build using the light weight materials such as aluminum and also carbon fiber that reduce almost 300 pounds of its weight from the current generation. One of the great technologies installed to the 7 series is the parking technology that uses a remote control. The engines use for the 7 series are v8 engine, 6.6 L V12 engine and hybrid engine (the M7 model).
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