BMW 5 Series M on its way as an EV

The next BMW 5 Series Sedan will soon be making its international debut. At the BMW Group’s annual conference is was announced that the 5 Series would also be available as an all-electric performance model from BMW M GmbH, to be launched in October this year.

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More news is that the 2023 BMWi Touring, which is due to arrive in the spring of 2024, will be an all-electric model, competing in the estatecar segment.

What’s new?

For the first time ever, the BMW 5 Series will be offered in all-electric and plug-in hybrid variants as well as petrol and diesel variants with 48V mild hybrid technology.

The new 5 Series Sedan will, according to the manufacturer, be more dynamic and a lot more comfortable. The BMW Operating System, 8.5, with BMW Curved Display, innovative digital services and for the first time, a purely electric drive system, will all find their way into the new 5 Series.

Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, who announced details of the new 5 Series at the conference, indicated that a BMW M Performance model woud also be in the mix.

“The all-electric BMW i4 M50* shows how BMW blends dynamic performance and electric mobility to perfection,” Oliver said. “It was the best-selling BMW M model worldwide in 2022. A fully electric Performance model from BMW M GmbH will be included in the new BMW 5 Series Sedan line-up.”

The worldwide launch of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan will get underway in October 2023.

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