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G-Power BMW M550d remapped to 435 hp

German tuning home G-Power is offering the BMW M550d Touring a remodeling. Powered by a 3.0 liter TriTurbo engine, the M550d outputs, in standard type, 381 horsepower and 740 N of torque. But that does not appear to be enough for those looking for extra thrills, so G-Power is providing the M550d some added power for a total of 435 hp and 850 Nm of torque.

G-Power are using their D-Tronik 5 V1 module in order to enhance the power. The module is set up so that it just launches added power if the correct cooling water temperature has been reached. In scenarios where the oil temperature level reaches its restrictions, the power output is limited.

In traffic, the D-Tronik 5 module replies to the acceleration and change the power accordingly.

The M550d can now speed up to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than the stock model and just 0.2 seconds slower than the M5.

Leading speed is restricted to 270 km/h, but for extra money you can increase it to 300 km/h.

The automobile now rests on 21″ ″ G-Power Typhoon RR forged wheels, wearing 255/30 ZR21 and 295/25 ZR21 tires.

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Featuring the next generation G30 BMW 5 Series

The sixth-generation G30 BMW 5 Series will come to market in summer of 2016. The 2nd 5 Series Gran Turismo will debut in the spring of the very same year, followed by the Touring model in the fall.

All these designs are built on a brand new modern platform called “35up.” The nomenclature designates all the designs from the 3 Series all the means up to 7 Series and it’s both a rear-wheel drive and xDrive platform. The platform mixes high-strength steel, aluminium and carbon fiber to drop around 80 kg from today’s 5 Series.

The next M5 will likewise go with a weight lost program and is expected to shed nearly 180 kg while the power output will be raised to near 600 horse power. Regardless of current rumors that an xDrive is not planned for the next M5, sources told VEHICLE Publication that an all-wheel drive M5 is possible.

For the first time, a 3 cylinder engine will be deployed in the 5 Series, the majority of specifically, the entry-level 518d. From a 1.5 liter turbocharged engine, the 518d will produce 150 horsepower and a remarkable 4.0 liter per 100 km or 60 US MPG.

BMW is grouping 500cc cylinders together to create 3-, 4- and six-pot engines, with 60 % common parts. A 2.0-litre four-cylinder will power the 520d and 231bhp 525d. As an outcome, smaller-engined 5 Series share front axles with the next 3 Series, however opt for a 6- or eight-cylinder 5 Series and you’ll get the front axle from the next 7 Series instead.

At the high-end, BMW will provide the 333 hp 530i, 375 hp 540i and 400 hp for M550d. The diesels will also get a power boost, 286 hp for 530d and 333 hp for 535d. Hybrid versions of the 5 Series will be provided too, consisting of a plug-in variation that reduces its charge adapter to a garage floor-mounted plate for inductive charging.

Great deals of new tech enters into the G30 5 Series, starting with self lateral parking and automated lane altering with overtaking. It’ll use radar-based cruise control to stay in its lane, find an automobile ahead, and signal before drawing out and passing the car in front.

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BMW F11 Touring LCI 2014

2014 BMW 5 Series F11 Touring LCI Facelift

The LCI Facelift BMW F11 Touring 5 Series contains all the signature ingredients of a best-selling model at the premium end of the executive segment: Dynamic ability, comfort, efficiency, aesthetic allure and a profusion of innovations designed to enhance driving pleasure .

Over one million units of the BMW 5 Series Sedan, BMW 5 Series Touring and BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo – whose luxurious character has earned it a unique status in the segment – have been sold worldwide since the launch of the current generation. And now another new chapter in this impressive success story is poised to begin. Precise modifications to the cars’ design, new engine variants and innovative additions to the range of available equipment as well as BMW ConnectedDrive technology all raise the appeal of the BMW 5 Series model family a notch higher still.

BMW F11 Touring LCI 2014

The F10 sedan 5 series facelift & more specifications can be seen at this post:

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BMW 5 series F10 LCI

2014 BMW 5 Series F10 LCI Facelift

Modifications for the new facelift

Sedan: New contour lines for the surround of the BMW kidney grille, redesigned lower air intakes, and extra crease in the apron
Sedan: Slimmer, sharply contoured rear lights.
GT: modified front apron and redesigned rear end
GT: three-dimensional surface design for the area around the license plate holder and a chrome strip in the rear apron
Xenon Adaptive headlights standard on all 5 Series models, while
Adaptive LED Headlights optional
Side indicator lights are integrated into the exterior mirrors
New exterior paint colors, light-alloy wheels for all BMW 5 Series models

BMW 5 series F10 LCI

Luxury Line and Modern Line, in addition to the existing M Sport package (Detailed Lines info in full press release below).

Interior / iDrive:
Navigation screen now bordered in the Sedan by chrome trim.
Storage compartments and cup holders in center console have increased capacity.
Increased luggage capacity for Gran Turismo by 2.1 cu-ft to 17.7 cu-ft (European figures, preliminary).
New upholstery colors and interior trim elements for all BMW 5 Series models
Newly-standard iDrive4.2 Navigation system with Advanced Real Time Traffic Information.
New iDrive rotary controller with an integrated touchpad allows the input of characters for destinations, phone numbers, and other functions within the iDrive4.2 operating system (For example, a destination can be programmed into the Navigation system by spelling out the desired address using finger movements on the touchpad surface.)

Models / Engines / Chassis / Steering
BMW 535d now available in North America
Inline-6 BMW Advanced Diesel engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology makes 255 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 413 lb-ft of torque from 1,500 – 3,000 rpm (preliminary figures).
Expected to show substantial fuel efficiency gains over its gasoline-fueled counterpart. US EPA figures will be available closer to the on-sale date.
BMW’s xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system is also available on the new 535d Sedan.
550i receives V-8 with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and BMW’s Valvetronic throttle-less intake technology, developing 445 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque.
The chassis and steering: a double-wishbone front axle, integral rear axle and Electronic Power Steering with Servotronic variable power steering function – has been honed to deliver an unrivalled balance between sporty performance and ride comfort.
The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo comes with standard air suspension, including automatic self-leveling rear suspension.
Driving Dynamics Control switch on the center console is standard on all models.
Brake Energy Regeneration, the Auto Start-Stop functionality, and ECO PRO mode, the suite of standard-fitted BMW EfficientDynamics technologies now also includes a coasting mode (which disengages the powertrain while coasting), and the ECO PRO Route function, which can be selected via the Navigation system

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