The subsequent photograph gallery options the 2021 BMW 540i xDrive Sedan. The pictures hail from Germany the place BMW hosted the media launch of the refreshed 5 and 6 Series GT. Stylistically, the 2021 BMW 540i receives huge upgrades throughout. The Sport Line, Luxury Line and M Sport trim variants all include a brand new particular styling, to be simply differentiated in-between.
The most spectacular one stays the M Sport model, which will get its inspiration straight from the identical bundle out there for the 7 Series LCI.When ordered with the M Sport Package, the 540i will get a thicker M Sport steering wheel, together with variable sport steering (tighter steering ratio and a bit heavier steering).
Furthermore, the brand new 5 Series introduces a number of recent alloy wheel designs for the M Sport, Luxury Line and Sport Line tools trim ranges. It additionally will get you the brand new for 2021 “Aluminum Rhombicle Smoke Gray” inside trim (which appears a bit bit just like the M340i’s aluminum trim however with a lot much less glare and a bit darker in colour) and an Anthracite headliner.
The inside additionally gives elevated creature comforts – the Luxury Seating Package will get you ventilated and multi-contour seats, that are extra akin to one thing you’d discover in a 7 Series. There are additionally ventilated seats.
The new BMW 5 Series additionally premieres further commonplace and BMW Individual exterior paint works, just like the Bernina Gray Amber Effect, the Phytonic Blue metallic or the Individual shades of Aventurine Red and Tanzanite Blue. Another visible spotlight of the refreshed 5 Series technology are the trapezoidal exhaust pipe finishers on the rear finish, which are actually commonplace on all variations.
Another novelty introduced by the brand new 5 Series are the BMW Individual Shadowline headlights, complementing the high-gloss Black Chrome exterior adornments. By selecting this bundle, prospects can enhance the visible enchantment of their new 5 Series with darkened out inlays on the higher edges of the headlights.
A brand new addition to the 540i for 2021 is the much-talked about 48V “mild-hybrid” system. The thought behind this method is to make use of regenerative braking to energy a 48V battery, which powers the lights, steering, and most inside facilities. This reduces parasitic loss on the engine, providing you with extra energy and elevated effectivity. Additionally, lag is diminished when the car’s “auto-start/stop” characteristic kicks in.
The 540i and 540i xDrive are outfitted to the identical stage, with the variations between the 2 restricted to the addition of the xDrive all-wheel-drive system. The additional traction supplied by this method cuts the 540i xDrive’s 0-60 mph dash time right down to 4.6-seconds (the RWD 540i takes 4.9-seconds). The 335hp B58 single-turbo inline six stays unchanged within the facelift mannequin.