2017 BMW 5 Series M Performance — M Performance Upgrade Will Soon Be Available for 2017 BMW 5 Series. 2017 BMW 5 Series has not even hit the market, but BMW has announced that M Performance upgrade will be offered for this series. Those interested to purchase a 5 series should be excited with this M Performance kit because it doesn’t only offer some visual tweaks but also mechanical and even power upgrade.
2017 BMW 5 Series M Performance Specifications
Power and Sound Kit in 2017 BMW 5 Series
For the 6-cylinder petrol engine, 2017 BMW 5 Series M Performance Power Kit will give additional 25 kW/34 HP and 50 Nm to the original power output. As a result, the power is boosted to 265 kW/360 HP and 500 Nm.
Meanwhile, for the 6-cylinder diesel engine, the power will be increased by 20 kW/27 HP to 215 kW/292 HP and the maximum torque is increased by 30 Nm to 650 NM of torque. Despite the power boost, the Bavarian automaker claims that the CO2 emission rate in all models will not be affected.
The performance upgrade is accompanied by a silencer system that will give unrivaled sporty sound. For those who are not interested in the power upgrade but intrigued to add more striking sound to their BMW 5 Series, the silencer system is available to be purchased individually. However, it only applies for BMW 530i, 540i and their xDrive and diesel models. Tailpipes with carbon fiber and stainless steel finishes are available.
Aesthetic and Other Upgrades — 2017 BMW 5 Series M Performance
Besides the power upgrade, customers can anticipate full-on aesthetic upgrades. The styling kit in M Performance includes 20 inches twin-spoke alloy wheels with silver and black or gray finish, carbon-fiber door mirror caps, grille with the black finish and M Performance accent strips. Inside, the customers can also get M Performance Alcantara steering wheel, but it will only be available in summer 2017.
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The upgrade doesn’t stop there. This kit also comes with M Performance brake that will support the performance upgrade thanks to its high thermal resilience level. The brake also comes with red calipers to give the most distinct look to the car. Furthermore, to supplement M Sports package, the additional aero exterior kit will also be available.
2017 BMW 5 Series M Performance Release Date and Price
2017 BMW 5 Series itself will hit showrooms starting from February 2017. And, BMW M550i xDrive will follow several weeks later. The company has not announced the availability and pricing of the 2017 BMW 5 Series M Performance kit. However, it is possible that it will be launched around the same time with M550i xDrive. Meanwhile, M Performance Power Kit for diesel models will be offered in summer 2017.
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