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Check out the 2013 BMW 5 Series brochure provided by Sam Swope BMW in Louisville, KY. To learn more about our current sales and incentives give us a call at 502-499-5080. http://samswopebmw.com/

Check out the 2013 BMW 5 Series brochure provided by Sam Swope BMW in Louisville, KY. To learn more about our current sales and incentives give us a call at 502-499-5080. http://samswopebmw.com/

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2013 BMW 5 Series Brochure KY | Louisville BMW Dealer 2013 BMW 5 Series Brochure KY | Louisville BMW Dealer Presentation Transcript

  • BMW Series Sedanii xDriveii xDriveii xDriveActiveHybrid THE  SERIES SEDAN.A CELEBRATION OF BEAUTY AND POWER.The UltimateDriving Machine®BMW EfficientDynamicsLess emissions. More driving pleasure.Sam Swope BMWI-64 & S. Hurstboune ParkwayLouisville, KY 40299Phone: 502-499-5080http://samswopebmw.com/
  • POWER AND PLEASURE.ALL IN PERFECT BALANCE.The BMW  Series Sedan: the perfect symbiosis of modern design and driving pleasure. It’s our tribute to the beauty of ideas – the lifeblood of ourcompany. Whether in the grand sweep of an eye-catching contour, or in the rigid, lightweight construction of the suspension, innovative ideas keepevery inch of the BMW  Series Sedan moving forward. And with over  years of creating vehicles designed to stay at the forefront of the industry,we know a thing or two about the beauty and joy of driving.
  • Contents04 05The BMW Series SedanAESTHETIC MEETSATHLETIC.TechnologyLATEST REVELATIONSON REVOLUTIONS.EquipmentONE OF A KIND,ONE AT A TIME. ExteriorThe shape of perfection. Driving experienceHighlights of the BMW  Series Sedan. Dynamics and designInterview with chief designerAdrian van Hooydonk. InteriorCockpit and rear-cabin highlights. ExperienceFive minutes in the BMW  Series Sedan.bmwusa.com/series PerformanceThe BMW  Series Sedan on the move. BMW EfficientDynamicsTechnology that increases excitement andreduces fuel consumption and emissions. EnginesThree TwinPower Turbo engines. BMW ActiveHybrid Luxury meets exhilarating hybrid power. Chassis and safety featuresInnovations that inspire confidence. BMW ConnectedDriveSystems that add convenience andpeace of mind while you’re on the road. Six technical questionsExplaining six interesting technologiesin the BMW  Series Sedan.bmwusa.com/technology Combination examples BMW M Sport Package BMW Individual Exterior colors Upholstery materials and colors Interior trims Recommended color combinations Equipment features and options Original BMW AccessoriesWorld-class, yet personalizing. Build Your OwnGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”OverviewSPECIFICATIONSAND SERVICES. Technical data BMW ServicesExclusive offers for BMW customers.Equipment of model shown: BMW i SedanEngine:Nominal output:Wheels:Exterior color:Upholstery:Interior trim:Optional equipment:-valve BMW TwinPower Turbo.-liter inline six-cylinder engine hp @  rpmRadial Spoke (Style ) -inch light alloySpace Gray MetallicVenetian Beige Dakota LeatherAnthracite WoodPremium Package, -speed SportAutomatic transmission, four-zoneclimate controlFor information on specifications please see pages -.The art of design.At the BMW Museum in Munich, there is a kinetic sculpture thatimmediately catches the eye with its complexity and beauty. No lessthan  metal balls continually align and then realign themselves inever-shifting patterns – some abstract, some in the familiar contoursof a BMW vehicle. The sculpture serves as a perfect representationof our approach to design: it is this same fluid concept of beauty thatwe apply to our vehicles, even from the earliest stages. And like thesculpture, each component of our design concept must be in placein order to create a cohesive, unified whole.The BMW  Series Sedan – a winning combination of elegance,sportiness and luxury – captures this principle beautifully. With itstimeless profile with contours that impress, the gracefully chiseledbody of the BMW  Series expresses the essence of BMW design.But it is not simply a superficial attraction. You’ll find equal attention todetail has been paid to the entire vehicle. Under the hood are dynamic,fuel-efficient TwinPower Turbo engines, including the dynamic hybridpowerplant in the BMW ActiveHybrid . The cabin serves as a masterclass in functional comfort, from the Black Panel Display technologythat awakens to glowing life at the press of the Start button, to theParking Assistant feature that selects and then helps pilot you intoparking spaces. The  Series can also be lavished with the exquisitepaint finishes, sumptuous Extended Merino Leather upholstery andrich interior trims of BMW Individual Composition.Each of these aspects is compelling on its own. Incorporated intoa single, symphonic whole, the result is no less than class-leading.The BMW  Series Sedan resets the standards. It’s a differencethat rewards drivers, passengers and onlookers alike.EditorialA MASTER CLASSIN MOTION.
  • Exterior06 07BMW  Series Sedan designand style: both answer anyquestions about how wesee the world of automotivebeauty. From the powerfulfront end, to the expressivecontours, to the signatureHofmeister kink, each eye-catching section is alsoa vital component in thedynamic, elegant symphonyof the vehicle’s exterior. Andif your question is, does itdrive the way it looks? Theanswer is a resounding yes.bmwusa.com/series
  • THE PURSUIT OFHAPPINESS ISNEVER-ENDING.Elegance and efficiency, sophistication and swagger:the BMW  Series Sedan gives drivers and passengersa sense of purpose on the road – and a reason tokeep moving.DYNwqwAMIC.
  • Driving experience12 13BMW EfficientDynamics has kept us moving toward one constant goal: our unwavering commitment to achievingmaximum power and efficiency with minimum emissions. This compels us to create the most efficient modelspossible – from powerful, lightweight engines to aerodynamic tail ends, and every part in between. For example,our Brake Energy Regeneration technology harnesses the kinetic energy normally wasted when coasting andstopping. This energy is stored in the vehicle’s battery, where it is available for running electrical components.As a result, the engine does less work, saving fuel and reducing emissions. It’s just one more way BMW is movingforward to make driving as enjoyable and efficient as possible.bmwusa.com/efficientdynamicsBMW EFFICIENT DYNAMICS:THE LANGUAGE OF BMW ENGINEERING.BMW EfficientDynamicsLess emissions. More driving pleasure.
  • Driving experience14 15In crafting a perfectly balanced model of power, the engine is atthe heart of the issue. With three TwinPowerTurbo engine choices– a four-cylinder, six-cylinder and V- – and the ActiveHybrid ,which combines a six-cylinder engine and an electric motor –the BMW  Series Sedan offers classic pulse-raising BMWperformance. A -speed manual and two -speed automatictransmissions harness this power perfectly. Additionally, the-speed transmissions provide enhanced fuel efficiency. It’sthe most thrilling way to take flight.OUR DREAMS MOVE US.THEY’LL MOVE YOU, TOO.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages andtechnical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice,and click on “Features & Specs.”
  • Driving experience16 17BMW driving assistance technologiesgive important feedback on your vehicle’soperating status and surrounding traffic.Full-color Head-up Display.Key information is projected directly intoyour field of vision so you can focus on theroad ahead while staying informed of yourspeed and operating data. View ActiveCruise Control data, Speed Limit Info,Navigation directions, BMW Night Visionwith Pedestrian Detection Warning, andLaneDepartureWarningsystemalerts.Active Cruise Control withStop & Go function.This feature uses radar measurements toautomatically maintain a preset speed anddistance between your vehicle and theone ahead in heavy traffic and highwaydriving. It can even bring your BMW to astop, if needed. Once traffic allows, yourBMW automatically returns to its presetspeed. At all times, the Forward CollisionWarning feature sounds an alert if you areapproaching the vehicle ahead too quickly.Lane Departure Warning andActive Blind Spot Detection.If your vehicle crosses the lane markingswithout first using the directional signal,the Lane Departure Warning system gentlyvibrates the steering wheel, alerting you;this feature also includes Frontal CollisionWarning. The Active Blind Spot Detectionfeature continuously monitors for vehiclesin your blind spot or that are approachingat a higher speed in the passing lane. Ifthe directional signal is activated whenanother vehicle is present, a mild vibrationis sent through the steering wheel and avisible image is displayed in the side-viewmirror to alert you.TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR SERVICE:ADVANCED DRIVING ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS. Cruise control is not a substitute for the driver’s own responsibility in adjusting speed and otherwisecontrolling the vehicle. After evaluating the road, traffic and visibility conditions, the driver must decidewhether and how the system is used. Requires clearly definable lane markings that are not obscured by rain, snow, etc. Lane Departure Warningfeature is not a substitute for the driver’s own responsibility in maintaining safe control of the vehicle.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages andtechnical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice,and click on “Features & Specs.”
  • Driving experience18 19At BMW, bold artistic statements are reinforced in even the smallest details. In this case, numerous supporting technologies help you makethe most out of every ounce of this masterpiece’s power and grace. Take, for example, BMW’s Electric Power Steering (EPS). Enhancingboth precision and comfort, the EPS system relies on an electric motor, as opposed to conventional mechanical systems, to provideassistance during steering maneuvers on an as-needed basis only. Once steering wheel movement ceases, such as when cruising,energy consumption from this innovative system is reduced to zero. So you can drive exactly as you intend – with poise and precision.
  • A BMW SHOULDALWAYS RADIATEDYNAMISM.Adrian van Hooydonk, Head of BMW Group Design, invitedus to join him on an exclusive test drive. An interview withthe expert about the design of the BMW  Series Sedan.Interview: Jan-Kirsten BienerCaptions: Brian FinallyAdrian van Hooydonk, what do you personally find so specialabout the BMW 5 Series Sedan? This BMW 5 Series reveals ata glance exactly what you can expect to experience inside. It’s theperfect fit, like a suit that’s made to order – and the BMW 5 Seriessuits any occasion. No matter if you’re on business, on vacation ordriving around town, you’re always dressed right, with a sure senseof style.At BMW, the 5 Series invariably has a special part to play.How do you see the role of this series in the current BMWportfolio? The 5 Series is the brand’s core product. The BMW5 Series Sedan has the longest pedigree in the range and, for thatreason alone, it holds a special place in our corporate history. Asalways, this BMW 5 Series demonstrates the perfect combinationof sportiness and elegance.Were these the two primary characteristics you were after inyour design? Let’s say that’s why the design of the BMW 5 Seriesfeatures very dynamic lines at the front and rear, while the side viewhas a stretched and timeless look to it.The way we see it, you’ve implemented three design conceptsin a single car. Would you agree? The observer always sees a caras a whole. Every BMW expresses a high degree of sportiness andelegance, with the mixture varying from one series to the next. Forme, the BMW 5 Series is the epitome of the sporty business sedan.While it clearly belongs to the large sedan class, at the same time ithas its own distinctive looks, based on the three primary characteris-tics that you referred to: the charismatic appeal of the front end, thestylish elegance of the side view, and the natural, authentic sportinessof the rear. Those were indeed the specifications for this model, andI’d say they’re all readily identifiable in the finished product.Adrian van Hooydonk, Head of BMW Group Design,describes the BMW  Series Sedan.Exterior designer Jacek Fröhlichgets to work on his design model.You put great emphasis on the dynamism of this model. Buthow sporty can a BMW 5 Series Sedan be? A BMW must alwaysbe an expression of dynamics and motion! The 5 Series in particularappeals to customers who love driving, including long distances, andreally appreciate the typical driving dynamics of a BMW. The propor-tions are clearly defined by the heritage of BMW sedans: short over-hangs, long wheelbase, a long hood and the cockpit set well back.It seems you like working with lines. The door handles, forexample, meld into the seam lines. The primary measures ofBMW’s design language are proportion and volume. It’s only atsecond glance that the lines that delineate the spaces become visible.Inside, you’ve opted, in general, for clearly defined spaces,with clean lines and no unnecessary frills. What’s the reason-ing behind that? The interior, too, has to speak of dynamics andelegance. Our idea was to express this through smoothly flowinglines across the instrument panel and doors.How do you manage to create an interior with such a modernatmosphere? First and foremost, by ensuring that the exterior andinterior form a harmonious whole – and just like on the outside, thecloser you look inside the BMW 5 Series, the more innovations youdiscover. For example, there’s the momentum of the two lines onthe instrument panel that’s carried over onto the passenger side –something that only strikes you at second glance. Or the way thetrim panel transitions from the instrument panel to the door, with achrome-color highlight. It’s the sum of these detailed refinementsthat explains the appeal of the BMW 5 Series interior.The headlights are capped with a strip of frosted glass thatlooks like an eyebrow, while the taillights have a pronouncedL-shape. Why did you go for these visuals? Our “night design,”as we call it, ensures that the BMW 5 Series can be clearly identifiedas a BMW even in the dark. That’s why, at the front, we chose tohave the “eyebrows” lend a slightly angular look to the round twinheadlights. The L-shape of the taillights builds a bridge betweentradition and progress. The Corona headlight-rings are also availablewith state-of-the-art LED technology.Were there any areas where you deliberately wanted to set thismodel apart from its predecessor? This time around, we havedesigned a very upright kidney grille. In fact, we’ve gone back to givingit a slight forward angle. This shows, on the one hand, how firmly rootedwe are in our own design history. On the other hand, it underpins thesporty character of this model. Overall, the latest BMW 5 Series Sedanlooks a touch lower and wider than its predecessor – which means itlooks even more dynamic.The kidney grille is particularly wide and striking in this model.Why is that? Well, of course the kidney grille is not just a designelement, it’s also an important air inlet. But in the current BMW5 Series the design of the kidney grille has one primary purpose.It says, “This is one sporty sedan!”Thank you very much for this exclusive interview! It was apleasure talking to you.Interior designer Oliver Heilmer checking the lines anddimensions of the body on the clay model.Emotional sketch of the exteriorof the BMW  Series Sedan.
  • Interior22 23PERFECTION.BMW translated the luxurious comfortof the  Series Sedan’s interior tomatch the elegance of the exterior.Upon entering the cabin, it’s clearthat the vehicle’s sweeping contoursand clean lines have permeated theinterior, as well. Choose from a wealthof sleek modern trims – like AnthraciteWood and Aluminum – as well assupple leather upholsteries, includingBMW’s optional plush Nappa Leather.Or take it to a rarefied level of luxurywith the Extended Merino Leatherupholstery and elegant trims of aBMW Individual Composition interior.Extensive Black Panel technology –both on the dash and in the centerconsole – gives you easy-to-readinformation on everything from vitaldriving information, including speedand rpms, to climate control andNavigation system details; when notin use, the surface is clean, simpleand dark. Speaking of controls, thedriver-centric dashboard gives thosebehind the wheel quick and easyaccess to every knob, dial, wheel andbutton. Grasp the fourth-generationiDrive Controller and plot your courseon a large, integrated .-inch screen.And the Top- and Side-view Camerasprovide visual assistance for parkingand maneuvering in tight spaces,with images transmitted clearly tothe iDrive screen. Intuitive, comfort-able, and luxurious: the interior ofthe BMW  Series Sedan is a trulystunning complement to the vehicle’ssharp lines and good looks.Get the latest information on BMW standardand optional features, packages and technicalspecifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select theBMW model of your choice, and click on“Features & Specs.”WHERE FUNCTIONAL INTEGRATION MEETSPURE EXHILARATION.
  • Interior24 25DISCOVER A PLACE WHEREEVEN SITTING DOWN INSPIRES AWE.The spacious rear cabin of the BMW Series Sedan comfortably accom-modates even tall passengers. Anabundance of headroom and kneeroom combine to make every tripa rewarding experience. Once theyare settled in, four-zone automaticair conditioning provides individuallyadjustable air settings for the twoouter seats. Passengers of all ageswill appreciate the rear-seat enter-tainment system that offers two.-inch monitors, plus a separateDVD drive and easy-to-use controls.And a premium hi-fi system putsthe power of  high-end speakersat your disposal, for creating anatmosphere of acoustic bliss onany trip. Who says the driver’s seatis the only great place in the BMW Series Sedan?Get the latest information on BMW standardand optional features, packages and technicalspecifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select theBMW model of your choice, and click on“Features & Specs.”In typical BMW fashion, every surfaceand corner of the BMW  Series Sedancabin is finished in premium materials.Sit back in seats upholstered in plushoptional Nappa Leather. Run youreyes over the dash, accented withrich wood trims. You’ll soon discoverjust how inviting and inspiring elegantdesign truly can be. (Please note:Perforated Leather rear seats shownare not available in the U.S.)
  •  MINUTESIN THE BMW SERIESSEDAN.Falling in love only takes  seconds.Forming a deep, lasting friendshiptakes  minutes and  seconds longer.What do the first five minutes in the BMW Series Sedan feel like? BMW researchedthe issue and documented the results.(The most important result was that the testsubjects didn’t really want to get out again.): Operating the door handle is the firstindication of things to come. The door openswith a satisfying sound that signals preciseworkmanship and first-class materials. Youtake your seat behind the steering wheeland look over the cockpit. Closing the door,you notice that it moves by itself the lastcouple of inches, then pulls itself shut,making barely a sound.Get the latest information on BMW standardand optional features, packages and technicalspecifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select theBMW model of your choice, and click on“Features & Specs.”: The clear cockpit layout seemspleasantly familiar, with high-qualitymaterials that make for a superb lookand feel. You run your fingertips over thedifferent types of surfaces. The leather-wrapped steering wheel feels sporty andcompact. How good it is to the touch!: It’s so quiet, it’s as if the world hadbeen swaddled in a cotton blanket. Yoursenses become more acute. Everything inthe cockpit, including the center console andgear selector lever, is focused toward you –the driver. Buttons can be reached with thetips of your fingers; just stretch out your hand.: Press the Start button, and the vehicle’sfunctions come to life. The BMW  SeriesSedan talks to you in a wordless language.You twist, tilt and press the iDrive Controller,which functions with flawless precision.Everything is quick and easy to set up – likepairing your BMW-approved Bluetooth®mobile phone with the car.: It’s fun getting to know the interior.Exciting, too – like the first day at a job thatyou have been eagerly looking forward to.And then, the first press of the acceleratorpedal. Still in neutral, you hear the power ofthe engine, feel its dynamic potential, can’twait to get going. And once you slide intogear, you know that you won’t ever want tostop again.
  • AUTHENTIPUT YOUR HANDSON THE WHEELAND YOUR MINDAT EASE.Driven to innovate, BMW imbued the  Series Sedanwith a range of cutting-edge technologies that elevatethe entire driving experience. But this is not technologyfor its own sake. Each groundbreaking feature is seam-lessly designed and integrated for maximum operatingef�ciency and user-friendliness. Only in this way canwe increase the thrill of The Ultimate Driving Machine®without losing its signature driving feel.CITY.
  • BMW EfficientDynamics30 31BMW EFFICIENT DYNAMICS:VEHICLES THAT REQUIRE LITTLE AND GIVE A LOT.BMW was one of the first automotive manufacturers to pursue efficientdriving technologies – one part of our award-winning sustainabilitystrategy. Our commitment to EfficientDynamics means we arecontinuously developing innovative systems that bring us closer to ourlong-term goal of emissions-free mobility. However, we remain equallycommitted to driving pleasure, which is being pursued in different ways.First, there is the continuing optimization of conventional diesel- andgasoline-powered models. Second, BMW hybrid vehicles are already onthe road. Third, the first  percent electrically powered BMW – theBMW ActiveE – is being distributed in a field trial to customers. Andfourth, the fleet of BMW Hydrogen  vehicles impressively demonstratedthe potential for combining hydrogen drive with a combustion engine.Since  BMW has been able to reduce the CO emissions of itsentire fleet by approximately  percent and intends to achieve afurther  percent reduction by . BMW EfficientDynamics representsthe most comprehensive package of innovative technologies currentlyin production, for reducing fuel consumption and emissions whilesimultaneously creating The Ultimate Driving Machine.®Different paths to the same destination: unmistakable BMWdriving pleasure.In early  BMW launched its first production models with hybrid drive.Today the BMW ActiveHybrid , ActiveHybrid  and ActiveHybrid  offeran unparalleled combination of thrilling performance, increased fuelefficiency and reduced emissions. The BMW ActiveE, with its innovative percent electric drive system, introduces an entirely new form ofdynamic performance, paving the way for the future of emissions-freemobility. Finally, a completely new vehicle concept targeted at meetingthe need for sustainable mobility in fast-growing metropolitan areas willsoon become reality: the BMW i.THE BMW  SERIES SEDAN’SEFFICIENT DYNAMICS INITIATIVE AT A GLANCE.High-Precision Direct Injection.In this latest-generation direct fuel injection system, the piezo injectorsare positioned very close to the spark plugs. They inject fuel at highpressure, with extreme precision, for very efficient combustion.BMW TwinPower Turbo technology.This innovative turbocharging technology efficiently reclaims the energycontained in exhaust gases, using two turbochargers (i and i xDrive)or using a twin-scroll charger (i, i xDrive, i, i xDrive, andActiveHybrid ).Valvetronic.BMW’s Valvetronic valve control system improves engine response andrefinement, while also helping to reduce fuel consumption. The systemhelps the engine “breathe” better by providing fully variable lift adjust-ment of the inlet valves.-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission.The close spacing of gear ratios in this -speed automatic transmissionmakes maximum use of the optimum rev range, reducing fuel consump-tion and allowing smoother shifts.Auto Start-Stop function and Hybrid Start-Stop function.Even when idling, such as at a stop sign, an engine burns fuel. BMW’sAuto Start-Stop function – or Hybrid Start-Stop function in theActiveHybrid  – enhances fuel efficiency by switching off the engine.(The intelligent electronics system first checks the battery charge leveland calculates if other electric systems, like the heated rear windshield,need more energy.) Once the brake pedal is released, the engine startsup again almost instantly. A Start-Stop signal in the display indicatesthe function is active.Brake Energy Regeneration.In vehicles with Brake Energy Regeneration, the alternator generateselectricity only when the driver takes his or her foot off the accelerator.Kinetic energy that was previously unharnessed is transformed intoelectrical energy, then fed into the battery. In this way, electricity isgenerated without consuming fuel.Electric Power Steering.Unlike conventional, hydraulic steering systems, Electric Power Steeringdraws power only during actual steering movements. When the steeringwheel position is constant, the electric motor is inactive.Not all BMW EfficientDynamics features are available on all models.Please see your authorized BMW center for details.
  • Engines32 33Engines that power innovation. Year after year, BMW engines have garnered accolades for their output, refinement and high-revving ability.Beneath the long hoods of the  Series Sedans are three of the world’s most sophisticated engines. All are designed to deliver on BMW’sEfficientDynamics philosophy: increased power with decreased fuel consumption and emissions. Whichever engine you select, you’ll enjoythe thrill of BMW performance while helping to protect the environment every day.THREE ADVANCED ENGINES. ONE GREAT VEHICLE.THE BMW 5 SERIES SEDAN.BMW i and i xDrive.BMW’s .-liter TwinPower Turbo V- is the essence of an iron fist ina velvet glove. Calling on two parallel turbochargers, its robust  hpaccelerates the i xDrive smoothly from  to  mph in . seconds,while the boost from  lb-ft of peak torque is sustained from  allthe way to  rpm. Thanks to high-precision direct injection, this V-is also extremely fuel efficient.BMW i and i xDrive.This unique engine combines a twin-scroll TwinPower Turbo, high-precision direct injection, and – in a first for turbocharged engines –BMW’s Valvetronic variable intake technology that helps the engine“breathe” better. The result: turbo lag is virtually eliminated, while postingone of the most fuel-efficient ratings in its class. The i and i xDriveTwinPowerTurbo develops maximum output of  hp at  rpm, red-lining at  rpm. Peak torque of  lb-ft kicks in almost immediatelyat  rpm. It continues to push you back in your seat all the way to rpm. In just . seconds the i xDrive is easily passing  mph –and just as easily surpassing all expectations.BMW i and i xDrive.Small is the next big idea in engines – namely, BMW’s mighty inline four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo. Displacing just . liters, this -hp marvelgenerates  lb-ft of torque at just  rpm, for potent thrust that kicksin right from the start and continues all the way up to  rpm. Light-weight and smooth-running, it incorporates BMW’s award-winning high-precision direct injection, Valvetronic and Double-VANOS technologies.Its dynamic performance is equaled by spectacular fuel efficiency, takingyou further on every gallon of gas than did its six-cylinder predecessor.       Engine speed (rpm)Torque(lb-ft)Poweroutput(hp)Torque (lb-ft)Power output (hp)Powerful and efficient – the BMW i and i xDrive withTwinPower Turbo technology. BMW AG test results. Please see page  for detailed technical data.BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts.-speed Sport Automatic transmission.This Sport Automatic transmission adjusts to your style – from comfort-able cruising to very dynamic driving. To change gears, use the selectorlever or steering wheel-mounted gear shift paddles. In Sport mode,modified clutch settings allow very quick adjustments in engine speedfor minimal shift times. The close spacing of the eight gears optimizesacceleration, while also maximizing efficiency and comfortable shifting.-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission.Offering eight speeds with Adaptive Transmission Control (ATC), thistransmission provides extremely fast synchronized shifting in either theSport or Manual shift mode. By increasing the number of gears to eight,the transmission provides a more efficient shifting sequence and improvedfuel economy.-speed manual transmission.Prized by driving enthusiasts, this six-speed manual delivers a precise,athletic feel. Its responsiveness is due, in part, to the synchronization ofshifts from neutral to each gear. The shortened shift lever and “throw”add to the sporty feel of the gearbox. The sixth gear drops revs at highwayspeeds for smooth cruising and better fuel economy.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”BMW’s TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine. Lightweight, fuel-efficient and lightning-fast, this powerful gasoline engine is designed todeliver five percent quicker acceleration and  percent greater fuel efficiency than its six-cylinder predecessor.Poweroutput(hp)Torque(lb-ft)    Engine speed (rpm)Torque (lb-ft)Power output (hp)Generating  lb-ft of torque from  to  rpm,BMW’s efficient -hp four-cylinder TwinPower Turboengine is an engineering marvel.
  • BMW ActiveHybrid 534 35BMW ACTIVE HYBRID .LUXURY MEETS EXHILARATING HYBRID POWER.Combining sportiness and elegance with BMW’s intelligent drive concept, the BMW ActiveHybrid  introduces another facet to the  Series’ confidentbalancing act of handling, luxury and practicality. Representing the next generation of BMW ActiveHybrids, this first full-hybrid BMW sedan proves it ispossible to greatly enhance fuel efficiency without sacrificing thrilling performance. Its intelligent energy management system allows driving on electricpower alone for over a distance of  to . miles at speeds up to  mph. Calling on combustion and electric power, the BMW ActiveHybrid  has atotal output of  horsepower – and an extra -hp boost function for when even quicker acceleration is needed.Streamline (Style )  x .light alloy wheels with /run-flatall-season tires.Theseexclusive, innovative aero rimshelp lower fuel consumption.Run-flat tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel.Please note: Driving over rough or damaged road surfaces, as well as debris, curbs and other obstacles,can cause serious damage to wheels, tires and suspension parts.This is more likely to occur with low-profile tires, which provide less cushioning between the wheel and the road. Be careful to avoid roadhazards and reduce your speed, especially ifyourvehicle is equipped with low-profile tires.-speed automatic transmission. The tightly spaced -speed gearratios allow the vehicle to make better use of the optimum rev range,enhancing fuel economy and shift comfort. In combination with theHybrid Start-Stop function, this increases driving comfort while greatlylowering fuel consumption and emissions.High-performance lithium-ionbattery. This highly efficient,long-life battery supplies the BMWActiveHybrid  with the powerneeded for electric-only driving for to . miles at speeds of up to mph. Using a more advancedform of Brake Energy Regeneration,this storage unit is recharged whiledriving, and whenever you lift yourfoot off the accelerator pedal.Auxiliary air conditioning. Thisenables the BMW ActiveHybrid to be cooled down a few minutesbefore you enter the vehicle. Thisfunction is handled by a battery-powered electric air conditioningcompressor and does not require asingle drop of fuel. It can be conve-niently activated from a distance,using the vehicle’s remote key fob.High-performance hybrid. The BMW TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine, combined with the electric motor, delivers significantlyreduced fuel consumption along with maximum dynamic performance.-speed automatic transmis-sion gear selector lever featuresan aluminum surround with specialActiveHybrid  signature.Aluminum door-sill finisherswith ActiveHybrid  lettering leaddriver and passengers into anelegant interior marked by qualityworkmanship.ActiveHybrid  badging behindthe signature Hofmeister kink, aswell as satin aluminum windowframes and window recess finish-ers, identify the special vehicle.Boost function. When required, energy from the high-performancelithium-ion battery is used to enable a short-term -horsepower boost.A benefit of this technology is strong and immediate power delivery.All-electric driving. The  kW ( hp) output of the electric motorallows all-electric driving over longer distances. Using Driving DynamicsControl to activate the ECO PRO mode, the transmission uncouples theengine and shuts it off when you take your foot off the accelerator. Thisfeature enables the BMW ActiveHybrid  to “sail” downhill almost silentlyat speeds of up to  mph. When the ECO PRO mode is deactivated,it is possible to sail at speeds of up to  mph.Wheel and tire specifications are subject to change. Get the latest information onBMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifications. Visitbmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  • Chassis and safety features36 37Integral Active Steering.With Integral Active Steering, atspeeds up to  mph, a smallturn of the steering wheel yieldsa greater turn of the front wheelsfor more direct response. It alsosteers the rear wheels up to .degrees in the opposite direction,giving the effect of a shortenedwheelbase for enhanced maneu-verability. When changing lanes atspeeds over  mph, both frontand rear wheels turn in the samedirection, giving the feel of anextended wheelbase. While youexperience greater responsivenessand directional stability, your passen-gers enjoy greater ride comfort fromreduced body roll.Active Roll Stabilization.When taking corners, the vehicle’sbody tends to roll, affecting han-dling. Active Roll Stabilization(ARS) twists special two-pieceanti-roll bars to generate strongerresistance to body roll, keepingthe vehicle more level and provid-ing maximum stability and agility.Dynamic Damping Control (DDC),on the other hand, instantly adjustsshock absorbers from the softestto the firmest settings. The resultis exceptional ride comfort andfluid handling at all times – duringchanges in vehicle speed, loador road and driving conditions.Driving Dynamics Control.This feature lets you adjust the Series Sedan’s driving characteris-tics by pressing a button. Choosefrom four settings: COMFORT, SPORT,SPORT+ or ECO PRO mode, toadjust engine-throttle response,transmission shift characteristicsand power-steering assist. In addi-tion, the traction control featurecan be disengaged when drivingon sand, gravel, or deep or packedsnow.The BMW  Series Sedan offers a host of innovative performance-enhancingtechnologies as well as active and passive safety features that help you get themost pleasure out of every drive.BMW xDRIVE INTELLIGENT ALL-WHEEL DRIVE:THE POWER TO MASTER ANYTHINGTHAT CROSSES YOUR PATH.xDrive intelligentall-wheel-drive system.The BMW i xDrive, i xDriveand i xDrive all deliver maximumtraction, even in the most slipperyroad conditions. BMW’s xDriveintelligent all-wheel-drive systemmonitors data such as enginespeed, steering angle, wheelspeeds and acceleration. Onsmooth, dry roads, more poweris normally sent to the rear axle,giving vehicles with xDrive the feelof their rear-wheel-drive counter-parts. But hit a wet uphill curve,for instance, and even beforewheelspin can occur, the systemimmediately recognizes any needfor a change in power distribution.Using a controlled clutch, it sendsmore torque to the front axle toenhance stability and achievegreater traction.-speed Sport Automatictransmission.Enjoy quick, comfortable gearshifts, using the gear selector leveror steering wheel-mounted gearshift paddles. The close spacingof the eight gears optimizes accel-eration while improving efficiencyand shift comfort.Dynamic Stability Control(DSC).DSC helps to stabilize the BMW Series Sedan in just millisecondswhen it senses an impending skid.Whenever the system sensesover- or understeer, it modulatesengine power and can apply brakesindividually to each wheel to helpkeep the vehicle under control andgoing in the intended direction.For sportier driving or in deep snow,Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)allows increased wheelslip.Passive safety.In the event of a collision, theSedan’s safety system determineswhich of six airbags to deploy foroptimal protection. An extremelyrigid steel “safety cage” surroundsthe cabin, with deformable crushtubes front and rear. In a severecrash, impact energy is routedaround the cabin and absorbedby the safety cage. In a severe sideimpact, a reinforcing bar hooksthe door to the body, locking themtogether to make a more rigid pas-senger cell. When the pressure isreleased, the system is designedto snap back so that the doorscan open.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  • BMW ConnectedDrive38 39BMW ConnectedDriveIn touch with your world.Every day, our world is becomingly increasingly networked. ThroughBMW ConnectedDrive, many BMW drivers are better connected thanthe rest, obtaining information on the road, communicating by phoneor email, and always being updated on the latest events.With BMW ConnectedDrive you stay in touch, no matter where yougo. Its advanced communications and entertainment features createa network between driver, vehicle and environment, at any time andwherever you are. Take, for example, a Navigation system that helpsyou plan your route, avoid traffic jams – and stores your favorite music.BMW Assist™ Safety Plan includes TeleService, which checks yourvehicle’s operating fluids and wear items. When they need replacing,it automatically notifies your authorized BMW center. A staff of BMWAssist response specialists and Concierges are there at the touch of abutton, dedicated to assisting you every moment you’re on the road.At BMW, electronic systems will never replace the thrill of driving – butthey do enhance the driving experience.bmwusa.com/connecteddriveCONNECTED DRIVE:BMW’S INTELLIGENT NETWORKOF DRIVER, CAR AND ENVIRONMENT.“In dark, unlit areas,Automatic high beamsgive me all the lightI needwithout dazzling oncoming drivers.”Automatic high beams let you enjoy the convenience of switchingbetween high and low beams automatically. When the Automatic highbeams system is activated, an image sensor at the back of the rear-viewmirror monitors oncoming traffic and lighting conditions. Based on thisdata, the system decides whether or not the high beams should beswitched on. When it detects vehicles ahead, or the sensor indicates thatambient light is sufficient, the high beams are automatically switched off.Advanced Real Time Traffic Information, included in the Navigationsystem, makes you aware of traffic congestion in most large cities beforeyou encounter it. This feature displays and describes current local trafficinformation on your Control Display; in case of delays greater than fiveminutes, it suggests alternate routes. The latest-generation Navigationsystem offers numerous upgrades, such as presenting menus in virtual,-D spaces; added functions in the split-screen Display; switching quicklyfrom top view to perspective view; using superimposed layers for AdvancedReal Time Traffic Information and weather updates; displaying points ofinterest, and more.BMW Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection helps you avoiddangerous situations by recognizing them sooner. With this feature,an infrared camera in the front bumper scans up to  feet ahead,detecting people and animals – and the direction of their movement,up to  feet away. The camera images are shown in the ControlDisplay and, if so equipped, on the Head-up Display. PedestrianDetection also gives a visual warning to indicate any people or animalsthat are moving close to the road. Night Vision performance is limited by rain, fog, humidity and other weather conditions.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Speed Limit Info. This system uses a camera installed close to therear-view mirror to monitor posted speed-limit signs. Together withinformation supplied by the on-board Navigation system, it displaysposted speed limits on the instrument cluster display and also in theHead-up Display.
  • BMW ConnectedDrive40 41BMW Apps lets you access Social Networks, music PlugIn and VideoPlayback through your iPhone,® and see them on the Display screen.Tune in to Web radio and search for stations from around the globeby name, location or genre.You can also store your favorite stations,find similar stations, display station information, and change the qualityof the audio.Your favorite entries are stored on your iPhone, so you cantake them with you from one vehicle to another.Please note: • A broadband data link is required. The costs for this (e.g., data roaming) are regulatedby the customer agreement with the mobile phone service provider.• Not all features available while vehicle is in motion; see dealer for details.• Web radio audio quality depends on the bit rate of the station, and data receptiondepends on your cell service. Data transfer comes over the iPhone.When you select PlugIn from the BMW Apps menu, the iPhone exportsa typical iPod® look and control to your BMW through the video connec-tion. You can then search for your favorite music by playlist, artist, album,song, genre or composer, just as you would on your iPhone.Please note: The BMW Connected App must be installed on your iPhone for the PlugIn to connect.BMW Connected App, a suite of integrated web-connected features,can read aloud your Facebook® and Twitter™ feeds, and lets you sendprewritten tweets with a single click. Wiki Local, a geographically basedfeature, finds and reads aloud Wikipedia® articles relevant to the place youselect – while Wiki Tourguide takes you through a list of articles aboutnearby points of interest, prioritized by distance from your vehicle’s currentlocation. The Last Mile Navigation and Vehicle Finder, also includedin the BMW Connected App suite, provides walking directions to yourdestination after you’ve parked – and directions back to your car later.Please note: Local information may not be available in all areas.Part of BMW Apps, Pandora Radio is an innovative streaming audioservice that delivers personalized music selections right to your BMW.Create new stations and tailor your listening experience by rating songswith either a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Even while listening, you canstay in touch: your BMW can still receive calls through Bluetooth® withoutmissing a beat.Enjoy the instant gratification of music on-demand in your BMW, thanksto MOG® – another part of BMW Apps. Browse, search and play any of million songs in the MOG music library. Subscribing to MOG’s Primoservice allows you to take advantage of the seamless integration of MOG’smobile app.STAY TOTALLY IN TOUCHWHEREVER YOU GO – WITHBMW CONNECTED DRIVE.Whether you’re far from home or just in the next town, BMW Assist™offers convenience and peace of mind. There are new ConnectedDrivefeatures that extend BMW’s leadership in wireless communications.Marvel at an extensive array of Mobile Office functions. Get a visualimage of your callers. With BMW Assist, you enjoy all this – and more. Requires BMW Apps option and an iPhone.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifica-tions. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”MyInfo allows you to send business locations and street addressesto your BMW from Google Maps.™ Destinations and phone numberscan be accessed and exported to your Navigation system for immediateroute guidance.BMW Online allows online access to up-to-date fuel prices and gasstation locations; the latest weather forecasts, advisories and warnings;Dow Jones, S&P  and NASDAQ indices; and the powerful reach ofthe Google Maps database – all delivered on the Control Display insideyour vehicle. Access news headlines and have them read aloud via Text-to-speech technology. “Send to Mail” pinpoints your current location andplanned destination, and allows you to send the information to any smart-phone or email account. Then it’s just a quick hyperlink to Google Mapsfor your friends and family to see where you are and where you’re going.Enhanced functions for the iPod and USB adapter add to the easeand pleasure of using your iPod or iPhone. Want to know which CD thatsong comes from? The album cover is shown on your Display screen.Don’t purchase additional cables – your iPod or iPhone’s original USBcable connects to your BMW’s USB port. Another rare feature: withBMW Assist and Bluetooth audio streaming, you can wirelessly playmusic through the BMW audio system from any Bluetooth compatiblemusic player or mobile phone, from anywhere in your vehicle. In fact,the audio library appears on the Display screen, where you can use theiDrive Controller knob to make your selection.BMW Assist gives you peace of mind knowing that a friendly responsespecialist is there to help you /, at the touch of a button. The SafetyPlan includes Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Request(SOS), TeleService, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Door Unlock, StolenVehicle Recovery, Customer Relations and MyInfo. The ConveniencePlan adds personalized Directions, Traffic and Weather reports, BMWOnline and Concierge services for restaurant and hotel recommendations,with the destination address and phone number sent to your BMW.Make up to four operator-assisted calls per year with Critical Callingif your mobile phone is not available or its battery is discharged.Use the time you spend in your vehicle even more effectively with BMW’sMobile Office feature. For example, text messages and emails can betransferred from your Bluetooth paired phone directly to the vehicle’siDrive Display and can be read back to you using Text-to-speech func-tionality and the vehicle’s audio system. Thanks to Bluetooth audiostreaming, you can enjoy wireless playback of your music files; yourpersonal audio library can even be accessed via the iDrive Controller. Not all mobile phones are compatible with Mobile Office, and some compatible phones supporta limited number of Mobile Office functions. For the complete list of compatible mobile phonesand the details regarding which Mobile Office functions are supported by each phone, please visitbmwusa.com/bluetooth.
  • Six technical questions42 43Head-up Display.When I am in the middle of rush-hour traffic,I don’t want to take my eyes off the road, evenfor a second. Luckily, I don’t have to. The Head-up Display projects Navigation instructions andother important information on the windshield,directly in my field of vision. In fact, it looks as if itis floating above the hood. How does Head-upDisplay work?Inside the dashboard support structure, thereis a monitor – similar to the display in a mobilephone. LEDs generate an image on this display.Then, like a slide projector, four mirrors projectthe image onto the windshield, enlarging it sixtimes. Due to a clever optical arrangement, itappears to be about six feet away, so the driver’seyes don’t have to keep refocusing. With noneed to move the eyes back and forth betweenthe instrument cluster and the road, the driverstays less distracted and more relaxed.Integral Active Steering.My BMW  Series Sedan has Integral ActiveSteering. I love driving up in the mountains. Yeteven in the middle of tackling the tightest twistsand turns, I find I feel totally relaxed. Why is this?While Active Steering varies just front-wheelsteering efforts based on vehicle speed, IntegralActive Steering controls the steering angleof both the front and rear wheels. At lowerspeeds, the rear wheels turn counter to the frontwheels. This makes your vehicle feel as if it hada shorter wheelbase, for greater precision on,say, twisting mountain roads. At higher speeds,the rear wheels turn in the same direction asthe front wheels. It responds as if it had a longerwheelbase, with enhanced control during quickhighway lane changes. In other words, IntegralActive Steering handles a lot of the work for you.Active Ventilated Seats.I drive long distances on my job. My BMW clientadvisor said that getting Active Ventilated Seatsin my  Series Sedan would make a huge differ-ence in how I felt. What do they do?Active Ventilated Seats are constructed withtwo hollow cavities in the seat bottom. Theseare alternately filled and emptied with liquid.This slow, gentle process raises and lowers thecushion’s left and right halves by about half aninch. Although the movement is imperceptible,it acts to move your muscles, increasing bloodflow. During long trips, this helps relieve fatigue.With the ventilation feature, multiple fans insideeach front seat blow air upward through theperforated leather, helping to keep you feelingfresh and your clothes free of perspiration.Active Cruise Control.My friend has a  Series Sedan that is equippedwith Active Cruise Control. How is this differentfrom regular cruise control?Let’s say you’re on a congested highway –slow-moving traffic that’s more stop than go.It’s a situation no driver relishes. But with ActiveCruise Control, it’s a whole different story. Assoon as the vehicle ahead of you stops, yourBMW also comes to a smooth, controlled halt.Once traffic starts moving again, so does yourBMW, as if it had eyes of its own. And it does:a radar sensor monitors the area in front of thecar. Its visual range extends from just in front ofthe bumper to  feet ahead – more than oneand one-half football fields – because ActiveCruise Control is not just for slow traffic. It alsoworks at higher speeds, up to  mph. Thesystem also includes the Forward CollisionWarning feature, which uses two warning levelsto alert you to a potential collision. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wearsafety belts.SIXTECHNICALQUESTIONS.iPhone® and Bluetooth® connectivity.After taking delivery of my BMW  SeriesSedan, I got in, pressed the Start button, andheard my favorite song playing through thespeakers. Was this luck – or BMW wizardry?Once they are connected, or “paired,” the Series Sedan communicates perfectly withyour iPhone or any other BMW-approved,Bluetooth capable mobile phone. Your addressbook and the music library are also automaticallyavailable. It’s all thanks to Bluetooth wirelesstechnology and the hands-free equipment inyour BMW. You can access phone numbersstored in your mobile phone via the iDriveController or the buttons on the steering wheel.To start a hands-free call, simply press a button.BMW Parking Assistant.Every evening it’s always the same: searchingfor a parking space. I waste so much time andenergy trying to squeeze into spots that aretoo short. My client advisor told me that the Series Sedan has a Parking Assistant featurethat can not only find parking spaces, it caneven help me park. How does it do that?When you press the “Parking Assistant”button, drive under  mph and keep withinfive feet of the row of parked cars – on theleft or the right – ultrasonic sensors integratedinto the side indicators measure the size of allparking spaces. If you pass a space that’s atleast four feet longer than your vehicle, a greenlight will come on, and it will appear on yourControl Display. Put your vehicle in reversegear, take your hands off the steering wheel,and press the accelerator or brake pedal.The  Series Sedan takes care of everythingelse. Park Distance Control or the Rear-viewCamera will always let you know how closeyou are to other parked vehicles.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  • Combination examples44 45Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsA personalized classic.Offering an extensive array of exterior paints and interior upholsteries and trims,BMW lets you create a statement of your individuality. For example, this i Sedanis coated in classic Titanium Silver Metallic paint and upholstered in handsomeBlack Dakota Leather upholstery. But it has received the personalizing touchof Light Wood interior trim. The counterpoint of dark leather and Light Wood isbeautiful, elegant – and unexpected.Wheel and tire specifications are subject to change. Get the latest information on BMW standardand optional features, packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select theBMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesPolished dynamics.Like a form-fitting tuxedo on an athlete, Black Sapphire Metallic paint elegantlydelineates the muscles of the BMW i Sedan. Inside the masterfully craftedcabin ringed by Dark Wood trim, Multi-contour seats are upholstered in Oyster/Black Dakota Leather. The three-spoke sport steering wheel further enhancesthe dynamic look and feel of the interior, while the -inch Star Spoke (Style )light alloy wheels with run-flat all-season tires enhance the crisp handling. Run-flat tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel. Driving over rough or damagedroad surfaces, as well as debris, curbs and other obstacles, can cause serious damage to wheels,tires and suspension parts. This is more likely to occur with low-profile tires, which provide lesscushioning between the wheel and the road. Be careful to avoid road hazards and reduce yourspeed, especially if your vehicle is equipped with low-profile tires.
  • BMW M Sport Package46 47Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsThe M Sport Package. Maximized thrills.M Sport Package: A  Series Sedan equipped with the M Sport Packagelooks and feels more purposeful. Outside, shadowline trim and Double SpokeM light alloy wheels with low-profile run-flat tires – either performance or,on xDrive models, all-season – underscore its sporty nature. An Aerodynamickit hints at the increased top-speed limiter. Get in and grip the three-spokeleather-wrapped M sport steering wheel. The cabin’s athletic atmosphere isunderscored by Aluminum Hexagon trim – an M Sport Package exclusive – aswell as the Anthracite headliner and M signature touches throughout the cabin.Door sills with the instantly identifiable M logo announce that this is a specialbreed of sedan as soon as a door is opened.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW Services19-inch Double Spoke (Style351M) light alloy wheels with eitherrun-flat1 all-season or perform-ance tires,2 depending on model.Rear diffuser increases downforceon the rear axle at high speeds. TheDark Chrome finish of the tailpipesfurther adds to the car’s visual appeal.Double Spoke (Style 350M)18 x 8.0 front, 18 x 9.0 rear light alloywheels with 245/45 front and 275/40rear run-flat1 performance tires.2, 3Three-spoke, leather-wrappedmulti-function M sport steeringwheel includes a thick, textured rimand thumb indents that are designedfor performance driving.Wheel and tire specifications are subject to change. Get the latestinformation on BMW standard and optional features, packagesand technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select theBMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”1 Run-flat tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel.2 Performance tires are not recommended for driving in ice and snow conditions.3 Also available as 18 x 8.0 M light alloy wheels with 245/45 run-flat all-season tires.Driving over rough or damaged road surfaces, as well as debris,curbs and other obstacles, can cause serious damage to wheels,tires and suspension parts. This is more likely to occur with low-profile tires, which provide less cushioning between the wheeland the road. Be careful to avoid road hazards and reduce yourspeed, especially if your vehicle is equipped with low-profile tires.
  • BMW Individual48 49BMW Individual. The most exclusive way to drive a BMW.The BMW Individual  Series in ChampagneQuartz Metallic paint.For those who dream of a vehicle that reflects theirown unique personality, there is BMW Individual.The BMW Individual collection of exclusive paints, leathers and trims takes theBMW  Series Sedan to all-new heights of luxury. Only the finest, perfectlymatched materials are selected to create each expertly handcrafted interior.BMW Individual exterior colors are noted for their brilliant effects. An innovativefive-coat paint process generates a two-tone iridescence that creates ever-changing nuances in sun and shadow. The special pigmentation below thesurface of these brilliant hues lend BMW Individual paint finishes theirextraordinary intensity.One unforgettable example is Champagne Quartz Metallic. The characteristiciridescence of the paint finish varies from a golden brown to a blue-violet,depending on the angle of light. Other dramatic BMW Individual paint finishesavailable on the  Series Sedan include Azurite Black Metallic, Citrin BlackMetallic, Moonstone Metallic and Amazonite Silver Metallic.Reflecting the elegance outside, the interior is swathed in Extended MerinoLeather, shown here in BMW Individual Platinum. The natural surface texturehas a soft, velvety feel and a “breathability” that adds to your comfort. Set offby rich Walnut Honey Wood trim, it creates an oasis of supreme luxury.Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsExperience BMW Individual interactive.With the BMW Individual iPad® App.V Spoke (Style )  x . front, x . rear light alloy wheels with/ front, / rear run-flatperformance tires., Graphite Extended MerinoLeather with Piano Finish Blackinterior trim.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesThe interior is upholstered in BMW Individual Platinum Extended Merino Leather, accented by Walnut Honey Wood trim.Extended Merino Leather trimin Platinum.BMW Individual Champagne Quartz Metallic paint.Wheel and tire specifications are subject to change. Get the latestinformation on BMW standard and optional features, packagesand technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, select theBMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”1 Run-flat tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel. Driving over rough or damagedroad surfaces, as well as debris, curbs and other obstacles, can cause serious damage to wheels,tires and suspension parts. This is more likely to occur with low-profile tires, which provide lesscushioning between the wheel and the road. Be careful to avoid road hazards and reduce yourspeed, especially if your vehicle is equipped with low-profile tires.2 Performance tires are not recommended for driving in snow and ice.3 Also available with 19 x 8.5 light alloy wheels and 245/40 run-flat all-season tires.
  • Exterior colors/Upholstery materials and colors50 51Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsExterior colors. Alpine White (Non-metallic) Jet Black (Non-metallic) Titanium Silver MetallicA Cashmere Silver Metallic A Deep Sea Blue MetallicA Mojave Metallic Black Sapphire MetallicA Imperial Blue MetallicA Space Gray MetallicA Milano Beige MetallicA Tasman Green Metallic B Dark Graphite Metallic Carbon Black MetallicX Citrin Black Metallic S Azurite Black MetallicBMW IndividualX Amazonite Silver Metallic X Champagne Quartz MetallicX Moonstone MetallicB Liquid Blue MetallicOriginal BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesUpholstery materials and colors.LCSW Black Dakota Leather LCDF Venetian Beige Dakota LeatherLCDE Everest Gray Dakota LeatherLCCX Oyster/Black Dakota Leather LCEZ Cinnamon Brown/Black Dakota LeatherNACX Oyster/Black Nappa LeatherNASW Black Nappa LeatherZAP Graphite Extended Merino Leather ZAP Silk Gray Extended Merino LeatherBMW IndividualZAP Champagne Extended Merino Leather ZAWT Cohiba Brown Extended Merino LeatherZAC Platinum Extended Merino LeatherKDF Venetian Beige Leatherette KSW Black LeatheretteThe pages in this section of the brochure show available colors and materials forthe BMW  Series Sedan. Use these samples to compare paint, upholstery, trimcolors and combinations. Please note that these samples are representations;they are not exact reproductions. To see the actual colors, visit your local BMWcenter. They will be happy to show you original samples and assist you withspecial requests.Please refer to the Recommended color combinations chart on page .For details on the availability of standard and optional exterior paints andupholstery materials and colors, please visit bmwusa.com/byo.Leather upholstery: Leather on all seating surfaces;other components may be Leather or Leatherette.
  • Interior trims/Recommended color combinations52 53Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsInterior trims.B Light WoodB Aluminum MR Aluminum HexagonCE Fineline Anthracite Wood BN Dark WoodXE Dark Red Sycamore Wood XE Walnut Honey WoodXE Piano Finish BlackBMW IndividualFor details on the availability of standard and optional interior trims,please visit bmwusa.com/byo.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesUpholstery materials Leatherette Dakota Leather Nappa Leather BMW Individual Extended Merino LeatherUpholstery colorsVenetianBeige Black BlackEverestGrayVenetianBeigeCinnamonBrown/BlackOyster/Black BlackOyster/BlackGraphite/BlackSilk Gray/Black PlatinumCham-pagne/BlackCohibaBrown/BlackExterior colors Jet Black (Non-metallic)               Alpine White (Non-metallic)               Black Sapphire Metallic               Titanium Silver Metallic              A Space Gray Metallic              A Cashmere Silver Metallic              A Milano Beige Metallic              A Deep Sea Blue Metallic              A Tasman Green Metallic              A Mojave Metallic              B Dark Graphite Metallic              A Imperial Blue Metallic               Carbon Black Metallic       B Liquid Blue Metallic            BMW Individual exterior colorsX Citrin Black Metallic              S Azurite Black Metallic              X Moonstone Metallic              X Amazonite Silver Metallic              X Champagne Quartz Metallic              Interior trimsCE Fineline Anthracite Wood        B Light Wood       BN Dark Wood        B Aluminum        MR Aluminum Hexagon      BMW Individual interior trimsXE Dark Red Sycamore Wood             XE Walnut Honey Wood             XE Piano Finish Black             Recommended color combinations.Leather upholstery: Leather on all seating surfaces; other components may be Leather or Leatherette.For details on the availability of standard and optional exterior paints and upholstery materials and colors, please visit bmwusa.com/byo.
  • Equipment features and options54 55Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsEquipment features and options.Xenon Adaptive Headlights optimize road illumination when entering a turnor corner, helping to enhance visibility when driving at night. Sensors continuouslymonitor the angle of the steering wheel to determine the direction in which yourvehicle is heading. The outer headlights swivel accordingly, up to  degrees leftor right.Xenon low- and high-beam headlights illuminate the road ahead and to theside with brilliant clarity. An auto-leveling feature adjusts for varying passengerand cargo loads. LED Corona headlight-rings that circle both headlights andhigh beams also act separately as Daytime Running Lights and parking lights.Taillight cluster with taillight, brakelight and turn-signal indicators incorporateLED technology for greater visibility.Adaptive Brakelights warn following vehicles by increasing in brightness whenthe intensity of your braking action is increased.Two-way power glass moonroofwith remote, expanded one-touchoperation slides back or tilts up to letin as much fresh air and sky as you like,while the wind deflector helps keepthe interior breeze-free. A slidinginterior sunshade shields passengersfrom sun heat and glare.Heated, power-adjustableexterior mirrors feature a body-color upper section, black bottom.Automatic-dimming exteriormirrors cut headlight glare fromany following vehicles, and includepower-folding function.Two circular-shape chrome-surround exhaust tips are cleanlyintegrated into the left side of thei and i xDrive rear fascia. Thei, i xDrive and ActiveHybrid are identified by one exhaust tip onthe left side and one on the right.Shadowline trim replaces the frontand rear side-window chrome framesand door-sill trim strips with the sport-ing look of a black high-gloss finish.Door handles combine sleek designand practical use. A horizontal chromeaccent strip incorporates courtesylights that illuminate the immediatearea when the door is unlocked.Dual rectangular-shape chrome-surround exhaust tips integratedinto each side of the rear fascia of theBMW i and i xDrive identifythese V- models.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesStar Spoke (Style 330) 18 x 8.0light alloy wheels with 245/45 run-flat1all-season tires.2Radial Spoke (Style 237) 18 x 8.0light alloy wheels with 245/45 run-flat1all-season tires.21 Run-flat tires do not come equipped with aspare tire and wheel.2 Due to low-profile tires, please note: Drivingover rough or damaged road surfaces, aswell as debris, curbs and other obstacles,can cause serious damage to wheels, tiresand suspension parts. This is more likely tooccur with low-profile tires, which provideless cushioning between the wheel and theroad. Be careful to avoid road hazards andreduce your speed, especially if your vehicleis equipped with low-profile tires.3 Performance tires are not recommended fordriving in snow and ice.Wheel and tire specifications are subject tochange. For details on the availability of stan-dard and optional wheels and tires, features,packages and technical specifications, pleasevisit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model ofyour choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Double Spoke (Style 351M)19 x 8.5 front, 19 x 9.0 rear light alloywheels with 245/40 front and 275/35rear run-flat1 performance tires.2, 3Double Spoke (Style 351M)19 x 8.5 light alloy wheels with 245/40run-flat1 all-season tires.2V Spoke (Style 349) 19 x 8.5 front,19 x 9.0 rear light alloy wheels with245/40 front and 275/35 rear run-flat1performance tires.2, 3V Spoke (Style 349) 19 x 8.5 lightalloy wheels with 245/40 run-flat1all-season tires.2Double Spoke (Style 350M)18 x 8.0 front, 18 x 9.0 rear light alloywheels with 245/45 front and 275/40rear run-flat1 performance tires.2, 3Double Spoke (Style 350M)18 x 8.0 light alloy wheels with 245/45run-flat1 all-season tires.2Star Spoke (Style )  x .light alloy wheels with / run-flatall-season tires.Streamline (Style )  x .light alloy wheels with / run-flatall-season tires.
  • 1 Cruise control is not a substitute for the driver’s own responsibility in adjusting speed and otherwisecontrolling the vehicle. After evaluating the road, traffic and visibility conditions, the driver mustdecide whether and how the system is used. The Stop & Go feature of ACC includes ForwardCollision Warning which sounds an alert if you are approaching a vehicle ahead too quickly. Requires clearly definable lane markings that are not obscured by rain, snow, etc. The feature is nota substitute for the driver’s own responsibility in maintaining safe control of the vehicle.Equipment features and options56 57Equipment features and options.Three-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function sport steering wheel,featuring power tilt/telescoping adjustments, lets you keep both hands on thesteering wheel while adjusting the audio as well as a BMW-approved, Bluetoothenabled mobile phone, if so equipped. The left-hand buttons operate all cruisecontrol functions, while those on the right control audio functions, such as theradio and, if so equipped, telephone and Voice command.Heated steering wheel is a feature that, like heated seats, becomes a “must-have” once it’s experienced. The heating switch is conveniently located on themulti-function steering wheel.Active Cruise Control (ACC) withStop & Go lets you preset bothdesired speed and following distance.When ACC recognizes slower vehiclesahead, it reduces your speed to main-tain the preset distance. Stop & Gocan bring you to a complete stop iftraffic calls for it. When you press theaccelerator, ACC resumes your speedaccording to your presets.Cruise control lets you store andmaintain a chosen speed above approx-imately . mph by accessing thefeature’s buttons on the left side of themulti-function steering wheel.Three-spoke leather-wrappedmulti-function steering wheelprovides buttons on the left for oper-ating the cruise control functions,and buttons on the right for adjustingall audio-related functions, including aBMW-approved, Bluetooth® enabledmobile phone, if so equipped.-speed manual transmissiondelivers a precise, athletic feel. Itsresponsiveness is due, in part, to thesynchronization of shifts from neutralto each gear. The shortened shift leverand “throw” add to the sporty feel ofthe gearbox. The sixth gear drops revsat highway speeds for smooth cruisingand better fuel economy.8-speed STEPTRONIC automatictransmission with Adaptive Transmis-sion Control (ATC) provides extremelyfast synchronized shifting in eitherthe Sport or Manual shift mode. Byincreasing the number of gears toeight, the transmission provides amore efficient shifting sequence andimproved fuel economy.Auto Start-Stop or Hybrid Start-Stop function, when activated,temporarily turns off the engine whenit is not needed, such as when stoppedat a red light, then turns it on again.This reduces fuel consumption andlowers emissions.Black Panel Display shows the instrument cluster as a matte black surfacewhen the ignition is switched off, with only the chrome rings of the circularinstruments visible in -D. When the ignition is switched on, the graphics displaylights up, showing the trip computer and Check Control information; below thefour analog dials is a high-res, wide-format Info Display.Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsLane Departure Warning featuresenses when your vehicle is crossingover roadway lane markings or is chang-ing lanes without signaling, and warnsyou by sending a mild vibration throughthe steering wheel. The system can beturned on and off via a button by thesteering wheel.BMW EfficientDynamics in action: each time you take your foot off the gaspedal, Brake Energy Regeneration transforms the vehicle’s kinetic energy intoelectricity, which is used to charge the battery. As a result, the battery drawsless power from the engine, effectively reducing fuel consumption. Wheneverthis occurs, a blue indicator in the tachometer lights up.Active Blind Spot Detectionis activated when you use the turn-signal indicator before changing lanes.This feature warns if a vehicle is in yourblind spot, or if a vehicle is approachingat high speed in the passing lane.Head-up Display projects important travel information, such as current speedand Check Control data, on the windshield directly in your line of vision in full color.Directional arrows from the Navigation system (if so equipped) can also be displayed.Parking Assistant makes parking a breeze by searching for suitable parkingspots and then steering your vehicle into them. Simply press the “Park Assistant”button, then drive along potential parking spaces on the left or right side of theroad, staying below  mph and no more than five feet away. Using ultrasonicsensors integrated into the side indicators, the system searches for and measuresparking spaces. When a space at least four feet longer than your vehicle is spotted,it is shown on your Control Display. Shift into reverse and Park Assistant takescontrol of steering your vehicle into the selected space; you operate the acceler-ator and brake pedals. The acoustic and visual warnings of Park Distance Control(PDC) provide assistance.Rear-view Camera shows on the Control Display the area behind your vehicle.Working with Park Distance Control, interactive guidelines indicate if a parkingspace can accommodate the vehicle, and display parking trajectories and turnangles. The Rear-view Camera is activated by engaging reverse gear.Park Distance Control (PDC) uses eight sensors – four in the front, four in therear – to help you judge how close you are to other vehicles and unseen objectswhen parking. The warning beeps come faster as the bumper approaches theobject, turning into a constant tone when the distance is less than 12 inches.Side- and Top-view Cameras display video images on the Control Display oftraffic approaching the front of the vehicle from the sides, such as when exitinga garage or parking space, by using cameras positioned in the front bumpers.The Top-view Camera provides video images of the road alongside doors, takenby cameras positioned in the exterior mirrors.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  • Equipment features and options58 59Equipment features and options.BMW Assist™ Safety Plan is included for four years, providing AutomaticCollision Notification, Emergency Request, Roadside Assistance, Door Unlock,Stolen Vehicle Recovery, TeleService and more. The optional Convenience Planoffers Directions, Traffic and Weather, Critical Calling, and Concierge services,as well as BMW Online, which allows online access to current fuel prices,weather forecasts, Bloomberg’s stock indices and the powerful reach of theGoogle Maps™ database. (Visit bmwassist.com for details.)iDrive Controller, convenientlylocated on the center console, isthe central command element forthe iDrive system. It can be rotated,pushed and tilted to operate variousfunctions via the Control Display.Four frequently selected menus –media, radio, Navigation systemand telephone – can be called upusing direct menu-control buttons.BMW Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection can scan up to  feetahead using an infrared camera in the front bumper. It can detect people andanimals, as well as the direction of their movement, up to approximately  feetaway, and displays their presence on the iDrive screen and Head-up Display(if so equipped). The system gives a visual warning as soon as pedestrians oranimals move toward the road, alerting you to potential dangers significantlyearlier, so you can react more quickly.Integrated Owner’s Manualprovides quick and immediate accessto all vehicle-specific information. TheOwner’s Manual can be accessed viathe iDrive and shown on the ControlDisplay. The system’s user-friendlyfeatures includes multimedia elementssuch as animations and dynamicillustrations.Control Display shows the functionsof the iDrive Controller, vehicle settingsand radio, as well as the Navigationsystem. The glare-free, high-resolutioncolor monitor is located next to theinstrument cluster, at an ideal viewingheight and distance.Hard disc drive, included as part ofthe Navigation system, provides  GBof music and data storage. Upload ordownload music to or from the harddrive via the in-dash player or a USBport. It also has the capability to “rip”CDs directly from the in-dash player.Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and options Under optimal road conditions. Night Vision performance is also limited by rain, fog, humidity andother weather conditions.Navigation system features a high-resolution, glare-free monitor, anduses GPS satellites in conjunction withdata stored on an internal hard drive.Includes -D daytime and nighttimemaps, zoom, travel planner andmultiple perspective views. A split-screen feature allows simultaneousviewing of the Navigation map whileviewing and selecting other itemswithin the various iDrive menusand submenus. The system alsoprovides Advanced Real Time TrafficInformation on potential trafficproblems and solutions.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”-zone automatic air conditioningbuilds on the -zone system withair vents in the B-pillar and at therear ofthe center console, to ensurevirtually draftless ventilation for rear-seat passengers. Additionally, thetemperature in both the left and rightrear cabin can be tailored via twocontrol dials with displays.BMW Apps, a feature of the BMWConnectedDrive interface, allows aniPhone® iOS .x to play apps speciallymodified for BMW.Smartphone Integration for iPhoneand similar devices allows accessto stored music, can improve signalreception, and recharges the phonebattery. See your BMW centerforcompatible phone models.-zone automatic climate controlallows driver and front passengerto select individual temperaturesand choice offan speeds, as well aschoose automatic or manual airflowand recirculation. The automaticrecirculation control activates whenevercertain air pollutants are detected.Thesystem also offers a mist-up sensor,solar sensor and residual heat use.Rear-seat entertainment includestwo tilt-adjustable, independentlyoperated .-inch color screensintegrated into the back ofthe frontseats.The system includes a remoteController and headphone jacks.BMW anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP audio system offers Radio DataSystem (RDS), Auto-Store, and -channel FM diversity antenna system. Includesa -speaker, multi-channel hi-fidelity sound system incorporating an analogamplifier with -watt output power.The system includes  tweeters,  mid-range speakers and  central bass speakers.Bang & Olufsen® High End Surround Sound System offers superior acoustics, thanks to innovative Dirac Dimensions™ signal processing and  loudspeakerswith a total output of , watts, including a retractable center speaker.This houses the midrange speaker and the Acoustic LensTechnology that ensures consistentsound quality at all seats.You have the choice between two sound settings: “Studio” for particularly crisp sound and “Expanded” for a more open sound space.Theloudspeakers’ lighting completes this audiovisual experience.
  • Equipment features and options60 61Equipment features and options.Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifications. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”-way power-adjustable driver’s and front passenger’s seats withmemory system for driver’s seat, steering wheel and outside mirrors.Lumbar support in the front seats adds four-way power-adjustable supportfor the lower back. Lumbar positions can be customized with up/down andin/out adjustments.Heated rear seats are a welcome feature in cooler weather for left and rightrear-seat occupants. With the touch of a button, passengers can individuallyselect their preferred level of warmth.Active Ventilated seats gentlyblow warm or cool air through themicro-perforations in the leatherto keep driver and front passengercomfortably dry in hot weather,and warm in colder weather.Front armrest with integrated storagecompartment opens up to allow accessto the iPod® and USB adapter, andSmartphone Integration adapter.-way power Multi-contour front seats conform to your body to provide optimum support and exceptional comfort over long distances. In addition tohorizontal, vertical and angled adjustments, Multi-contour seats include an articulated upper backrest, Comfort headrest (two-way power, two-way manual“relax headrest”), and four-way power-adjustable lumbar support. Both driver’s and front-passenger’s seats include memory function.Active front seats imperceptibly raise and lower the left and right halves of the seating surface. This movement keeps the spine in motion, exercisingvarious support muscles to help reduce fatigue on longer trips.Power rear sunshade can beextended with the touch of a buttonto protect the cabin from the sun’srays in warm weather or retractedto allow the sun to help warm theinterior in colder weather.Ambiance lighting adds the drama of a warm reddish light that runs from front to rear beneath the inner door ledge.Interior lighting also includes soft white rear reading and footwell lights, illumination of the front center armrest storagecompartment, indirectly lit door pockets, exit lights, and proximity illumination in the outside door handles.Rear side sunshades keep the sun’sheat and glare away from the rear cabinwhile maintaining your privacy. Whennot in use, these manually adjustablesunshades conveniently disappear intothe side doors.Rear seat backrests can be foldedindividually in a / split to optimizethe number of passengers and amountof cargo.Ski bag accommodates up to fourpairs of skis or other long objects forpractical transport inside the vehicle.The bag protects transported itemswhile simultaneously protecting thevehicle interior from damage.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesStorage space under the trunkfloor adds covered cargo room. Theilluminated trunk can be opened viaremote and interior release.Power trunk lid opens and closesautomatically via remote control.Central locking for doors andfuel cap includes Coded DriveawayProtection.Comfort access system offers convenient keyless access to yourvehiclewhen you carry the remote key in a pocket or purse.The hands-free trunk-lidopening function automatically unlocks and opens the trunk when you standbehind the vehicle and move yourfoot underthe center ofthe rear bumper.You can also unlock the doors merely by touching the door handle.Automatic soft-close feature uses small electric motors to gently pull allfour doors shut the lastfew inches.
  • Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own62 63Equipped with the best ideas. Original BMW Accessories.Driving a BMW is always aspecial experience, which canbe enhanced even further withOriginal BMW Accessories.Benefit from innovative solutionscombining unique ideas, stunningdesign and supreme functionality.Discover the wide range of OriginalBMW Accessories available to you,enhancing such vehicle aspectsas the exterior, interior, technology,transporters, protection and detailsto customize your vehicle. Foradditional information on OriginalBMW Accessories, please visityour authorized BMW center orshopbmwusa.com.Leave a sporty impression with aCarbon Fiber Rear Deck LidSpoiler and -inch Cross Spoke(Style ) cast alloy wheelscoated in BMW Ferric Gray.Infrared stereo headphones,specially designed for use with theoptional BMW rear-seat entertainmentsystem.Snap-in Adapter with USBinterface plays stored music throughyour vehicle speakers, charges thephone and accesses the car antennafor better reception.BMW’s selection of trunk mats helpkeep your trunk protected, clean andlooking new.Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsCRAFT YOUR OWN BMW – AT BMWUSA.COM/BYO.At BMW, we want you to create your own Ultimate Driving Machine.® That’s why BMW offers one of the widest model rangesof any luxury automotive manufacturer. And each BMW model offers its own universe of personalizing possibilities.It’s easy to get the latest information on your favorite BMW model. Simply visit bmwusa.com and click on the BMW modelof your choice. Select “Features & Specs” to see all the standard features and available options and packages, as well astechnical specifications.Then create the exact BMW model that fulfills your needs by clicking on “Build Your Own” – or just visit bmwusa.com/byo.Here you’ll be able to select from among the many interior and exterior colors and trims, personalizing options and value-addedpackages. Build a BMW model that reflects your style, then view it in 360° detail. At the press of a button, see payment andfinancing options, get a same-day quote, download a product brochure and even schedule a test drive. BMW makes it easierthan ever to make your ultimate driving dreams come true, at bmwusa.com.Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW Services
  • Weight i i xDrive i i xDrive i i xDrive ActiveHybrid Unladen weightManual transmission lbs — —  —  — —Automatic transmission lbs       Weight distribution, front/rearManual transmission % — — ./. — ./. — —Automatic transmission % . / . . / . ./. ./. ./. ./. . / .EngineType/cylinders/valves per cylinderTwinPower TurboInline  / TwinPower TurboInline  / TwinPower TurboInline  / TwinPower TurboInline  / TwinPower TurboV- / TwinPower TurboV- / TwinPower TurboInline  / Displacement cc       Bore/stroke inch ./. ./. ./. ./. ./. ./. ./.Nominal output/rpm hp /5000- /5000- / / /- /- /Max. torque/rpm lb-ft /- /- /- /- /- /- /-Compression ratio : . . . . . . .TransmissionManual gear ratios I/II/III : — — ././. — ././. — —IV/V/VI/R : — — ./././. — ./././. — —Final drive ratio — — . — . — —Automatic gear ratios I/II/III: ././. ././. ././. ././. ././. ././. ././.IV/V/VI: ././. ././. ././. ././. ././. ././. ././.VII/VIII/R : ././. ././. ././. ././. ././. ././. ././.Final drive ratio : . . . . . . .PerformanceTop speed mph  []  []  []  []  []  []  []Acceleration - mphManual transmission sec — — . — . — —Automatic transmission sec . . . . . . .Drag coefficient Cd . . . . . . .Fuel consumptionManual transmissionCity/highway mpg — — / — / — —Automatic transmissionCity/highway mpg / / / / / / /Fuel tank capacity, approx. gal . . . . . . .Technical data64 65Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and options1 Top speed limited electronically.2 BMW AG test results; preliminary for 5 Series xDrive models and ActiveHybrid 5. Actual accelerationresults may vary, depending on specification of vehicle; road and environmental conditions; testing proce-dures and driving style. These results should be used for comparison only and verification should not beattempted on public roads. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts.3 EPA-estimated figures are for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending onspeed, driving habits, trip length and driving conditions; actual mileage may be lower.Figures in [ ] apply to vehicles with Sport Package or M Sport Package.Wheels i i xDrive i i xDrive i i xDrive ActiveHybrid Tire dimensions  /   /   /   /   /   /   / Wheel dimensions  x .  x .  x .  x .  x .  x .  x .Material light alloy light alloy light alloy light alloy light alloy light alloy light alloyVentilated disc brakesFront/diameter inch . . . . . . .Rear/diameter inch . . . . . . ..... . . .......Original BMW Accessories/Build Your Own Technical data BMW ServicesU.S. Importer: BMW of North America, LLC, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677. All illustrations and specifications contained in this brochure are based on the latest productinformation available at the time of printing. 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  • Combination examples/M Sport Package BMW Individual/Colors and materials Equipment features and optionsThe BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.Just beyond the foothills of the Carolinas’ Blue Ridge Mountains lies the$ million BMW Performance Center. This sprawling, modern complexhouses the world-famous BMW Performance Driving School, as well asthe Zentrum Museum, BMW Boutique, BMW Delivery Center, and aCorporate Conference Center. Nearby is BMW’s only manufacturingfacility in the U.S., where models, such as the SAV,® are built for exportworldwide. It’s a unique place where BMW enthusiasts can spend days– or, in the surrounding area, an entire vacation.THE MOST EXCITING PLACE INAMERICA TO DRIVE A BMW.We believe that a premium ownership experience should feature performanceand luxury, as well as safety and convenience. We believe you should be able todrive a BMW to its potential, while enjoying peace of mind and reduced cost ofownership. That’s the idea behind BMW Ultimate Service®: a suite of com-prehensive programs and services that are included in every new BMW vehicle.BMW Ultimate Service starts with the New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty,providing you with coverage for the first four years or , miles, whichevercomes first. Additionally, you have -year, unlimited-mileage warranty protec-tion against corrosion and rust perforation. The BMW Maintenance Programand BMW Assist,™ as well as BMW Roadside Assistance come standard.GOING BEYOND ENGINEERING:THE HIGH-PERFORMANCEBMW OWNERSHIP EXPERIENCE.BMW Maintenance Program isone of the most comprehensivemaintenance programs in its class.We cover all factory-recommendedmaintenance during the New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty coverageperiod. This includes scheduled oilservices and inspections. Also cov-ered is the replacement of items thatare subject to normal wear and tear,such as brake pads, wiper blade insertsand engine drive belts. And, thanks toBMW’s advanced engineering, mostowners enjoy a well-balanced mainte-nance schedule, with flexible routineservice intervals that can save youtime. When your vehicle requiresattention, your authorized BMWcenter ensures that it receives onlygenuine BMW parts – your assuranceof exacting quality standards.For more details on BMW UltimateService and the BMW MaintenanceProgram, visit your authorized BMWcenter or log on to bmwusa.com/ultimateservice.BMW Assist Safety Plan is a four-year program that lets you enjoypeace of mind knowing that a friendlyresponse specialist is there to helpyou, /, at just the push of a button.The Safety Plan includes AutomaticCollision Notification, EmergencyRequest, Enhanced Roadside Assis-tance, Door Unlock, Stolen VehicleRecovery and Customer Relations.Included in the BMW Assist SafetyPlan, MyInfo allows you to send busi-ness locations and street addresseswith their associated phone numbersfrom the Google Maps™ websitedirectly to your BMW. The destinationcan be sent to your Navigation systemfor turn-by-turn directions. With theBMW Navigation system and yourmobile phone linked to your BMWvia Bluetooth® technology, BMW’sMobile Office feature transfers textmessages and emails to your iDriveDisplay screen and reads them aloudto you. A Calendar and To-do Listcan also appear on your Displayscreen while en route. Running late?Click on the phone number in theCalendar to call your appointment.For a list of tested mobile phones,visit bmwusa.com/bluetooth.For the ultimate in coverage, add theoptional BMW Assist ConveniencePlan. You’ll enjoy unlimited accessto personalized Directions, Trafficand Weather reports, as well as ourConcierge feature, which can senda destination address and phonenumber, such as a restaurant or hotel,right to your BMW. You can make upto four operator-assisted calls peryear with Critical Calling if your cellphone is not available, or if its batteryis discharged. BMW Online allowsaccess to up-to-date fuel prices andthe latest weather forecasts, as wellas Bloomberg’s stock indices and thepowerful reach of the Google Mapsdatabase – delivered to the iDriveDisplay right inside your vehicle.BMW’s unique TeleService, includedin the BMW Assist Safety Plan, con-tinually monitors specific parts thatare subject to wear and tear – includ-ing the engine oil, micro-filter, sparkplugs, brake linings and various fluids– as well as services that requireattention at regular intervals, suchas vehicle service inspections. Thisdata is automatically transmitted toyour authorized BMW center, whichwill then call you to schedule a serviceappointment. You don’t have to keeptrack of when your vehicle requiresroutine maintenance. An added bene-fit: any needed maintenance serviceparts will already be on hand, so yourBMW is serviced and returned to youas quickly as possible. 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Behind the wheel ofour new BMWs and under the expert guidance of professional drivinginstructors, you’ll hone your driving skills on a versatile driving course –. miles of asphalt that can be con�gured in a multitude of ways. InOne- and Two-Day Schools you can tackle the skid pad, slalom courseand water walls. The BMW Performance Driving School is about controland pushing a BMW to its limits – and yours.BMW Performance Center Delivery.You’ll always remember the fun of taking delivery of your new BMW –with BMW Performance Center Delivery. After enjoying dinner and anovernight stay at a �rst-class hotel, we’ll take you and your companionto the Performance Center where a Product Specialist will give you anin-depth introduction to your new BMW. Then at the PerformanceDriving School, you’ll get tips from a professional driving instructor asyou explore the dynamic capabilities of a similar model. It’s exciting, it’senlightening – and it’s all compliments of BMW with your new vehicle.To learn more about the BMW Performance Center, call -- or visit bmwusa.com/performancecenter.BMW Virtual Center. If you get thesudden urge to shop for a BMW butyour authorized BMW center is closed,there’s good news – the BMW VirtualCenter is open  hours a day! Log onto bmwusa.com/byo, and choosethe model that interests you. Configurethe BMW of your dreams, and seewhat the monthly payments would be.You can even send the specificationsto your authorized BMW center, applyfor financing, or request a test drive –all online!BMW Financial Services. Arrangingto buy or lease a BMW is easier thanyou may think. Your authorized BMWcenter offers leasing and financingto suit your personal needs throughBMW Financial Services. Start theprocess at our website, where youcan build your “dream vehicle,” getan estimate on a monthly lease orfinancing payment, submit a creditapplication to BMW Financial Services– and get approval – all online! To findout how BMW Financial Services canhelp put you behind the wheel ofyour favorite BMW model, log on tobmwusa.com/fs or call, toll-free,---.BMW Magazine. A fascinating viewof the latest events and products in theworld of BMW, including travel reviews,personality profiles, and the latestBMW technologies. Sent to newowners and lessees several times ayear, you can also read articles fromBMW Magazine on the BMW web-site at bmwusa.com under the“Media Gallery & Library” heading,found in the “Experience” section.BMW Welt: The BMW Welt (“BMWWorld”) delivery and brand-experiencecenter in Munich is bold proof ofBMW’s passion for design. When youtake advantage of the BMW EuropeanDelivery Program, this is where youwill meet your new BMW – in a person-alized process that is highly dramaticand totally unforgettable. (You mightalso realize substantial savings thatjust may pay for your trip.) While you’rethere, marvel at the historic BMWsin the Museum; learn about our engi-neers’ newest innovations in theTechnology and Design Atelier; andtake a tour of the plant to experiencefirsthand the state-of-the-art methodsused to create a BMW. Then comesthe unique experience of driving yournew BMW on the roads it was designedfor. To learn more, visit bmwusa.com/europeandelivery. See your authorized BMW center for details on these limited warranties. The BMW Maintenance Program covers factory-recommended maintenance services as determined by the Service Interval Indicator for all new eligible MY  and later BMW vehicles. Specificadditional items that need replacement due to normal wear and tear are also covered. The maintenance coverage period is for the first  years or , miles, whichever comes first. Exclusionsfrom coverage include: gasoline, gasoline additives, windshield washer fluid and additives, battery, tires, wheels, wheel alignment and tire balancing. All work must be performed by an authorizedBMW center. See the Service and Warranty Information booklet for specific terms, conditions and limitations. Further information can also be obtained from your authorized BMW center. BMW Assist with  years of Safety Plan services is standard. In order to receive BMW Assist services, a subscriber agreement must be completed and transferred to the BMW Assist ResponseCenter. GPS and underlying wireless services must be available and functioning; vehicle ignition must be turned on (except for Door Unlock and Stolen Vehicle Recovery), battery charged andconnected and vehicle’s electrical system operational; services may be limited to certain geographic areas. 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