Competes with: Audi A6, Genesis G80, Jaguar XF, Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Looks like: A longer, taller, wider 5 Series with more dynamic styling
Powertrains: 335-horsepower, single-motor EV drive unit with 84.3-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack and rear-wheel drive (i5 eDrive40); 590-hp, dual-motor EV drive unit with 84.3-kWh lithium-ion battery pack and all-wheel drive (i5 M60 xDrive); 255-hp, twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and RWD or AWD (530i); 375-hp, twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder (540i)
Hits dealerships: Launch to begin in October, with 540i arriving late
BMW’s mid-size 5 Series sedan was last revised for 2021, and it’s got some big news for 2024: The i5 fully electric version is joining the lineup.
For 2024, the eighth generation of the 5 Series sees other changes, including revised styling, updated gas powertrains, additional driver-assistance features that take self-driving to another level and a new operating system for infotainment.