Long Wheelbase BMW 5-Series Li revealed at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Apr 27, 2017 | Same topic: 2017 Shanghai Auto Show
BMW has recently introduced the latest version of the 5-Series in Shanghai.
The 5-Li is the long-wheelbase variant of the 5-Series, dubbed G38. The car is produced in China by the Brilliance-BMW joint venture. It is one of the most striking vehicles at the BMW stand in Shanghai this week.
 
BMW 5-Series Li front view

The 5-Li is the long-wheelbase variant of the 5-Series, dubbed G38. 

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The Li’s wheelbase is stretched by 13.3 centimeters and it is also wider and higher than the regular 5-Series models. We can see clearly these changes if taking a closer look at the rear doors; these do further the entry into the second row.
BMW 5-Series Li side view

The Li’s wheelbase is stretched by 13.3 centimeters and it is also wider and higher than the regular 5-Series models. 
 
The cabin is equipped with the most up-to-date infotainment system, including rear entertainment and comfortable single seats. Besides, the removable tablet for rear passengers in the 7-Series is also available for this 5-Series long version.
 
BMW 5-Series Li rear entertainment and single seats with the removable tablet for rear passengers

The cabin is equipped with the most up-to-date infotainment system.
 
BMW will offer three engine options for its 5-Series Li: a 2.0 turbo with 224hp (525 Li), a 2.0 turbo with 252hp (530 Li), and a new 3.0 turbo six with 340hp (540 Li). Alongside, later variants with electrified powertrain will also be introduced by the German carmaker.

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The long-wheelbase 5-Series will compete with other locally made L cars such as the Audi A6L, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L, and the Volvo S90 L when going on sale in China.
 


BMW 5-Series Li 2017