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BMW i5 Touring

BMW i5 Touring

The BMW i5 Touring is being launched in the UK in May 2024 and will be the first all-electric premium estate, available in two versions, the i5 eDrive40 and the i5 M60.

The i5 eDrive40 will have three trim levels, Sport Edition, M Sport, and M Sport Pro. Prices for the BMW i5 eDrive40, with an 81.2 kWh battery and a 300-348 mile range, start at £69,040, with the BMW i5 M60, featuring the same battery and a 277-314 mile range, from £99,090.

The i5 Touring’s maximum DC charging rate is 205 kW, with 22 kW AC charging as standard on the Sport model and the BMW i5 M60; this is available as an option on all other models.

Heat pump technology is included for heating and cooling the interior, and the BMW i5 eDrive40 Sport Edition is equipped with AC Professional Charging, allowing up to 22kW charging as standard.

The electric motor of the BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring is located on the rear axle and generates a maximum output of 340 hp and a maximum torque of up to 430 Nm with Sport Boost or Launch Control function. The BMW i5 eDrive40 Touring accelerates from zero to 62 mph in 6.1 seconds.

In the BMW i5 M60 xDrive Touring, two drive units on the front and rear axles together form an electric all-wheel drive with up to 601 hp. With M Launch Control or M Sport Boost activated, the system torque is increased to 820 Nm. The top model accelerates from a standstill to 62 mph in 3.9 seconds and its top speed is electronically limited to 143 mph. 

Compared to its predecessor, the new BMW 5 Series Touring is 97 millimetres longer (5,060 millimetres), 32 millimetres wider (1,900 millimetres) and 17 millimetres higher (1,515 millimetres). The new 5 Series Touring has the longest wheelbase in its class, increasing by 20 millimetres to 2,995 millimetres. The i5 Touring has a luggage compartment volume that can be expanded from 570 litres to up to 1,700 litres. It features rear-axle air suspension including automatic self-levelling.