BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo

The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo (short: BMW 5 Series GT; internal name: F07 ) is a hatchback from BMW. It is commonly associated with the upper middle class, but referred to by BMW as the luxury-class vehicle. Technically derived from the 5 Series GT from the 7 Series and 5, whereby it is actually located between the two.

BMW introduced the 5 series GT 24 October 2009 on the market. World Premiere at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt 2009 The starting price is (as of November 2011). 55,900 EUR (incl. 19 % VAT).


The 5 Series Gran Turismo has increased seats and frameless as the first four-door BMW side window. The headlights include the corona rings with LED technology. The front and rear based on the BMW F01. It is the first model from BMW, which is reminiscent of a van and works less dynamic.


Instead of classic instruments is the cockpit of a display in the instrument panel, glued to the chrome rings .. The TFT screen for the iDrive in the middle of the dashboard has a diagonal of 7 inches (with navigation system Professional: 10.2 inches).

The standard " Dynamic Drive Control " with the steps "Normal", "Sport" and "Sport " next to the gear shift dynamics also affects the gas pedal and the steering assist characteristic. In conjunction with the optional " Adaptive Drive " and the independently adjustable shock absorbers are included in the scope of regulations, also then a "Comfort" mode is available. When set to " SPORT " and in the traction mode, the DSC stability control system intervenes later.

The genuine Yamaha Bi - xenon dual headlights contain a daytime running lights with LED technology, and adaptive headlights with light distribution and Bending Lights.

The rear bench seat has three parts in the series and can be replaced by individual seats. The rear legroom is that of the 7 Series, while the head room that resembles the X5. In the trunk find depending on the position of up to 100 millimeters sliding rear seats 440-590 liters of luggage space. Are the rear seats and the partition folded over a slightly inclined forward, rear flat cargo area, up to 1700 liters ( maximum 5 Series Touring 1650 liters) receives cargo volume forms. The rear flap is in two parts and can be compared with that of the Skoda Superb.

Also there is the 5 Series GT - partly against surcharge - several driver assistance systems such as:

  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function (automatic acceleration from a standstill and braking to a standstill)
  • Lane change assistant
  • Lane Departure
  • Night vision assistant with pedestrian recognition
  • Head -up display
  • XDrive
  • Reversing camera
  • Side View, two cameras in the front bumper that look to the left and right
  • TopView, two additional cameras in the exterior mirrors, the TopView cameras, the rear view camera and the PDC sensors create an overall picture of the vehicle and its environment and show it from a bird's perspective
  • A speed limit display. For this purpose, checks a camera street signs with speed limits. These are displayed in the speedometer and Head - Up Display.

In a similar configuration, the 5 Series GT is about 3000 € more expensive than a 5 Series Touring.


In addition to anti -lock braking system (ABS ) including Brake Assist and Cornering Brake Control ( CBC), belt tensioners and belt force limiters and an electronic stability program ( DSC) with traction control (ASC T) are available. In addition, there are eight airbags (driver / front passenger, side airbags and full-length curtain airbags ). The front seats are fitted with accident- active headrests designed to reduce the risk of whiplash injuries in a rear impact. Likewise, runflat tires and a tire defect indicator available. Standard features include front fog lights and adaptive brake lights.


The term BMW EfficientDynamics several technical innovations are summarized, which cause less fuel consumption at the same time increasing performance. The standard eight-speed automatic transmission by ZF Friedrichshafen to reduce fuel consumption compared to the conventional six-speed automatic by up to 6%.

The petrol engines have a spray-guided direct injection ( High Precision Injection ). Diesel models come standard with a particulate filter. All engines comply with the EU5 emission standard.


For the launch of the 5 Series Gran Turismo was available in three engine variants. Two turbocharged petrol engines with 3 and 4.4 liters of displacement and a 3- liter inline six- cylinder diesel. In the spring of 2010, the 535d added, the engine range. The six and eight-cylinder engines are also available in all-wheel xDrive version.

And common-rail direct injection

  • Values ​​in parentheses are for the xDrive all-wheel version.