The 8-speed sport automatic transmission combined with ALPINA typical high torque output at low engine speeds allows effortless, relaxed and economical driving in high gears and outstanding cruising comfort on long journeys. Simultaneously the hardware design of the transmission does not require any significant reduction in torque when changing gear and allows for impressively dynamic and very fast gear changes under full load. As such the transmission plays a crucial role in facilitating very quick acceleration during dynamic driving but also plays an important part in reducing fuel consumption thanks to BMW Efficient Dynamics Technologies such as the ECO PRO mode as well as the Auto Start Stop function.
The 3-litre six cylinder Bi-Turbo diesel engine produces 257 kW (350 hp) and 700 Nm of torque, delivering impressive performance in the modern, dynamic BMW 5 Series body. The D5 Bi-Turbo Saloon accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 278 km/h.
The D5 Bi-Turbo Touring combines impressive performance data and excellent efficiency with a high level of suitability for everyday and family use. Its large range, generous power reserves and large stowage capacity make it a sporty, luxurious and versatile all-rounder. Its long cruising range, generous power reserves and functional stowage space make it a sporty, luxurious all-rounder.