The BMW 520d luxury saloon is the diesel variant of the 5 series and is the epitome of luxury and comfort while offering great performance and drive-ability. The classy interiors coupled with the sweet sounding 2.0 liter diesel engine and safety features such as ABS, airbags and child safety lock. It is economical too without skimping on performance thanks to its lightweight aluminium body which is aerodynamically sculpted to get that perfect balance between performance and fuel. economy. The 520d is the entry level version of the 5 series and hence offers good value for money when compared to similar models. The base model is called the luxury line with an M variant available for a slightly higher price and features a meaner look and some refinement in performance along with the M badge and more aerodynamic work done on its bodywork.
The specifications of the 520 d are as follows
520d Luxury Line
Acceleration from 0 kmph to 100 kmph in sec : 7.7
Engine capacity in cubic centimeter : 1,995
Cylinders/Valves : 4/4
Maximum power produced in Kilowatt (horsepower) at 1/minb : 140 (190) / 4,000
Maximum torque generated in Newton meter at 1/minb : 400 / 1,750-2,500
Gear box : 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
The special features are- BMW’s iconic kidney grille in Chrome- Car keys with a chrome trim- Entry sills illuminated- Window and exhaust pipe in Chrome- Luxury logo on the sides, left and right
520d M Sport has the same specification with some additions as mentioned below as mentioned below – BMW headliner anthracite- BMW exclusive high-gloss shadow line- M Aerodynamics package- M Door sill finishers- Sport seats – M logo on both the sides in chrome .
All the models have multiple airbags with head airbags both in the front and rear along with side airbags for the front. ABS with assistance in braking comes as standard on all variants. Safety has been beefed up a bit more with the Active Protection with the proprietary Attentiveness Assistant.
Prices are as follows Saudi Arabia : SR 180,000.Singapore : SGD 68000. Malaysia : MYR 210000.