The new BMW 5 Series Grand Turismo is now on sale and prices start from £40,810. There is a superb engine line up starting with the 3.0 litre turbodiesel with 242bhp or the 4.4 litre V8 petrol and the new third option a 302 bhp twin turbo 3.0 litre petrol in the 535iGT. All choices of engine on the BMW 5 Series Grand Turismo come with a new eight speed automatic transmission.
The BMW 5 series Grand Turismo petrol can reach a top speed of 156mph; the diesel is slightly behind at 150mph. The 4.4 V8T can reach 0-62mph in 5.5 seconds, the 3.0 litre manages it in 6.3 seconds and the diesel in 6.9 seconds. Inside the BMW 5 series Grand Turismo you will find space it has legroom of a 7 series and similar headroom to an X5. There are big windows and a standard panoramic glass sunroof. The boot space is not as spacious as the 7 series and the rear seats do fold but not totally flat. There is an electronic tailgate to give total access and a partial opening is available as well. There is the option of a rear view camera. There is also the option of this car being a four or five seater as you can either have a rear bench or two individual back seats. The car is available with a choice of nine colours and the insurance group for the BMW 5 series Grand Turismo is 18-19.