Thus it runs only as much as needed, consuming a maximum of 200 watts vs. The system uses a thermal-imagining camera that constantly monitors the road ahead and displays images according to their temperature on the iDrive screen. All 5-Series come with comprehensive stability technology that includes dynamic stability control, dynamic traction control, dynamic brake control. Simply put, Night Vision provides a new dimension of optical perception when driving at night. The 530xi is powered by an in-line six that delivers 255 horsepower and 220 pound-feet of torque.
Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. I cannot say I had any major expense in the 80K miles of ownership outside of regular maintenance. It really does make it difficult to understand why anyone would opt for a sport-utility vehicle — the Touring does it all without any of the drawbacks. The Sport Package upgrades the tires to 245 series run-flats, 20-way power front seats, active roll stabilization, and sport suspension. Engine breathing is controlled entirely by the valves themselves. Handling overall was excellent it goes with the platform , so we had a lot of fun on our trip. All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Power rear-window and manual rear side-window sunshades. Additionally, owners of model year 2006-2007 3 Series with standard seats, 5 Series with comfort seats, and Z4 models, will receive an extended warranty on their front passenger seat occupant detection mat. The driver can then start up without doing a ballet with the clutch, brake and accelerator manual transmission or rolling backward on a steep hill automatic transmission. Failed to get data, please try again. And in that sense, it filled its purpose excellently. A six-speed automatic is available, but so is a six-speed sequential manual gearbox that gives the user automatic and manual options and a sport dynamic driving control feature.
Every day I got into this car I felt like a million bucks. For 2007, Package highlights include substitution of 20-way Multi-contour seats for the previous sport seats, and the addition of a 3-spoke sport steering wheel in the Sport Packages. Brake fade occurs as the brakes heat up under hard use; a given degree of deceleration requires more pressure on the brake pedal. The standard iDrive system has a 6. Headlining those changes is the availability of Night Vision, a major boost for nighttime driving safety.
The 550 trim adds Dakota leather seats and front and rear park distance control. Data Unavailable Third Shoulder Room in. So we went with the Beemer, and could not have been happier. By far, this is the best car I have ever owned. We loaded the wagon to the gunnels with gifts and food. Finally, the system is smart enough to recognize when the driver is parking the car — it automatically sends all the power to the rear wheels, which banishes windup, a disconcerting shudder felt throughout the vehicle whenever full lock is dialled into a lesser design. The system is also smart enough to help counter minor bouts of oversteer and understeer.
Xenon Adaptive headlights with auto-leveling. The cruise control stalk was located just below the turn signal stalk and I continually confused them. The Premium and Sport Packages are also available. Just look at the stance, the way the body sits on the chassis, ready to pounce on any opportunity to show its stuff on a challenging stretch of road. As brake temperature rises, this function automatically compensates by increasing the hydraulic pressure relative to pedal force.
This acknowledgement constitutes my written consent to receive such communications. The Multi-Contour seats also include Active Head Restraints as a further safety feature. Failed to get data, please try again. Not only is the fuel tank designed to remain sealed even in severe impacts, its location has been chosen to provide optimum protection from impacts. I-4 and V-6 refer to the configuration and number of cylinders.
Better yet is the feel and feedback afforded by the steering. Length x Width x Height: 191. Failed to get data, please try again. In the case of the new 530s, this amounts to an impressive 85 hp per liter. Upon contact by the lobe, this follower actuates a finger-type rocker arm and, in turn, the valve.
Failed to get data, please try again. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017. It comes with a 5. Acting on input from the rain sensor an element of the standard rain-sensing windshield wipers , the pads are periodically brought up to the rotors — just enough to eliminate any film of water between pads and rotors, but not enough to cause a brake application. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if and how the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure. Use of the cruise on long stretches served two purposes; it kept us from speeding and improved overall fuel economy to 21.