Various new images and details are beginning to creep out of the woodwork, giving us a good idea of what to expect from the 2014 BMW 5 Series Touring ahead of its official debut at this September’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
Destined to hit the market gunning for the same crowd as the Mercedes E-Class Estate, the 2014 5 Series Touring has been gently touched-up in various ways to help give it a potential one-up against the competition.
Despite being so far quite heavily…and not to mention infuriatingly…camouflaged, it’s possible to see from various spy shots that the 2014 BMW 5 Series Touring has been given a few modest styling updates at both ends. The clearest change visible so far is that of the newly designed front bumper, which features narrower grilles and a modified air intake. The new model will also feature redesigned LED taillights and new light clusters to the front.
On the inside however things are expected to stay pretty much the same as in the current BMW 5 Series Touring, which has been with us since 2009. All current diesel and petrol engine options are likely to be brought to the new 2014 range, though with various tweaks to boost performance and fuel-economy – the current model already leading the class in the latter department.
Infotainment will however be overhauled with new controls for the iDrive and various refinements to connectivity and navigation.
Upon its launch next Spring, the base model 2014 BMW 5 Series Touring has an estimated price of around £33,000 in the UK – pretty much the same as the outgoing version.