BMW Malaysia today introduced the New BMW 530e M Sport and the New BMW 520i Luxury, further expanding the premium automaker’s most successful business sedan portfolio.
Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “The BMW 5 Series has a success story that goes back decades. It is the world’s most successful business sedan – sporty, elegant, and future-oriented. The new variants of the BMW 5 Series will once again set new benchmarks in aesthetic athleticism and technological innovations as well as drive our success further for the coming year.”
Hoelzl added that, “Globally, the BMW Group has successfully delivered over 600,000 vehicles to new owners in the first quarter of 2019, and we are proud to mirror that success locally at BMW Group Malaysia. Having delivered over 3,100 BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad vehicles, we have recorded a double-digit growth of over 19% compared to the same period last year. Of the total cars delivered the first quarter of this year, more than 50% comprised of electrified BMW and MINI vehicles.”
This success is a testament to BMW Group Malaysia’s leadership role in electro-mobility, and further underlines the nation’s demand for electro-mobility in Malaysia and their changing sentiments in embracing Visionary Mobility.
Offering a perfect combination of emotive driving and efficiency, the New BMW 530e M Sport serves a renewed sense of athleticism and pure dynamism with the M Sport package. The New BMW 520i Luxury, meanwhile, features a luxurious and progressive expression, offering comfort and state-of-the-art technology.
The New BMW 530e M Sport: success electrified.
The BMW 5 Series Plug-in Hybrid with eDrive Technology is the most innovative model in its class and serves up a dynamic experience, for which the BMW brand is renowned, combined with outstanding efficiency and seamless everyday practicality. Now, the New BMW 530e M Sport will bring efficiency to a higher level of driving performance with the M Sport Package.
The New BMW 530e M Sport is framed by BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line and is accentuated by the ornamental kidney grille with Active Air Stream for optimum aerodynamics. The M designation meanwhile sits on the front side panel. The New BMW 530e M Sport also features LED fog lights and adaptive LED headlights as a standard and is combined with BMW Selective Beam, an anti-dazzle high-beam assistant.
Pure dynamism also exudes from the new 19-inch M light alloy Double-Spoke 664 M wheels in black with mixed tyres. These will provide unmatched driving agility, complete with the flat tyre indicator to ensure safety. The vehicle also features the M Sport brake with blue-painted brake callipers with M designation. Along the rear of the New BMW 530e M Sport are two-sided exhaust tailpipe finishers with a trapezoidal design in light chrome that further underlines its Motorsport DNA.
Powering the New BMW 530e M Sport is the inline 4-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo 2-litre petrol engine combined with the BMW eDrive system’s electric motor. The overall system output is 252 hp and 420 Nm of torque, enabling the car to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds. With a top speed of 235 km/h, the New BMW 530e M Sport consumes only 2.3l/100km of fuel with a lowered CO2 emission of 53g/km.
In terms of safety, the New BMW 530e M Sport benefits from the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) that is complemented by Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) and the Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist.
Inside, the New BMW 530e M Sport boasts an interior design language driven by superior comfort and convenience. The business sedan features the exclusive M leather steering wheel, M illuminated door sill finishers and M-specific pedals along with stylish sport seats for both the driver and the passenger – allowing a sense of thrill familiar to the BMW M Sport variants. The New BMW 530e M Sport is furnished with Dakota Leather upholstery and the BMW Individual anthracite headliner. Further accentuating its athletic style are the interior trim finishers in Aluminium Rhombicle and highlight trim finishers in Pearl Chrome. Illumination within the car is provided by ambient lighting in 11 predefined designs incorporating six different colours.
As the most innovative model in its class, the New BMW 530e M Sport is intelligently equipped with BMW ConnectedDrive services – an all-encompassing digital service designed to aid personal mobility which integrates the vehicle into the user’s digital life via multiple touchpoints. The multifunction display with a high-resolution 12.3” colour interface using black-panel technology is specially designed for the instrument cluster in front of the driver. The new business sedan is also equipped with Navigation System Professional that features a 10.25” touchscreen interface.
For additional convenience, the New BMW 530e M Sport offers Comfort Access – providing seamless opening and closing of vehicle doors along with contactless tailgate operation. The new business sedan also features automatic air-conditioning with 4-zone control.
Driving Assistance is provided to the New BMW 530e M Sport via Lane Departure and Change Warning, front collision alert with brake intervention, rear collision prevention and crossing-traffic warning. Owners can also benefit from Cruise Control with braking function. The New BMW 530e M Sport is also equipped with the Parking Assistant for automatic parallel and perpendicular parking.
The New BMW 530e M Sport is available in Black Sapphire or Sophisto Grey, paired with either the Black or Night Blue Leather Dakota upholstery; or in Bluestone or Alpine White paired with Black Leather Dakota upholstery.
The New BMW 520i Luxury: built to outperform.
Set to be an icon of affluence, the New BMW 520i Luxury represents a new dimension in driving luxury, with exterior chrome optics, Leather Dakota upholstery and Sensatec dashboard.
The Chrome Line Exterior of the New BMW 520i Luxury immediately places the sedan at centre-stage. Its sleek design is showcased through the ornamental kidney grille plated in chrome, along with select chrome elements on the front bumper. The New BMW 520i Luxury is also equipped with LED fog lights and adaptive LED headlights. The ultimate business sedan also boasts new 18” light alloy V-spoke wheels in style 684 with run-flat tyres, complete with a flat tyre indicator. Along the rear of the New BMW 520i Luxury are the chrome exhaust tailpipe finishers.
The New BMW 520i Luxury is also powered by the inline four-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo 2.0-litre petrol engine which generates up to 184 hp and a peak torque of 290 Nm. Affixed with the 8-Speed Steptronic transmission, the New BMW 520i Luxury can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.8 seconds. It has a top speed of 235 km/h. The business sedan consumes 6.2l/100km of fuel with a CO2 emission of 141g/km.
In terms of safety, the New BMW 520i Luxury benefits from the same high-level safety features as the New BMW 530e M Sport. They include the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) that is complemented by Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) and the Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist.
Inside, the New BMW 520i Luxury is furnished with exquisite Dakota leather upholstery and interior trim finishers in black high-gloss. The driver steers with a sport leather steering wheel in the comfort of a sports seat, also fitted for the passenger of the New BMW 520i Luxury. It also features a Sensatec dashboard and aluminium door sill finishers that have front and rear illumination. Additionally, the new business sedan features relaxing ambient lighting in 11 predefined designs, available in six spectacular colours.
Like the New BMW 530e M Sport, the New BMW 520i Luxury is also equipped with BMW ConnectedDrive features including Intelligent Emergency Call and Teleservices. It also features Bluetooth and USB connectivity, with extended smartphone connectivity. The New BMW 520i Luxury benefits from a 10.25” touchscreen interface of the Navigation System Professional. A high-resolution 12.3” multifunctional instrument display with black-panel technology and a 20GB memory hard drive for audio files are both affixed for all infotainment needs.
The BMW 520i Luxury is also complete with a variety of comfort features including Comfort Access, automatic air-conditioning with 4-zone control, Driving Assistance which also includes Cruise Control with braking function, Parking Assistant and the rear view camera.
Colour offerings for the New BMW 520i Luxury include Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver, Imperial Blue or Alpine White, paired with Black Leather Dakota upholstery, featuring exclusive stitching in contrast Black.
Complete premium ownership experience.
Owners of the New BMW 530e M Sport and BMW 520i Luxury will experience the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:
- BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Program
- BMW 2-Year/ 24 Month Tyre Warranty Program for its Run Flat Tyre offering and services
- BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
- The BMW Group Loyalty+ Mobile App – BMW White Card
- BMW Service Online
The retail prices (on the road, without insurance, and with BMW Group Malaysia’s latest 5 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Programme and BMW Tyre Warranty Programme).
BMW G30 530e M Sport — RM338,800
– 2.0 twin-turbo four-cylinder w/ 83 kW eDrive electric motor
– 252 hp
– 420 Nm
– 8-speed ZF transmission
– 0-100 km/h in 6.2 seconds
– Vmax 235 km/h
BMW G30 520i Luxury — RM328,800
– 2.0 twin-turbo four-cylinder w/ eDrive electric motor
– 184 hp
– 290 Nm
– 8-speed ZF transmission
– 0-100 km/h in 7.8 seconds
– Vmax 235 km/h