What more can offer a tuner to the legendary BMW 5 Series? The answer comes from the German tuner, AC Schnitzer who upgraded the luxury sedan with precise enhancements and performance features. Recently, BMW announced that they finally added the new electrified powertrains and the engine options list to their BMW 5 Series.
The tuner upgraded its power from 333 horsepower up to 400 horsepower for the 540i model and boosted up to 620 horsepower to the M550i empowering it up to the M5 Competition level. Also, the tuner is currently tuning the diesel engines aimed for the European market.
Along with a stainless-steel exhaust system, comes the twin chrome or black tailpipes, Sport or Carbon Sport Trims to provide a loudly sound experience. Meanwhile, the Sports or Sport black trims on diesel models get quad exhausts. There's an optional suspension spring set that offers the possibility to lower the front by 0.9 inches at the front and by 1.3 inches at the rear. Meanwhile, the tuned BMW 5 Series has custom wheels available in 20-inch or 21-inch variants.
Especially for the M Sport Package, AC Schnitzer also improved the aerodynamics to fit a new front splitter, side skirts, and a rear diffuser. More downforce was ensured by adding a new carbon fiber rear wing. The European Touring model is only available with the roof spoiler. For the BMW 5 Series, there are also and upgrades for the luxury interior, the German tuner proposes upgraded enhancements via upgrades brought to the gear shift paddles and aluminum cover for the Drive controller and the key holder.
The German tuner has more than 30 years of experience with enhancing the vehicle technology from motorsport for committed BMW and MINI drivers. Not being a mass production brand allows them to develop custom components that meet the highest standards of perfection. AC Schnitzer concentrates on the exclusive dimension of dynamic driving pleasure by combining it with the unrestricted suitability for everyday use provided by series production.