Competes with: Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6, Genesis G80, Jaguar XF
Looks like: A 5 Series with a bigger mouth and a bit of a nip/tuck
Powertrain: A 248-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (530); 335-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (540); 181-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder and 107-hp electric motor (530e); 523-hp, twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 (M550); choice of eight-speed automatic transmissions; rear- or all-wheel drive
Hits dealerships: Ordering opens in May; deliveries to begin in July
BMW’s current-generation 5 Series sedan debuted as a 2017 model, and for the 2021 model year it’s getting a refresh with some new exterior looks, updated interior technology and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system for the six-cylinder 540 models.