Shortly after its global release, BMW Malaysia has swiftly introduced the all-new BMW i5 to the Malaysian market. The i5 is now available in the BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport variant, priced at RM 419,800.00. This addition to the esteemed BMW 5 Series lineup represents a new era of driving excellence.
The BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport is equipped with a single electric motor that delivers 340 horsepower and 430 Nm of peak torque in Sport Boost mode, with power directed solely to the rear wheels. This setup allows the i5 to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.0 seconds and reach a top speed of 193 km/h. The i5 boasts an 83.9 kWh battery, providing a WLTP range of 582 kilometers. Charging is made convenient with a DC charging speed of 205 kW, enabling an 80% charge in a mere 34 minutes. Alternatively, the i5 can achieve a full 100% battery capacity with an 11 kW AC charger in just 8 hours and 15 minutes.
The i5’s exterior showcases the distinctive “Sharknose” kidney grille, featuring the BMW Iconic Glow contour line, akin to the i7. The M high gloss Shadowline finish adds to the i5’s exterior allure. This electric vehicle is further enhanced by its 21-inch BMW Individual aerodynamic 954 wheels in Bicolour Jet Black, the iconic Hofmeister kink, adaptive LED headlights, and slender LED taillights. With its 490-liter boot space, this premium executive sedan offers ample room for golf bags and more.
Complementing the M Sport Package, the i5 features an aerodynamic front apron, muscular side skirts, and a rear apron with a captivating diffuser. Additionally, it includes Adaptive Suspension Pro and a flat-bottom steering wheel. An innovative addition to the 5 Series is the 4-wheel steering system, enhancing maneuverability and agility at any speed.
Inside the i5, you’ll find the BMW Curved Display, which combines a 12.3-inch instrument panel and a 14.9-inch touchscreen Control Display. This curved display is powered by the BMW Operating System 8.5, offering features like the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, BMW Maps, and the Digital Key Plus. The interior of the i5 also boasts a BMW Panorama glass roof and an interior camera. To provide crystal-clear sound within the vehicle, the i5 is equipped with an 18-speaker plus amplifier system from Bowers & Wilkins.
In terms of ownership experience, the i5 comes with Proactive Care, offering a range of services to enhance the BMW ownership experience. These services include Condition Based Service (CBS), Accident Assistance (A-Call), Live Diagnosis, and Digital Tyre Diagnosis, all tailored to the owner’s preferences. The i5 is also equipped with comprehensive Driving Assistance Professional features, including Distance Control with Stop and Go function, Steering and Lane Control Assistant, automatic Speed Limit Assist, route control, active navigation guidance, Side Collision Protection, Road Priority Warning, Wrong-way Warning, and Crossing-traffic Warning with braking function.
The new BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport is available in a range of striking metallic colors, including Black Sapphire Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Brooklyn Grey Metallic, and Phytonic Blue Metallic. It comes with a BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme, BMW 8-Year / 160,000 km Battery Warranty (whichever comes first), BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline, and BMW Service Online.
For more information on the First-Ever All-Electric BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport, visit here or contact your preferred authorised BMW dealership.