New BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Caught by Spy Photographers

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The second-generation BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo has been spied testing.

Set to debut late next year, the new BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo looks to forgo its chunky body for something more sleek. The German automaker is hoping to make the 5 Series Gran Turismo sportier with its updated styling, which looks like a blend between the 3 Series Gran Turismo and 4 Series Gran Coupe models. Expect the overgrown sedan to shed some pounds as well, making it more agile and fun to drive while improving fuel economy.

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It’s unclear what BMW will outfit the 5 Series Gran Turismo with in terms of engine offerings, but expect a wide variety including standard gasoline and diesel mills as well as hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. Look towards the current 5 Series lineup to get an idea of what BMW can use on the Gran Turismo, including a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six, 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 and a 3.0-liter diesel.

Expect more information on the next-generation 5 Series Gran Turismo next year as we get closer to its official debut.

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  • johnls39 .

    So, I am waiting of how ugly this thing will look. I will be shocked if BMW made it look beautiful which I find impossible.