BMW V5

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BMW V5
ManufacturerBMW
ClassProgressive Activity Vehicle / MPV
Body style(s)5-door estate
LayoutFR layout/AWD
PlatformV5
Length4,998.72 mm (196.8 in)
Width1,899.92 mm (74.8 in)
Height1,554.48 mm (61.2 in)
RelatedBMW 5 Series
BMW X5

The V5 automobile platform is the first generation of BMW's Progressive Activity Sedan (PAS) series. The concept debuted at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show with the Concept 5 Series Gran Turismo (5 GT). The V5 platform provides a vehicle length traditionally found in a BMW 7 series, but with the headroom found in a BMW X5. The V5 also features a unique "bi-modal" trunk which may be opened in a traditional car like fashion, or the entire hatch may be open in a traditional SUV fashion for larger objects.

On January 30, 2009 BMW released a video "BMW Concept: Scribble Video". The video was the first public introduction into the thought process behind the design of the progressive activity vehicle series and the upcoming 5 GT. [1]

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External Links

  • Website of the BMW Concept 5 Series GT