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New BMW 5 Series to take pole position in Kuwait [Kuwait Times]
[January 11, 2014]

New BMW 5 Series to take pole position in Kuwait [Kuwait Times]

(Kuwait Times Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) KUWAIT: Poised to raise the bar in the executive saloon segment, the new BMW 5 Series has recently debuted across Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive showrooms in Kuwait. With a host of new innovations in design and engineering, the official BMW Group importer is confident that this best-selling model will further build on its dominance and extend its lead amongst vehicles in its class. This new top of the line BMW 5 Series 535i is packed with a host of equipment that is guaranteed to offer customer's BMW's trademark 'sheer driving pleasure'. Notable standard equipment includes Dynamic Stability Control, Brake Energy Regeneration, Driving Experience Control and Cruise Control with braking function. New exterior aesthetic features include fog lights, combined heat protection glazing and a head-turning BMW LED Lights Package which includes LED light rings. This dynamic model is rounded off with a luxurious interior that features a multifunction steering wheel and automatic air conditioning with dual-zone climate control. In addition to these standard options, Kuwaiti customers can further personalize their vehicle with a number of additional features that add unprecedented levels of opulence and technological innovation to the already outstanding vehicle. These include optional 18-inch light alloy wheels, a sports leather steering wheel, automatic tailgate operation and BMW's Adaptive Xenon headlights – all of which add to the BMW 5 Series' already impressive road presence. Add Park Distance Control, automatic air conditioning with 4-zone control, BMW's Navigation System Professional, 6 DVD changer and Bluetooth enabled internet platform to the model and it is easy to understand why the all-new BMW 5 Series is certain to appeal to the sophisticated Kuwaiti audience. Yousef Al- Qatami, General Manager of Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive, said: "Since its launch in 1972, the BMW 5 Series has been the undisputed global leader in the executive car segment worldwide – therefore we are honoured to welcome this new model to our fleet. During 2013 its predecessor was our best-selling model, therefore we are confident that the new vehicle will continue to cater to the discerning appetite of our Kuwaiti customers who consistently seek the best in premium motoring." The new BMW 5 Series is available in a range of different engine variants: BMW 520i, BMW 528i and BMW 535i.The multi-award-winning straight-six engine delivers 225 kW/306 hp to the BMW 535i. The engine powering the BMW 520i develops 135 kW/184 hp, while the unit offered for the BMW 528i from the launch of the new BMW 5 Series boasts revisions to various details and delivers 180 kW/245 hp. In the cockpit, the range of on-board BMW ConnectedDrive technology in this new model expands on an already impressive network of driver assistance systems and mobility services designed to enhance safety, convenience and incar infotainment. A suite of office functions turns the model into a mobile workplace – underpinned by either the customer's mobile phone or the car's integrated SIM card. Emails, appointments, contacts, calendar entries and notes are displayed on the cockpit's central screen. Meanwhile BMW Apps guide the user through the large and ever increasing number of services, which can be accessed using the customer's phone or internet connection. BMW Apps include features such as a web radio function, access to your personalized music library and in-car use of Facebook and Twitter. This service is constantly expanding to include new apps, which can be uploaded into the car via the SIM card or a smartphone. Customers who purchase the new BMW 5 Series will also benefit from Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive's BMW Remote App. Compatible with both iPhone and Android platforms, this new technology puts the user in complete control of a number of key features in the car. Regardless of where the driver is, the vehicle can be contacted via the Remote App and instructed to perform a number of functions; from preconditioning the vehicle by switching on an independent ventilation system and identifying the location of the car in a crowded parking lot, to locking and unlocking your vehicle and sounding the horn, it ensures that no matter where your vehicle might be, the user is connected to the vehicle remotely. In addition to an unparalleled level of convenience, the BMW Remote App also offers security. The registration procedure through BMW ConnectedDrive asks two owner-specific questions while the Remote App itself is protected by a unique user-defined PIN code. The new BMW 5 Series now available with monthly instalments starting from 243 KD without down payment and also with five-year or up to 150,000km warranty. Furthermore the vehicles come with a four-year or up to 84,000km service package and free registration. These offers are exclusive to Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive in Kuwait.

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