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German tuning company AC Schnitzer has applied the 'Power Treatment' to the 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring, and this include enhancements in terms of performance as well as in the looks department.

Starting with the engine upgrades, the AC Schnitzer 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring will benefit from boosted performance on the following versions : the 520d which packs 218 HP instead of 184 HP, the 525d which now produces 245 HP instead of 204 HP, 530d - from 245 HP to 286 HP and finally the 535d that increased from 300 HP to 360 HP.

As far as exterior changes and modifications, the AC Schnitzer 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring is fitted with a chromed twin sports rear silencer, (Racing tailtrim in development), a chromed front grille, carbon fiber spoiler elements, bonnet vents, new side skirts, a rear roof spoiler, a new rear spoiler and the tuner's wide range of 19- and 20-inch lightweight alloys.

At the interior the AC Schnitzer 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring comes with aluminium pedals and foot rest, new floor mats, the aluminium cover for the i-Drive system and carbon fiber inserts across the dashboard and door panels.

The AC Schnitzer 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring has also received an upgraded suspension and high performance brakes.   

AC Schnitzer press release :

The “most beautiful form of dynamics beyond the standard“ in saloon form was launched earlier this summer. Now the tuning specialist AC Schnitzer has applied the “Power Treatment“ to the new dynamic BMW in the Touring variant, with numerous special accessories. The special accessories range at a glance:

Engine: Performance upgrades
for 520d from 135 kW / 184 HP to 160 kW / 218 HP
for 525d from 150 kW / 204 HP to 180 kW / 245 HP
for 530d from 180 kW / 245 HP to 210 kW / 286 HP
for 535d from 220 kW / 300 HP to 265 kW / 360 HP
Engine styling optics with displacement emblem

Exhaust: Twin sports rear silencer with chromed “Sports Trim“ tail trims (left / right) (for 550i, 535i and 535d as well as 530d and 520d) - in development “Racing“ tailtrim, chromed (for 520d, 525d, 530d)

Brakes: 8-piston high performance brake system for the front axle, consisting of: 8-pot fixed caliper, (left - right) perforated, internally vented brake discs Ø 374 x 36 mm, set brake pads, 8-pieced brake pads and caliper mounting bracket

Suspension: Spring kit

Aerodynamics: Front spoiler (cars without M-Technik), carbon front spoiler elements (cars with M-Technik), chromed front grille, bonnet vents (country specific), chromed centre bar for bonnet vents, side skirt elements, chromed design elements for side skirts rear roof spoiler (Sedan), rear roof spoiler (Touring), rear spoiler (Sedan), rear skirt cover (Sedan without M-Technik), carbon rear skirt insert (Touring with M-Technik), rear skirt protection foil

Interior: Carbon interior and door panel set, black “Exclusiv“ aluminium cover for i-Drive system controller, aluminium foot rest and pedals, velours trunk mat and floor mats

Wheel/Tyre sets: Type IV wheels silver in 19 inch and BiColor in 19 and 20 inchType V lightweight forged wheels in 20 inch Type VIII wheels BiColor in 19 Zoll Type VIII racing forged wheels BiColor in 21 inch

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