Filed under: Sedan
, Beijing Motor Show
2011 BMW 535Li - Click above for high-res image gallery
The Audi A8 L W12
isn't the only long-wheelbase saloon to debut at this year's Beijing Motor Show
has a stretched version
of the all-new 2011 5 Series
that'll be built and sold exclusively in China. The limo-like Fiver is a full 5.5 inches longer than the standard 5 Series sedan, all of which accounts for additional rear legroom. New rear seat amenities like an entertainment system, adjustable sunblinds and a folding table are on hand, as well.
Spec-wise, the long-wheelbase BMW 5 Series isn't much different than the models sold in other markets. Three six-cylinder engines are available and eight-speed automatic transmissions are standard across the board. It may not be as over-the-top as Herr Audi, but we'd gladly go for a ride in the back of this upscale Bimmer any day.
Gallery: Beijing 2010: 2011 BMW 535Li
Gallery: BMW 5 Series Long Wheelbase for China
Live photos by Sam Abuelsamid / Copyright (C)2010 Weblogs, Inc.Beijing 2010: 2011 BMW 535Li ready for chauffeur duty
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