BMW (UK) Ltd Product Marketing January 2007 Page 12
The new BMW 5 Series BMW 5 Series – from the side
new light-reflecting edge in the rocker panel (side sill) optically
‘stretches’ the car’s side view
The moderate interpretation of convex-concave surfaces on the side imparts an impression of lightness and elegance. The striking light reflecting edge of the rocker panel line optically stretches the silhouette of the BMW 5 Series LCI and picks-up the lower lines from both the front and rear valance.