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by George Skentzos

BMW has gone to great lengths to disguise its new 5-Series based BMW PAS, completely re-skinning the car to hide its true lines.

 

The initial digital impression certainly relies upon some significant artistic freedom, although you can certainly expect to see a significant resemblance to the new 5-Series along with a similar if not identical engine line-up.

2009 Opel Meriva spy shots and CGI

This first real prototype was discovered undergoing testing in southern France amongst a huge entourage of BMW’s.

2009 Opel Meriva spy shots and CGI

Early reports speculated this would be BMW’s answer to the Mercedes R-Class; however this is not the case.

2009 Opel Meriva spy shots and CGI

As these spy shots reveal – the PAS is a true fastback more likened to a sports tourer rather than a people mover.

 2009 Opel Meriva spy shots and CGI

It is set to offer a more practical alternative to the BMW X6 while still being considerably smaller than the Mercedes R-Class.






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