Its cylinders are arranged in one bank of two and one of three, set at a narrow angle of 15 degrees. Derived from Volkswagen's VR6 engine, the unit provides 150bhp from 2,324cc. Peak power is delivered at 6,000rpm and acceleration from 0-62mph, with the car loaded to half payload, takes 8.8secs.
Average fuel consumption is 30.4mpg and top speed is 134mph. The V5 comes with a three-year unlimited mileage warranty and 12-year anti-perforation warranty.