In the tradition of BMW M, the exterior styling of the new M5 follows the “wolf in sheep’s clothing” philosophy. The casual observer may not, at first glance, recognize the M5′s performance potential. The less casual observer instantly will. The modified front spoiler and rear apron are instant giveaways. So too are the modified side sills. The wheel arches are more prominent in order to house the generous wheel and tire package. Following BMW M’s recent traditions, the new M5 has more aerodynamic exterior mirrors, four tailpipes and exclusive wheels. Similar to the latest M3, the M5 features exclusive gills incorporated into the front fenders.
The exclusive leather interior features sports seats. Other styling touches, from the instrument cluster to the center console and the steering wheel are all unique to the M5. Even the optional head-up display is M-specific.
|Brakes F/R:||ABS, vented disc/vented disc|
|Tires F-R:||255/40 ZR19 – 285/35 ZR19|
|Driveline:||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Displacement cu in (cc):||301 (4941)|
|Power bhp (kW) at RPM:||500(373) / 7750|
|Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:||383(520) / 6100|
|Redline at RPM:||8250|
|Length × Width × Height in:||191.1 × 72.7 × 75.8|
|Weight lb (kg):||4012 (1821)|
|Acceleration 0-62 mph s:||4.5|
|Top Speed mph (km/h):||155 (250) – electronically limited|
|Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):||12/18 (n.a.)|