Updated M5 and M5 Competition presented officially

Updated M5 and M5 Competition presented officially


BMW launched the updated M5 and M5 with the Competition.

Only a month after the premiere of the facelifted BMW 5 series to market its M-version and variant of the M5 with the Competition. Novelties got a new led optics, which for a fee can be replaced by a matrix slightly increased “nostrils” grille, different bumpers and wings, which are to facilitate the construction now made of carbon fibre. Extreme option of Competition can be distinguished by the spoiler on the trunk lid and black interior.


Competition BMW M5 is equipped with 4.4-litre V8 biturbomotor, souped-up to 625 horsepower. From standstill to 100 kilometres per hour such sedan accelerates in 3.3 seconds, and the mark of 200 kilometers per hour passes in 10.8 seconds. The maximum speed is limited by electronics on a mark of 250 kilometres per hour. Surcharge the Rev limiter can be moved to 305 kilometers per hour (package M Driver’s Package).

M5 is the same 4.4-litre powerplant produces 600 forces, but because the car is a bit slower gaining first “hundred” for 3,4 seconds and to 200 kilometers per hour accelerates in 11.1 seconds. The speed is limited to 250 kilometers per hour.

Both versions are equipped with eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive xDrive with M clutch connecting the front axle.


Both models M5 and M5 Competition got reinterpreted the design of the exterior and increased from the previous 10.25 inches to 12.3 inches screen multimedia system.

We also installed new dampers from BMW M8 Gran Coupe, and the chassis was reconfigured. M8 have borrowed the M key Mode, which adjusts the intensity of the intervention of driver assistance systems: available modes are Road, Sport and Track (only for M5 Competition) and two individual, which are enshrined on the red M1 and M2 buttons on the steering wheel.

The list of standard equipment for the BMW M5 includes 19-inch alloy wheels with tyres 275/40 R 19 and 285/40 R 19 rear. Competition BMW M5 is equipped with a two-tone forged 20-inch M wheels with tires 275/35 R 20 front and 285/35 R 20 rear.

Also already in the database provided by the composite brake system with perforated sectionshave M fixed front calipers and single-piston calipers with floating caliper at the rear.

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