Showing posts in the category of BMW M5

BMW's First M5 E28 Meets Latest M5 F10 for a Walkaround


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Nearly thirty years separate BMW's first M5-badged car of the E28 generation built from 1985 to 1988 and its latest F10 M5 available since 2011.

Shelfie: BMW M5 F10 Driver Fought the Rain, and the Rain Won


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A BMW M5 in Vancouver, Canada, was captured on a rear-parcel shelf camera (the dashcam's reverse twin – how about we call it the 'Shelfie'?) crashing into a bus stop.

BMW Drifts the 600PS M5 “30 Jahre M5” for Your Viewing Pleasure


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The most powerful BMW M5 ever made, the “30 Jahre M5” limited edition, is also the most powerful model currently built by BMW M GmbH.

Guess Who Wins Track Battle Between Nissan GT-R and BMW M5?


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Even though the BMW M5 with the Competition Package has 567hp, its weight is what ultimately lets it down in this EVO track battle against the slightly less powerful Nissan GT-R.

Ex-Paul Walker & Roger Rodas AE Collection 2000 BMW M5 for Sale


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For many BMW and auto enthusiasts in general, myself included, the M5 E39 is the…M3 E30 of the 5-Series range - the quintessential German performance saloon, if you prefer. Fairly low mileage examples are always a treat, even more so when they look like this cosmetically spotless 2000 M5 (just look at that interior).

BMW Allocates 30 M5 "30 Jahre" Editions to UK, Each Priced at £91,890


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The most powerful production BMW model ever offered, the new special edition M5 "30 Jahre" that celebrates the high-performance series' 30th anniversary, is on sale now in the UK.

New BMW M5 "30 Jahre M5" Special Edition with 600PS Limited to 300 Units Worldwide


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BMW is throwing its hat in the air and shouting "happy 30th birthday M5!" with the release of a new limited edition of the current F10 generation model dubbed "30 Jahre M5", which as you probably have already guessed, translates to "30 Years M5", but sounds way cooler in German when it's linked to a $100k price tag (or somewhere around that region as BMW hasn't released pricing yet).

Imprudent BMW M5 E60 Driver Loses it and Almost Hits Onlookers


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As it turns out, watching performance cars attending local events can be a hazardous leisure pursuit - just off the top of our head, we recall incidents with a De Tomaso in Sweden, a Ford Mustang in Britain, a Ferrari 458 in Brazil, a Koenigsegg CCX in Poland and Mazda RX-7 Veilside in Japan.

New BMW M5 30th Anniversary Edition Dealer Brochure Allegedly Leaked, Packs 600PS!


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This year marks the 30th anniversary from the birth of BMW's M5 series with the E28-chassis model that was presented at the Amsterdam Motor Show in 1984, and to celebrate the occasion, the Bavarians are rumored to be preparing a special edition model with more power and unique styling cues.

Turning a 2013MY BMW M5 Into a Discreetly Facelifted 2014MY


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Most people would have an extremely difficult time telling the 2013MY (2012 for readers outside North America) BMW M5 F10 apart from the Life Cycle Impulse or LCI, which is Bavarian talk for facelift, that was launched the following year.

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS Takes on BMW M5 with Competition Pack


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When Vauxhall imported the Holden Gen-F GTS to the UK and rebadged it as the VXR8 GTS, its goal was to offer an alternative to the segment’s benchmark, the BMW M5. But can the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS rival the M5? To find out, Autocar drove the two cars back to back.

Chic or Freak? BMW 3-Series E46 Gets a Rustic Interior Makeover


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If there's one thing you can't say about Bulgarian design house Vilner, it's a lack of imagination when it comes to restyling vehicle interiors - just look at the one pictured here, which is from a regular BMW 3-Series E46 sedan.

Look How This Man Took Delivery of a New i3 and M5 from BMW Welt


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This guy sure loves BMWs, though, I do suspect that some propeller-badge fans may have opted, or at least tried to execute the transfer of the cars the other way around…

BMW Unchains M5 with Competition Package


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BMW is promoting the latest M5 with the newly available Competition Package that brings a little bit more power at 567hp (575 PS) and chassis improvements, in a more manly and tougher way through a fresh promotional clip titled "BMW M5. FINALLY UNCHAINED".

Video Portrays BMW M5 as Luxo-Barge, Not Sports Saloon…


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One runs out of original ways in which to praise the old E60 BMW M5, but even if you don’t agree with the positive publicity it’s been getting ever since the F10-generation turbocharged replacement came out, you should at least concede that the first makes you weak at the knees, while the other just does not.

Tesla Puffs Out its Chest About Model S Crash with BMW M5, But is it Like That?


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Electric carmaker Tesla has shared an interesting story from one of its customers who was involved in an accident with a BMW M5 E60 V10.

The crash, filmed from a dash-cam mounted on a Model S, occurred in May of 2013 (according to the video date) when Tesla owner and driver Mr. Vernon H. encountered an M5 at a "four way blind intersection in a quiet, unlit, residential neighborhood".

G-Power M5 Hurricane RR Touring is a Wagon that Does 362km/h or 226mph


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The M5, the E60/E61, was the last of its kind in the BMW hangar, with an engine that for the first time, put it on par with supercars of the day. However, despite the fact that it’s been off the production line for a few years now, it’s still a source of interest for enthusiasts and tuners alike. The latest to crop up is this G-Power M5 Hurricane RR Touring, a wagon accompanied by all sorts of scary figures.

Holy Cash Cow! BMW Launches $457,000 M6 Gran Coupe in China for Year of the Horse


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We don't know the intricate details of what taxes and other charges are applied to foreign cars in China, but listing a BMW M6 Gran Coupe for close to half-a-million dollars (2.77 million Yuan or $457,000 / €338,500, to be precise) means that, consumers are surely getting the proverbial shaft from the government, the Germans, or perhaps even both.

BMW M5 Sedan Turns Upside Down in Spain


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The only time you want to have a clear look of your car's underbody is when it is up on a hoist to change wheels, oil or any other regular maintenance tasks, and surely never on the road…

Dinan Turned This BMW M5 E39 Into a 620HP Dream Machine


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The E39 M5 was BMW’s first attempt at putting a high-revving V8 in one of its medium-sized executive cars. Making 400 hp, at the time of its launch, in and around the year 1999, it was the quickest thing in its class, and only had a serious contender when Jaguar upped the power of the S-Type R to match it.