Has not passed also month as the debut of the updated “five” BMW, and the Bavarians already imagine its the flagship and most powerful version of the M5. Moreover, the nature of the redesign in General the same, however, non-branded engineering improvements too, was not.
Externally, the updated BMW M5 is known as simple as and restyled version of the civic 5-series – both sedan received a modified grille, revised bumpers, new led lights and optics with a three-dimensional diode pattern. In the case of the hardcore M5 Competition to this is added the black exhaust pipes and antirom in the exterior.
The main change in the cabin of facelifted M5 was the emergence of a 12.3-inch screen media system and a new concept of selecting and configuring operation modes of the driving electronics, is borrowed from the “older” coupe M8.
The same engine – a 4.4-liter V8 that develops on M5 with 600 horsepower and 750 Nm of torque, and the M5 Competition is 625 HP with 750 Nm of the same “torque”. On dispersal to “hundreds” of the standard sedan takes 3.4 seconds, the version with the Competition package – 0.1 seconds less. Passport top speed, as before, is 250 km/h with the possibility of increasing to 305 km/h.
The most substantial improvements have touched the chassis. For improved ride and reduce the sensitivity of the suspension Bavarians equipped sport sedan perekopirovannye shock absorbers from BMW M8 Gran Coupe that give the currently best balance between handling and comfort.
Sales of the updated BMW M5 and M5 Competition in Europe will begin in July. Prices are known – from 120 € 900 for a “regular” sedan and 129 900 for superior package Competition.