EVO pits the BMW M4 vs BMW M5. Evo’s road test editor Dan Prosser pits two of the best M Division cars head-to-head on track.
Lap times, specifications and the pure ‘thrill of driving’ … all is put to the test, but which will come out on top?
As we’ve shown you in recent spy photos, BMW is currently conducting cold climate testing for its prototypes in Northern Sweden where the F10 M5 has made an unexpected appearance. At first glance, there’s nothing unique about this M5, but a quick peak underneath shows the big secret that it’s hiding – an all-wheel-drive drivetrain! The undercarriage photo shows a driveshaft at the front wheels.
Does this mean that the F10 M5 will see an AWD xDrive model in its lifetime? Skeptics would say unlikely … CONTINUED
After two years of waiting, the F10 M5 S63tu engine control has been unlocked to tuners of the BMW M5.
AMS Performance has finally released an Alpha tune for the F10 M5 and it will include:
* 100 horsepower gain over the factory power output
* True ECU reflash, balancing the critical parameters of the engine for safe operation
* Top speed limiter removal
* CEL removal
The auction for the last unsold 30th Anniversary BMW M5 took place on January 15 at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ. In the end, NASCAR team owner Mr. Rick Hendrick took home the car for $700,000. The money goes “The Ultimate Driving Community . . . Building the Foundation” Capital Campaign of the BMW CCA Foundation, a campaign to raise funds for teen driver safety programs and the preservation of BMW history.
Mr. Hendrick is an avid car collector, owning over 200 cars in his North … CONTINUED
Want a chance at owning one of only thirty “30 jahre M5″ (30 year anniversary M5 edition)? You can have your chance at the Barrett-Jackson auction taking place on January 15, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The BMW CCA Foundation has announced that they will be auctioning the last unsold 30 Jahre M5. Proceeds will benefit “The Ultimate Driving Community . . . Building the Foundation” Capital Campaign of the BMW CCA Foundation, a campaign to raise funds for teen driver safety programs and the preservation … CONTINUED
Check out this most unique BMW M5 in Sepia Violet Individual paint.
Have a look at what the $10,000 Pure Metal Silver BMW Individual paint looks against Silverstone, a standard color on the BMW M5.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member sealionbeast for taking delivery of his very unique and special F10 M5 in Pure Metal Sliver!
Pure Metal Sliver is the most expensive paint available from BMW as it requires a very hands-on bespoke production method.
GM has just revealed the 2016 CTS-V, a clear competitor to the BMW M5. Here’s how the two compare on paper and in the styling department.
M5 Engine: 4.4L Twin Turbo V8
CTS-V Engine: 6.2L Supercharged V8 direct-injection
M5 Horsepower/Torque: 560-575 / 500
CTS-V Horsepower/Torque: 640 / 630
M5 0-60 mph: 4.2 seconds
CTS-V 0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds
M5 Transmission: Manual or DCT
CTS-V: 8 Speed auto with paddle shifters
M5 Weight: 4354 pounds
CTS-V Weight: 4145 pounds
BR-Performance claims to have cracked the Fxx generation of BMW ECU, resulting in some very impressive tuning numbers. Their latest results are from the F10 M5, which net a 200hp gain from the factory 560hp.
BMW M5 30 Year Anniversary Edition review by Autoblog.nl.
The latest issue of Sport Auto was a smorgasbord for BMW enthusiasts. It contains this lengthy interview with outgiong BMW M boss Nitschke about the future of M, a M supercar, AWD, Hybrid and other topics.
Check out our translation inside.
Video feature documentary on Steve Dinan, his company and their 675hp S1 F10 M5.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member chris5150 for being just 1 of 30 owners of an F10 M5 30 Year Anniversary limited edition.
He shares his photos and first impressions with us inside.
Nice photoshoot featuring M4, M5 and M6.
BMW is hosting 8 days of BMW M Track Days event at The Thermal Club in Palm Springs, CA. BIMMERPOST member SEWELLGT (Chris) shares a great recount of the whole experience:
I’m always appreciative of the members who take the time to sit down and write up trip summaries, event summaries, etc. Typically, I read those posts and enjoy living vicariously through them. I was fortunate enough to get an invite to the BMW M Track Day being hosted out at The Thermal Club … CONTINUED
SimonMotorSport’s 800hp BMW M5 at the Challenge 2014 Rally.