Some M5POST members met and cruised all over Long Island for “Ballers & Bagels” hosted by Exotics Rally, after which they rolled out together to another BMW Meet in Queens.
Beautiful photoshoot of a Sakhir Orange F10 M5 from Hong Kong.
A look at the impressive hardware out in force for the April 2015 Shift Sector event.
Interview with the M Product Manager Carsten Pries, on many things M.
Servicing (checking and maintaining the M Carbon Ceramic Brakes CCB) on your F80 M3, F82 M4 and F10 M5.
Very extensive and excellent account of M School at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.
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?
Very unique BMW build from Germany. This is an E9 CS body mated with E39 M5 drivetrain (S62, 6MT), complete with the contemporary interior (Nav) of the E39 M5 and technology bits (ABS, air bags), all functional.
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
Here is another interview with new BMW M head, Fraciscus van Meel, by CAR, which provides us some more insight into the new M CEO’s philosophies and outlook on the M brand.
On whether there is a possibility of a BMW i8 M model:
‘I can see a marrying of BMW’s M and i brands, but I can’t see an i8M just now. There is a very close collaboration between M and i – we have an open-book policy, and each brand can look into the … CONTINUED
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
BMW M has a new boss, Franciscus van Meel, and he recently shared his first public statements with Auto Express on some topics regarding BMW M.
Van Meel, the former head of Audi Quattro GmbH, is of course well versed with all-wheel drive, and he seems to be favoring the use of all-wheel drive in future M5 and M6 models.
“If we continue the power increases in the future – especially regarding torque and also horsepower – then probably the next generation M5 and M6 … 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.