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.
Some sweet BMW toys assembled for this photo shoot.
600hp and a peak torque of 700 Nm. BMW took the BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5″ (30 Year Anniversary M5) out for a ride.
This car is not only the most powerful BMW M5 ever to emerge from series production under the auspices of BMW M GmbH, but also the most powerful car in the history of the brand.
Some great rolling shots of an impressive color on the F10 M5 – Individual Frozen Cashmere Silver.
Finding rivals to pitch the Nissan GT-R against on circuit is tough – its performance far outstrips traditional foes at its price point. But what about the king of the super saloons, the BMW M5? EVO finds out which is quicker round the challenging turns of the Anglesey Circuit.
This morning’s Nordschleife Touristenfahrten session was closed today – because of the M5 Ring-Taxi crashed on Nürburgring track – with paying customers aboard! Luckily no one was hurt except for the driver’s ego. At first(early reports said) it was thought the crash was caused due to the driver drifting in the Brunchen-II turn. Turns out the driver of the Ring Taxi was just driving way over his head and the “red mist” got the better of his judgment. He really ought to have yielded … CONTINUED
39x BMWs from M1 to the new M4 on the Nurburgring. You will see everything from the classic M1 to the new M4 (also with Akrapovic exhaust system) M1, M3 (E46 CSL, E92 GTS, F80), M5 (E60, F10), M6 (F12/F13), X6M.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, 26-29 June 2014, will see a trio of spectacular BMWs drive up the famous 1.16 mile hill. BMW’s most advanced sport car ever, the new BMW i8, will be seen for the first time in the UK along with the BMW M5 30 Jahre Edition – the most powerful production car in the history of the brand. With a special M4 Coupe in action too, and a line-up of the hottest new BMW M cars on stand, this summer’s … CONTINUED
Effective July 1, 2014
2015 BMW M5 Sedan
Changes to the standard equipment:
Comfort Access Keyless entry is now standard
SIRIUS Satellite Radio with 1 year subscription is now standard.
6NS ‘Enhanced USB and Bluetooth plus Smartphone Integration’ is no longer standard because the Bluetooth audio streaming functionality moves to a new standard option (6NH ‘Hands-free Bluetooth and USB Audio Connection’). The remaining functionality of 6NS is now a standalone option for $500.
Lines and Packages changes: