We promised recently to try to get answers for some commonly asked questions our members have about the M5 and M6 Competition Package which begins production this month, and here they are below. First, a primer on the package:
2014 Competition Package details:
Power increase by 11kW (15HP) to 423kW (575 HP)
Stiffer stabilizer (anti-roll) bars
Stiffer and lower suspension (shocks and springs) (10mm lower than standard M5).
Stiffer front axle … CONTINUED
A M5POST member shares his experience with his F10 M5 at the BMW CCA HPDE event at Barber Motorsport Park.
Listen to these two M5 beasts sounding off against each other with their V10 and V8 engines, paired with Eisenmann exhausts.
Videos featuring drag races which pit a Stage 2 Hartge F10 M5 (650 HP) against Aston Martin Vanquish as well as a PP-Performance tuned F13 M6 Coupe (680 HP).
A BIMMERPOST member shares this video with us detailing the steps needed to properly launch an M5/M6 using the factory Launch Control feature.
A group of Indonesian BMW M customers flew in to Malaysia to participate in BMW M Track Days 2013 at Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia. They got the chance to drive a fleet of BMW M cars (M3, M5, M6, M6 Gran Coupe) lead by BMW Driving Instructors. Most of the cars have BMW Individual special paintwork and upholstery, which looks AMAZING in person!
Supersprint gives us a look into their F10 M5 research and development process and the results of that process.
iND shares video and audio of their project F10 M5 with AMS catless downpipes matched to Eisenmann Race 4x102mm tips and Eisenmann center pipes.
The result sounds downright vicious!
A man and fiancee from Orange County, California, travel all the way to Munich, Germany for delivery of their beautiful new Azurite Black Individual F10 M5 sedan.
They share their experience with us, in both words and images. Please have a look and share in their experience.
A review by a M5POST member of the Watkins Glen 2-Day Track Event with his F10 M5.
Aston Martin of New England held its annual Cars & Coffee two Saturdays ago. It was a gorgeous day out in Boston, which brought out all the nice cars.
Several BMWs were in attendance, including a Lime Rock Park M3 and Brilliant White Individual F10 M5.
We have uploaded the 2014 BMW M5 LCI (facelift) price and order guide, with pricing for the new Competition Package.
With the central aim of addressing the handling of the BMW M5 and M6, today marks the release of an all new competition package for the entire M5 and M6 lineup.
Now before you say anything, this is not merely a cosmetics package, but a package which seems to really tweak the car from top to bottom with a nod to the driving enthusiast in all of us. Being that most of the complaints directed at the M5 and M6 so far have been directed at … CONTINUED
Emphasis placed judiciously on certain areas of design enhances the enjoyment of the superior driving experience in the BMW M5 high-performance sedan. In parallel with the launch of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan, the new BMW 5 Series Touring and the new BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo [F10 LCI details], BMW M GmbH’s most successful model is also undergoing a carefully devised revision. Fine-tuned design underscores the hallmark M athleticism and challenging presence of the new BMW M5, while the optional Competition Package, new … CONTINUED
The 2014 BMW M5 (F10) Competition Package has been revealed at the BMW M Festival. Here are the first live pics.
Video update and reaction from the driver (Johan) for breaking the world drift record in a BMW F10 M5.
Here are some photos from the Drift Record Attempt this past Saturday at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.
The driver was Performance Center Instructor Johan Schwartz in a bone stock F10 M5. They only changed the engine oil. The old record was 41 miles or 251 laps on the skid pad. The new record is now 51 miles and it took 322 laps on the skid pad to get the record.
BMW has released the latest M Performance stripes catalog for the 1M coupe, M3, M5, M6, F30 and E92/E93.