Launch: Sixth generation BMW M5 The Gentleman’s Supercar
The latest edition has a distinctive exterior that conveys power, elegance, and style coupled with functional elements such as the air inlets and double slats to enhance aerodynamic efficiency. The rear gets a diffuser, side skirts, and an M Sports exhaust system with four tailpipes that are a tell-tale sign of just how powerful a machine this luxury car is.
The machine is built for speed and the interiors—crafted to suit that theme—is focused on the driver. The car comes with a double spoke design leather steering wheel with multifunction buttons, sports seats, seat belts and there is enough leather and fine wood trim on board to add that element of luxury as well. Other interior finishers include ample use of piano black trim and pearl chrome insets to create a visually stunning cabin that evokes both a sporty attitude and stands at the epitome of luxury as well.
Powered by the M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine, this sedan leaves nothing to be desired. The high-revving power unit delivers its exceptional output of 600 hp at 5,600 – 6,700 rpm and a tremendous peak torque of 750 Nm. The boost in performance pushes it from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.4 seconds for the ultimate adrenaline kick. The 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic plays a vital role in enhancing the driving appeal of this machine. The vehicle benefits from the xDrive drivetrain that is a unique all-wheel-drive system which allows you to choose between modes to suit your driving needs.
Key features list includes gesture control, park distance control, and parking assistant. The car comes with a tech-savvy multimedia interface to cater to all your connectivity needs. In terms of safety, the vehicle is second to none as it has dynamic stability control, ABS, automatic stability control, cornering/dynamic brake control, and a plethora of airbags as standard fitment.
The BMW M5 is a car that you just can’t go wrong with if you are looking for a thrilling driving experience from a vehicle that can also double up as your everyday luxury ride. It is well appointed and comes with a plethora of features coupled with an engine that is designed to deliver an adrenaline rush. The brand has brought the M5 to India as a CBU and it is available at an ex-showroom price of `1.43 crore.