2018 BMW M5 Review – Although newly introduced next month, BMW has revealed the latest sedan-powered sedan, M5. The plan, this car was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017.
The sixth generation M5 got a significant change. This car is equipped with M TwinPower Turbo V8 engine with a capacity of 4.4 liters. Power generated up to 600 PS with 750 Nm of torque. That is, larger than previous models.
The power generated, channeled through the 8-speed automatic transmission to the all-wheel-drive system drive. This sedan is capable of racing from rest to 100 kph in 3.4 seconds. While the maximum speed, reaching 250 kpj.
Still not satisfied? Quietly, BMW also provides an optional M Driver’s Package that can improve the latest M5 performance up to a maximum speed of 305 km / h.
BMW uses the roof of the Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) material. At the back, there is a diffuser with four exhausts. To support its extraordinary power, BMW pinned a high-performance braking system, using a six-piston caliper for front brakes. BMW M5 is wearing a 19-inch rim size. If still lacking, BMW gives a choice of wheel circumference measuring 20 inches complete with a choice of brake made from ceramic.
What about the cabin? Aura sporty BMW retained by using the dominant black color and leather-wrapped seats Merino. As for the steering wheel, still relying on a typical model M.
The biggest change from this car is the drive system M xDrive. The latest BMW M5 All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) drive system, claimed to be the best in its class. Because the drive system is paired with Active M Differential that can be set to work like a rear-wheel drive car.
Although already provide details of the new generation M5, but the launch of this new car is done next month as well as its sales. The price, estimated at € 117,900 To attract consumers, BMW also plans to give birth M5 First Edition. BMW M5 first edition, sold with limited status, only 400 units worldwide. This special model is also made with several distinctive accents compared to the usual M5 and sold € 19,500 more than the usual M5.
Machine, Distance, & Variant
Defining the newly developed BMW M5 is not enough just to leverage its speed, without explaining the level of efficiency and reliable performance. This stunning sedan is equipped with a 4.4 liter V8 8-cylinder petrol engine, which produces a maximum output power of 560 hp between 6000 to 7000 rpm, and a peak torque generated at 680 Nm in the 1500 to 5750 rotation range. Coupled with the Servotronic M transmission, which adopts power steering and inline resistance based on your speed, this uber-stylish sedan takes only 4.3 seconds to produce speeds from 0 to 100 km / j, while the electrically controlled peak speed is limited to 250 km / j. With the latest facelift, fuel consumption dropped dramatically. This amazing car provides the mileage of 9.9 l / 100 km with low CO2 emissions of 232 g / km.
The latest BMW M5 design comes with an attractive body style and aggressive bumpers on both ends. On the front profile, it looks chrome-coated twin-slat kidney grille, a pair of stylish headlamps, and an impressive BMW logo bonnet. The back of the spoiler and gill mounted on the top front fender, which is the main attraction. The vehicle moves fast on the 19-inch alloy wheels, consisting of 265/40 R19 tires for the front wheels and 295/35 R19 for the rear wheels, making the vehicle weight lighter. Her elegant athlete body uses the highest standards as a benchmark. The detailed dimensions are 4910 mm x 1891 mm x 1467 mm (P x L x T) and the wheelbase for this sedan at 2964 mm.
In it, the latest BMW M5 sedan is familiar with the atmosphere of Motorsport filled with a sense of comfort. This stylish interior design coupe is geared for outstanding performance while enjoying every kilometer of the journey. Equipped with a number of controls on the cockpit that blends perfectly with the classy design. The standard in this sedan includes an air-conditioning system to keep cabin temperature, 8.8-inch touchscreen for MMI Navigation supported with Bang & Olufsen high-end Surround Sound System with 16 loudspeakers, which enhances the excitement of passengers and multi-use steering wheel paired with various controls thus adding driver comfort. For storage space, this sedan offers a boot space with a capacity of 520 liters.
Security, Braking, and Other Facilities
Equipped with various elements of safety and advanced technology, making passengers feel safe during the trip. Equipped with an airbag system that protects passengers from injury and collision. To provide the best driving experience, the BMW M5 embedded the M Carbon Ceramic braking system and the M Compound Brakes that ensures unparalleled dynamics and performance. Featuring its dynamic braking system, the sedan is powered by Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) and Electronic Stability Program (ESP) that enhances vehicle stability effectively. In addition, this car also adopts M adaptive suspension system that offers optimal road contact in any situation, while providing the best traction and more nimble handling.
The BMW M5 seems a remarkable achievement, for the brand and for the world. In terms of performance, nothing can be juxtaposed with the M5. However, M5 fails in terms of practicality. For everyday use, the M5 is not packaged in the dynamics and excitement of a sedan like the Jaguar XFR.