In this video Simone is in Frankfurt at the IAA for the reveal of the new-generation 2018 BMW M5. It’s a large sedan with a serious engine under the bonnet.

Specifications

Engine Size: 4.4 Bi-Turbo V8 with M Tech
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Max. Torque: [email protected]
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Consumption: 10.5L / 100km
Transmission: 8-speed M Steptronic

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Key Features

  • M xDrive All-Wheel-Drive System
  • Wide Central Screen with Gesture Control
  • Mspecific Variable Damper Control (Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus)
  • M Servotronic Steering (Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus)

Under the hood is a V8 with 441 kW and 750Nm of torque. These figures fall behind the main competitor, the S63 AMG, which boasts 450kW and 850Nm from a 4l V8.

The BMW M5 is set to rival it’s main competitor, the E63 Mercedes-AMG. We can expect the M5 to be released in Australia sometime in early 2018.

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