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.
Engine Size: 4.4 Bi-Turbo V8 with M Tech
Max. Power: 441kw@5700-6600rpm
Max. Torque: 750Nm@1800-5700rpm
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Consumption: 10.5L / 100km
Transmission: 8-speed M Steptronic
- 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.