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BMW M5 Competition joins Victoria Police

BMW Australia has expanded its police presence in Victoria with the delivery a specially-liveried BMW M5 Competition to the state’s policing force. Joining the existing fleet of BMW 5 Series police vehicles, the one-off M5 Competition will enter service as the force’s most powerful and quickest Highway Patrol car ever. …

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2018 BMW M5 Competition: Technical Overview

The new BMW M5 Competition has been officially unveiled, bringing a 19 kW hike in engine output over the standard M5 to 460 kW, even more direct responses and bespoke chassis tuning for a race-inspired driving experience. The engine The twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8 petrol engine that powers the M5 Competition …

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BMW M5 sets new World Record for longest drift [video]

The new BMW M5 has set a new world record for the longest drift. Driving Instructor Johan Schwartz performed a sustained drift at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina, in the twin turbo V8 M5, covering exactly 232.5 miles (374.2 kilometres) on a so- called skid pad, setting …

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Next-gen BMW M5 brings xDrive AWD but still lives sideways

The next-generation BMW M5 will be the first all-wheel drive equipped M car when it arrives early next year. The German car maker today confirmed via press release that the sixth-generation of its midsize performance flagship saloon will offer better traction and a richer dynamic experience through the new all-paw …

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BMW broadens M5 range with limited edition models

BMW Australia is introducing three new BMW M5 Edition models to its stable of BMW M vehicles. From the raw, track-inspired BMW M5 Pure to the striking, limited edition BMW M5 Nighthawk and White Shadow, the latest additions to BMW’s M range promise to deliver performance, luxury and the unmistakeable …

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Next-Generation BMW M5 scooped – AWD possible

The next-generation BMW M5 has been caught leaving the company’s Nurburgring track-side test centre draped in full camouflage, leaving the M5’s signature quad exhaust pipes as the only hint of its performance flagship status. Due to launch in 2017, the new BMW M5 is speculated to pack an upgraded 4.4-litre …

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30 Years of the BMW M5 celebrated with special edition

To mark the 30-year anniversary of the BMW M5 – the founder member of the high-performance business sedan segment – BMW has come up with an exclusive, special-edition version of the fifth-generation model boasting performance upgrades that further sets it apart from its stablemates. The BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5” …

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New BMW M5 facelift gets power boost

BMW’s Bahn-storming M5 sports sedan has received a midlife update that includes a mild facelift, new standard equipment, tweaked suspension and even more power. The 2014 BMW M5 now sports a new M kidney grille M5 model designation and twin slats that reflect the double-spoke design of the M Alloy …

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BMW M5 receives minor update

BMW has refreshed its M5 with a mild mid-life makeover. Unless you are familiar with the car, the changes are so subtle you are forgiven for thinking nothing has changed. BMW said the “kidney grille” has been remodelled and now features the model designation on new double-spoke slats. At the …

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Switzer tuned BMW M5 with 103kW power hike

Switzer Performance has launched a very affordable upgrade kit for the F10 BMW M5, costing just US$6,995 (roughly A$6,662) and is produced for enthusiasts who wants to keep their cars mostly stock. The kit consists of high-flow drop-in air filters to help the engine breath easier and a removable engine …

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BMW 435i with M-Sport Package caught testing

The new BMW 4-Series has been caught testing again on a highway in Europe. The photos were captured by Stefan for BimmerToday and show an almost production-ready BMW 435i with M Sport package in Estoril Blue Metallic. The BMW 435i will replace the current 335i. Power comes from a twin-turbo …

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