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BMW M5 30th Anniversary Edition (2014) first official pictures

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Ben Pulman, 07 May 2014 15:02

BMW is marking the 30th anniversary of the M5 by building the most powerful ever version of its legendary super-saloon. The BMW M5 ‘30 Jahre M5’ has an extra 39bhp from a tweaked version of its 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8, plus there’s a smattering of special trim and anniversary badging, and just 300 will be built. How has BMW given this special-edition ...

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BMW M5 30th Anniversary Edition (2014) first official pictures

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Ben Pulman, 07 May 2014 15:02

BMW is marking the 30th anniversary of the M5 by building the most powerful ever version of its legendary super-saloon. The BMW M5 ‘30 Jahre M5’ has an extra 39bhp from a tweaked version of its 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8, plus there’s a smattering of special trim and anniversary badging, and just 300 will be built. How has BMW given this special-edition ...

BMW M5 Competition Package (2013) first official pictures

Rated 3 out of 53

Ollie Kew, 20 May 2013 10:30

BMW has updated the M5 super-saloon alongside the facelifted 5-series range. There are only tiny visual tweaks, but the big news is a new Competition Package version to take the fight to the new Mercedes E63 AMG S. What modifications do M5s fitted with the Competition Package get? More power for a kick-off. Like the regular M5, the Competition is ...

BMW 5-series facelift (2013) first official pictures

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Damion Smy, 19 May 2013 11:00

The BMW 5-series has been facelifted, although you’d be hard pressed to tell on the outside. The most significant changes are under the tweaked skin... So what’s actually been changed? The biggest news is that there’s a new model – the BMW 518d – powered by a 143bhp/265lb ftversion of the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel. It’s offered in the saloon and Touring ...

BMW M Performance Editions (2012) official pics, pricing

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Ollie Kew, 01 June 2012 11:17

BMW has announced prices for its M Performance limited-run editions of the M3 coupe and M5 supersaloon. Brace yourself: both command around a £20,000 premium over the standard versions. The M3 comes in at £74,080, and the M5 is £95,140. How is BMW justifying an extra £20k for an M3? Two words: equipment, and rarity. As with the M5, just ...

BMW M550d xDrive (2012) - the diesel M saloon

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 26 January 2012 09:49

BMW has launched its first diesel M car: the new M550d xDrive in saloon and Touring estate forms. It's part of a strategy to fill the gap between the exclusive M GmbH division cars and the top-end cosmetic M Sport trim lines with a new range of M lite: BMW M Performance Automobiles. Developed by the engineers responsible for the ...

All the BMW E and F codenames explained

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Tim Pollard and Georg Kacher, 08 August 2011 11:35

Two years ago, we published a list of BMW codenames for the anoraks out there. And with the launch of the new 1-series, what better excuse to update Munich's future model plans? We've researched all the different BMW E and F codenames we know about and explained them all in our handy list below. Perfect in case your specialist subject on ...

BMW 520d EfficientDynamics (2011) first official pictures

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Jack Constantine, 04 July 2011 15:14

Company car choice will be made even more difficult in September 2011 with the launch of BMW’s new 520d EfficientDynamics saloon with some extraordinary economy and CO2 emissions figures of 119g/km and 63mpg. BMW 520d EfficientDynamics: how it’s so clean The 520d ED is fitted with a longer final drive ratio to reduce revs at motorway cruise speeds, low-drag alloy ...

BMW M5 (2011): the new F10M unveiled

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Ben Pulman, 15 June 2011 17:00

This is the new BMW M5. Long lauded as the greatest performance saloon on the planet, this is the fifth generation BMW M5, boasting 10 percent more power than its predecessor (making it the most powerful M car ever), 30 percent more torque, yet the company claims fuel consumption is improved by 30% too. So finally we can get the ...

BMW M5 F10M (2011) track test video

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Mark Hamilton, 11 May 2011 10:32

BMW M has released new video footage of the upcoming F10M M5 performance testing at the BMW Miramas test centre in southern France. Is this BMW M5 video worth risking a sneaky peek at the office? If you like the M5 or fast cars in general, yes. Compared to previous entries in the M5 teaser video campaign this one shows the BMW M ...

BMW Brilliance 5-series New Energy Vehicle (2011)

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Mark Hamilton, 07 April 2011 12:35

BMW has presented the first official picture of its BMW Brilliance 5-series New Energy Vehicle, a hybrid long-wheelbase 5-series which will debut at the 2011 Shanghai motor show. BMW's brilliant New Energy Vehicle? How do you know? BMW bias! No, BMW Brilliance 5-series New Energy Vehicle. BMW Brilliance Automotive is the manufacturing joint venture between BMW and Brilliance China Automotive ...

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