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1985 BMW M5
(85-88)
BMW M5
1992 BMW M5
(92-95)
BMW M5
1999 BMW M5
(99-03)
BMW M5
2004 BMW M5
(04-10)
BMW M5
2011 BMW M5
(11-16)
BMW M5
2018 BMW M5 xDrive
(18-)
BMW M5 xDrive
Engine

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

3.5L Inline 6

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

3.8L Inline 6

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

4.9L V8

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

5L V10

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

4.4L V8 Turbo

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

4.4L V8 Bi-Turbo

Drivetrain

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - 4WD

Top Speed

Top SpeedTop Speed

152 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

161 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Acceleration

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.5 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.9 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.3 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

4.7 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

4.4 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

3.4 sec

Total Power

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

282 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

335 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

395 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

500 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

552 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

592 BHP

Economy

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

25 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

23.5 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

20.2 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

19.6 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28.5 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

26.9 mpg

Kerb Weight

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1430 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1650 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1795 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1755 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1945 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1930 kg

Luggage

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

unavailable

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

460 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

460 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

520 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

520 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

530 L

Top Speed

152 mph245 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

161 mph259 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

0-62 mph

6.5 sec

5.9 sec

5.3 sec

4.7 sec

4.4 sec

3.4 sec

Economy

25 mpg

23.5 mpg

20.2 mpg

19.6 mpg

28.5 mpg

26.9 mpg

Range

384 Miles619 Km

413 Miles664 Km

311 Miles500 Km

301 Miles485 Km

501 Miles807 Km

402 Miles647 Km

Power / Weight

197 BHP/Tonne5.07 kg/BHP

203 BHP/Tonne4.93 kg/BHP

220 BHP/Tonne4.54 kg/BHP

285 BHP/Tonne3.51 kg/BHP

284 BHP/Tonne3.52 kg/BHP

307 BHP/Tonne3.26 kg/BHP

Total Power

282 BHP286 ps

335 BHP340 ps

395 BHP400 ps

500 BHP507 ps

552 BHP560 ps

592 BHP600 ps

Total Torque

340 NM251 lb/ft

400 NM295 lb/ft

500 NM369 lb/ft

520 NM384 lb/ft

680 NM502 lb/ft

750 NM553 lb/ft

CO2 Emissions

344 g/Km

232 g/Km

241 g/Km

UK Tax Cost

£325-£570

£555

£145

Model Platform

5 Series (81-88)

5 Series (88-96)

5 Series (95-04)

5 Series (03-10)

5 Series (09-17)

5 Series (17-)

Doors

4

4

4

4

4

4

Seats

5

5

5

5

5

5

Cargo Space

460 L

460 L

520 L

520 L

530 L

Turning Circle

10.5 m

12.6 m

Fuel Tank

70 L

80 L

70 L

70 L

80 L

68 L

Tow Capacity

700-1400 kg

2000 kg

750-2000 kg

Width

1700 mm

1751 mm

1800 mm

1846 mm

1860 mm

1903 mm

Height

1415 mm

1412 mm

1432 mm

1468 mm

1464 mm

1473 mm

Wheelbase

2625 mm

2761 mm

2830 mm

2888 mm

2968 mm

2982 mm

Length

4620 mm

4720 mm

4784 mm

4841 mm

4899 mm

4965 mm

Front Track

1430 mm

1474 mm

1515 mm

1627 mm

1626 mm

Rear Track

1465 mm

1496 mm

1527 mm

1582 mm

1595 mm

Configuration

Inline 6

Inline 6

V8

V10

V8

V8

Engine Size

3.5 Litre3453cc

3.8 Litre3795cc

4.9 Litre4941cc

5 Litre4999cc

4.4 Litre4395cc

4.4 Litre4395cc

Peak Power

282 BHP286 ps

335 BHP340 ps

395 BHP400 ps

500 BHP507 ps

552 BHP560 ps

592 BHP600 ps

Peak Torque

340 NM251 lb/ft

400 NM295 lb/ft

500 NM369 lb/ft

520 NM384 lb/ft

680 NM502 lb/ft

750 NM553 lb/ft

Specific Output

81 BHP/L

88 BHP/L

79 BHP/L

100 BHP/L

125 BHP/L

134 BHP/L

Aspiration

Natural

Natural

Natural

Natural

Turbo

Bi-Turbo

Valvetrain

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

4

4

4

4

4

Fuel

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Compression

10.5:1

10.5:1

11:1

12:1

10:1

10:1

Bore x Stroke

93.4x84mm

94.6x90mm

94x89mm

92x72.5mm

89x88.3mm

89x88.3mm

Fuel Injection

Injection

Injection

Multi-point

Multi-point

Direct Injection

Direct Injection

Position

Front

Front

Front

Front

Front

Front

Orientation

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Driven Wheels

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear-biased Part-time All (4WD)

Front Tyres

225/50R16

235/45R17 Z

245/40R18 Z

255/40R19

265/40R19 Y

275/40R19

Rear Tyres

225/50R16

235/45R17 Z

275/35R18 Z

285/35R19

295/35R19 Y

285/40R19

Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

5 Gears

6 Gears

Gearbox (AT)

7 Gears

7 Gears

8 Gears

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Solid Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

F. Suspension

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

Double Wishbone

Double Wishbone

R. Suspension

Trailing-Arm

Trailing-Arm

Multi-Link

Multi-Link

Multi-Link

Multi-Link

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