The arrival of the new BMW M5 Competition sees the high-performance saloon from BMW M GmbH returning to the stage in its sharpest and most performance-focused form to date.
Fusing a high-revving, 625hp 4.4-litre V8 turbocharged engine with a finely-tuned chassis that incorporates new dampers, the BMW M5 Competition delivers the everyday usability and comfort of an executive saloon twinned with driving pleasure and exceptional on-track ability.
With its unrivalled package including newly introduced features such as M Mode and a central information display enlarged to 12.3 inches, the BMW M5 Competition is a more compelling proposition than ever.
The BMW M5 Competition is priced from £98,095 RRP.
High-revving engine with BMW M TwinPower Turbo technology
At the heart of the BMW M5 Competition is a 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology. The high-revving, eight-cylinder unit develops 625hp at 6,000rpm. Peak torque of 750Nm is on tap between 1,800 and 5,860rpm. The characteristics of the V8 can be altered at the touch of a button from the EFFICIENT mode to SPORT and SPORT+, the latter two further enhancing the engine’s response to movements of the accelerator. The BMW M5 Competition sprints from 0-62mph in 3.3 seconds, with 0-124mph achieved in 10.8 seconds.
Top speed is 155mph – or 189mph with the optional M Driver’s Package specified.
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Extensive options list includes the Ultimate Package
Customers of the BMW M5 Competition can tailor the car to their own individual tastes with a host of option packages that add even more refinement, convenience, style, safety and performance.
Technology Plus, offering Driving Assistant Professional and Comfort Plus, which includes front and rear seat heating, steering wheel heating, soft close doors and massage functionality are both available optionally. M Drivers pack which offers customers M Carbon ceramic brakes and M Drivers Package is also available optionally.
At the top of the list is the aptly named Ultimate Pack, which consists of a multitude of upgrades that combine to enhance the BMW M5 Competition in every area. The Ultimate Package adds 14 options that span the exclusive M Carbon engine cover to the M Driver’s Package and the Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound System to soft closed doors.