BMW M5 Competition and BMW M550i xDrive Sedan.
The BMW M5 models combine typical M sportiness with the comfort and elegance of a business sedan in an outstanding manner. Explore two unique M Models with strong personalities: boasting a maximum output of 617 hp and suspension set-up optimised for performance, the BMW M5 Competition with M xDrive represents the clear peak of potential. The high-performance sports sedan underlines this visually with numerous design features in black high-gloss. Rounding off the duo is the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan. The athletic BMW 5 Series Sedan delivers 523 hp and impresses with an especially balanced combination of sportiness, comfort and efficiency.
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THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BMW M5 COMPETITION AND BMW M5.
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617 HP HIGH-PERFORMANCE M POWER UNIT.
The BMW M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW M5 Competition.
The 4.4-litre V8 engine of the BMW M5 Competition unleashes a mighty 460 kW (617 hp) and a tremendous torque of 553 ft-lbs. Equipped with 350-bar high-pressure injection, two highly dynamic TwinScroll turbochargers, indirect intercooling and a cross-bank exhaust manifold for optimal response, the high-revving M power unit relies consistently on high performance – for outstanding acceleration values and lasting high performance over the entire range of engine speeds.
THRILLING DRIVING DYNAMICS AND AGILITY.
Drive train and chassis of the BMW M5 Competition.
From the performance-oriented all-wheel drive M xDrive with active M differential, via the flexibly adaptable M specific suspension, through to the 8-speed M Steptronic transmission with its variable gear-shifting options, the BMW M5 Competition sports sedans possess genuine motorsport genes – and a maximum of driving dynamics, characterised by maximum precision, agility and driving stability.
The powerful and sporty exterior design of the BMW M5 Competition.
The M specific design of the BMW M5 combines clear lines and athletic proportions to give an expression of pure dynamics. M specific design elements such as the M kidney grille with three-dimensional double slats, the aerodynamically shaped M exterior mirrors or the typical M twin tailpipes optically underline the high-performance character of the sports sedan.
The sporty and luxurious interior of the BMW M5 Competition.
Business lounge with motor racing flair: The interior of the BMW M5 Competition combines the spaciousness and comfort of a premium sedan with the driver-focused ergonomics of a sports car. M specific features like the M gear selector switch with Drivelogic switch for setting the transmission characteristics, the M Multifunctional seats with illuminated M5 logo or the M leather steering wheel with red gearshift paddles round off the sporting character of the interior.
Marcus Syring, Head of Design, BMW M Automobiles„ The exterior of the new BMW M5 conveys power and elegance, aerodynamic refinement and lightness. Its self-confident attitude and impressive qualities are visible from every angle. “
THE SPORTY M DESIGN OF THE BMW M5 COMPETITION.
Discover the characteristic BMW M5 Competition design with the highlights of the exterior and interior.
The front of the BMW M5 Competition is characterised by a new one-piece kidney grille with M specific double slats in Black high-gloss. The sculptural M front apron with large air inlets and a central decorative honeycomb mesh underlines the clear expression.
The M Carbon roof is not only a visual proof of the racing genes of the BMW M5 Competition, it also significantly reduces weight and lowers the centre of gravity.
The BMW M5 Competition impresses with a powerful side view with M specific gill and mirror caps in Black high-gloss – perfectly matched by striking 20" M light alloy wheels 706 M Jetblack.
Headlights with L-shaped light tubes and a redesigned M kidney grille create the characteristic and challenging look of the BMW M5 Competition.
The new three-dimensionally designed LED rear lights come with a high-gloss black frame and give the BMW M5 Competition a striking finish.
The muscular rear bears witness to the enormous performance of the BMW M5 Competition. The dynamic impression is underscored by the striking Competition badge on the tailgate, a discreet rear spoiler in Black high-gloss and a diffuser, also in Black high-gloss, with two impressive twin tailpipes.
The sporty, luxurious cockpit of the BMW M5 Competition offers exclusive comfort combined with M typical functionality and driver orientation.
In the interior of the BMW M5 Competition, M Multifunctional seats with illuminated M5 logo and fully integrated headrests make an athletically exclusive statement, characterised by the supreme seating comfort and perfect side support.
BMW M5 Competition in detail: engine, equipment and technical data.
The BMW M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine of the BMW M5 Competition is the most powerful motor that BMW M GmbH has ever developed for a series production vehicle. The 460 kW (617 hp) 4.4-litre power unit impresses with its direct and rapid response, linear performance characteristics and a constantly high torque even at low revs. Equipped with high-pressure direct injection, two highly dynamic TwinScroll turbochargers and a cross-bank exhaust manifold, the weight optimised high-performance power unit sets clear signals both on the road and on the race track: 553 ft-lbs. of torque, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in 10.8 seconds.
THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BMW M550i xDRIVE SEDAN.
Drive, driving dynamics and design of the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan.
THE BMW M TWINPOWER TURBO 8-CYLINDER PETROL ENGINE.
Provides outstanding performance with 523 HP and 553 ft-lbs torque.
The BMW M TwinPower Turbo V8 engine of the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan is a highly developed powerhouse that impresses with stamina, free-revving character and high performance. Among the features providing these characteristics are the fully variable Valvetronic valve control, efficient direct petrol injection and two turbochargers positioned compactly between the cylinder banks.
ADAPTIVE M SUSPENSION PROFESSIONAL.
Precise driving dynamics in every situation.
The BMW M550i xDrive Sedan has dynamic driving characteristics distinguished by agility and precision. Responsible for this are perfectly coordinated drive and suspension components such as the optionally available Adaptive M suspension Professional lowered by 10 mm with Integral Active Steering and the intelligent all-wheel drive system xDrive installed as a standard feature.
ATHLETIC EXTERIOR DESIGN.
Thanks to striking design highlights such as the new front and rear bumpers.
The exterior of the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan conveys power and modern sporting flair from every angle. A striking double kidney grill with frame in Cerium Grey in combination with the narrow L-shaped light tubes and enlarged air inlets with strips in Cerium Grey form a dynamic front section. The sporty impression continues via the flowing side view, with its distinctive 20” light alloy wheels, through to the rear with M Gurney flap and two trapezoidal tailpipe trims in black chrome.
MODERN AND FUNCTIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN.
With ergonomically optimized M Multifunctional seats.
The interior of the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan supplies a perfect balance between sporty driver-orientation and modern elegance. Ergonomically optimised equipment features such as the M Multifunctional seats, the M leather steering wheel and BMW Live Cockpit Professional with two 12.3" displays, guarantee both supreme comfort and a sporty driving experience.
THE DESIGN OF THE BMW M550i xDRIVE SEDAN.
Stunning design options of the BMW M550i xDrive Sedan in the exterior and interior.
ATHLETIC FRONT WITH NEW APRON AND BMW LASERLIGHT.
20" M LIGHT ALLOY WHEEL WITH M SPORT BRAKE.
M REAR SPOILER.
REAR APRON WITH FREE-FORM EXHAUST PIPES.
COCKPIT WITH NEW CENTRAL INFORMATION DISPLAY.
M MULTIFUNCTIONAL SEATS FOR DRIVER AND PASSENGER.
BMW INDIVIDUAL LIGHTS SHADOW LINE.
BMW M550i xDrive Sedan in detail: engine, equipment and technical data.