New BMW M5 and M5 Competition IntroducedJune 17, 2020
Powerful sedans will be equipped with a 4.4-liter V8 with two turbines.
The new BMW 5-Series debuted last week and the upgrade for the M5 and M5 Competition models was only a matter of time. On the eve of the company published information about the upcoming performance sedans. The Fives family receives subtle new visual cues and additional interior technologies in an effort to preserve the freshness of a four-door car.
The upgraded front of the M5 consists of a larger radiator grille, recycled bumpers that give the car a more sophisticated look, a large hexagonal air intake under the grille and two enlarged additional openings on either side of it. L-shaped LED headlights are also completely new and look thinner and sharper than the previous model.
The rear of the M5 also gets a slim design that includes a new bumper and diffuser, other taillights and twin tailpipes of the exhaust system. The 19-inch M wheels are also new to the 2021 model. In the performance of the M5 Competition, a black chrome finish for the grille, rear lights, a trunk spoiler and logos also appear.
The biggest update to the M5’s interior is the addition of the standard Live Cockpit setup with iDrive 7, which gives the sedan two massive 12.3-inch screens: one is a touch on the dashboard and the other is a digital instrument cluster. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard.
In addition, iDrive 7 has BMW’s cloud-based navigation system and some of the latest active safety features. The BMW M5 2021 comes standard with a lane departure warning system, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and automatic high beam support. Driving Assistance Professional is available at an additional cost, with BMW’s advanced adaptive cruise control with stop and go and more.
The new M5 will still receive a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 rated at 600 horsepower. The M5 accelerates to 100 km / h in just 3.2 seconds. A slightly more powerful M5 Competition produces 617 liters. with. and has a better acceleration rate – 3.1 seconds. Both the M5 and M5 Competition come standard with the xDrive all-wheel drive system, which allows the driver to choose between 4WD, 4WD Sport and 2WD. There are also four driving modes: Comfort, Sport, Sport + and a new mode for the track.
The 2021 BMW M5 costs $ 103,500. The M5 Competition version received a price tag of $ 111,100. The new M5 will go on sale in August this year.
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