Balance takes many forms.

0-62mph in 3.4 seconds*, the first ever carbon roof on an M5, intense performance with the M xDrive all-wheel drive system and high-precision gear changes with the eight-speed M Steptronic transmission. 

And that's not all.

Below is the key information that you need to know about the new BMW M5. You can also register your interest and be among the first to know even more.

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The new BMW M5 vs a constantly evolving track.
Let the battle begin.

From its carbon roof, to the revolutionary M xDrive system – the BMW M5 is the most adaptable M5 ever. Watch this class-leading car prove its agility against an opponent like no other.

BMW M5 Engine BMW M5 Engine

0-62 IN 3.4 SECONDS*:

A power output of 441kW (600hp) and a torque of up to 750Nm; the M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder petrol engine in the new BMW M5 leaves nothing to be desired.

The high-revving V8 Bi-turbo engine has two TwinScroll turbochargers with variable turbine geometry, High-Precision Injection and a fully variable Valvetronic valve control. Combined with the 8-speed Steptronic transmission and M xDrive all-wheel drive system, adrenaline-charged driving experiences are guaranteed.

BMW M5 Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Roof BMW M5 Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Roof


It's clear that the new BMW M5 is derived from the same genes that created the rest of the M family, yet it is also a pioneer amongst the pack. Key to its weight loss from its predecessor is the addition of the new carbon roof; the first to ever be installed on an M5.

Other distinctive M features include: 20" M light alloy wheels style 706M, M Twin Tailpipes, striking M kidney grille with High-gloss Black double slats and M mirror caps with aerodynamic winglet.

BMW M5 Driving


Through combining the agility and precision of the standard drive with the smoothness and traction of all-wheel drive, M xDrive with Active M Differential allows for even more intense performance in the new BMW M5.

M xDrive controls the torque distribution between the front and rear axle via a regulated clutch, engaging the front axle only when it senses that the back wheels have reached the absolute limit of their grip. In doing so, maximum driving dynamics are achieved on every road.

Intense. Precise. Maximum M.

The M xDrive all-wheel drive system.

4WD Mode.

In 4WD Mode, the M xDrive is designed with a view towards optimum controllability and outstanding traction.

4WD Sport Mode.

Even greater agility and sportiness is achieved in the 4WD Sport Mode. Even with M Dynamic Mode activated, ambitious drivers can move the BMW M5 in a controlled drift.

2WD Mode.

In 2WD Mode with DSC deactivated, only the rear wheels are powered.

Central intelligent unit.

The central intelligence unit enables the propulsive forces to be distributed to the wheels according to the situation and with full variability.

Active M Differential.

Flexible power distribution: The Active M Differential optimises the distribution of the drive torques among the rear wheels. This improves traction and driving stability when changing lanes, accelerating out of a bend or on different road surfaces.

BMW M5 Cockpit BMW M5 Cockpit


The technologies adopted in the new BMW M5 have been tailored to help achieve peak driving performance. For example, the M specific instrument cluster features five displays: speedometer, rev counter, fuel gauge, oil temperature and fuel consumption. Also featured is a status indicator for the M Driving dynamics systems: steering, suspension, engine, Drivelogic and M xDrive.

The M specific BMW Head-Up Display and improved Speed Limit Information, as well as the optional Driving Assistant Plus with Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function, all exhibit the technological prowess of the new BMW M5.

BMW M5 M Multifunctional Seats BMW M5 M Multifunctional Seats


The new BMW M5 has a number of features – inside and out – to make each journey as comfortable as possible. For example, the Comfort Access system allows you to simply approach your new BMW M5, open the door and press the Start button, thus eliminating the need to search your bag or pockets for your keys. Your unique key is recognised remotely by the Comfort Access sensors.

Inside, the new M Multifunctional seats with illuminated M5 logo reinforce the car's athleticism, with multiple adjustment options allowing maximum comfort, while lower seat bases and high side bolsters provide lateral support.


The design of the new BMW M5 with M xDrive.

BMW M5 M Leather Steering Wheel

M leather steering wheel.

The double-spoke design M leather steering wheel includes multifunction buttons, the M emblem, chrome detailing, M1 and M2 buttons and an integrated driver-side airbag. It also features a black leather steering wheel rim with colour contrast stitching and contoured thumb rests.

BMW M5 BMW Head-Up Display

BMW Head-Up Display.

The full-colour BMW Head-Up Display with M specific functions projects all relevant journey information directly into the driver's field of vision. With the press of a button, the driver can switch to the M specific display, which includes a gear indicator, the rpm as a dynamic range curve with shift lights indicating the optimal moment to shift and navigation tips.

BMW M5 M Specific Interface Design

M specific interface design.

Operating the vehicle's Infotainment system is now even easier, clearer and more informative. The driver can use the touchscreen to arrange the six tiles representing Navigation, Media, Communication, ConnectedDrive, My Vehicle and Messaging in any order. The tiles are displayed as live tiles instead of a static menu view.

BMW M5 M Gear Lever with Drivelogic Switch

M gear lever with Drivelogic switch.

The switch for choosing the three Drivelogic shifting settings is next to the M logo on the upper side of the M gear lever. Beneath them is the P button for the parking lock. In manual “S” mode, the driver can shift gears manually using the selector lever and in “D” mode, shifting occurs automatically.

BMW M5 M Pedals in Stainless Steel

M specific pedals in stainless steel.

The M specific pedals and foot rest in stainless steel underline the sporty aspiration of the BMW M5 and blend in with the exclusive business interior.

BMW M5 Start-Stop Button

Start-stop button.

The red start-stop button and the red M1/M2 buttons on the M leather steering wheel, along with the red accents on the M gear shift lever, testify to the motor racing genes of the BMW M5.

* The technical data for the new BMW M5 is provisional and subject to change.