German luxury car maker BMW has introduced the new M5 high-performance sedan in the Indian market. The M5 is one of the most popular high performance sedan based on the 5 Series. The car is powered by an M TwinPower Turbo eight-cylinder petrol engine which produces 412 kW / 560 hp and a massive torque of up to 680Nm. The BMW M5 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.3 seconds.
The engine is mated to a seven-speed M dual-clutch transmission with Cruise Control which provides higher shifting and driving comfort through finely tuned gearing and seamless gear changes. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine, enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency. The shift paddles on the M leather steering wheel help to shift up or down in milliseconds thanks to M Double Clutch transmission with Drivelogic.
The new BMW M5 with state-of-the-art safety features provides maximum support in any situation with air bags, Active M Differential, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including M Dynamic mode, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, Active Protection with Attentiveness Assistant and Active headrests (front).
With BMW EfficientDynamics, the new M5 sets benchmark when it comes to the performance-to-fuel-consumption ratio equipped with a comprehensive technology package including features such as Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration, Electric Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many other innovative technologies.
The BMW ConnectedDrive ensures that the new M5 is in pole position in its sector when it comes to intelligent connectivity. These include the next generation of BMW iDrive (the on-board Driver Information System) with touch controller and handwriting recognition, BMW Navigation Professional (integrated Global Positioning System – GPS) with 25.9 cm colour display with 3D maps, full-colour Head-Up Display with M-specific views, Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB devices, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system and BMW Apps. Park Distance Control (PDC) rear and front along with rear view camera come as standard features.
The new M5 is the most powerful of all the BMW production engines and is distinguished by its enormous performance, outstanding power delivery, running smoothness and free-revving character.
The new BMW M5 is priced at an all India ex-showroom price of INR 13,540,000.