The letter M stands for the phenomenal qualities of this engine: 373 kW (507 hp) from 5 litres of displacement, 520 Nm max torque at 6.100 rpm. Press the accelerator gently and the V10 high-rev engine responds with instant power. It takes just 4.7 seconds for the BMW M5 Sedan to go from 0 to 100 km/h, and just ten seconds more to reach 200 km/h - a total of 14.7 seconds is all the M5 Sedan needs to set a new standard in engine performance.
Combined fuel consumption 14.4 l/100 km
Combined CO2 emissions 344 g/km
Further information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger automobiles can be found in the "New Passenger Vehicle Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Guidelines", which are available free of charge at all sales outlets and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Germany.