The new, sixth-generation of powerful sedan from Bavarian manufacturer, labeled as M5, was introduced recently, and can be expected on the market from the spring of 2018, as the 2018 BMW M5 model. In order that M5 model be different from the 5-Series in the M sports package, the strongest version features increased air intakes. And it’s not just an aesthetic procedure. Increasing the surface of the intakes resulted in better cooling of the brakes and a better airflow into the coolers.
2018 BMW M5 – CHANGES
BMW has managed to save 15 kg on the weight of this 2018 BMW M5, and one of the main reasons is the new roof built from CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced polymer) that is already a part of the BMW M3. However, the greatest innovation that 2018 BMW M5 features is the drive on all wheels. Previous version brought turbocharged engine assistance, so this premiere of the M5 has all the qualities needed to continue the race on the market with its closest competitors. First of all, we are thinking on the AMG and Audi sports models. All-wheel drive will always be engaged when starting the car, and only after that is possible to change the driving mode in 2018 BMW M5.
2018 MBW M5 – ENGINE
In the M dynamic mode, car starts 4WD sporty setting. In this situation all four wheels still have a drive and, without any problems car can to rely on and at higher speeds. 2018 BMW M5 is the second model of this series that has a turbocharger. The sixth-generation model features an advanced S63T engine with 600 hp and 750 Nm of torque. The maximum torque is in a wide range – from 1,800 to 5,600 rpm. This enough indicates on the elasticity of the aggregate in 2018 BMW M5. For added strength, BMW has mounted new turbochargers, optimized the cooling system and increased the pressure to 350 bar.
Additionally, the exhaust system also characterizes modification. Thanks to the M xDrive, AWD and M Steptronic 8-speed gearbox, 2018 BMW M5 to 100 km/h accelerates in just 3.4 seconds. This 4.4L V8 twin-turbo engine is one of the best in its category.