Limited-edition BMW M5 Edition 35 Years revealed

    Celebrating 35 years of the performance sedan, the special edition M5 is limited to 350 units and gets various cosmetic changes.

    Published On May 22, 2019 08:00:00 AM

    14,838 Views

    BMW is celebrating 35 years of its M5 performance sedan with a limited-run reworking of the M5 Competition. The first M5, which was powered by an in-line six-cylinder motor taken from the mid-engined M1 supercar, was launched in international markets in late 1984.

    The BMW M5 Edition 35 Years features the same twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 engine as the M5 Competition, which produces 625hp and 750Nm of torque, and can achieve the 0-100kph sprint in 3.3secs, on its way to a limited top speed of 250kph.

    The special edition model also features the all-wheel-drive system and the lowered and stiffened suspension from the M5 Competition, along with ball-joined rear suspension mountings and upgraded front anti-roll bars.

    Just 350 examples of the M5 Edition 35 Years will be produced, each featuring a number of design changes, including a new metallic grey paint and new 20-inch alloy wheels. The brake callipers are finished in high-gloss black, while those on the optional M carbon ceramic brakes are available in a gold finish.

    The cabin of the M5 Edition 35 Years sports a number of trim finishes featuring a gold-anodised carbon structure in the door trim, instrument panel and centre console. The door sills and cupholder covers feature M5 Edition 35 engravings.

    There’s no word on BMW bringing this limited-run model to India, where it sells the standard M5 for Rs 1.44 crore (ex-showroom, India). This model is not as performance-oriented as the M5 Edition 35 Years or the M5 Competition as its 4.4-litre V8 makes 25hp less and gets the standard suspension setup.

    Click here for BMW M5 price, reviews, comparisons, images, videos and more

    Click here for BMW India models, prices, details, images, videos, news and more

    BMW 5 Series
    BMW 5 Series

    ₹ 71,18,850 * on road price (New Delhi)

    FIND OUT MORE

    Copyright (c) Autocar UK. All rights reserved.

    Comments
    ×
    img

    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now
    Search By Car Price
    Poll of the month

    Will the new petrol hybrid Toyota Innova be as successful as the old diesel version?

    Yes, hybrids are incredibly efficient

     

    44.94%

    No, nothing beats diesel torque

     

    25.30%

    Only if it is cheaper than the outgoing car

     

    29.77%

    Total Votes : 1945
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe