M5 sedan is a valuable addition to the M-Series of BMW. In this review, we have provided the features & specifications of BMW M5 sedan.

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BMW M5 sedan hit the Indian roads in 2007. A part of the M-Series, the M5 sedan is positioned in the D+ segment of luxury vehicles in the country. The car flaunts attractive exteriors and well-appointed interiors. With highly responsive engine and a seamless transmission, riding in the car becomes a pleasurable experience. The V-10 petrol engine of M5 delivers enormous power, with commendable mileage and acceleration. BMW M5 sedan stands out from the crowd with its mere looks.

The V-10 petrol engine of BMW M5 sedan generates a massive power of 373 kW @ 7750 rpm and a maximum torque of 520 Nm @ 6100 rpm. The engine is linked to 7-speed M Drive logic Sequential Manual Gearbox (SMG). Gear changes are carried on effortlessly in milliseconds, without the need to reduce the speed of the car, decrease engine power or use a clutch. Speed is maintained across the entire range of gearshifts.

Design And Comfort
The very shape of BMW M5 sedan captures everyone's attention. Dynamic lines run from the imposing frontage, right through the striking rear end of the sedan. Four chrome-plated steel exhaust pipes and distinctively shaped taillights adorn the rear portion of the sedan, while the sparkling xenon headlamps and double-kidney shaped front grille accentuate the fascia. A luxurious and comfortable ride is guaranteed to the occupants of BMW M5 sedan. Passenger comfort and safety is enhanced by its, extremely stiff and resilient, body-shell.

The richly appointed interiors of BMW M5 sedan feature a trendy instrument cluster. The layout of instrument panel is enhanced by the illuminated, white scale rings and red needles. Gear-change keys have been mounted on the leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel. The central console sports a gear selection lever as well. The cabin is upholstered in finest Merino leather, which adds to the overall appeal of the roomy interiors.

Ride And Handling
The M differential lock of BMW M5 sedan offers optimum stability and traction. It also improves safety of the passengers and enhances handling of the car. It avoids spinning of the drive wheels and supports thrust from rear-wheel-drive. Aluminum chassis plays a significant role in reducing overall weight of the automobile. The Electronic Damper Control (EDC) has optimized spring dampers. The car promises to give good directional stability and sharp handling on bends.
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The advanced safety features of BMW M5 sedan include seatbelts, central locking system, engine immobilizer, child safety door locks, anti-theft alarm, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and collapsible steering column. Deformation zones on the front and rear bumpers protect the body-shell from damage. Seat belt pretensioners and airbags are activated by the safety electronics system, in order to reduce impact from collision.

BMW M5 Price, Variants And Color
BMW M5 sedan is priced at Rs 1,01,50,000 (approx) and is available in a number of vivacious colors, including Black Sapphire, Monaco Blue, Interlagos Blue, Sepang Bronze, Indianapolis Red, Space Grey, Silver Stone and Alpine White.

BMW M5 Mileage
As a full size sport sedan which epitomizes absolute class and style, BMW M5 delivers a mileage of 8-10 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of BMW M5
Model BMW M5
Body Type Sedan
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 70 Litres
Length 4855 mm
Width 1846 mm
Height 1469 mm
Wheelbase 2889 mm
Ground Clearance -
Minimum Turning Radius -
Kerb Weight 1855 kg
Type 5.0L 507bhp V10
Number Of Cylinders 10
Displacement 4999 cc
Transmission 7-speed M Drive logic Sequential Manual
Max. Power 373 kW @ 7750 rpm
Max. Torque 520 Nm @ 6100 rpm
Front Suspension Independent
Rear Suspension Independent
Front Ventilated Discs
Rear Ventilated Discs
Steering Type Rack & Pinion, Power-assisted
Tyre Size 255/40 ZR 19 (front) 285/35 ZR 19 (rear)

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