There are many sports sedans on the market, and then there is the 2018 BMW M5. No other car today is able to represent the ideal for this segment as strong as BMW . In its five generations, the M5 has impressively combined sedans utility, sports car performance and a luxurious atmosphere.
As the name suggests, the 2018 BMW M5 gets treatment from the BMW performance-tuning M Division. It is based on the 5 Series sedan and gets a unique and stronger engine, sport-tuned suspension, special wheels and tires, stronger brakes and aerodynamically enhanced bodywork. Although the 2018 BMW M5 is a fleet of the group, its still represents a fantastic choice for a luxury sports sedan.
The 2018 BMW M5 is a high-performance four-door, five-seat sedan. Its available in single well-equipped trim levels.
Under the hood, the 2018 BMW M5 is backed by a revamped 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that produces 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. Sending that power is a new eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. All-wheel drive (AWD) is standard and features an M-specific system that can be switched to a rear-wheel-drive mode at the driver discretion. Even when the xDrive all-wheel-drive modes are implemented, the car is rear-biased as a performance car should be.
In track testing, the 2018 BMW M5 went from zero to 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds. Top speed of 155-189 mph. EPA fuel economy rating stands at 17 mpg combined (15 city/21 highway). In order to save fuel, it also features an engine start/stop feature that cuts power at idle.
The new 2018 BMW M5 has a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting just over $104,000 (including destination charge).