New version of the model, the capacity of the motor which will increase to 625 horsepower, debuts in Geneva.
BMW develop sports package Competition Package for the “charged” M5 sedan new generation, which, including, will get a more powerful motor. This is with reference to its own source reports forum Bimmerpost.
BMW M5 Competition Package version will complement a modified 4.4-litre V8 unit with two turbines, the impact of which will grow from the current 600 to 625 horsepower. Torque, which now reaches 750 Nm, as expected, too little increase.
In addition, the sedan will get a retuned chassis with a stiffer suspension, carbon-ceramic brakes, and aluminum wheels of special design.
Dynamic characteristics of new items not yet known. The standard sedan is able to dial first “hundred” for 3,4 sec. and acceleration to 200 km/h takes 11.1 seconds. Maximum speed force is electronically limited at around 250 km/h and with the sports package M Driver’s Package the maximum speed is 305 km per hour.
Public premiere of the BMW M5 Competition Package will be held in March at the Geneva motor show, and mass production of sedans will start a month later. Prices will be announced later.