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BMW smashes longest continuous drift record

The 2018 BMW M5 has smashed the record for the longest continuous drift, with the time of eight hours, the German sedan blitzed the previous record by a massive 230-kilometres, with a new distance of 374km. The 4.4-litre V8-powered BMW has 441kW of power and 750Nm of torque, reaching 100km/h in 3...

Our favourite cars of 2017

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of our favourite cars from this year...

CarAdvice podcast 80: BMW M4 Pure v M4 CS

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Costello and Alborz Fallah. It's been a big week in car news, with the Tesla Semi and Roadster being revealed, Hyundai still undecided on its i30 N line-up, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS has been teased, and pricing for the new imported Toyota Camry has been announced...

2018 BMW M5 pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the all-new 2018 BMW M5 range have been revealed this week, with the super sedan to kick off from $199,900 plus on-road costs. When it lobs Down Under in the second quarter of 2018, the M5 will be offered in two special launch variants; the Launch Edition and the First Edition...

BMW reveals M Performance goodies for SEMA

BMW has revealed its its new M Performance parts for the new-generation M5 super sedan, along with a special M3 30 Years American Edition for the US market. Set to be displayed at the 2017 SEMA show, the M Performance parts on the new M5 have already been previewed by the new MotoGP safety car, and are all crafted from carbon-fibre...

BMW M5 MotoGP safety car revealed

BMW has unveiled the M5 safety car for the 2018/19 MotoGP season, spelling the end for the current hotted-up M2 safety car. Power in the safety car comes from the same twin-turbo V8 as the standard road car, with 441kW and 750Nm channeled to all four wheels through a clever M xDrive all-wheel drive system...

Can’t afford a new 2018 BMW M5? Why not buy a carbon-fibre-infused M5-inspired bike?

That's right. Always keen to build affordable transportation for the masses to enjoy, BMW has revealed its latest special-edition BMW lifestyle bike, and it takes inspiration from the German marque’s brand-new super sedan. Catchily dubbed the BMW M Bike Limited Carbon Edition, the special new pushy is inspired by the all-new 441kW/750Nm 4...

Evolution of the BMW M5

Although the all-new BMW M5 has just officially broken cover, the model isn't one new to the limelight, the Bavarian super sedan able to trace its history all the way back to 1984. So, with the latest – and some might say greatest – version due to launch globally in early 2018, we thought it a perfect time to look back and see just how one of the world's favourite executive muscle cars has evolved over the last 33 years...

2018 BMW M5 revealed: Frosty 'First Edition' to open launch range

The new 2018 BMW M5 has been officially revealed, with the Bavarian super sedan bringing all-wheel drive, supercar-like acceleration and a limited-run First Edition variant. First things first, let's talk numbers: 441kW of power, 750Nm of torque, and 0-100km/h in 3.4 seconds...

2018 BMW M5 leaked

The all-new F90 generation 2018 BMW M5 has been leaked in a video post by a Chinese website. The leaked video - more an assembled slideshow of images with some drum and bass in the background - shows the final design of the halo performance sedan from BMW, including interior, infotainment, exterior and detail images of the car...

2018 BMW M5 teased ahead of August 21 debut

The upcoming 2018 BMW M5 super sedan has been teased again, this time undisguised in a short clip posted on the company's Facebook page this week. Scheduled to be unveiled on August 21 - according to Carscoops - the new 5 Series flagship is briefly visible during the 10-second video, which also hints at a special 'First Edition' model that will likely be available at launch...