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2019 BMW M5 Competition review

Goodbye standard M5, hello M5 Competition; shortly the only version you'll be able to buy in Australia. Will the bump in performance be worth the jump in price?

2018 BMW M5 review

The all-new sixth-generation BMW M5 is the fastest M car ever built by the German skunkworks. And it's also, arguably, the greatest BMW ever.

2018 BMW M5 review

Six generations on, and BMW's M Division has produced its finest sedan yet, the 2018 M5. A genuine tour de force in every respect.

2016 BMW M5 Pure Review

The 2016 BMW M5 Pure drops some kit, some kW and some dollars, to become a more purposeful version of the infamous sports sedan.

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2018 BMW M5 review

Six generations on, and BMW's M Division has produced its finest sedan yet, the 2018 M5. A genuine tour de force in every respect.

2016 HSV GTS vs BMW M5 Pure - matching claimed 0-100km/h figures

Read more about the HSV GTS here. Read more about the BMW M5 Pure here. With 430kW, the 2016 HSV GTS is the most powerful production car ever built in Australia. HSV claim a 0-100km/h sprint time of just 4.4 seconds. Those numbers sound pretty good - but how do they compare on a world stage? We match the big, green HSV with the 2016 BMW M5 Pure...

2011 BMW M5 spy video

An exclusive video showing the new 2011 BMW M5 testing at the Nurburgring. For more videos, news and reviews visit www.caradvice.com.au...

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2018 BMW M5 v Mercedes-AMG E63 S comparison

It’s a great Did You Know factoid that AMG wasn’t involved in the first express-spec E-Class. When Mercedes decided five years was long enough for the original (1985) M5 to have had its own way in the mid-range sports sedan arena – longer if you count the M535i – the Stuttgart brand sought the help of close-neighbour Porsche to create a muscled-up, V8-powered version of the W124 sedan...

400kW Club Comparison : Audi RS6 v BMW M5 v Jaguar XFR-S v Mercedes-Benz E63 S AMG

Chief executives sitting in lofty boardrooms make changes less frequently than the manufacturers of the cars they drive, or so it seems. One year ago we tested the BMW M5 and it was the only luxury muscle car with 400-plus kilowatts of power; the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG made 386kW, the Jaguar XFR 375kW...

BMW M5 v Jaguar XFR v Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG: Comparison Review

It's the BMW M5 versus its rivals, the Jaguar XFR and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, as Germany and Britain battle to take over as chair-car of luxury performance sedans. Words: Jez Spinks. Photos: Easton Chang Executives have been in a rush to make money long before fictional Wall Street warlord Gordon Gekko proclaimed, “greed is good”...

BMW M5 News

2019 BMW M5 Competition pricing and specs

BMW Australia has detailed pricing and specifications for the new M5 Competition, set to start at $229,900 before on-road costs when it arrives in local showrooms in October. As we already knew when it was revealed in May, the M5 Competition gets a more powerful version of the 4...

BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 S, Porsche Panamera head-to-head - video

Everyone loves a good drag race, especially when there are three big sedans – okay, two sedans and one 'four-door coupe' – involved. Over in the UK, Autocar has sent the BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 S and Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid into battle, to find out which ultra-exec is quickest off the line...

Autonomy will kill BMW M manuals

The manual gearbox might be living on a serious time overdraft in many parts of the world, but BMW’s M Division has no plans to stop offering it any time soon. When we spoke to boss Frank Van Meel at the launch of the M2 and M5 Competition earlier this week, he said we can expect to still have the option of a stick shift, even as the company moves to its new, modular fifth-generation architecture...

BMW M will electrify everything, division boss says

BMW has recently said it thinks up to 40 per cent of the cars it produces by 2025 may be powered by some form of pure electric or hybrid powertrain, and now we have confirmation that M Division is set to get in on the act. "For sure, all M vehicles will be electrified by the end of the next decade," Frank Van Meel, M's boss, told Australian journalists at the launch of the updated BMW M2 and new M5 Competition in Spain...

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2019 BMW M5 Competition pricing and specs
2019 BMW M5 Competition review

2019 BMW M5 Competition review

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2018 BMW M5 Competition revealed

2018 BMW M5 Competition revealed

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