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2021 BMW M5 spied

Photographers have snapped the upcoming facelift for the BMW M5 during development testing, with less camouflage than previously seen. Anticipated to be on track for a 2020 reveal, the updated M5 appears to draw heavily from the latest 3 Series, with sharper and slimmer headlights and a new LED daytime-running light signature...

BMW M working on more powerful V8 - report

BMW could have a more powerful twin-turbo V8 engine to play with in 2021, according to new reports from Europe. BMW Blog reports the 'S68' V8 engine is between two and three years away, and will be a significant upgrade over the current 'S63' engine powering the M5 and M8 ranges, along with a smatter of M Performance models...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Volkswagen ID.4: Pure-electric SUV to hit Australia before ID...

2020 BMW M5 facelift spied

The updated BMW M5 has been caught testing on public roads in Europe. Cosmetic changes include new headlights graphics and a tail-light design in line with those we've seen on the latest 3 Series, X5 and X7 models. The front and rear bumpers will also carry modifications. Thankfully the updates don't seem to extend to a grille design like the one we saw on the Concept 4 at the Frankfurt motor show...

BMW M5 Competition: Victoria Police reveals Highway Patrol car

BMW Australia and Victoria Police have revealed the latest addition to the Highway Patrol fleet – an M5 Competition. The German super sedan has been equipped to be a fully operational police vehicle, joining the current crop of 530d sedans that were first deployed in 2018...

BMW M5 Edition 35 Years revealed - UPDATE

BMW M has revealed a commemorative version of its M5 super sedan, dubbed the Edition 35 Years. UPDATE, 20/5/19: BMW Australia has confirmed Australia will get a limited allocation of the M5 Edition 35 Years. See bottom of article for details. UPDATE, 30/5/19: More images of the M5 Edition 35 Years have been published to the company's global media site, showing the first implementation of the OS7...

BMW M5: Victoria Police take delivery of Australia’s fastest highway patrol car

It’s the fastest and most expensive highway patrol car to ever wear a police badge on active duty in Australia.  And with a staggeringly quick 0 to 100km/h time of just 3.4 seconds – as fast as a Porsche – it will be impossible for the bad guys to outrun. Victoria Police are about to be the envy of their colleagues across the country with a pair of high-performance BMW sedans making as much power as a V8 Supercar...

Honda NSX drags BMW M5 Competition, AMG E63 S - video

The Honda NSX should be faster than a BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, right? After all, it's a hybrid supercar, and the other two are 'just' four-door sedans. Of course, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have a knack for making their four-door sedans fast enough to scare supercars. With 460kW/760Nm and 450kW/800Nm respectively, the BMW M5 Competition and Mercedes-AMG E63 S are seriously quick...

BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE

BMW Australia has announced it will be commencing the next phase of its Takata airbag recall work this month, detailing a staggered repair schedule over the coming year. UPDATE, 6/12/18: The contents of the table originally provided were inaccurate. We have updated the initiation schedule below...

2019 BMW M5 CS spied

BMW has been snapped testing what appears to be a more focused M5 'CS' on the Nurburgring. Although it's very similar to the 'regular' M5 visually, there are a few hints this car is packing an extra punch. For one, it's wearing a carbon gurney flap on the boot lid, something BMW fitted to the M3 and M4 CS variants released last year...

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...