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    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    Jun 28, 2024

    On June 26, the all-new BMW M5 made its global debut. The seventh generation BMW M5, as the fastest production car in China, is equipped with high-performance hybrid technology from the BMW M Hybrid V8 race car that competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It is a remarkable mid-size luxury sedan and a formidable performance champion. The new BMW M5 is also the first high-performance hybrid car from the M brand, embodying the essence of “evolving driving pleasure” and catering to the demands of the new era.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    After 52 years of glorious legends and track glory, “BMW M” has long been synonymous with the most powerful in BMW’s development history. In 1985, the M5 made its debut, combining high-performance cars with mid-size luxury sedans, creating a new segment market. Today, the new generation M5 further interprets BMW M’s philosophy of “originating from the racetrack, but not limited to the racetrack,” representing the best of BMW’s “pure driving pleasure.” The new BMW M5 will be produced at the BMW Dingolfing factory and will be launched in China in the second half of this year.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    The all-new BMW M5, the fastest accelerating production car in BMW’s lineup. It features high-performance hybrid technology from the BMW M Hybrid V8 race car. The M hybrid drive system includes a 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo engine and a high-performance electric motor. The engine utilizes advanced M TwinPower Turbo technology for increased power output, reaching 535 kW and 1000 Nm of torque. With a 0-100 km/h acceleration in just 3.5 seconds, the new BMW M5 is the fastest accelerating production car in BMW’s lineup. The increased power output also improves the mid-range acceleration performance, making the new BMW M5 a worthy “performance king” in its class.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    The all-new BMW M5 has been exclusively tuned by the M development department, with reinforced components in the chassis, interior, and engine compartment to enhance body torsional rigidity. The variable sport steering system works in conjunction with the Servotronic power steering system to ensure excellent road feedback and precise directional control. The adaptive M sport suspension with electronic damping control and integral active steering system can achieve rear-wheel steering and provide the vehicle with outstanding lateral and longitudinal handling performance in its class. Additionally, the advanced M xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system, integrated perfectly with the engine and high-performance motors, distributes power rapidly and accurately to all four wheels. With the support of the M sport differential, M xDrive significantly enhances vehicle handling, allowing for easy control whether cruising at high speeds or challenging on the racetrack. In order to provide a higher level of driving enjoyment, the all-new BMW M5 also features the latest generation BMW operating system and a M-specific operating interface, enhancing the driving pleasure through digital empowerment. The unique M Elite driving mode of the M model can activate the track mode. Additionally, the M Lap Timer function provides a visual understanding of lap performance, while the Boost Control delivers a more exhilarating acceleration experience. The “M smile” comes from the purest driving pleasure and the excellent quality honed through track experience. The reason M is M is because every M model is born for the track and fully capable of intense track driving. The all-new BMW M5 and every new M car must undergo at least 2.5 years of testing, from the 72 corners of the Nürburgring Nordschleife to the ice and extreme cold of Arjeplog, Sweden, undergoing rigorous testing by countless engineers and racers in different environments and temperatures, as well as performance testing on various tracks around the world. It is worth mentioning that the Nürburgring Nordschleife training is a mandatory exercise for all M models and a tradition that BMW M has upheld since its inception. The connection between BMW M and the Nürburgring Nordschleife track can be traced back to the early 1970s, when BMW M was the first car manufacturer in the world to establish a testing center there.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    Through intense testing, BMW M infuses each M model with the brand’s iconic pure driving pleasure and outstanding reliability. The core of this pleasure is not just limited to acceleration, but also in the overall feeling it gives the driver – confident when facing corners, decelerating, or navigating uneven road surfaces. For M, “driving dynamics” is always the core of development. BMW M hopes that after every drive, the driver will always have an “M-style smile” on their face. This smile comes not only from the purest and most extreme driving pleasure provided by BMW M, but also from the pride and confidence in the reliable quality of M models. The all-new BMW M5 not only has unparalleled power performance, but also a fresh interpretation of BMW M’s exclusive sporty aesthetics, showcasing its racing genes. Following the principle of “design serving function,” the new BMW M5 uses M aerodynamic design to enhance the vehicle’s performance. The sculpted body surface exudes power and confidence. The new evolution of M-exclusive front and rear bumpers, M-exclusive carbon fiber mirrors, a carbon fiber rear wing that provides more downforce, and a rear diffuser with M-exclusive design, all effectively optimize the vehicle’s aerodynamic performance. In addition, the carbon fiber roof reduces the overall vehicle weight by 30.45 kilograms, thereby improving the vehicle’s power-to-weight ratio and handling performance.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    The all-new BMW M5 inherits BMW’s classic sporty design proportions, such as short front overhang, long hood, 50:50 front/rear weight distribution, and driver’s seat positioned close to the center of the vehicle. Compared to the previous generation M5, the new M5 has increased body width by 67mm, reduced ground clearance by 18mm, resulting in wider track and lower body, like a powerful cheetah ready to pounce on the ground.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    In addition, thanks to BMW M’s exclusive aesthetic design, the new BMW M5’s design is bolder and more eye-catching, pushing the sporty aesthetic to the extreme. The new M-shaped halo grille, the Hofmeister kink design with “M5” black matte logo at the C-pillar, dual 100mm exhaust tailpipes, front 20-inch and rear 21-inch large wheels, and M-exclusive custom paint not only significantly enhance recognition, but also make the new BMW M5’s sporting potential more prominent. Immersive M cockpit creates a strong M-exclusive sporty style. The other side of hardcore sports performance is the extraordinary luxury driving experience provided to users. The new BMW M5 adds a stronger sporty style to the latest interior design, with exclusive M design elements throughout the cabin.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    Stepping into the car, the M-exclusive Merino leather interior features exquisite design and intricate perforated patterns. The M Sport multifunction leather steering wheel adopts a flat-bottom design and is equipped with a 12 o’clock center mark, providing excellent grip and a sporty driving atmosphere. Looking around, the Alcantara headliner, ambient lighting strip, and front M multifunction seats with illuminated M Logo further highlight the distinct M characteristics, perfectly embodying the ultimate sporty luxury temperament of BMW M models.

    Experience the Power of the All-New BMW M5: Fastest Production Car with High-Performance Hybrid Technology

    In conclusion, BMW M tells compelling stories of ultimate performance in every era with BMW’s most forward-thinking technology. Faster, stronger, evolving driving experience, perfectly interpreting the 40-year history of the classic BMW M5 series. The new BMW M5 will continue to lead the M brand in exploring cutting-edge technology, bringing users an ever-evolving, pure driving pleasure.