The new generation of BMW M5 will get a 626 hp engine
The BMW Group has started testing a new generation M5 sedan. Photospies could for the first time to take the car during road tests in Scandinavia. Sales will begin in 2017.
The car is built on a shortened version of the 7-Series platform. This machine will be 100 kg lighter than the current generation of the M5. The sedan will receive a double grille, a sport exhaust system and a modified brake system.
The novelty will be equipped with an updated version of the 4.4-liter V8 petrol engine. The power unit will make about 626 horsepower. According to preliminary data, the first model will be optional all-wheel drive. As previously reported by the representatives of BMW, to take this step the company has pushed the sales statistics competitors - most cars are implemented it with all-wheel drive transmission.
Current generation BMW M5 is sold with a 4.4-liter unit capacity of 560 horsepower. From zero to 100 kilometers per hour the car is dispersed for 4.3 seconds. M5 can be bought with rear-wheel drive only.