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How about a Special Edition 30th Anniversary BMW M5?

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the famous BMW M5. The M5 that we all know and love has changed a lot in these 3 decades. The 1st gen was named the e28 and had a 3.5litre straight six engine putting out 252bhp. Second up was the e34 model with a 3.6litre engine putting out 310bhp. This was followed by the e39 with a whopping 4.9litre V8 engine putting out 394bhp. My favourite was the fourth gen, the e60 that had a 5.0litre V10 putting out 500bhp.

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That brings us to the current day, the latest model with a 4.4 litre twin turbo V8 peaking at 560bhp. It’s safe to say that the M5 has matured a little over the years and the numbers are more than impressive.

30th Anniversary BMW M5

30th Anniversary BMW M5

BMW are bringing us a special edition 30th Anniversary model of the BMW M5 with the same V8, but with the wick turned up to 600bhp. The added power changed the 0-60 time from 4.2 seconds to 3.7 seconds. Which is a nice boost. Furthermore, changes on the car include special Frozen Dark Silver matte finish paint , an Active M Differential,  20-inch alloys, and black chrome badges and also special badges.

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Only 300 To Ever Be Made

BMW are only going to make 300 of this soon to be cherished car. As you will expect orders are on a first come first served basis and will be available to order from the 21st May 2014.


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