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2020 BMW M5
AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Three and a half decades ago, BMW created the definitive luxury super sedan with the M5. To celebrate the model’s 35th birthday, BMW debuts the limited-production “Edition 35 Years” M5...

2019 BMW M6
Gran Coupe RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The BMW M6 offers buyers a sleeker, more stylish version of the M5 performance sedan. This year, BMW has axed both the coupe and convertible body styles, leaving only the four-door M6 ...

Specs

2020 BMW M5
AWD
2019 BMW M6
Gran Coupe RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
15 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
22 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20.1 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
600 hp @ 5,700 RPM
552 hp @ 6,000 RPM
552 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
502 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
502 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
4,400 cc
4,400 cc
4,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.48 in
3.48 in x 3.5 in
3.48 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 35.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.7 cu ft 16.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 925 lbs --
Exterior
Length 195.5 in 197.5 in
Width 83.7 in 82.9 in
Height 58 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 117.4 in 116.7 in

Available Options

2020 BMW M5
AWD
2019 BMW M6
Gran Coupe RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Citrin Black Metallic
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic
  • Frozen Bronze Metallic
  • Moonstone Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic
  • Silverstone Metallic
  • Singapore Gray Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • White Ash Grain Wood Trim
  • Executive Package
  • M Driver's Package
  • Competition Package
  • Dark Red Sycamore Wood Trim
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Aragon Brown, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Opal White/AMARO Brown, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Platinum/Black, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • AMARO Brown, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Canyon Brown, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Champagne, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brakes

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