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2016 BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition

This special edition comes with an M dual clutch transmission enabling 0 to 60 mph acceleration runs in just 3.9 seconds thanks to a 4.4 liter, high reving V8 turbocharged engine. An increase in boost pressure and upgrades to the engine raise the car’s performance by 40 hp to 600 hp. At the same time, maximum torque has increased by 16 lb-ft. The standard Competition Package has been enhanced to include 20-inch forged wheels. The Competition Package also lowers the vehicle by 0.4 inches with a firmer springs and shocks. In addition, the M Dynamic Mode has been specifically aligned to greater agility.

The BMW M Division has developed the exclusive BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition of which 50 units will be produced for the US only. The high performance business sedan, featuring the unique paint color Pure Metal Silver has an increased power output of 600 hp and maximum torque of 516 lb-ft.The BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition ranks among the most powerful automobiles in the model history of the BMW brand.

As exclusive body color Pure Metal Silver, consistent of a unique BMW Individual paint layering process embellishes this limited edition. Due to the unique application process, creating a special light dark effect, Pure Metal Silver is BMW Individuals most exclusive paint job available. Its silk skin and high metal brilliance reflect light more intensely than any other color. Responsible for this unique metal gleam is the combination of a special effect pigment with a water base paint system. Hundreds of thousands of ultra thin aluminum flakes guarantee a uniform and gleaming surface. Painting a vehicle in this color is extremely delicate and requires a lot of detailed hand work. The vehicle is completely removed from the regular production processes and the surface of the car is checked three times until the surface is 100% perfect. After the paint preparation the chassis is carefully examined where any uneven elements are smoothed by hand. To achieve the Pure Metal Silver look the chassis needs a glossy and smooth surface utilizing a Glacier Silver Metal base coat. One more surface check is completed prior to the application of the final coating. After cleaning the vehicle with compressed air, Pure Metal Silver is applied. The finishing specialist polishes and examines the vehicle one last time by hand before the chassis leaves the paint shop.The combination of perfect craftsmanship and computer controlled manufacturing guarantees the high quality and exclusive look of the limited edition BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver.

2016 Pure Silver BMW M5

Rick Hendrick dishes out $700,000 for 2014 BMW Jahre M5

Did you miss the M5 Charity Auction at Barrett Jackson? Here it is!

NASCAR team owner and inveterate car collector Rick Hendrick dishes out $700,000 for 2014 BMW Jahre M5. Thursday night at the Barrett-Jackson Collector-Car Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., Hendrick paid $700,000 for a special 30th Jahre — German for “year” — Anniversary Edition 2014 BMW M5 sedan, with all proceeds going to the BMW Car Club of America Foundation, which helps train young drivers.

The car was one of just 30 imported in to the U.S. market, and one of just 300 produced worldwide. The $700,000 hammer price was the high sale of the auction.

The 2014 BMW M5 and BMW M6 Competition Package

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – May 18th 2013… They are high-performance sports cars, each with an individual character and all sharing superior performance attributes with an incomparable driving experience. In the BMW M5 and the BMW M6 Coupe, BMW M6 Convertible and BMW M6 Gran Coupe models, race track technology is brought to the road. For generations, each model has joined race-bred chassis components and Olympic levels of power with linear control which can only be developed through years of laps around the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife in the Eiffel Mountains. Now, on 2014 M5 and M6 models, BMW M GmbH will offer a new Competition Package as an option for the four most powerful automobiles in the BMW portfolio. Pricing will be announced closer to the August on-sale date.

The essential BMW M5 and M6 models are driven by a 4.4-liter V-8 engine with patented M TwinPower Turbo technology and a peak output of 560 hp in standard form. This power is managed through the standard 7-speed M Dual-Clutch Transmission (M-DCT) or optional 6-speed manual transmission (North America only), Active M Differential at the rear axle, and aluminum-intensive suspension, all of which are precisely tuned to perfect harmony by BMW M’s 41 years of race-bred experience.

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