BMW Will Only Make 350 Of Their 35th Anniversary Special Edition M5.
BMW first unveiled its M535i back in 1979, but we didn’t get the M5 we know and love today until 1984. 2019 marks the 35th anniversary of the original inline-six 282 horsepower M5. The original featured a mouthwatering 251 pound-feet of torque. What was said about the M5 was that it “all but embarrassed every other car available, at any price.” So to celebrate this 35th anniversary, the German automotive giant decided to create a 2020 special edition BMW M5.
They’ve based the 35th Anniversary BMW M5 off the M5 Competition. Which is good news considering the BMW M5 Competition has 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. All that power just shows how far the M5 has come over the last 35 years. With a spec sheet such as this one, that means the car does 0-60 mph in just 3.1 seconds, with a top speed of 189 mph.
Although the technical specifications are pretty much identical to the M5 Competition. The new anniversary does offer some exclusive touches. It starts with the paint job, the car features a new “Frozen Dark Grey II” metallic paint job that has a silky matte finish. That paired with massive M light 20-inch alloy wheels in “Graphite Grey” as well as M brake calipers in high gloss black.
The interior is just as custom starting with custom M Sport seats that feature black Merino leather with beige stitching. The center console features welcomed touches of carbon fiber and gold anodized aluminum. Making it worth for an anniversary edition vehicle. Furthermore, the usually optional Executive Package and M Driver’s Package will come standard on the anniversary edition BMW M5.
For those of you who love BMW and want to own such a car as this. Just know the price tag starts at $128,995 USD. Also, they’re only making 350 globally, with the US only receiving 35. Best of luck. You can take a look at the detailed images below and share your thoughts in the comments.
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