BMW M5 Becomes Newest Nurburgring Taxi

BMW M5 Becomes Newest Nurburgring Taxi
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Driving fast on a track can be a lot of fun, but unless you’re well-trained it’s unlikely that you’ll come close to reaching the car or track’s potential. Thank goodness for BMW’s Nurburgring Taxi program that offers the chance to sit in an M Division Bimmer and experience the Green Hell as it’s meant to… Continue Reading...

G-Power Makes The New BMW M5 Even Faster

G-Power Makes The New BMW M5 Even Faster
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There are plenty of people out there who would be very content with the performance of the new BMW M5 (model designation F10). However, there is also no shortage of people who are never content with what the factory offers and thus look for companies that make their fast cars even faster. G-Power has been… Continue Reading...

BMW M5 ‘Frozen Silver’ on Display at Canadian International Auto Show

BMW M5 ‘Frozen Silver’ on Display at Canadian International Auto Show
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Attendees to the 2012 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Canada might not get to ogle all the cool cars that we did in Detroit, but at least BMW brought something to show off: a special edition BMW Individual paint job. Seen here is the Frozen Silver finish that was first offered on the M3 last… Continue Reading...

Jaguar XFR-S Coming Soon

Jaguar XFR-S Coming Soon
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A Jaguar XFR-S is likely to be on the way soon, spurred by competition from the BMW M5 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG which seriously outgun the British super-sedan. The current XFR (pictured above) uses a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 to make 510 horsepower which falls about 40 ponies short of both sedans it directly competes with…. Continue Reading...

BMW M5 Trumps 1M Coupe, M3 At The Track [Videos]

BMW M5 Trumps 1M Coupe, M3 At The Track [Videos]
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Those guys over at Autobild sure know how to have some fun. They decided to do grab every current BMW M model  and pit them off against one another at Germany’s Sachsenring track in Bernsdorf. The fastest time of the day from their shootout was BMW’s M3 GTS, equipped with semi-slicks with a time of 1:37.30… Continue Reading...

Paula Patton Assists BMW’s North American Debut Of i3 And i8 Concepts: 2011 LA Auto Show

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Paula Patton Assists BMW’s North American Debut Of i3 And i8 Concepts: 2011 LA Auto Show
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Star of the upcoming movie Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Paula Patton, was on hand in helping introduce the North American debut of BMW’s i3 and i8 Concepts. Neither of these concepts are new to us, having seen them in detail at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but it’s understandable with the i8 playing a major role… Continue Reading...

Dinan BMW V10 Makes 720 Glowing Purple Horsepower [Video]

Dinan BMW V10 Makes 720 Glowing Purple Horsepower [Video]
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Recently, California based BMW tuning company, Dinan Cars, revealed a video of its latest engine project. Beginning with the V10 BMW S85 engine found in the E60 BMW M5, which remains one of the most sophisticated power plants engineered to date, Dinan bored and stroked the displacement from 5-liters to 5.8-liters, and then installed performance… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW M5 Safety Car With Akrapovic Exhaust [Video]

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BMW used this past weekend’s Indianapolis MotoGP to unveil its new F10 M5 safety car. The BMW was fitted with an Akrapovic titanium exhaust system that sounds amazing. Other goodies that set this  safety vehicle aside from all other standard M5’s include high performance coilovers, new front and rear spoilers, Recaro bucket seats and 20-inch… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW M5 Laps The Nurburgring [Video]

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It looks as though the drivers are just as excited as we are for this showdown. In this teaser trailer three all-new BMW M5’s lap the famous race track accompanied by a helicopter filming in HD. The video is set to come out tomorrow and from the looks of it, will not disappoint. The M5 has been… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW M5 Takes a Lap at Laguna Seca [Video]

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Here is one of the latest clips of the BMW M5 booting it on the Laguna Seca track. Oh how sweet the sound is! The M5 has been entirely redesigned but the biggest change is the switch from a high-revving V10 to a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8. The new engine cranks out 552 horsepower and 502 lb-ft… Continue Reading...

Edo Competition BMW M5 Dark Edition Is Darth Vader’s Wagon

Edo Competition BMW M5 Dark Edition Is Darth Vader’s Wagon
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If there was ever a reason to want to own a wagon, this might be it. Edo Competition’s BMW M5 Dark Edition features family transportation with 555-hp, from the stock 500-hp and 413 lb-ft of torque up from the stock 384 lb-ft. In addition to the performance upgrades, Edo Competition outfits the M5 wagon with… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW M5 New Ad: [VIDEO]

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BMW UK has released another dramatic video detailing the 2012 M5. The M5 won’t go on sale until spring 2012, so we still have nearly a year before it hits the streets but this commercial is getting us very excited. The M5 has been entirely redesigned but the biggest change is the switch from a… Continue Reading...

BMW M5 Unofficially Crowned World’s Fastest Sedan With 7:55 Nurburgring Lap Time

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BMW M5 Unofficially Crowned World’s Fastest Sedan With 7:55 Nurburgring Lap Time
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With a BMW factory driver behind the wheel of BMW’s new M5, the luxury sedan has reportedly turned in a lap time of 7:55 around the famed Nurburgring. This makes it the world’s fastest sedan, ahead of Porsche‘s Panamera Turbo (7:56) and Cadillac‘s CTS-V (7:59), and puts it on par of other supercars such as… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW M5 Commercial [Video]

2012 BMW M5 Commercial [Video]
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The next-generation BMW M5 has finally arrived and looks fantastic. The car won’t actually go on sale until spring 2012, so we still have nearly a year before it hits the streets but photos and this commercial have been released and portrays this BMW as a beast. The M5 has been entirely redesigned but the… Continue Reading...

BMW Launches 2012 M5 Configurator

BMW Launches 2012 M5 Configurator
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Those that have been waiting in anticipation for BMW‘s next-generation M5 can now entertain themselves with an online configurator, albeit rather limited in options. The online configurator offers a full 3D render of the upcoming M5, complete with 360-degree views of the interior and exterior and a static shot of the cockpit. The exterior currently… Continue Reading...

BMW M3 May Get V6 Engine

BMW M3 May Get V6 Engine
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Depending on your opinion of the M3 V8, this may be upsetting. BMW may be considering a V6 engine for the next generation BMW M3. You read that correctly, V6 instead of their famous traditional inline 6. According to M3post.com, BMW may decide on one of four different power-plants. The first option is to strap a… Continue Reading...

Report: Next BMW M5 to Get Aluminum Chassis, Carbon Body and F1-Style KERS System

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Report: Next BMW M5 to Get Aluminum Chassis, Carbon Body and F1-Style KERS System
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With the launch of the new 2011 5-Series, the debut of the M version of that car is fast approaching. There have been numerous rumors about the new model and the folks at Bimmerfile have attempted to separate fact from fiction to give us an idea at just what to expect. First, we can all… Continue Reading...

2011 BMW M5 Spied Out Testing

2011 BMW M5 Spied Out Testing
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The folks over at Carscoop have just snagged these photos of what appears to be the 2011 BMW M5 out testing. Code-named the F10, there are a few hints that lead to the speculation that this is in fact the M5 and not a standard 5 series. The real give-away, however, are the four exhaust… Continue Reading...

Next BMW M5 to Get Regenerative Braking System

Next BMW M5 to Get Regenerative Braking System
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The next BMW M5 will get a version of BMW’s Formula 1-developed KERS system. KERS, which stands for Kinetic Energy Recovery System, is a technology whereby the energy generated from braking is reused to help “power” the vehicle. The regenerative braking system will use the electricity to help power electrical aspects of the car (and… Continue Reading...

Fastest Sedan in the World

Fastest Sedan in the World
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BMW Tuner G-Power has just announced that during recent testing at the Papenburg test track in Germany, its 750hp twin-supercharged HURRICANE RS M5 set a new WORLD RECORD for the fastest sedan. With a stop speed of 367.5 km/h (228.4 mph) the Hurricane eclipsed the Mercedes CLS-based Brabus Rocket, which set a speed of 365.7… Continue Reading...