Thirty years ago, a group of engineers at BMW Motorsport proposed shoehorning the M1′s inline six-cylinder engine into the 5 Series, and presto—the M5 was born, changing the game for performance sedans.
Now to celebrate the occasion, BMW is announcing a 30th-Anniversary Edition BMW M5 for 2015—the most powerful BMW production model ever.
The M5 “30 Jahre M5” will be produced in a limited run of 300 examples worldwide, of which 30 will be imported to the United States.
With an output of 600 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, it’ll run you $138,000 and change—assuming you can get your hands on one.
Which you won’t, because we already bought all 30…
- Posted May 09, 2014
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