The 5-series is getting a mild refresh throughout the line, along with a new diesel and a small price increase. The update includes some tweaks to the sheet metal, with “fresh contour lines” around the grille, plus redesigned lower air intakes. The new 535 Diesel is powered by a 3.0 liter twin turbo inline six [...]
So what does 400 Kilowatts mean to you? Well how about 850 lb-ft of torque? It means a Bimmer M3 that eats trannies alive and is not adversely affected by the altitude at Pikes Peak. This is no Leaf! Matt Farah of the Drive checks it out after the jump!
This photo comes to us from photographer, and Ford designer, Jonathan Szczupak’s website: Between the White Lines. We don’t know too much about the classic BMW except that it’s a 2002 shot at the Nurburgring last year. Regardless, we love the shot and wanted to share it with you. Enjoy!
That’s right, on May 11th, BMW broke the previous Guinness World Record for Longest Drift, almost seven miles, by 44 miles! The new record, set by an M5, now stands at 51.3 miles! That’s like the time you drifted straight from Manhattan to your folk’s posh pad in Fairfield, CT. I say, well done, Chauncey. [...]
BMW accidentally posted official images of the facelifted 2014 M5 on its website, when the configurator was updated ahead of schedule. The current M5, which initially went on sale in 2011, receives very mild updates. The grille is modified to incorporate double vertical slats (like on the M6), rather than single ones; the headlights are [...]