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New BMW M5 Saloon makes UK Debut

The new BMW M5 saloon will be seen for the first time at The Goodwood Festival of Speed on the 1-3rd July 2011.

The new BMW M5 saloon will be seen for the first time at The Goodwood Festival of Speed on the 1-3rd July 2011.

For the first time the BMW M5 features a turbocharged power unit a high-revving 4.4-litre (4395cc) V8 developing 560hp from 5750-7000rpm. The BMW M5 is capable of 0-62mph in just 4.4 seconds and 0-124 mph in only 13 seconds. With BMW’s seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission Drivelogic and Efficient Dynamics technology, including engine Auto Start-Stop and Brake Energy Regeneration, the M5’s fuel consumption has been reduced by more than 30 per cent to 28.5mpg, while CO2 emissions are approximately 232g/km.

The exterior of the BMW M5 Saloon has a unique design that has been dictated by the technical requirements of the car, while the luxurious sports car-like cockpit offers an extensive range of innovative driver assistance systems and mobility services.

The new BMW M5 Saloon will be available in the UK in November 2011, priced at £73,040 on-the-road.