2018 BMW M5 - Un-Sacrilegious Doings
BMW M Series M5 Sedan Standard Review

clifford chow
28 Nov 2018
 

The gleaming Marina Bay Blue paintwork on our test car, a commemorative colour, pays homage to the Marina Bay Street Circuit

What on earth has BMW done? Traditionally, the BMW M5 has always been a rear-driven driver’s machine built to be tamed, or built to tame… The new M5 loses its rear-wheel drive only setup, in favour of 4wd.

The new F90 M5 builds upon the impressively rigid everyday car platform of the G30 5-Series. Styling-wise, the new M5 retains the vent in the front fender, an identifiable design cue its predecessors also had. Compared to the standard G30, the M5 sports a wider track to accommodate its wider tyres and re-worked suspension. Bumpers are also styled more aggressively, with an opening, mirroring the its gaping grille, which loses its active flaps.

2018 BMW M5 Front

The gleaming Marina Bay Blue paintwork on our test car, a commemorative colour, pays homage to the Marina Bay Street Circuit; and covers just about all parts of the body work, except the roof, which is made of lightweight carbon fibre for added weight savings and a overall lower centre of gravity, and there is also no option for a sunroof.

2018 BMW M5 Side

Bits of kit like its M diffuser, rear spoiler, redesigned bonnet and M wing mirrors do the job of cheating the wind, or providing required downforce. Twenty-inch double spoke M alloys on our test unit, with 275/35 tyres are the car’s running shoes in the front, while the rear is equipped with wider 285/35 for added grip.

2018 BMW M5 Rear

Car Loan Calculator - BMW M Series M5 Sedan

SGD 491,888 (7 Mar 2019)

Based on OMV, this car is eligible for minimum 40% down payment

Sell Fast With Ease - SwiftQuote

With SwiftQuote, you get:
  Best value for your car    A peace of mind when selling    Fast sale from start to end

HIGHEST PRICE FOR YOUR CAR

Best offer with no obligations.
Start Now!

Using SwiftQuote to sell my car was fast and easy. Price offered was good.

Peter Lai - 5 hours ago

I like the service provided. It's a one stop service center. Received follow up after receiving the highest quote. No unneccessary haggling from professional dealers.

Stanley Huang - 1 day ago

Dealer was very patient and went thru step by step on how to transfer the car. Fuss free and pleasant transaction!

Serena Koh - 2 days ago

Justin had followed up with me closely on the transaction. I gotten a patient dealer who explained to me on the condition of my car despite some wear and tear problems.

Firdous Begam - 3 days ago

A very good platform to sell your car. Service is excellent. No hassle. fast and easy. Thank you SwiftQuote

Liew Chin Leong - 1 week ago

Received speedy replies from the Dealer in regards of responding time and also my inquiries which was solved within a day!

Doreen Wee - 1 week ago

Well done! Very efficient and clear cut from providing best bid till purchase agreement was signed. Fee charge is reasonable! Would definitely recommend friends and relatives if they are selling their cars!

Seet Lee Lian - 1 week ago

My dealing with the successful bidder was professionally conducted. Dealer was pleasant and conducted himself well and promptly in all our dealings. I am very pleased with the whole transaction and the outcome. Thank you and warm regards, Boon

Tan Boon Hua - 1 week ago

Very smooth process . Great experience!

Anuj Kumar Garg - 1 week ago

Engine

Engine Capacity 4395cc Turbocharged
Engine Type V 8
Compression Ratio 10:1
Bore x Stroke (88.3 x 89)mm
Power 591bhp
Torque 750Nm
Power to Weight 306.2 bhp per ton

Performance

Acceleration 3.4s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 250 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 9.5 km/L

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 8 -speed Manual
Drive Type F4
Steering Electric

Measurements

Body Type Sedan
Dimension
(L x W x H)
(4965 x 1903 x 1473) mm
Kerb Weight 1930 kg
Boot Capacity 530 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L

Brakes

Brakes (Front) Ventilated Discs
Brakes (Rear) Ventilated Discs