All-New 2018 BMW M5: What You Need to Know

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BMW Brings the “M” Back

The BMW M5 has been around for over 30 years, and each generation has been drastically improved compared to the last. As the 2018 BMW M5 moves into its sixth generation, it undoubtedly continues the legacy of BMW’s performance brand. M5s of the past have been lauded for their innate ability to feel equally comfortable either on public roads or private tracks.

BMW has improved the M5’s engine, interior, and looks to deliver one of the most impressive performance sedans on the market. The new M5 is lighter, faster, and even comes standard with BMW’s new xDrive four-wheel drive system with rear-wheel-drive-only capability.

However, while many enthusiasts were hoping that BMW would bring back a manual transmission to the M family, the M5 only comes with an eight-speed automatic. On the bright side, the automatic does have a mode that can simulate shifting a manual.

Read on to find out what other changes BMW has brought to their iconic midsize performance sedan.