Not lengthy after its on-line reveal, the facelifted 2021 BMW M5 has been introduced for Australia the place it is going to be completely offered in Competitors guise.
The up to date M5 Competitors advantages from the identical total design modifications as the remainder of the brand new 5-Series family. Meaning it options extra angular and aggressive headlights in addition to a tweaked entrance grille and new taillights.
Within the cabin, a sequence of modifications have been made, though none of them are significantly enormous. The acquainted 12.3-inch infotainment system has been retained and now helps Android Auto and cloud-based navigation. The revamped M5 additionally advantages from revised upholstery and an up to date heart console with two new buttons offering entry to automobile settings and the ‘M’ mode.
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Just like the pre-facelift mannequin, the 2021 M5 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that’s good for 617 hp and 553 lb-ft (750 Nm) in Competitors guise, permitting the tremendous sedan to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in simply 3.Three seconds, thanks in no small half to the superior all-wheel drive system and launch management. In different markets, the ‘entry-level’ M5 is rated at 592 hp and 553 lb-ft (750 Nm).
All 2021 BMW M5 Competitors fashions offered in Australia will come customary with heaps of options which can be non-compulsory abroad. For instance, the M Driver’s Package deal comes customary, and so do the M sport exhaust, carbon engine cowl, carbon roof, and a Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Encompass Sound system with 16 audio system.
Native pricing begins at AU$244,900 (US$172,177), with deliveries kicking off in October.