Real Live AWD BMW M5 Spied Testing In Arctic Sweden

We've known AWD BMW M cars were an inevitability, but to actually see one is something else entirely. So many emotions... have you decided to cry heresy or applaud the Bavarians' newly progressive attitude? » 1/22/15 10:25pm 1/22/15 10:25pm

BMW Says All-Wheel Drive M Cars Are Coming Soon

So far, BMW has resisted the lure of adding all-wheel drive to their top-performing M lineup like Mercedes has been doing lately and Audi has always done. Expect that to change soon: the all-wheel drive M cars are coming. » 1/14/15 8:00pm 1/14/15 8:00pm

The Dinan S1 M5 Is How An Obsessed Tuner Builds A Better BMW

I've never warmed up to the new BMW M5. Yes, it's got gobs of torque and toys galore, but it still feels like a warmed-over 550 – a bit of a punt on a marque that deserves more. Steve Dinan tends to agree. Not just because his business depends on it, but because he's obsessed – and I don't use that word lightly – with… » 10/09/14 12:00pm 10/09/14 12:00pm

Can A Heavy BMW M5 Be More Fun Than A Nissan GT-R?

If you want the ultimate super sedan, get yourself a BMW M5 with the Competition Pack. It will still come with digitally generated engine noises and eat the Nissan GT-R's dust, but is it more fun? » 8/07/14 2:29pm 8/07/14 2:29pm

The 2015 BMW M5 30th Anniversary Edition Is The Most Powerful BMW Ever

BMW is honoring one of its most renowned nameplates well. The M5 "30 Jahre M5" 30th anniversary edition looks really good. Better still, it makes a ton of power. In fact, it's the most powerful production BMW ever. Happy, happy birthday! » 5/06/14 9:00pm 5/06/14 9:00pm

The 30th Anniversary BMW M5 Will Have Nearly 600 Horsepower

When it debuted in the mid-1980s, the E28 BMW M5 was known as the fastest production sedan in the world. The current F10 M5 is certainly no slouch either, and for its 30th birthday, it will get a power bump to nearly 600 horses. » 5/05/14 4:40pm 5/05/14 4:40pm

The BMW M5 Doesn't Look 30 Years Old

Even though it didn't come to the U.S. until a couple years after its 1984 debut, BMW is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its big sports sedan, the M5. And they're honoring it with some donuts. » 4/14/14 9:00pm 4/14/14 9:00pm

The First BMW E34 M5 Wagon Is Still For Sale: What's Wrong With Us?

This is the first ever BMW E34 M5 Wagon. You know, the Ronin M5, the last handbuilt M5, the last M5 with a straight six, only in wagon form. This one was imported to the States and it's been for sale since last year. Wait, what? » 3/07/14 4:00pm 3/07/14 4:00pm

This Car Enthusiast Created The Best Baby Announcement Ever

How do you tell your friends and family that you're expecting a baby? A phone call to mom and dad? A text message to your pals? A gleeful Facebook post? Jalopnik reader Mehrdad Zarifkar has them all beat with his BMW M5 and a tribute to the BMW Films. Best future parents ever! » 11/06/13 2:00pm 11/06/13 2:00pm

2014 Cadillac CTS Pumps Totally Not Fake Engine Noise Through Speakers

BMW got a lot of flack recently for pumping artificial engine noise through the speakers of some M cars. Cadillac says they're doing the same thing with the 2014 CTS, just that they'll be doing it with real noises. Which is better, somehow. » 9/12/13 2:18pm 9/12/13 2:18pm

MotorWeek's CTS-V VS. M5 Test Is 'A Heavyweight Smackdown'

The BMW M5 is as old-school as high-performance sedans get. Name an opponent, and the M5 has taken it down. But can it hold its own against the comeback kid of 2009, the resurgent Cadillac CTS-V? » 6/04/13 5:39pm 6/04/13 5:39pm

Why The Original BMW M5 Is Still A Sleeper Demon

These days, everyone loves to talk about the E30 M3 and how it's skyrocketing in value. Call me a heretic, but as much as I love E30s, I think I'd take the original E28 M5 instead. It's classy, it's ultra rare, it's got a beefy straight six, and it was supposedly the fastest sedan in the world when it debuted. » 6/04/13 10:30am 6/04/13 10:30am

2014 BMW 5-Series Gets New Diesel, New Competition Pack, New Crease

BMW must be panicked staring into the face of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class that looks well, different, than its predecessor. In the battle of German luxury car facelifts, though, the 2014 BMW 5-Series must be one of the most subtle. Seriously, I'm looking for the new. » 5/19/13 2:00pm 5/19/13 2:00pm

Watch A BMW M5 Pull Off A World Record 51.3-Mile Drift

Fifty-one miles isn't terribly long as far as road trips go. But what if you're sideways the entire time? That's exactly what driver Johan Schwartz did in a BMW M5 recently, and it won him a Guinness World Record. » 5/15/13 3:17pm 5/15/13 3:17pm

Tree Murders BMW M5 On Campus Of The George Washington University

There tend to be a lot of really nice cars all over the campus of The George Washington University. Well, a tree on 23rd Street in Washington, DC just murdered a perfectly good BMW M5. WHY???!!!!? » 4/24/13 5:00pm 4/24/13 5:00pm

This $600,000 Porsche/Ferrari/M5 Totaling Fire Will Make You Cry

If you are faint at heart, please do not look at these horrible images of a Ferrari 458, a Porsche 356, a BMW M5, and two high-end Mercedes totaled in a mysterious trailer fire. » 4/23/13 4:12pm 4/23/13 4:12pm

Is The Tesla Model S Faster Than A 560 Horsepower BMW M5?

No matter what you think of Tesla, you have to admit that the Model S is a ballsy, ground breaking machine. It is pretty much the first electric car that could be considered an almost viable alternative to a traditional gas powered car in terms of refinement and range. » 10/09/12 3:00pm 10/09/12 3:00pm