The new BMW M5 will get a four-wheel drive and over 600 hp

BMW M division boss was careful in the wording: "The new BMW M5 should go and managed as an actual model, but with one caveat – it should have more power." Rumors that the next generation of sportsedan should be all-wheel drive, go for a long time. Frank van Mil also said this is almost open. But the company has always said that sports BMW – BMW is rear-wheel drive, so the distribution of torque between the axles, is likely to be back in favor.

In the photo: BMW M5 Competition Edition. 5 products have been allocated units in the performance of the 200 issued to Russian. Price – 8.28 million rubles

It is expected that under the hood will leave the V8 twin-turbo, the impact of which will increase from 560 to 600-610 hp And it is quite possible option. For example, for a "farewell" special model BMW M5 engine power has been increased just prior to 600 hp Acceleration dynamics paired with preselektivnoy robotised gearbox was 3.9 seconds.

Does this improve the new generation M5 – the question: on the one hand in the design will be more "light" metals, on the other hand – of "diet" offset system xDrive all-wheel drive.

The new generation of the BMW 5 Series could make his debut before the end of 2016. One of the options – the November motor show in Los Angeles. Another potential area debut – Detroit Motor Show in early January 2017.

a new generation of Sales should start in the first half of next year. It is known that the new BMW 5 Series will receive an autonomous management and will compete with "smart» E-Class from Mercedes-Benz.

In Russia, the BMW M5 can be purchased from the 5.49 million rubles. The car is equipped with a 560-horsepower engine and a seven-step "robot" with double clutch. Acceleration to 100 km / h in 4.3 km / h.