One of the most recognizable and powerful sedans in the world, the 2024 BMW M5 brilliantly combines technology, performance, and luxury. With a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain, a wagon version, and a lighter and more powerful CS model, the M5 will receive a significant overhaul for 2024. The 2024 BMW M5 Competition’s salient characteristics and specifics are shown below.
2024 BMW M5 Competition Top Speed, Engine, Fuel Efficiency and Range
The 2024 BMW M5 Competition will be powered by a partially electrified drive system that consists of a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine and an electric motor. The system will produce a whopping 735 horsepower and 735 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful M5 ever. The new M5 will also have an electric range of close to 60 miles and a maximum speed of 87 mph in EV mode, according to sources.
The plug-in hybrid system will also improve the fuel efficiency and emissions of the M5, although official figures are not yet available.
The new M5 will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than three seconds, thanks to its all-wheel drive system and eight-speed automatic transmission. The top speed will be electronically limited to 155 mph, but can be increased to 190 mph with the optional M Driver’s Package.
2024 BMW M5 Competition Launch Date in US and Price in US
The 2024 BMW M5 Competition is expected to launch in July 2024 in the US market, following the debut of the new generation of the BMW 5-series (codenamed G60) earlier that year. The new M5 will only be available in Label Red high-performance guise, which will have a starting price of around $120,000. However, there will also be a more exclusive and expensive CS model, which will have a price tag of around $142,000.
Interior Feature, Safety and Exterior Look
The interior of the 2024 BMW M5 Competition will feature high-quality materials, sporty seats, a digital instrument cluster, a large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, wireless charging, ambient lighting, a head-up display and a Harman Kardon sound system.
The new M5 will also offer a range of driver assistance and safety features, such as adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, parking sensors, a surround-view camera and automatic emergency braking.
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The exterior of the new M5 will have a more aggressive and aerodynamic look than the standard 5-series, with new headlights, kidney grille, taillights and bumpers. The grille will feature horizontal slates instead of vertical ones, which is borrowed from the M3 and M4. The new M5 will also have larger air intakes, quad exhaust tips, a rear spoiler and optional 22-inch wheels. The CS model will have additional carbon fiber elements, such as the hood, roof, mirror caps and rear diffuser.
Table: Comparison of 2024 BMW M5 Competition with Previous Generation
|Feature||2024 BMW M5 Competition||Previous Generation|
|Engine||4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 + electric motor||4.4-liter twin-turbo V8|
|Power||735 hp||617 hp|
|Torque||735 lb-ft||553 lb-ft|
|Electric Range||~60 miles||N/A|
|EV Mode Top Speed||87 mph||N/A|
|Fuel Efficiency||N/A||15 mpg city / 21 mpg highway|
Bullet Points: Highlights of the New BMW M5 Touring
- For the first time since 2010, BMW will offer a wagon variant of the M5 in the US market.
- The new M5 Touring will have the same plug-in hybrid drivetrain as the sedan version, with 735 hp and an electric range of ~60 miles.
- The new M5 Touring will offer more room for passengers and cargo than the sedan version, with an impressive spaciousness and practicality.
- The new M5 Touring will also have the same performance-oriented features as the sedan version, such as rear-wheel steering, bigger brakes and optional 22-inch wheels.
- The new M5 Touring will compete with other high-performance wagons such as the Audi RS6 Avant and the Mercedes-AMG E63.