M5 2021 competition starts at Rs 1.62 in India
The owners of the new M5 competition are entitled to an exclusive membership in the Excellence Club.
Just days after the launch of the standard 5 Series with refurbished Avatar, the company launched the M5 competition, a higher-end and much more powerful sibling in India. The updated luxury sports sedan is now available at an astonishing price of Rs 1.62 (in front of the showroom).
Bavarian automakers will bring the updated M5 competition to India under the CBU route as a full import. Interested buyers can only book luxury D-segment sedans through the official Indian website of the automaker. In addition to the performance-oriented mechanical tweaks, the new M5 gets more aesthetic and feature upgrades than the standard model.
The front and rear aprons start with the exterior and feature many M-specific highlights, including a gloss black grille, ORVM mirror caps, side vents, trunk lip spoilers and a diffuser with a gloss black insert. . Plus, a set of quadruple tailpipes finished in black chrome underscores the appeal of its true sports car. In addition, the performance sedan rides on larger 20-inch M light alloy rims.
If not, the addition of an M5 competition badge on the grille and gloss black trunk lid adds even more distinction. Like the new 5-series facelifts, the M5 Competition features new laser headlights with two integrated L-shaped LED DRLs. At the rear, the split 3D LED headlights with blackout effect caught the eye. The roof of the M5 is made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic, which makes it significantly lighter.
Sporty interior and features
M’s unique features were carried over to the interior and contrasting red highlights were sprayed throughout the cabin, creating a sporty trade. The M-performance treatment is applied to the multifunction seats, leather-wrapped steering wheels, pedals, footrests and seat belts. The leather upholstery is available in three options: Silverstone, Aragon Brown and Black. In addition, the groundsheet is engraved with the M Sport badge.
When it comes to features, the new M5 has a driver-focused cockpit consisting of a large digital instrument console as well as a 12.3-inch centered touchscreen infotainment screen. The live cockpit features operating system 7.0 including 3D navigation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay wirelessly, and connected car technology. The M-mode button on the center console switches between road, sport and track modes to take full advantage of the car’s real capabilities.
Despite all the aesthetic advantages and technical magic offered in terms of functionality, the M5 Competition remains a true sports car powered by a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 petrol engine. I am. This engine is capable of delivering a formidable peak torque of 625hp and 750Nm. This unit is paired with an M-specific 8-speed steptronic automatic transmission that shifts much faster than a standard steptronic unit.
Highlighting its performance, the M5 managed to cross the 100 km / h mark from a standstill in just 3.3 seconds. Performance is further enhanced by M-specific damping and an AWD setup with an active M differential for better control on the road. The chassis is tuned for more planted disks.