The BMW M5 is a high performance variant of the BMW 5 Series marketed under the BMW M sub-brand. It is considered an iconic vehicle in the sports sedan category. The majority of M5s have been produced in the sedan (saloon) body style, but in some countries the M5 was also available as a wagon (estate) from 1992 to 1995 and from 2006 to 2010.
The BMW M3 is a high-performance version of the BMW 3 Series, developed by BMW's in-house motorsport division, BMW M GmbH. M3 models have been produced for every generation of 3 Series since the E30 M3 was introduced in 1986. The initial model was available in a coupé body style, with a convertible body style added soon after.
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BMW M GmbH, formerly known as BMW Motorsport GmbH, is a subsidiary of BMW AG that manufactures high-performance cars.. BMW M ("M" for "motorsport") was initially created to facilitate BMW's racing program, which was very successful in the 1960s and 1970s.
The F90 M5 is the M5 performance model for the G30 generation, and is the first M5 to employ an all-wheel drive powertrain. It is powered by an upgraded version of the S63 twin-turbo V8 engine used in the previous generation F10 M5.
"BMW gained fame for the ability to produce more than 100 horsepower per litre (333 bhp/3.2 litre) in a naturally aspirated automobile engine, while Honda had already raised the record to 120 hp /litre in the Honda S2000." I don't think the last sentence regarding the powerplant of the S2000 is relevant info to this article.
Introduced in September 1988 and produced until August 1995, the E34 M5 was produced in both sedan and station wagon ('Touring') body styles, the latter being the first M5 to be available as a wagon. The E34 M5 is powered by the BMW S38 inline-six engine, originally with a displacement of 3.6 L (220 cu in) and an output of 232 kW (311 hp ...
The BMW M3 DTM is a DTM touring car constructed by the German car manufacturer BMW. It was developed in 2010 and has been raced in DTM seasons since their return to the sport after 20 years absence in 2012 until the end of 2013 season before it was succeeded by BMW M4 DTM. It was designed by BMW chief engineer Dominic Harlow. The M3 DTM was based on E92 production car. BMW M3 DTM Marco Wittmann drove his BMW M3 DTM car in 2013 CategoryDeutsche Tourenwagen Masters Constructor BMW DesignerDominic
BMW began development, design and construction of the BMW M3 DTM in October 2010 alongside the announcement of BMW return to DTM for 2012 season. The first chassis was assembled in mid-2011, with the first vehicle completed in late 2011.
The BMW P66 engine in the BMW M3 DTM generates approx. 480 bhp with the air restrictor specified in the technical regulations.
With the homologation of the M3 DTM completed on March 1, 2012, the car's race debut was at the 2012 Hockenheimring DTM round on April 29, 2012.
As of 2017, BMW M3 DTM scored 10 victories, 9 poles, 7 fastest laps, 2 constructor title and 1 driver titles.
Peak power is 373 kW (500 bhp) at 7,750 rpm and peak torque is 520 N⋅m (384 lb⋅ft) at 6,100 rpm. The redline is 8,250 rpm, and the specific output of 74.6 kW (100.0 bhp) per litre is amongst the highest of naturally aspirated production car engines.
- 5.0 L (305 cu in)
- 90° V10
Jul 07, 2016 · The F10 M5 is equipped with a twin turbo V8 that outputs a ridiculous 560 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque. This is 60 more horsepower and 122 lb-ft more than the out-going E60 M5 with it’s V10 engine. More M5 info on Wikipedia M3 vs M5: Size