BMW of North America has officially unveiled the 2013 M5 Ordering Guide listing all standard equipment, options, packages, and related pricing.
As we already know, including destination and handling, the all-new BMW M5 is priced at $90,695. Compared to the last U.S. M5 price (2010 E60 M5) of $85,700, that’s a price increase of $5,000 or almost 6 percent.
The 2010 M5’s monstrous V10 engine has been replaced with a smaller, more fuel-efficient, twin-turbo V8, but the new mill is also more powerful. Additionally, reviewers agree that the reworked M5 is an all-around better car.
Power is rated at 560 horsepower available from 6,000 to 7,000 rpm, which should keep fans of the M-division’s high-revving engines satisfied. A full 502 lb-ft. is available from just 1,500 rpm, and free, BMW says, of any negative effects of turbo lag.
The Active M Differential which optimizes power transfer between the rear wheels ensuring the engine’s performance is transferred to the ground.
Mated to a 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission Drivelogic (with steering wheel mounted paddle shifters), the 2012 BMW M5 goes from 0 to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds, 0 to 124 mph in 13 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph or 190 mph with M Driver’s Package.