The last unit of the BMW M5 30 Jahre M5 has managed to find a new owner who had to pay no less than 700,000 USD for the model.
One of the most expensive BMW’s ever sold is not even a classic, but it has a good chance of becoming one, considering the fact that it has been put together in a very limited edition of just 300 units, worldwide, with 30 of them being aimed towards the United States. The model in question, called the M5 Jahre M5, has been auctioned a few days ago, by Barrett-Jackson, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and it managed to sell for no less than 700,000 USD.
Proceeds will benefit the BMW Club of America Foundation, which is organizing ten driver safety programs and other charitable actions. The winning bidder was Rick Hendrik, known from NASCAR, who is also owning a BMW dealership, in Charleston, South Carolina. The BMW M5 Jahre M5 will not be used as it will be going besides the i8 in the museum.
The BMW M5 Jahre M5 has an Individual Frozen Dark Silver paint finish on it, along with dark chrome accents, but the most important part of it is found under its hood, where the 4.4 liter V8 engine, upgraded from the stock one, is resting. The unit is producing a total of 600 HP (441 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque, which is allowing the performance sedan to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.9 seconds and it will be going all the way up to 305 km/h (190 mph) with the M Driver’s Package, offered as an option.