2016 BMW 5 Series Release Date, News and Rumors

2016 BMW 5 Series Release Date, MSRP, Interior, Price – For those buyers who desire seriousness in a vehicle performance, the 2016 BMW M5 is certainly a resounding case of having a sumptuous cake and eating it as well. My idea isn’t a new one, nor does it confined to BMW alone, but the gratification one gets from a performance-tweaked car of an otherwise imperial coupe is positively enthralling.

2016 BMW 5 series exterior, side view, alloy wheels

The principle is artless: start with a 5-passeger sleek sedan, then add a high-performance engine, sticky tires, sporty suspension and subtle styling elements and badges that only give a tipoff at the sleeper vehicle’s unparalleled capabilities. Undoubtedly, the new 2016 BMW M5 has every tidbit, and more.

2016 BMW M5
2016 BMW M5

The vehicle is based on the BMW’s 5 series, just like the previous model it is replacing. For seasoned BMW users, its buyers will find it ridiculously fast and surprisingly robust. It derives its motivation from a twin-turbocharged V8 engine capable of generating 560 hp, and about 575 hp if you opt for the Competition Package.

2016 BMW 5 series trar view, silver color, taillights and alloy wheels

The M5 is undoubtedly an amazing vehicle that delivers on track and comfort. However, it will be faced with a tumultuous task of evading its arch rivals. Key among them are the Porsche Panamera and Audi RS 7, which defy some laws of physics, you will find their reviews somewhere on this site in case you want to check them out and compare them side by side. Others in include the supercharged Jaguar XFR-S and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG.

Exterior Reviews & Interior Changes – 2016 BMW M5

2016 BMW 5 series front view, white color, alloy wheels and headlights

For M5 starters, it is a four-door high performance luxury sedan with a seating with a seating configuration capable of accommodating five adults. Some of the standard features to expect include summer performance tires, 19-inch alloy wheels, a driver-adjustable adaptive suspension, keyless ignition and entry, adaptive xenon headlights, adaptive cruise control, auto-dimming mirrors, a sunroof, front and rear parking sensors, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering column, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, heated front seats with memory settings, 16-way power sport front seats, split-folding rear seats and aluminum interior trim. Standard electronics features include a navigation system with 3-D rendering and traffic data, the iDrive electronics interface, voice control, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a rearview camera, BMW Assist telematics and a sixteen-speaker Harman Kardon audio system with HD radio, a six-CD changer, satellite radio, 20GB storage for audio files and a USB input.

2016 BMW M5 front
2016 BMW M5 front

The Competition package comes along with black chrome tailpipes and special 20-inch wheels, suspension, a more aggressive state of tune for the steering, rear electronically controlled and stability control system, limited-slip M differential and brings 15 extra horses via exhaust tuning and unique engine.

2016 BMW M5 back
2016 BMW M5 back

The optional Driver Assistance Plus package adds a forward collision mitigation system with pedestrian detection, lane-departure and blind-spot warning systems, speed-limit information and side- and top-view cameras. The Night Vision feature mated with Pedestrian Detection further adds to the already sumptuous features and adds an IR camera that is able to detect both pedestrians and objects and sends the message prompts to the driver through the dashboard display screen.

2016 BMW M5 interior
2016 BMW M5 interior

Stand-alone options include 20-inch wheels, interior and exterior trims/finishes, carbon-ceramic brakes, an upgraded 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system, a rear seat entertainment system, smartphone app integration that features LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity and various mobile-office functions and a rear-seat entertainment system.

Engine Specs – 2016 BMW M5

The 2016 BMW M5 RWD is powered by a turbocharged by a 4.4L V8 powerplant capable of yielding 560 horsepower (opting for the Competition Package will offer you 600 hp exclusive for the Anniversary Limited Edition model) and 500 pounds of torque (you can add 16lbs with the Anniversary model.
Offered as standard is the 7-speed automated manual M Double Clutch Transmission code named M-DCT. However, you can opt for the no-cost 6-speed manual transmission system aimed for purists.
All the trim models available for the 2016 BMW M5 feature a torque vectoring rear differential and a defeatable automatic stop-start engine function.

2016 BMW 5 series engine

At present, there are no official values released by EPA, however, judging from the 2015 M5’s 15/22/17 mpg in the city/highway/combined with the 6-speed transmission and 14/20/16 mpg with the 7-speed automated manual, we should expect a slight increase for the 2016 year model.


Wheelbase: 116.9 in
Length: 193.4 in
Width: 73.2 in
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: N/A ft³
Curb weight: 3814 lbs
Top Speed: 147 mph
0-60: 5,6 sec
MPG: 15/22 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Alpine White, Azurite Black Metallic, Black Sapphire Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Cashmere Silver Metallic, Champagne Quartz Metallic, Citrin Black Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A

Price & Date Of Release – BMW M5 2016

It is our hope that the new vehicle sees the light of the day in mid next year. No official pronouncements have been made about the pricing of the vehicle so far, however, the 2016 BMW M5 is expected to come with a slightly increased msrp quote over its previous model.

Photos of BMW M5 2016

2016 BMW 5 series
2016 BMW 5 series

2016 BMW 5 series exterior, front angle, headlights and grille

2016 BMW 5 series side angle, silver color, alloy wheels

2016 BMW 5 series exterior, taillights and tailpipe

2016 BMW 5 series interior, leather rear seats

2016 BMW 5 series interior
2016 BMW 5 series interior
2016 BMW 5 series front
2016 BMW 5 series front
2016 BMW 5 series back
2016 BMW 5 series back

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