2018 BMW M5 Video Review: Equipped for Excitement

BMW’s 2018 M5 super sedan is outrageous in many ways, from its $103,000-plus price tag and eye-catching Marina Bay Blue metallic paint to its 600-horsepower, twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 engine and customizable drive modes.

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BMW says the M5 rockets from zero-to-60 mph in 3.2 seconds, making it the quickest M5 to date, and has a top speed of 155 mph. Another first: The M5 is all-wheel drive, and BMW says the new M-spec system features a driver-selectable mode that only sends power to the rear should you want traditional rear-drive handling.

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Does it live up to the hype — and hefty price tag? That depends on how it’s equipped. We spent a week in the M5, putting it through its paces on the road and testing out all of its new, customizable driver settings.

Watch the video above for our full driving impressions of the 2018 BMW M5.’s Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. In line with’s long-standing ethics policy, editors and reviewers don’t accept gifts or free trips from automakers. The Editorial department is independent of’s advertising, sales and sponsored content departments.

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