BMW M Division releases 2016 BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition
July 22, 2016: The BMW M Division has developed the exclusive M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition with only 50 of them produced for the US. The new model, featuring the paint color Pure Metal Silver, has an increased power output of 600 hp and maximum torque of 516 lb-ft. It comes standard with an M dual clutch transmission featuring Drivelogic enabling sprints from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. The 2016 BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition is available at a beginning price of $130,900 plus $995 Destination and Handling beginning August 2016.
In the new BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition, sits a 4.4 liter, high reving V8 BMW M TwinPower Turbo engine. An increase in boost pressure and targeted modifications to the engine raises the car’s performance compared to the production model by 40 hp to 600 hp. At the same time, maximum torque has increased by 16 lb-ft. Its standard Competition Package includes 20-inch forged wheels. This package includes a lowering of the vehicle by 0.4 inches and a firmer setup of the spring damper systems and stabilizers. In combination, the specific control setting for the Active M differential fitted as standard on all BMW M5 models ensures traction.
The steering system with an M specific Servotronic function comes with a more direct control map, enhancing the car’s agility when turning corners. Standard M Carbon Ceramic Brakes provide additional stopping power. The standard M Driver’s Package includes a unique 1-day high performance driving school which has been tailored to driving BMW M vehicles through various exercises on a racetrack to explore the limits of the vehicle in a controlled environment. The driving school is available at the BMW Performance Center East (South Carolina) or West (California). Additionally, the M Driver’s Package increases the vehicle’s top speed from 155 mph to 190 mph.
An exclusive body color Pure Metal Silver, consistent of a unique BMW Individual paint layering process embellishes this limited edition. Creating a special light dark effect, Pure Metal Silver is BMW Individuals most exclusive paint job available. Responsible for this metal gleam is the combination of a special effect pigment with a water base paint system. For this paint job, the vehicle is completely removed from the regular production processes and the surface of the car is checked three times until the surface is 100 percent perfect. After the paint preparation the chassis is carefully examined and any uneven elements are smoothed by hand. To achieve the Pure Metal Silver look the chassis needs a surface utilizing a Glacier Silver Metal base coat. One more surface check is completed prior to the application of the final coating. After cleaning the vehicle with compressed air, Pure Metal Silver is applied. The finishing specialist polishes and examines the vehicle one last time by hand before the chassis leaves Plant Dingolfing’s paint shop. The 20-inch M light alloy wheels with performance tires (265/35 R20 at the front, 295/30 R20 at the rear) highlight the car’s outstanding handling characteristics. An M Performance Exhaust with carbon bezel as well as the black M Performance Kidney grill are also featured.
The interior features full leather Merino with contrast stitching and aluminum interior trim embellished with the Pure Metal Silver M5 1/50 bage. Inside the BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition both driver and passenger sit in M multifunctional seats, with comprehensive electric adjustment options.
Premium standard equipment includes: BMW Head-Up Display, BMW Driving Assistant, Advanced Real-Time Traffic Information, Navigation System, Comfort Access Keyless Entry and Adaptive Full LED Lights amongst others.