Car & Driver obtained better acceleration time for the BMW M5

We have some good news for all the BMW customers and fans which were disappointed by the acceleration time of the new BMW M5 F10. If the Germans from BMW officially announced that the new model is able to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 4,4 seconds, the American magazine Car & Driver said that the new M5 F10 is faster than the company says. To be more precise, Car & Driver reviewed the new BMW M5 and managed to do the 0-100 km/h sprint in 3,7 seconds.

BMW M5 F10

BMW M5 F10

This is not the first time when someone proves that a model within the range is faster than the company claims. However, this is not something that bad as finally the customers will be surprised to see that they got a faster car than they initially thought.

According to Car & Driver publication, the new BMW M5 does the quarter-mile in 12 seconds while the braking from 70 km/h to 0 is done in around 50 meters.

BMW M5 F10

BMW M5 F10

If you want to see more details and figures obtained by the American magazine you can check the statistics below. A full list of figures will be available in C&D’s December magazine.

Car & Driver figures for the BMW M5

Car & Driver figures for the BMW M5


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  1. Well, 60mph is not 100kph. 60 miles is equivalent to 96km so perhaps the 4.4 seconds figure is correct after all.

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