2025 BMW M5 spy photographs and video

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BMW has been noticed testing a prototype for its redesigned M5, which is ready to be the primary within the nameplate’s historical past to characteristic electrification.

The redesigned BMW 5-Sequence makes its debut in Might, forward of the beginning of gross sales in October. The M5 ought to arrive someday in 2024, that means it would probably attain showrooms as a 2025 mannequin.

The prototype might appear like one of many testers for the redesigned 5-Sequence, however telltale clues level to it because the M5 variant. These embody the quad-exhaust suggestions, widened wheel arches, pizza tray-size brake rotors, and a number of intakes within the entrance fascia.

There seems to be a dip within the hood main again from the middle of the grille, a design first seen on the M3 and M4, and extra lately on the 2023 XM. The spider web-like wheel sample can be just like the one on the M3 and M4.

A shot of the inside reveals a thick-rimmed steering wheel and floating screens for the instrument cluster and infotainment system, the latter was first seen within the iX and is slowly making its means into extra BMWs.

There’s additionally no lacking the “Electrified Car” stickers that affirm an electrified powertrain. A probable guess is the electrified V-8 powertrain that debuted within the XM SUV. A video of a prototype reveals the signature growl of a V-8.

2025 BMW M5 spy shots - Photo credit: Baldauf

2025 BMW M5 spy photographs – Photograph credit score: Baldauf

The XM makes use of a plug-in hybrid powertrain that mixes BMW’s newest twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 with an electrical motor built-in with the transmission, on this case an 8-speed computerized. The combo is sweet for 644 hp in normal guise and 738 hp within the 2024 XM Label Purple mannequin, and both determine would mark a rise for the M5. The present M5 tops out at 627 hp within the CS mannequin. With the plug-in hybrid setup, a modest electrical driving vary must also be doable.

The redesigned M5 is also the primary within the nameplate’s historical past with the selection of a second powertrain, particularly a battery-electric setup. This powertrain is reportedly coming with greater than 1,000 hp, which ought to assist the M5 sustain with electrical tremendous sedans such because the Tesla Mannequin S Plaid and Lucid Air Sapphire. The M division introduced final 12 months that it was testing a four-motor electrical powertrain.

2025 BMW M5 spy shots - Photo credit: Baldauf

2025 BMW M5 spy photographs – Photograph credit score: Baldauf

The redesigned 5-Sequence may have an electrical i5 variant. BMW has confirmed a tamer M Efficiency model of the i5 sporting an M60 badge is coming, probably with round 600 hp. Maybe there might be an i5 M variant in some unspecified time in the future with 4 motors and the aforementioned 1,000-plus-hp output.

Keep tuned for updates as growth continues.

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