BMW is set to divulge another range-topping version of its M5 super sedan one month from now, and a teaser video presented on its Facebook page on Tuesday gives some key details.
The new variation will be badged an M5 CS, placing the M5 close by other M cars that have gotten the CS treatment. BMW additionally offers an M2 CS, and there were CS versions of the past generation M3 and M4.
Prototypes for the M5 CS have been testing for months and now we have the first subtleties on account of Markus Flasch, the head of the BMW M division. In the teaser video, he affirmed that the M5 CS will have a peak output of 635 horsepower, however this is probably going to be a metric rating used in Germany and consequently could be diminished to 626 hp when rated in the United States. In correlation, the regular M5 makes 600 hp and the M5 Competition makes 617 hp.
Flasch additionally affirmed a 70-kilogram (154-pound) weight decrease from the M5 Competition, with one of the weight-saving measures being the option of lightweight carbon-fiber bucket seats acquired from the most recent M3 and M4. Flasch likewise said the car is a strict four-seater.
Different elements affirmed for the M5 CS are manufactured aluminum wheels carbon-ceramic brake package with calipers painted red (instead of the traditional blue used on M cars). The wheels will feature a select bronze completion that will likewise be applied to different zones of the car, as on the grille. Another elite touch will be motorsport-inspired yellow headlights, but just for the daytime running lights.
There could be more. CS models will in general feature less prohibitive electronic nannies, and there have been bits of gossip about a recently evolved V-8 conceivably making its debut in this M5 CS.