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Car news | 17.05.2013 - 14:08

BMW e39 M5

Joji Nagashima designed the greatest M5 (BMW e39 M5) of all time.
BMW e39 M5
BMW e39 M5

Many car fans and enthusiasts consider e39 M5 as the finest of all time, I totally agree! Joji Nagashima (BMW designer) is car designer who is created e39, he is born Tokyo and educated in Japan.

In the beginning BMW had no plans for an E39 M5, as they believed that the 210 kW (286 PS; 282 bhp) 540i was powerful enough. After other car manufacturer build much powerful cars (back in the 1998/9) BMW decide to create new M5 (e39).

BMW e39 M5 Engine

This beast accelerate from 0–60 mph in just 4.8 seconds. It is electronically limited to a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), S62 is code name for the engine (S62 engine). It's 4.94 L S62 V8 engine with  6-speed manual transmision. Engine producing 294 kW (400 PS; 394 bhp).

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