Comparison between:
• BMW M5 (E60) 5.0i V10 Automatic (petrol, 2005)
• BMW M5 (F10M) 4.4 V8 Automatic (petrol, 2011)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model(E60) 5.0i V10 Automatic(F10M) 4.4 V8 Automatic
First year of production20052011
Last year of production2010-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2889.00 mm (millimeters)
9.48 ft (feet)
113.74 in (inches)
2.8890 m (meters)
2964.00 mm (millimeters)
9.72 ft (feet)
116.69 in (inches)
2.9640 m (meters)
Front track1580.00 mm (millimeters)
5.18 ft (feet)
62.20 in (inches)
1.5800 m (meters)
1627.00 mm (millimeters)
5.34 ft (feet)
64.06 in (inches)
1.6270 m (meters)
Rear track1566.00 mm (millimeters)
5.14 ft (feet)
61.65 in (inches)
1.5660 m (meters)
1582.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.28 in (inches)
1.5820 m (meters)
Length4855.00 mm (millimeters)
15.93 ft (feet)
191.14 in (inches)
4.8550 m (meters)
4910.00 mm (millimeters)
16.11 ft (feet)
193.31 in (inches)
4.9100 m (meters)
Width1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
1891.00 mm (millimeters)
6.20 ft (feet)
74.45 in (inches)
1.8910 m (meters)
Height1469.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.83 in (inches)
1.4690 m (meters)
1467.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.76 in (inches)
1.4670 m (meters)
Ground clearance--
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity500.0 l (liters)
17.66 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.50 m3 (cubic meters)
500000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity--
Curb weight1780 kg (kilograms)
3924.23 lbs (pounds)
1870 kg (kilograms)
4122.64 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2300 kg (kilograms)
5070.63 lbs (pounds)
2410 kg (kilograms)
5313.14 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
80.0 l (liters)
17.60 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.13 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)direct injection
Engine model--
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement4999 cc (cubic centimeters)4395 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratedturbo
Compression ratio12.00 : 110.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engine
Number of cylinders10 (ten)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)92.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.62 in (inches)
0.0920 m (meters)
89.00 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.50 in (inches)
0.0890 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)75.20 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.96 in (inches)
0.0752 m (meters)
88.30 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.48 in (inches)
0.0883 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power507 hp (horse power)
378.1 kW (kilowatts)
514.0 ps (metric horsepower)
560 hp (horse power)
417.6 kW (kilowatts)
567.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at7750 rpm (revolutions per minute)6000 - 7000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque520 Nm (newton meters)
53.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
383.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
680 Nm (newton meters)
69.3 kgm (kilogram meters)
501.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at6100 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 5750 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.70 s (seconds)4.40 s (seconds)
Maximum speed250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient0.310.33

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)21.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.77 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
5.73 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
10.84 mpg (miles per gallon)
2.86 mpl (miles per liter)
4.61 km/l (kilometers per liter)
14.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.08 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.70 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.80 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.44 mpl (miles per liter)
7.14 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)10.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.24 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.69 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.06 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.09 mpl (miles per liter)
9.80 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.67 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.01 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.95 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.18 mpl (miles per liter)
13.16 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)14.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.17 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.80 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.33 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.32 mpl (miles per liter)
6.94 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.18 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.62 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.28 mpl (miles per liter)
10.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO IVEURO V
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions344 g/km (grammes per kilometer)232 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model--
Type of transmissionautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears7 (seven)7 (seven)
Number of manual gears--
Final drive ratio--
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steering--
Turning circle diameter12.40 m (meters)
40.68 ft (feet)
488.19 in (inches)
12.60 m (meters)
41.34 ft (feet)
496.06 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - double wishbones - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size8.5J X 19, 9.5J X 199J X 19, 10J X 19
Tyre code255/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19265/40 ZR19 102Y, 295/35 ZR19 104Y