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Lot 18

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

2015 BMW M5 '30 Jahre M5'

SOLD $148,500

Estimate

$175,000 - $250,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

WBSFV9C52FD594222

Car Highlights

Limited Edition 30th Anniversary Model of BMW’s Flagship
Performance Sedan
One of 29 Examples Sold New to the US and One of Only 300 Worldwide
Specially Tuned and Equipped Variant of the High Performance M5 Model
One-Owner Example with 1,815 Miles at Time of Cataloguing
Available New Only Through BMW Social Media Lottery

Technical Specs

4,941 CC S62 DOHC 32-Valve V-8 Engine
Bosch Motronic Sequential Fuel Injection
M TwinPower Turbochargers
600 HP at 6,000 RPM
7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Disc Brakes with ABS
Front Double-Wishbone Suspension with Coil Springs
Rear Multi-Link Suspension with Coil Springs
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BMW saluted the 30th anniversary of its groundbreaking M5 sports sedan with a powerful special edition that reaffirmed the German automaker’s commitment to refined performance. Only 29 examples of the 300 units produced were offered to the American public, and those were chosen exclusively through a social media lottery. Purchasers were invited to a private BMW driving school to learn the extraordinary capabilities of this special car.

This highly tuned variant produced 32 hp more than BMW’s standard M5, and 17 hp over a similarly equipped Competition Package M5. Further refinements were made to the anniversary car’s M-Dynamic mode and M-specific Servotronic feature. According to BMW, the improvements rocketed the car from 0–60 mph in 3.7 seconds. These special edition cars came finished in the BMW Individual shade of Frozen Dark Silver Metallic and are visually distinguished by “30 Jahre M5” exterior badging and sill plates. Its 20" alloy wheels, tailpipes, side vents, and iconic kidney grille are offset in striking black chrome.

More than just a commemorative edition, the “30 Jahre M5” is a high-performance bookend to three decades of BMW’s legendary M5 series. Presented in outstanding condition, and optioned with night vision, the M5 has been recently serviced and is complete with pre-delivery tags, accessories, and window sticker. Showing just 1,815 miles at the time of cataloguing, this example requires no lottery to own – and is one of the most exclusive BMWs of its era.