2001 BMW M5
Presenting a 2001 BMW M5 in special ordered Cosmos black with Silvertone Tone Black Leather with Gray Inserts, two previous owners, local bay area, clean carfax, with only 43 K miles.
Introduced in 1998 at the Geneva Motor Show, the E39 generation of the M5 was the first M5 to use a V8 engine, resulting in an increase in power output to 294 kW (400 PS).It is also the first M5 to use aluminium front suspension components and a multi-link rear suspension. Production began in October 1998.
Production totalled to 20,482 cars from 1999 to 2003. Unlike its predecessors, the M5 was produced on the same assembly line as the regular 5 Series models at the Dingolfing factory in Germany.
The official performance figures are 097 km/h (60 mph) acceleration time of 4.8 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). In testing, an unrestricted M5 reached a top speed in excess of 300 km/h (186 mph). The E39 M5 recorded a Nurburgring lap time of 8:20.
The M5 received the September 2000 facelift (for the 2001 model year) at the same time as the standard E39 models. Changes included halogen "corona rings" in headlights (often called "Angel Eyes"), LED tail-lights and various interior upgrades. The mechanical specification was unchanged. For the subsequent two model years, changes were limited to the addition of new exterior colors (from September 2001) and the upgrade to a DVD-based navigation system (from September 2002).
The exterior Special ordered Cosmos Blackpaint shows very well as well as the Silvertone interior leather.
The 245/40 ZR 18 Michelin pilot sport in the front measure 8/32.
The 265/32 ZR 18 Michelin pilot sport in the rear measure 7/32.
The car will be delivered with both remote keys and owners manual.