What are the specifications of BMW M5 as far as the specifications of its weight, tires, brakes and wheel are concerned?
By: Shashin on 26 june 2015
Let us start with the overall weight of both the automatic and manual variants of BMW M5. Thus, while the automatic variant has a curb weight of 4387 lbs, the manual variant weighs 4354 lbs. The percentage of weight distribution between the front and the rear portion of the manual transmission version is 47.7 %. Similarly, the weight distribution between the front and the rear portion of the 7 speed M Double Clutch automatic transmission is 47.5%. Now, while the front tire dimensions of all the BMW M5 variants is 265/40, that of the rear tires is 295/35 . Again, the wheel type and dimension of the front wheel is 19 x 9.0 forged alloy. The wheel type and dimension of the rear wheel is 19 x 10.0 forged alloy. Even though both the brakes of BMW M5 are of ventilated disc type, the front brake has 15.7 inch dimension and the rear brake has 15.6 inch.