Monster sedan BMW M5 an easier drive

The bonnet and side panels of the BMW M5 are made of aluminium, while its roof is made of carbon-fibre. The BMW M5 is luxurious and sporty, with merino leather cladding its seats and nappa leather lining its cockpit.
The bonnet and side panels of the BMW M5 are made of aluminium, while its roof is made of carbon-fibre.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
The bonnet and side panels of the BMW M5 are made of aluminium, while its roof is made of carbon-fibre. The BMW M5 is luxurious and sporty, with merino leather cladding its seats and nappa leather lining its cockpit.
The bonnet and side panels of the BMW M5 are made of aluminium, while its roof is made of carbon-fibre.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
The bonnet and side panels of the BMW M5 are made of aluminium, while its roof is made of carbon-fibre. The BMW M5 is luxurious and sporty, with merino leather cladding its seats and nappa leather lining its cockpit.
The BMW M5 is luxurious and sporty, with merino leather cladding its seats and nappa leather lining its cockpit.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
The bonnet and side panels of the BMW M5 are made of aluminium, while its roof is made of carbon-fibre. The BMW M5 is luxurious and sporty, with merino leather cladding its seats and nappa leather lining its cockpit.
The BMW M5 is luxurious and sporty, with merino leather cladding its seats and nappa leather lining its cockpit.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

BMW adds all-wheel-drive and subtracts weight to make new and bigger M5 more driveable when the going gets tough

There are two good reasons BMW has decided to equip its latest M5 with all-wheel-drive.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'Monster sedan an easier drive'. Print Edition | Subscribe