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Compare BMW M5 F90 LCI vs Rolls-Royce Ghost

Reviews

Neoscore
89%
80%
Pros
  • Superb performance
  • Classy styling (last from BMW)
  • Still powered by V8
  • Good handling
  • Good performance
  • Impressive refinement
Cons
  • Reliability concerns
  • Too similar to the 760Li (which has since been discontinued)
  • Not as customizable as the Phantom
  • Still too conspicuous
  • AWD nonsense

Variants

M5
M5 Competition
M5 CS
Extended Wheelbase
Standard Wheelbase

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
507 L / 17.9 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Fuel Capacity
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
M55M5 Competition5M5 CS4
Extended Wheelbase4Standard Wheelbase5
Payload
M5545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 Competition545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 CS465 kg / 1025 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
M5275/40 ZR19 105Y XL, 285/40 ZR19 107Y XLM5 Competition275/35 ZR20 102Y XL, 285/35 ZR20 104Y XLM5 CSFront wheel tires: 275/35 ZR20 102Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR20 104Y XL
Turning Circle
12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
Platform
Architecture of Luxury

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
M5133 mm / 5.2 inM5 Competition128 mm / 5.0 inM5 CS119 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
M51473 mm / 58.0 inM5 Competition1469 mm / 57.8 inM5 CS1468 mm / 57.8 in
1571 mm / 61.9 in
Size | Length
M54983 mm / 196.2 inM5 Competition4983 mm / 196.2 inM5 CS5001 mm / 196.9 in
Extended Wheelbase5716 mm / 225.0 inStandard Wheelbase5546 mm / 218.3 in
Size | Width
M51903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)M5 Competition1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)M5 CS1903 mm / 74.9 in
2148 mm / 84.6 in
Track Width | Front
M51626.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 Competition1625.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 CS1625.0 mm / 64.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1594.0 mm / 62.8 inM51594 mmM5 Competition1594 mm
Weight
M51895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 Competition1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 CS1825.0 kg / 4023.4 lbs
Extended Wheelbase2530.0 kg / 5577.7 lbsStandard Wheelbase2490.0 kg / 5489.5 lbs
Wheel Size
M59.5J x 19, 10.5J x 19M5 Competition9.5J x 20, 10.5J x 20M5 CSFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 20 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2982 mm / 117.4 in
Extended Wheelbase3465 mm / 136.4 inStandard Wheelbase3295 mm / 129.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
M53.4 secM5 Competition3.3 secM5 CS3.0 sec
4.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
M53.2 secM5 Competition3.1 secM5 CS2.9 sec
4.6 sec
CO2 Emission
M5239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 Competition239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 CS253 ~ 258 g/km
Extended Wheelbase348 ~ 359 g/kmStandard Wheelbase347 ~ 358 g/km
Fuel Economy
M510.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.4 L/100km / 15.3 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)M5 Competition10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.3 L/100km / 15.4 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)M5 CS11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 16.6 L/100km / 14.2 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)
Extended Wheelbase15.3 L/100km / 15.4 MPG (combined) | 27.1 L/100km / 8.7 MPG (urban) | 12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (highway)Standard Wheelbase15.2 L/100km / 15.5 MPG (combined) | 27.0 L/100km / 8.7 MPG (urban) | 12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
M5250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphM5 Competition250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphM5 CS305.0 km/h / 189.5 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
M5EURO 6d - TEMPM5 CompetitionEURO 6d - TEMPM5 CSEuro 6d
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
6.75 L
Engine | Power
M5600.0 hp / 447.4 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 Competition625.0 hp / 466.1 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 CS635.0 hp / 473.5 kW @ 6000 rpm
571.0 hp / 425.8 kW @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
M5136.5 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-inM5 Competition142.2 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inM5 CS144.5 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
M5750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5600 rpmM5 Competition750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5860 rpmM5 CS750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5950 rpm
850 Nm / 626.9 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Engine | Type
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
68 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Steptronic
Automatic

Production

Availability
M52020M5 Competition2020M5 CS2021
2020
Debut
2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Extended Wheelbase2020-09-01Standard Wheelbase2020-09-24
Facelift
2020-06-18
Made In
Germany
UK
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