2005 BMW M5 Performance and Luxury at Its best at PartstrainWritten by Jenny McLane
The all-new fourth generation M5 pushes that envelope even further with first V10 engine to power a production sedan. The new V10 produces 507 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque by European measure. This new engine is mated to a seven-speed SMG transmission. With this new powertrain, M5 offers best power-to-weight ratio in its class.
This new engine offers 100 horsepower per liter of displacement, pure racecar territory. The 90o V10 is designed for maximum stiffness and minimum vibration. The new V10 features double-VANOS variable valve timing. Each cylinder has its own electronically controlled throttle butterfly. The new MS S65 engine management system uses most powerful processors currently approved for use in automobiles.
The new BMW M5 features gear changes that are 20 percent faster with a seven-speed SMG gearbox. Six of these programs can be selected in sequential manual gearbox mode (S mode). These programs adjust shifting speed and style because, in S mode, driver does all shifting. In Drive (D mode) transmission shifts automatically, depending on which of five programs is selected.
An impressive drive comfort, The Dynamic Stability Control system in M5 has been designed to suit its performance. Of course, DSC can be deactivated at push of a button. The M5's DSC also offers choice of two driving dynamics programs. One allows DSC to function way it always has. At touch of a button, M Dynamic Mode is engaged which lets DSC facilitate more spirited driving.
Lincoln New Car ReviewsWritten by Lincoln Fan
Most people strive to live a life marked by luxury, style, and comfort. It’s American dream. For many, this American dream is symbolized by driving a particular type of car. For those in know, epitome of elegance and pleasure is Lincoln Brand.
2005 Lincoln Town Car Starting at $42,875 manufacturer selling retail price (which does not include incentives, registration and title fees, or taxes), this is car that most people think of when they think of Lincoln. With a roomy and gorgeous interior, you’ll enjoy a ride that is as smooth-as-silk.
2005 Lincoln Aviator The Aviator is a medium sized SUV that will give competitors a real run for their money. With a design that is as attractive as it is functional, impressive 4.6L V-8 engine tows cargo with no trouble at all. The Aviator starts at $41,400 MSRP.
2005 Lincoln Navigator The Navigator is a full sized SUV to be reckoned with – boasting a powerful 5.4L V-8 engine. Available with several amenities, this Lincoln model starts at $51,145 MSRP.