BMW M5 Sets World Drift Record

The legendary BMW M5 Sedan shattered the Guinness World Record for longest sustained drift at the BMW Performance Center near Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday, May 11, 2013, with BMW Performance Center Instructor Johan Schwartz behind the wheel. The record-breaking attempt generated ­­­over $20,000 in charitable donations benefitting The BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Lead Mercedes AMG Engineer Heading to BMW M

According to <a href=\"http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/industry/mercedes-amg-loses-chassis-guru-bmw-m\">Autocar</a> Arnd Meyer, the man behind all chassis engineering for AMG has left to join BMW M. According to sources meyer will lead all chassis, powertrain, electrics and electronics development in future BMW M models likely starting <em>after</em> the upcoming M3/M4.

BimmerFile Review: The 2013 BMW M5 Manual

We\'ve done track time in both the DCT and manual previously so with this week-long test we wanted to throw the real world at the M5. Commuting, child-seats (Recaros of course) and even a road trip thrown in for good measure. Can the new M5 and its six speed manual handle it all?