The M5 model line began with the BMW E28 M5, which uses the BMW S38 six-cylinder engine. At its launch in 1984, the European specification E28 M5 was the fastest production sedan in the world.

The first generation M5 was hand-built in Preussenstrasse/Munich prior to the 1986 Motorsport factory summer vacation.

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Models produced




BMW E28 M5

  • 1,415 mm
  • 4,620 mm
  • 1,699 mm


Curb weight

1,550 kg