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The 2024 BMW M5 Stripped during the test, wearing a yellow sticker on the back window indicating that it is a hybrid.
Given that BMW has confirmed that the upcoming M2 will be the last new M car without any electrical support for its petrol engine, it is not too surprising that the next M5 will be a hybrid.
The plug-in is expected to come from a version of the hybrid setup that will debut on the XM SUV.
It combines a new V8 engine with an electric motor and makes a combined punch out. 480kW Of power and 800Nm The electric-only range claimed in torque’s WLTP test cycle is 80km.
The XM has a hybrid-specific M xDrive all-wheel drive system with an electronic rear differential lock on the rear axle transmission.
It also has an active anti-roll system, although it’s not clear if the lower-riding M5 will require the same technology.
Our previous spy photos revealed that the next 5er’s cabin will have a dual-screen setup behind the wheels like the i4 and iX.
Both cars use a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 14.9-inch touchscreen infotainment display located in a wrapped housing.
The next BMW 5 Series will share its platform and basic design with the i5 electric car.
The latter will compete with the Tesla Model S and the upcoming Audi A6 E-Tron and Mercedes-Benz EQ sedan.
The current generation BMW 5 Series has been on sale since 2016 and was facelifted in 2020.
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