Bmw M5: The Complete Story

February 15, 2016|
Bmw M5: The Complete Story by James Taylor
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BMW''s M5 was a simple concept: a production 5 Series saloon re-developed for high performance by the Motorsport division. The M5 was the car that really initiated the legend of the M-cars from BMW. The letter M has been applied to a high-performance BMW as early as 1978, but that year''s M1 was an exotic supercar. It had the right image, but the M1 was never going to bring in major profits. The M5 was much simpler in concept. It was and remains a production 5 Series saloon, redeveloped for ultra-high performance. Manufacturing costs were minimized, allowing BMW to price the car more attractively and still bring in healthy profits.

After graduating from Oxford and pursuing further academic studies at Reading, James Taylor spent 12 years working in central government. However, the lure of writing about cars – which he was doing in his spare time – proved too great and he decided to turn it into a career. James has now written well over 100 books in all...
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Title:Bmw M5: The Complete Story
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:176 pages, 10.5 X 8.75 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 10.5 X 8.75 X 0.75 in
Published:February 15, 2016
Publisher:The Crowood Press UK
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781785000454

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