"About 16,500 built worldwide ('99 to '03), with about 8.5K in the US, and 2.3K in the UK. The rest are spread out over the globe. Plus, probably a hundred or so have already been retired after significant accident damage.
BeastPower Motorsports, Inc.
The World's M5 Headquarters - exclusive products for the BMW 5-series"
How many of each version of the E39 M5 were produced?
ECE (LHD): 7,895 examples produced from 10/98 thru 06/03
ECE (RHD): 2,595 examples produced from 10/98 thru 06/03
NA (LHD): 9,992 examples produced from 09/99 thru 06/03